When the history of handbags started? of course, no one knows when the first bag was found. It is reasonable because every human being must use something that is formed in such a way so that it can carry stuff, and that’s what is called a bag.
the History of the early bags may be starting in the prehistoric era, where the bags are made at a time when it still uses leather and wood as basic materials. A bag made of skin used to carry groceries, while made of wood usually to carry stones or wood pieces.
New in the 14th century the materials used to make the bag experienced development from the previous leather and wood, into a fabric, vinyl, and synthetic leather. Why is synthetic leather used to make the bag? because these materials can be an alternative to genuine leather when leather the original is being discharged.
the Bag is made of paper also used the Chinese during the Tang Dynasty, they used the bag to store the objects in such fine powder tea or storing light objects other.
In the 14th century is also a bag used to store precious objects, such as clocks, books, and other jewelry. At this time the average bag has a long strap and is hung on the bodice. The length of the strap of the bag on it is adjusted to the lifestyle of the wearer. Women in that century like the style of strap called “tasques”
In Egypt, people wear a waist bag wherever they go. The waist bag is tied tight around their waist. Embroidery and jewels that exist in these bags show their social status, hence the more difficult the bag is made then the higher the status.
In the 15th century appeared the innovation named The Seal Bag, which bag is the most famous and popular at that time. In the 16th century, the handbag was made for the purposes of the day-to-day. Handbag at the time it was made of leather with some studs fastener in it. At this time a travel bag created greater than usual and used by the travel in the position of the cross.
In the 17th century, the development of the bag into a more varied, well-known model at this time is a small bag carried on diverse occasions. The women make embroidery bag is very beautiful and unique, usually is devoted to their wedding.
In the 18th century along with the invention of the steam train and the development of fashion trends, the neo-classical, make the handbag become more developed not only as a carrier of goods but also as bring beauty accessories for women. In this century also found a suitcase used for travel.
In the 19th century, the use of the word handbag began aimed at the bag is carried by means of a portable and usually carried by men. This is the forerunner and inspiration for bags that became popular among women. Precisely in the year of 1920 that show the revolution of handbags in the fashion world, where the use of the bag should not be always in accordance with the clothing worn.
In this century also began to be formed bags rucksack military is used for war, this bag is devoted to the soldiers to carry equipment to the battlefield. Elements of minimalism are also starting to get into fashion trends in the 1940s, where this contributes to the handbag. In the 50s appeared the forerunner of the handbag legends such as Hermes, Chanel, and Louis Vuitton. They are the forerunner to smaller sized bags that considered as the epitome of femininity.
Starting in the 1960s up until now the bag is getting into a style more young people, and also the materials used became more diverse. As the material of the denim used by brands Lomberg. Tas Lomberg material wears dry denim so that in addition to stronger for the material of the bag, also with the use in long time make the denim be fading and removing the pattern of the original appropriate use.
industry in the Future bags is good in the world and Indonesia will be growing. Let’s together to advance the industry bag of Indonesia to foreign countries!