Welcome to (Undercover) POPULAR... the place for UPcycled vintage and modern handbags.
Upcycled Vintage Handbags with Back Stories
(Undercover)POPULAR brings to life the back stories of vintage handbags with unique “found” items and decoration, to create one- of- a- kind, fashion forward useable works of art. Elements from each purse are locally sourced from area estate sales and hand crafted in my Chicago studio.
When I was a child, I would spend hours and hours traipsing through antique stores and garage sales. I loved all the old things, especially the beautiful handbags, and I longed to touch them. The smells, the hidden stories and mysteries that each object held were fascinating to me. Chic or practical, long straps or beautiful chains, intricate clasps, the soft, silky linings; it begged the questions…
- Joined March 6, 2011