Gucci Bamboo backpack for women. Black Leather. Size \N. Used condition. The Bamboo bag is an iconic piece that will forever mark the history of the luxury Italian house Gucci. Designed in the mid-1950s in the Florentine workshops, bamboo was initially used to counteract the the shortage of leather that hit the country. At that point, no one knew that this Gucci bag would become a bestseller, still adored by fashionistas around the world. Over the decades, its shape has constantly evolved, much to the admiration of its followers.