BEHIND the BRAND with Andrea Weinberg - CEO & Founder of ANDI
What is The ANDI Brand and what inspired you to start this line?
In 2009 I decided to get my MBA. I learned about a program through Duke that combined world travel and a business degree while still being able to maintain a mostly full-time job. I was working in corporate sales and so I began this very intense time in my life where I was working and studying, and traveling a lot for both. It was at this time that I purchased my first designer leather handbag. Although I loved it to death, I worried about what would happen to it when I was caught in the rain (umbrellas often don’t protect the handbag) and so I thought of an idea for a waterproof cover for a handbag. Essentially a bag that folded up very small that could then be used to cover another bag...