Mulberry is a fashion company founded in England in 1971, known internationally for its leather goods, in particular women’s handbags. The company was founded by Roger Saul and his mother Joan—in 1973 they opened a factory in Chilcompton, Somerset, England. Mulberry established itself as a British lifestyle brand, noted for its leather poacher bags including the binocular bag and dispatch bag. The range includes womenswear, menswear and footwear. Mulberry has stores throughout the UK and all over the world including Europe, the USA, Australia and Asia. It continues to make designer leather goods at its original Somerset factory, called The Rookery.