2009 FINALIST

Allison McGowan - TEICH

Finalist of the The Korres Best Green Handbag



United States



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2009 Finalist Allison McGowan TEICH

Allison McGowan FINALIST'S PROFILE

What is your bag made out of?
deerskin leather (by-product), recycled hemp/poly twill, organic cotton lining

What made you decide to create a "Green Bag"?
The intersection of my interest in handbags and sustainable design.

Where are you bags made? Are they made by hand or manufactured?
Brooklyn, manufactured

Where are bags sold?
small boutiques, many who specialize in eco-fashion

What is your design philosophy?
Clean design, exceptional quality, and a respect for the environment

See other finalists from the 2009 handbag awards