Fashion handbags are often thought of as women’s accessories, but high-end bags are now gaining tracton among men and women alike as part of an industry employing over 77,000 people in the United States alone. But how much do you really know about this trend? Whether you’ve been using the same old satchel for a decade or you’re always on top of the newest handbag designs, here are five things you probably didn’t know about handbags:
- Purses Are a Traditional Gift
Good news: Purses and pouches have been given as gifts since the 1400s, when they were common presents for brides and grooms. These purses were often used for carrying seeds, religious items and medicine.
- Historically, Purses Were for Men
Men who want to carry a well-design