Yesterday fashion influencers Uptown with Elly Brown & Renee M Leblanc visited our Long Island, New York factory to see how GiGi New York handbags are made. Company President, Tom Glazer, took them on the tour and taught them some of the tricks of the trade.
It all starts with cutting!
Our leather cutting department sources hides from the some of the top tanneries from around the world and begins the process of turning it into a finished handbag.
Everyone always loves the walls of leather!
At any given time we have hundreds of colors and textures to choose from.
While we source the finest leathers, its our people who make the products great!
The bloggers got to see some of our team making some finished product.
Last week Katie from katiebliss.com and Kendall from styledsnapshots.com came by our Long Island factory to see what goes in to making a GiGi New York Handbag.
Tom, GiGi’s president, gave the tour showing them the little details that make a GiGi bag so special.
They wrapped up the tour by meeting our designer Ashley and checking out some Fall 2017 styles.
We are so excited that Emily from “Life with Emily Blog” launched our newest spring bag the Grace Satchel!
“I think it’s safe to say I have a new favorite with the Grace Satchel! This bag has personality with the added tassel & outside pocket!”
For our second factory tour this week, fashion blogger Erica from Retro Flame, visited our Long Island, NY headquarters for lunch with the team and to learn about our design process . With her charming Irish accent and amazing footwear, we chatted about leathers, social media and of course how to make a handbag. As per usual CEO Thomas Glazer gave his grand factory tour and explained the ins and outs of how we work as a company and the process we use to craft our leather bags.
Today Kristen from Living in Color Print and Ashley from SideSmile Style visited the GiGi New York factory on Long Island, NY.
CEO, Tom Glazer, gave them the full tour and explained the process behind selecting leathers and creating a handbag.
Paola follows up our IN FOCUS premiere last month with her unique focus on style and travel. In Focus seeks out talented and up and coming bloggers/stylists to introduce and share their perspective with our audience. Read the interview at GiGi New York.
In collaboration with Jennifer Palpallatoc, the author of the fashion lifestyle blog “Haute Off The Rack”, we are introducing the Jenn Bucket Bag. Streamlined and simple this fresh take on a traditional bucket bag shape has both a single top handle and a crossbody option.