2010 FINALIST

Allison McGowan - TEICH

Finalist of the The Timberland Best Green Handbag



United States



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2010 Finalist Allison McGowan TEICH

Allison McGowan FINALIST'S PROFILE

What is your bag made out of?
Deerskin, hemp canvas, organic cotton lining, vintage facile frame

What made you decide to create a "Green Bag"?
Sustainable design and local manufacturing have been the foundations of my business since I began designing six years ago. I was inspired to create stylish, eco-friendly bags for women who were looking for an alternative to mass produced and disposable accessories.

Where are you bags made? Are they made by hand or manufactured?
My bags are made locally, at a handbag factory in Brooklyn, NY.

Where are bags sold?
At my East Village boutique and online at teichdesign.com

What is your design philosophy?
TEICH uses high quality, eco-friendly materials and local manufacturing to create functional, stylish handbags.

See other finalists from the 2010 handbag awards