Evening bag, "Socks", Judith Leiber, USA, 1996 'Socks' is named after the Clinton family’s cat. Judith Leiber was born in Budapest, where she studied bag making. In 1947 she emigrated with her American husband Gerson Leiber to the United States. In 1963 she founded the Judith Leiber Company, supported by her husband. The company was sold off in 1998.