A handbag says so much about who you are, what your style is and, let’s be honest, how much you are willing to spend on fashion. Whether we like it or not, the best known handbag brands don’t just give us an accessory, they give us a status symbol.
So why not expand your horizons and explore some new and fresh handbag brands, like Mansur Gavriel, seen here, that are doing their own thing beautifully.
ANDI is an NYC-based brand making lightweight, waterproof bags from recycled plastic bottles. An ANDI bag puts form and function first to support women's busy lifestyles.
CALPAK has been specializing in bags and travel luggage since 1989. The Californian label can be relied on for its functional travel essentials that always possess a fashionable slant.
Caraa is an NYC-based sports bag brand specializing in good-looking utilitarian bags to support a fast-paced lifestyle. The label prides itself on thoughtful design with its versatile studio bag easily transitioning from satchel to backpack to crossbody.
Coach 1941 is the renowned American luxury handbag brand. An early pioneer of exceptional leather goods, expect quality craftsmanship.
Dagne Dover is a female-founded brand designing highly-fuctional good-looking bags. Best known for their neoprene backpacks and carry-alls, the label has expanded into leather totes.
Elleme is a Parisian handbag brand with a passion for timeless, meticulously designed arm candy and footwear. Made in Italy from quality leathers, these mid-prices handbags sit at the perfect cross-section of classic and statement.
Georgia Jay is a leather handbag brand entirely designed and handmade in its Auckland, New Zealand studio. The handbags are chic, understated, and constructed from dead-stock leathers and other repurposed materials.
HEREU is a Spanish label known for its modern handbags and footwear that are supremely crafted by artisans in Spain from quality leather. Its unique designs, inspired by the Mediterranean, can easily transition from casual to dressy.
Herschel Supply Co. is a Vancouver-based label known for its sturdy, well-made backpacks and bags. Cleverly designed for unisex use and timeless in style, you'll find something perfect for everyday use.
Jacquemus is the French fashion house famous for the tiny purse trend thanks to his Le Chiquito bag. His ready-to-wear collection epitomizes cool French chic.