Get to Know: Filbert
Tell us about your brand and your business model.
We’re Filbert: luxe vegan handbags, mindfully made in the USA. Our curated collection of bags in cotton canvas and vegan leather are available for sale directly through our website.
What drove you to start your own label? And what have you enjoyed the most so far?
I moved to a vegan lifestyle 4 years ago, and while the dietary part was fairly easy, I struggled with finding a handbag that was beautifully crafted, in the range of $300-500 and made in the USA. So we decide to create one!
What are one or two big goals you’re focusing on in the next 6 months?
We’re adding a few new pieces in a gorgeous ultraluxe vegan suede, and hoping to add some wholesale accounts so that people can touch and feel the bags in person!
? You can learn more about Filbert here.
? You can shop the Filbert collection here.
? You can connect with Bridget on Instagram here.
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