Vintage Enid Collins Purse An Enid Collins purse is an essential for any true vintage purse collector to own. With their fun and whimsical designs and their witty names it is easy to amass a whole collection of them! Enid Collins originally started out by making purses for her personal use, then began selling them at boutiques near where she lived in Texas. Eventually the purses were being sold all across the country. The pinnacle of their popularity was during the 1960s.