Location June 1961:
Factory & Office:
Fall 1961 offerings from various makers were displayed together in this article on page 28-29 of the June 1961 issue of "Handbags & Accessories."
Char-Mode, 347 5th Ave., uses a harlequin tapestry in reds, whites and blacks to make a large-gussetted pouch. The rounded frame is accented by a black handle.
More on the Char-Mode's Fall 1961 line is to be found on page 60 of the June 1961 "Handbags & Accessories."
"Char-Mode, 347 5th Ave. carries a complete line of basic promotional dress, evening and tailored bags starting at $2.98. Marshmallow and tapestry handbags in large and small silhouettes with interesting closing detail are offered in fashion colors. Black and magenta in pouchy, shirred, east-west and self detailed marshmallow bags look good. Soft, muted tapestries and interesting geometries are shown. Evening bags are strong in satin, peau de soie, tissue faille, and velvet. Pouchy clutches with jewel trims of rhinestones, pearls, antiqued gold, and brilliant stones round out this collection."
Display ad June 1961 Handbags & Accessories, page 63