We are lucky to have so many high-quality leather handbag brands at an accessible price point. Many labels featured here turn to talented leather artisans in Europe, and in particular in Italy and Spain. These countries have incredible expertise in tanning hide into premium leather and crafting intricate handbag designs to a high standard.
Most of the brands here are located in Europe so are perfectly positioned to tap the experts that have been crafting leather handbags for generations. Senreve, a leather handbag brand loved by style influencers, is one based in the USA that manufactures in Italy.
Swedish brand ATP Atelier, an acronym for All Tomorrow's Parties, combines Scandinavian style, artisanal Italian craftsmanship, and vegetable-tanned leather to create understated bags and shoes.
BY FAR is the cult bag and shoe brand from Sofia, Bulgaria. It uses dead-stock leather to create elegant minimalist styles inspired by the '90s.
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.
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-priced handbags sit at the perfect cross-section of classic and statement.
Spanish label HEREU makes modern leather handbags and shoes, crafted by artisans in Spain. The unique designs, inspired by the Mediterranean, easily transition from casual to dressy.
Hunting Season creates elegant designer leather handbags and accessories handcrafted by female artisans in Colombia.
Jerome Dreyfuss, acclaimed French accessories designer, created his iconic bag The Billy so his designer wife Isabel Marant could keep everything in it for their newborn son. His bags are practical and well-crafted for busy lives.
Kate Spade New York is the luxury handbag label known for high-quality yet accessible leather bags. The brand's classic tote is an enduring bestseller.