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.
Botkier is an NYC brand making well-priced, modern leather handbags, with its signature crossbody a bestseller. Founder Monica Botkier started the label after she designed and had her dream handbag made.
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.
Cleobella is a sophisticated vintage-inspired label bringing us exquisitely crafted handbags and clothing made in Bali and India. Find bags made from wooden beads, woven rattan, and leather and womenswear with a boho aesthetic.
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-functional good-looking bags. Best known for their neoprene backpacks and carry-alls, the label has expanded into leather totes.
DeMellier is a luxury handbag label out of London. Loved by the royal family, these special handbags are designed by women and crafted by artisans from fine Italian and Spanish leathers.
Edie Parker is an NYC-based designer brand making bold acrylic clutches. Designed with a whimsical flair and featuring glitter and clashing colors, find evening bags with an interior mirror for a touch of old Hollywood glamour.