Designer bags are selling for less than one hombre in the Isle of Man.
Hobo bags are designed by local hobo farmers who sell them to businesses in the island, as well as for home decor.
They have become so popular in recent years they have even become a mainstay in the designer hobo market.
The first hobo bags were sold in 1999 by Mr John Breslau, who was working as a farmer in the UK and has since sold them to a number of other people.
A hobo who works in the industry has the option of selling his own design, but has to pay the cost of his own production and packaging.
For many years, the hobo bales were sold for £5 each and were shipped to the Isle Of Man for recycling.
However, this has now changed, with hobo packs selling for between £50 and £60 per hobo, with each bag costing about £20.
Mr Breskau said that although his bags were made in the country, the design was not original and had been created by the hombres themselves.
He said: “It is a very simple product and I am happy to sell it as it is a great way to help out people and it is something they love to do.”
The designer hombree bags are currently being sold by a range of different bazaars, including Mr Bresler’s own hobo shop.
Each bag is made to order, and Mr Brelle said that it was a great idea to have the choice of who would sell it to customers.
“We just want to encourage people to buy them, because the more people buy them the more money they make,” he said.
There are also hobo craftsmen who work in the same industry who sell their own design.
But Mr Bretler said he did not want his bags to be used as a business.
It was his intention to sell them only as hobo gifts and to have them made to suit local needs, rather than as a permanent business.
He said: “[The hobo] is not the hobbiest person on the island.
He is very polite and a great worker, so he is a good person to help me sell them.”
One of the biggest selling points of designer bags is the design.
Mr Bremlau said: “”There is something about it that makes people go, ‘That looks really nice, I can wear that in the house’.
If you want to go out and wear it in the rain, you just take a towel, throw it in and it’s waterproof. “
The hombos make all the fabric for the bags, but there is nothing in the bag to make it waterproof.”
If you want to go out and wear it in the rain, you just take a towel, throw it in and it’s waterproof.
“But if you want it to be waterproof, then it has to be made of fabric.
So the fabric has to have some kind of waterproof properties.”
Mr Bremli said that his bags had been popular with the community for a number on his local island.
In the years since, Mr Breldin said he had sold more than 300 bags, with some people wanting to keep their own designs for personal use.
One person, Mr S, who works as a fisherman in the area, had been selling designer bags for more than 20 years.
“I’ve been selling my designs for 15 years now and I’m sold out now,” he told The Independent.
“[I’ve] sold over 1,500 bags, and people say, ‘This looks so much nicer than my old hobo designs’.”