Our most popular style, the Alesia can be worn over the shoulder or cross body. Made of soft leather, it's lightweight and practical. Two front pockets make it very easy to reach for your phone or glasses, and another inside pocket allows to keep various other items. The Alesia bag comes in black, bronze, dark roast, gunmetal, wine and sapphire.
14'' wide at top (12" at bottom) x 14" high.
2 1/2 " gusset
Two 6 1/2 x 7 1/4 outside pockets
One 7 1/2 x 5/14 inside pocket
40" long strap (please contact me for custom length strap)
Magnetic clasp. Hand punched and hand sewn with waxed linen.
Made in Boston, MA
A recurring theme in her work revolved around hyper-consumerism and the waste our society generates. So it seemed natural that, when investigating her own business, she would choose to do something ethically sound by making handmade items, locally. In 2011, while unable to find a bag that would fit her taste and needs, she started playing with leather and Stitch and Tickle was born! Truong's process creating bags is the same as in her artwork: it is intuitive and tactile, so the leather she discovers always dictates what the final product will be. Yet, all bags have the same qualities: they are simple, beautiful, functional and timeless.