In 1935 Kichizo Yoshia set up the Japanese company, Porter, striving to put the "Heart and Soul into every stitch". Designing and manufacturing all Porter bags and accessories in Japan allows each aspect of the creation to be monitored, ensuring the highest standard of quality and creativity goes into each product. To achieve the high quality of manufacturing, all Porter bags and accessories are handmade by the company's skilled craftsmen; only using the very best fabrics and components, some of which are developed and treated specifically for the brand's needs. To ensure each collection meets these standards, certain lines were developed for three years before being launched. With 130 lines and more than 1500 different items to date, the choice is huge and there is a special Porter bag for everyone: women, men, students, fashionistas, for leisure, work or travel.