Hamilton Perkins Collection was born out of a simple necessity: the need for affordable designer bags that look good, perform well, and make a difference.
Similar to many travelers in the world we had trouble finding a socially conscious bag that met our basic needs in a practical and responsible way. We researched the industry and found that most options were average quality. The majority of the bag makers maintain low prices with high levels of secrecy around how they achieve it. Other bags are excellent quality and cost way too much for the price. What is available to the modern traveler looking to find purpose in every journey?
We founded Hamilton Perkins Collection to be an alternative for travelers on the go.
We broke down the traditional walls of the retail industry and invited customers to share their comments and thoughts with us. We interviewed 1,000 travelers to start new authentic relationships and they told us how we could best serve their needs when re-engineering a classic travel bag.
Most brands look at philanthropy and giving as an afterthought but we see it as an essential part of running a business today.
In collaboration with our workshops and suppliers, we committed to supporting fair wages and delivering value to less developed nations by sourcing raw materials that divert plastic bottles, save water, add revenue, create jobs in parts of the world that need it the most. We track our progress and submit to rigorous third party review to ensure accuracy and accountability.
Billions of plastic bottles are thrown away each year. The average person throws away as much as 180 pounds of plastic in 365 days. It takes 500-1,000 years for plastic to degrade. We address these issues by partnering with organizations like Thread, to turn trash into fashion with every bag we sell.
Who says style can't have a purpose?