Peto was the first woman to join the handbag-makers guild in
Budapest. She escaped the Holocaustwhen her
father was able to obtain a Swissschutzpassa document
that gave the bearer safe passage. This pass is on view at the Holocaust MuseuminWashington, DC.
After working as a handbag designer for other companies,
Leiber founded her own business in 1963. Sold at exclusive boutiques around the
world, her handbags cost several thousand dollars and have become a status
symbol for many women including several PresidentialFirst Ladies.
The Judith Leiber boutiques are exclusive as
there are only four in theUnited States, located inLas Vegas(2
locations),Orange County, andNew York City.
This will be an absolute sale. Bag will
ship on Monday, June 24th in a USPS medium flat rate box wrapped in