Today, we are talking about a topic that many people would not even consider to be a type of bag – but it turns out there were women before us who had been credited with inventing this style of bag.
So, what do you call those things you hold in Leather purses your hands when you go shopping? It is called a ‘handbag’ and the term has its roots in the early 20th century, in Germany.
At this time, leather goods came in a variety of different styles, shapes, and sizes. One of these items became so popular that it soon became known as the ‘Baumgarten’.
after the name of the first shop to sell them in Berlin. However, the Baumgartner family soon decided they wanted to expand their business and open up stores all over Europe.
As a result, the company set about trying to make the bags easier to carry around.