Traditional Bermuda Cedar Handle Bag on Island Atelier
Most people know the Bermuda Short, that iconic and oft-times baffling piece of fashion that to those in the know provides a functional yet stylish solution to the long, hot summers found on the island but not everyone is as au fait with the Bermuda Bag. This traditional tote rose to popularity in the 1970s and is made of fabric often embroidered or handpainted with local or tropical scenes. With simple button clasps, the original bags featured carved cedar double handles but these were later replaced with ones made of less expensive wood which were simply rendered.


Traditional Bermuda Cedar Handle Bag on Island Atelier





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