Cloth handle large purse carpet bag

Introducing the Aila Carpet Bag Collection

We’re pretty excited about our new collection of cloth shoulder bags, nicknamed the “Aila”. Based off of our classic Wayfarer carpet bag, we’ve replaced the leather handles with cloth and will soon be offering this bag in both large and medium. Each Aila comes with a coin purse, made by Faireb. Greet the day in …

Whatsapp and Klutz kits: April Coronavirus Update

“The World Turned Upside Down” was the name of the tune the British band played as Cornwallis surrendered to George Washington, thus effectively ending the revolutionary war. The politics of the world had been upended and things never returned to the previous status quo. Somehow, this fife and drum tune feels like a rather modern …

Design for Wheelchair Bag Purse

Wheelchair, Walker or Crutches? We Need Purse Design Help

We’re Persona Grata Goods. That name – as we explain in our About Us write-up – means “Person Welcome”. One of our key missions is that refugee women are welcomed and and supported as they transition to making the United States their new home. But our mission is bigger than that. We believe that women …

Spring 2020 Napkin Collection by Mara & Maria

Give your table decor an update for spring with our lovely vintage look napkin sets, made by Mara and Maria from Syria! All of these sets were made from donated fabrics. Delicate purple flowers, bright sea green batik, contrasting mint greens & yellows – each cotton napkin set features coordinating prints for a shabby chic …

What Women Carry: Purses Contents Today & Yesteryear

Recently, one of the women on our staff was cleaning out her purse. Earrings, kleenexes, mints, earbuds – lots of stuff had gathered. It took a while to sort the necessary out from the trash. Women of today are busy and their purse contents reflect that reality. While our carpet purse design is definitely geared …