By June D. Bell, CostCo Connection
MELISSA OVERDORF’S purse obsession began innocently enough, with a 1940s petit point Asprey of London handbag she inherited from her grandmother in 1999. Before long, the smitten Seattle resident was hunting down vintage beaded, mesh and fabric purses on eBay and at antique fairs.”
By Agoes Rudianto, Roads and Kingdoms
The snakeskin purse is a classic fashion item, a common sight in luxury stores and on catwalks in the world’s fashion capitals. The demand for bags, boots, belts, and jackets made from the ornate snakeskin patterns remains strong.
By Karla Peterson, San Diego Union-Tribune
Hey ladies, raise your hand if you have a love-hate relationship with your purse. Unless your arm is too sore from carrying your purse. In which case, wave your foot.
A woman seen through the eye of her needle: A reflection on the importance of workbags in the past centuries Author: Barbara Catanese Rome, 18th May 2017 “A workbag seems to be such a common name for a lovely creation” and indeed the seventeenth and even more the eighteenth workbags are such delightful silk wonders […]
By Simi Horwitz, Forward.com
Fashionable evening bags are one thing. But Judith Leiber’s handbags marry exquisitely detailed craftsmanship with a joyously bold, at moments, anarchistic, vision. Close to 100 bejeweled silver and gold-plated high-end “after five” handbags
Between 1955 and 1956, Dodge produced the first car specifically marketed to women, which came in pink exterior and a pink handbag.
Check out this amazing flame stitch pocketbook from the Fielding Collection of Early American Art.