In 1996, these two energetic gals began selling their newly developed currency bags. They offered them to other flight attendants in staff-only airport lounges as they travelled for Delta Airlines. They were eager to share their new currency bags with other Airline staffers. From that low-key start, they began to build an enterprise. Portland-based Baggallini, has become a business marketing an array of brightly colored collapsible totes, rolling luggage and handbags with more than a dozen internal pockets. From over paying in Thailand to creating a business is truly an American story of Success.
The hanging tag on each item touts their background: “Designed by flight attendants, approved by travelers.”