FGI Atlanta Members Monday Monthly | January 2020

Meet accessories entrepreneur, Hilary Eiseman, aka, The Purse Lady! Hilary is an expert on all kinds of purses. As a matter of fact, her knowledge of every era of purse history is evident once you speak to her, as well as her delight to share her passion about what she does. .
Her vast & unique collection of vintage purses and accessories date from the 1800′s to 2000's, and all are in pristine condition! .
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Hilary has been a collector for over 25 years. She says, “I always knew the secret to a well-dressed woman was her choice in her handbag.” .
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Hilary grew up in Marietta, GA, however, went to college in Philadelphia for textiles, and was a retail buyer for companies such as Anthropologie and Rich’s. She worked all facets of the Fashion / Retail business for 18 years. 10 years ago, Hilary started buying and selling as ‘The Purse Lady’ full time and has never looked back. .
Be sure and check out @thepurseladyatlanta on Facebook and Instagram , or at one of the 20 shows around the country, including Scott’s Antique Market (2nd weekend of every month), Marburger Farm Antique Show, Raleigh Antique Extravaganza, Fieldshop Garden & Gun, and on @chairishco. .
From hand-beaded, hand-tooled, to lady like leathers and exotic skins, she shows over 300 bags at a time, and brings over 40 “new” specially picked bags for each trade show. Her collections include brands like vintage @louisvuitton @gucci & beyond! .
Hilary is always on the lookout for great product & buys as well as sells!