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The Joy Susan Handbag Company Is A Family Affair In Connecticut

It started out in the basement of Debbie Tierney’s home as a jewelry company in 1972. It’s now the Joy Susan Company, based in New Britain, Connecticut and is known for its vegan leather handbags. Tierney named the company after her daughter, Joy and her mother-in-law, Susan which is also Joy’s middle name. Debbie Tierney Read more…

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A One Woman Handbag Dynamo in Killingworth

  Annette Cook of Killingworth, Connecticut means business behind her 1920’s industrial Singer sewing machine, she’s got handbags to design and make. A few years back after she left the florist business, she was trying to figure out what to do next, she had no idea at the time what that would be, but one Read more…

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