The October 1955 "Handbags & Accessories" features an extensive collection of bags for The Holidays and these words of guidance for buyers looking for enticing possibilities.
Show novelties and classics for Christmas
MATERIALS: look for fur, the real thing and imitations thereof processed cowhide elegant calf, rich suede
"ECRAS' full gram polished pigskin gives a sporting air to bags from International Leather Goods. Double handled vagabond satchel, left, has leather lined flap, turn lock close. Satchel is leather lined. Cork, ginger, and black"
"Handbags & Accessories" October 1955, page 16
Accessory market round-up
"A special promotional group of ecrased pigskin bags is being offered by International Leather Goods to retail at $7.95. A special finish has been used for added luster on this leather which is available in natural, ginger, brown and black. Styles include satchels, frame bags, totes, facile frames. Some have luggage-type corners, while others are available in overarm or shoulder strap styles."
"Handbags & Accessories" October 1955, page 36