Manon

"Glorious Necessities You Can't Live Without"

Manon Handbags, Inc.

NYC, USA, '40s-'70s 

 

Address:

Manon Handbags, Inc.

50 Court Street 

Brooklyn, New York 11201

 

Specialty: chic, exquisite exotics often crafted in West Germany or France.

 

Signature features: sleek design, premium leathers, outstanding quality and elaborate styling accentuated by the elements of equestrian motif.

 

Sold by: upscale boutiques and department stores including Bonwit Teller, Bergdorf Goodman, and Saks Fifth Avenue.

 

Mark: Manon.

 

Illustration: Manon crocodile handbag ad, Bergdorf Goodman, Vogue 1962.

 

Read more in our book

 

Source: © 2010 Victoria Stowe "Exotic Skin Handbags: Alligator & Crocodile." All rights reserved.

 

Manon Bag, Vogue September 1962
Manon Bag, Vogue September 1962

Manon exotic skin bag c.1950s-1960s
Manon exotic skin bag c.1950s-1960s

Manon ostrich satchel c.1965
Manon ostrich satchel c.1965

Manon Bag, Vogue September 1962
Manon Bag, Vogue September 1962

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