About Garland

LINDSAY

After years of running a successful designer pillow workroom, Lindsay, owner of Garland Bags, had amassed an impressive remnant collection. She was inspired to make a clutch for herself using some of her favorite fabrics, so she researched and tinkered with various methods and materials before completing a satisfactory prototype. Upon sharing a photo of the clutch she created on social media, Lindsay realized that there were quite a few kindred spirits who, like her, appreciated these exceptional textiles beyond their use in the home. Thus, Garland Bags was born.

Lindsay and her family live in Savannah, Georgia. Her Garland Bags have grown into a coveted collection that are featured in select boutiques and pop-ups across the country, and have a cult following on Instagram where they sell out within hours and days of being made available for purchase. She is a native of Atlanta, a graduate of the University of Georgia, the best wife Travis could ever hope for, and a mother to two phenomenal children. 

EMMY

Emmy is originally from Atlanta, but has lived in Savannah since graduating from Georgia Southern University, in the year none-of-your-business. Emmy is a devoted mother to twin girls.  TWINS. TEENAGE TWIN GIRLS. Most people would have entered an insane asylum by now, so Emmy did the next best thing and joined on with Garland Bags.  She manages the business’s day to day operations through a complicated system that involves involuntarily waking up at 3am to worry about things she can’t control, filling every spare moment with reviews of the company’s calendar, triple checking that things have been done, and reminding Lindsay of every task she has because she can’t remember anything for herself. 

JANA

Jana Newland is originally from Statesboro, GA and is a graduate of Georgia Southern University.  She came to Garland Bags with a background in banking, and serving as Lindsay’s pro-bono business advisor and unofficial therapist for years. She is the elusive combination of business savvy and creative vision. It’s sickening. Jana is married to her high school sweetheart, and is mother to three beautiful children who have inured her to chaos.  Jana could calmly disarm a bomb while crouched in the middle of a mosh pit.

Tiffany
Tiffany

Tiff and Ham host various hunts each year at their country home, so they have five bird dogs used primarily for these occasions. Tiff makes a big show of adoring these dogs but secretly she hates them because they’re always sniffing her crotch while she tries to make pleasantries with their guests. What most people don’t know about Tiffany is that her birth name is Kiki Byrd and she is actually from a small town in W. Virginia where she worked as a cashier at Dairy Queen for several years...

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Mary
Mary

Meet Mary. She’s had many odd hobbies over the years. There was the time that she spent four months enthusiastically geocaching with an online group. Or the time she tried to put together a Quiddich team after watching Harry Potter. Mary has tried soap carving and beekeeping, but her latest hobby has really raised some eyebrows. She recently took up taxidermy.

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Garland Bags Meet Kim
Kim

Kate runs a thriving charity benefiting the homeless and somehow has time to be a doting mother to four children. And has her yoga certification. And no chin hairs....

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This is the NEW Amy
This is the NEW Amy

This is the new Amy. This Amy would never have a gross refrigerator. She's not that kind of person. She's clean, organized and fresh. She feels sorry for the people with dirty fridge shelves and expired chicken stock boxes. She can't imagine having a 2 year old jar of pepperoncini peppers with mold on the inside of the lid. That's no way to live and Amy is glad she's the right kind of person. Yesterday Amy had two bags of clothes designated for Goodwill in her dining room corner. They'd been there for 2.5 months, eventually becoming invisible.

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