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C1209 Selected as a Startup With High Potential for International Scale

last modified Dec 14, 2018 04:40 PM
ideaSpace City members C1209 have been selected by Virgin as a startup with high potential for international scale, as part of the Virgin StartUp StepUp programme. This follows on from a recent feature in British Vogue which named C1209's Franklin bag as 'One of the Best Office Bags For Women'. 

The Franklin bag is the flagship product of C1209, an idea conceived by founder Jacqueline Gilbert. Jaqueline saw an gap in the market for a bag that meets the needs of professional women who want the edge when it comes to making a first impression.

The bag has a hybrid strap solution which means it can transform from a top-handle tote to a daytime backpack with a quick adjustment. And it also incorporates a shock proof laptop sleeve and room for everything a professional needs, from bulky documents to a change of footwear.

Read the full Vogue article here

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