When traveling through Thailand you have the opportunity to buy many souvenirs, which can vary greatly from region to region. In Chiang Mai in northern Thailand, the variety of artisanal products on offer is extreme. Bags in unusual and stylish designs paired with very high processing and material quality are always part of the handicraft portfolio of the Thai people, so there is a vast number of basket bags, cloth bags, cosmetic bags and clutches, handbags, yoga bags and backpacks. Many of the bags and pouches are made from Hmong fabrics. The Hmong are an identical people from East and Southeast Asia. They are mainly found in the wooded mountain regions of northern Thailand, Laos, Vietnam and southern China. The Hmong textile art is rooted in centuries of tradition. These handicrafts were commonly used to decorate jackets, headdresses, skirts, and baby carriers and identified which group of Hmong a person came from. Many products show the traditional patterns of various Hmong villages and groups, keeping their intricate design and originality.