Thursday, December 22, 2011

History of the Brahmin Handbag

In 1882 Joan and Bill Martin began Brahmin Leather Works, there was a small entrepreneurial company in Massachusetts. The company started in their house where they were to handbags, would appeal to the imagination high society women in Massachusetts to create. The term originates from the Brahmin caste system in India, where the elite class, the highest caste, called Brahmins. The term also means a scholar, and highlights one of the highest communities in the Indian caste system of the 1800s. In Boston, the socialites of the day, which was of high status called Boston Brahmins. The concept was embraced by Bill Martin and since then fixed.

As the years went by, Martin realized that it would amount to little more than a small Boston handbag store. Soon others began to work with a brand name and the name Brahmin was like a shooting star creation. The high quality of Brahmin bags with their fashionable designs are what the company into a symbol of fashion and the best craftsmanship. Made from Italian leather and polished with a unique sheen, the bags became popular with well to do in New England area very quickly.

Today, while the effect is large, there are only four Brahmin handbag dealers. All these are in New England area. The company is still family owned, but has worked with many sales professionals from around the country to promote their products. A recent major step for the brahmin was to work with Dillard to sell their handbags. You can now find Brahmin handbags at Dillard, along with all your favorite high-end brands. The only difference is that their bags will be for a surprisingly low compared with other high-end brands.

There are literally hundreds of styles and colors of handbags to choose from. Brahman has come up with a unique style of naming their wallets to categorize them for easy reference. They use names like Rosaline girls, Alyssa and Dana, a few distinct styles name. You will find a variety of wrist purses, cross body bags, business bags and handbags party. The list is endless what you can find. Do you want a specific color and style to be found, you can easily do so by logging on the website of the Brahman, which is the official site for the famous handbag.