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Our Story

 

Our team: Nidhi, Manasi, Jim, and Molly

 

Our Brand

Sometimes a bag is just a bag, but we believe that a bag can also be a reflection of how you view the world. Our bags and accessories are not only beautiful and functional, but promote sustainable living for ourselves and the earth. Our eco-friendly bags are made from raw content sourced from post industrial waste which makes them biodegradable all while reducing waste and eliminating the use of plastics. Every purchase supports & empowers women in rural communities as they make up half of our labor force in our family-owned factory in India. Our bags withstand tough wear and tear and last through years of rugged use. So, wherever the day takes you … you can count on ShoreBags to make you feel good, look good & do good. #ShoreBags #Evolveyourbag  

About Our Company

Our family has been in the cotton canvas business for over 20 years! ShoreBags was established in 2015 – and we’ve always had a focus on responsible sourcing and ethical manufacturing practices. We are 100% minority women-owned. As important as it is to produce high quality products at competitive rates, we understand the stigma behind purchasing products produced in developing countries and the lack of oversight on labor practices in many facilities. As a result, we’ve built a business model that provides opportunities to women in impoverished communities and opposes unfair manufacturing practices of any kind. Read more and see photos of our manufacturing facility here.

Our name is influenced by the location of our company headquarters on the beautiful shores on Lake Michigan. Our mission is to produce bags and accessories that reflect an active, outdoor lifestyle where function and eco-fashion meet.

Got a design idea?  Owning our own factory gives us unlimited possibilities to customize and rework our designs, offer private label services to our clients as well as complete control on supply chain and pricing.  We love collaborations and would welcome your ideas on working together. Contact us anytime at info@shorebags.com