Laga Handbags display a huge amount of Indonesian inspiration in their design. Laga Handbags was founded by Roy van Broekhuizen. It was all started when the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake hit the western coast ofSumatraand took away Broekhuizen’s family, his wife and three children. Roythen work together with Hana, who is a tsunami survivor, to train Acehnese women to create handbags with the inspiration to rebuild lives from the disaster. Laga handbags since then become a hope for the Indonesians as it brings a sparking income for them.
Today, the brand “Laga” has become an international well-known handbag brand within years. Collections start from handmade handbags to travel bags to wallets to gift cards. FamousHollywoodcelebrities are spotted with Laga bags on their hands on and off including Kim Coles and Malaak.
Three notable Laga Handbags
Thousands of Laga collections are attractive and there are three must-see Laga handbags which are:
1. Besar Embroidered Handmade Handbag
“Besar” means big in Indonesian. It is one of the most popular Laga handmade handbags made with a strong zipper that extend down to both sides to make let the user place things inside and take things out easily. With the size of 8” x 13” x 6.5”, it is really besar. Price? It is as low as $184 dollars.
2. Ria Handmade Embroidered Handbag
This is a bag for cheerful people. It features a 1.25” adjustable wide strap so that user can wear it as a cross-body bag or shoulder bag. Laga offer a huge color choices from red to blue, from purple to grey. With just $94, it is really cheerful!
3. Percaya Embroidered Handbag
Believe it or not, “Percaya” is another beautiful bag made in rectangular shape. With this shape, larger items can be placed into the bag easily and safely with a double-zippered closure. Price? It’s only $137 dollars.
Where to buy Laga Handbags?
Currently there is only one store in the United Stated which is located at 92, Tangerine Irvine, CA 92618-4576. The easiest way to purchase the bag is through their official online store at laga-handbags.com. Just like NaRaYa Handbags from Thailand, Laga handbags is famous but it is not so famous compared to some other designer handbags that has longer history including Kathy Van Zeeland handbags, Kate Spade handbags, Tignanello handbags, Stone Moutain handbags, Tano handbags, Liz Claiborne handbags, and Hobo International handbags but it has a great story behind to support the business. All the Laga handbags are hand made by Tsunami Survivors inIndonesia.You may also like: