Pirarucu Handbags , A New Exotic Fish Skin in the Luxury Accessories Market!

A while ago, we started to use a new material on the exotic skin market, Pirarucu, which is the largest freshwater fish in the world! This gorgeous fi...

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Farbod Barsum Vlog Trailer

Trailer for the Vlog Series Coming Autumn 2014. Subscribe to our YOUTUBE channel to keep updated on our Vlog series of the largest collection of coutu...

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The Perfect Mothers Day Gift, An exotic skin accessory she'll never forget !

Mother's Day is almost here!

Flowers, restaurants, and chocolates are all great supplements to a core gi...

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Not All Designer Bags are Created Equal

Its true! Not all designer bags are created equal.

When purchasing an investment piece that is not only a fashion statement but also confirming one's...

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Qualities to look for while purchasing an exotic skin handbag

It’s hard for me to not be biased as a couture bag designer in terms of what to tell customers to look for when purchasing an exotic skin handbag. Thi..

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What is the difference between Alligator, Crocodile, and Caiman Crocodile?

When shopping for exotic skin merchandise, consumers are faced with three distinct choices: Alligator, Crocodile, and Caiman. I've noticed, especially...

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Crafting an exotic skin bag vs. a regular leather bag

So I get asked the question all the time… what makes an alligator or an ostrich bag so different than a leather bag in terms of how they are made?


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Welcome to FARBOD BARSUM couture handbags!

Hi Everyone,

My name is Farbod Barsum, designer of sustainbly sourced and locally handcrafted exotic skin handbags and accessories.

After my apprentic...

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