KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, March 3rd, 2017 — Woman who love one of a kind handbags but in the process to diverse from supporting the conventional leather production industry now have an alternative: Handcrafted Japanese Handbags, Clutches, Evening bags and Purses. With eco-friendly Japanese Kimono Fabric, Obi Silk and Designer Cotton fabrics, all imported from Japan.
The Geisha and Crane Fabrics are top sellers. Beautiful traditional Geishas on a handbag is simply stunning and unique. Very often, it is love at first sight. Japan, Crane symbolizes good luck, to have something long lasting and peace. Crane is used in many celebrations. For instance, at elder people’s birthday crane means a long life, at Weddings crane means long marriage. Some other fabrics that are popular would be Sensu (Japanese traditional paper fan), Black Trishaw and plenty of Flower fabrics like Sakura, Ume, Chrysanthemum and Peonies.
There are 2 types of fabrics used for making The Collections. Cotton and Silk. Kimono cotton is top seller because of the vibrant colours and immense details on the prints. It’s also durable and easy to maintain. Kimono silk are delicate but gorgeous. They are vintage and are cut open from unsold kimonos, such as Chirimen, Rinzu, Tumugi and Haori kimonos. Each design will be made into one or two pieces of bags. Customers appreciate that their bag is one of a kind. Due to high demand, there will be new fabrics every 2-3 weeks.
The business was started with the love of beautiful cotton fabrics. Combining that with the love of pretty girl accessories, the Collections simply turned out gorgeous. Silk fabric was recently introduced to the Collections and was a Hit! With the wide variety of fabrics and frames to choose from, there is a perfect bag for each customer.
On average, each bag will take about 3 hours to complete. It is handmade from start to finish. The process starts from cutting of fabrics, followed by ironing, sewing and stitching. Each handbag is unique and different although it’s cut from the same fabric. None will look identical.
Sophia by Shirley Enterprise was Established in 2016 with the goal of offering beautiful and one of a kind bags to global customers. Since then, it has clients from United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, New Zealand and will continue to reach out to more countries. Naming the Business SOPHIA by Shirley came straight to mind without hesitation. After all, her daughter Sophia, is the main inspiration for all her beautiful creations. The Collection can be found online at www.SophiaByShirley.com