According to wikipedia satchel bags is “a bag, often with a strap. The strap is often worn so that it diagonally crosses the body, with the bag hanging on the opposite hip, rather than hanging directly down from the shoulder. They are traditionally used for carrying books”. As a result, this type of bag is often associated with the classic image of the English schoolboy, who goes to class with a satchel of books and supplies.
A brief record on the satchel reveals us how the most unique and original designs can last hundreds of decades. With all fashionable that is been going around for the last several decades on satchels, it’s fairly simple to get a bit confused. Where did this pattern come from and how did it re-emerge? Is it here to remain or keep in just a issue of time? You would be amazed at how lengthy this particular equipment has been around for and how it has become a choice in every fashionista’s handbag store.
Wouldn’t it be great if we could go the distance over to the Romans. Yes, the Romans! Today’s styles have amazing beginnings. They utilized small leather bags called Loculus which were remarkably reasonable.
“Loculus is a Latin word literally meaning little place and was used in a number of senses including to indicate a satchel. Satchels were carried by Roman legionaries, as a part of their luggage.” (from wikipedia).
The Loculus is probably measured 45 by 30 centimeters (18′ by 12′ in) and was likely created out of leather. (more…)