Dating enid collins bags
This wearable art purse has a hand painted, interchangeable lacquered flap and is made of cream patent leather.
Interior is fabric lined with one zip pocket and optional shoulder straps.
Here are a few links to learn and see more of Enid Collins and her designs.
First, a Pinterest board that's a pretty awesome tribute HERE.
This Jane Yoo shoulder purse has a leather interior and one zip pocket. 9W x 6T Outer is in near excellent condition Interior has some wear Circa 1980's This vintage silver leather shoulder purse is from Carvalhu's of Rio. Circa 1970's This vintage hand painted pouch clutch purse is from Fancy Nancy of California.
Has an attached jeweled mixed metal piece on the front. Interior is faux leather lined with one zip pocket. 14W x 8.5T Near excellent condition Circa 1980's This stunning Salvador Ferragmo leather clutch purse has reptile trim. Has optional gold chain link shoulder strap that can be tucked for a clutch option.
12.5 W x 10.5 T Near excellent condition This vintage woven leather basket purse is from Dorset Rex. This luxurious handbag has suede trim and leather trim. 10W x 8T x 2.5D Near excellent condition Circa 1960's This vintage black patent leather Patricia Smith Moon Bag has a removable hand painted lacquered flap that is interchangeable with other Patricia Smith Moon Bags.Has shoulder strap that can be tucked for clutch option.13W x 8T Near excellent condition Circa 1980's This vintage "Moon Bag" purse is from Patricia Smith.But Enid Collins, i have just learned, was a cult bag designer of the 60s & 70s in America.She was a Virgo and the wife of a Texas rancher when she decided to start making handbags and they went totally ape.