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Purse & Clutch

We are an online boutique that sells adorable, fashionable fair wage handbags to help create jobs for artisans in developing countries.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Retailing / Distribution
  • Location Austin, TX, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded January 2011
  • Employees 2
  • Website

Company Summary

The mission of Purse & Clutch is to partner with reputable organizations who employ artisans from developing economies to create reliable, dignified, living wage jobs for those in need. Our vision is to connect consumers with sustainable alternatives to their current purchases in order to create a new normal of fair compensation - especially for those with otherwise limited opportunities to work.


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    Jen Lewis

    Jen is fascinated by the possibility of using the fashion industry to change artisan's lives by introducing their amazing products to women in the United States. She has spent time in Mexico, Bolivia, Guatemala, and Honduras and has developed a soft heart for those with limited opportunities. Jen received her Master's in Leadership and Ethics (a business degree from John Brown University) in 2009 and launched Purse & Clutch in 2011.