Etienne Aigner (New York, USA) Roomy PVC Shoulder Bag

$ 22.00

A roomy Etienne Aigner logo-clad PVC shoulder bag with red man made detailing.  The outside of the bag has two cloth-lined open pockets in the front and a larger cloth-lined open compartment along the bag.  A magnetic flap clasp open to reveal three large open compartments with multiple zipper and open pockets for added storage.   The purse measures 12" long, 6" wide and 9" tall with a strap drop of 10 1/2".  The condition is very good.  There are some light superficial scratches to the logo plate affixed to the front of the bag.

Etienne Aigner of New York

From Wikipedia:  Etienne Aigner was born in Hungary in 1904.  First a bookbinder, he started creating high-end leather goods such as handbags and belts for boutiques in Paris.  In 1950, after apprenticing with Christian Dior and Cristobal Balenciaga, he came to New York to expand his business.  The brand's signature color is called "Antic Red" and the Aigner logo is the letter "A" shaped into a horseshoe.  "AIGNER gave its products a rural, countryside feel. There was always a sense of the racecourse, a feeling of being by the fireside. A phenomenon that can still be felt today" (quote source:  www.aignermunich.com).  Mr. Aigner died in New York City in 2000 at the age of 96.


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