Most of the portfolios of business (in English – briefcases) came from soft backpacks used for carrying money and valuables in the 14th century. They were called the English word 'budget', which in one sense – supply. The word, in turn, was converted to the other two, Irish and Latin origin, meaning "leather bag". In 1826 in Paris, first appeared holdall in the construction of which was used by the metal frame. This was followed by bag and golf bag. And finally, there were well-known today portfolios with a metal frame basis. His name 'briefcases' they were certainly on the intended use their lawyers to carry with them legal matters (English briefs). Types of Portfolios 'Portfolio' folder, or a business portfolio is the case with no handles for carrying in hand or under your arm.
The name comes from the Italian word 'portare', meaning – and wear 'foglio' – leaf. 'Folio case' – the same folder with only retractable handles. 'Attache case' – a flat briefcase for carrying business papers (diplomat). This portfolio were diplomatic officers serving in embassies and consulates. Enhancement occurred from travel suitcase, was used in 19th century – a small flat leather suitcase on the basis of thick cardboard. Smaller version later became a diplomat.
Development and transformation of portfolios can trace the history of leather accessories, leading to the current portfolio. It is easy to see that early rigid rectangular suitcases, briefcases were replaced with modern – soft leather, often with shoulder straps. The latter are more roomy – as they can stretch up to a certain extent. In addition, they look presentable than its predecessors. In addition, in the modern fashion appeared portfolios sewn specially for carrying PC – notebook PCs. Well, mankind remains to be seen on the developments and changes in fashion leather briefcases.