In a time when fashion is slipping away from the confinement of trends and heading more and more towards individually crafted and unique styles, handmade bags and purses become the top accessories in defining the new self expression.
Because, frankly, what better way to round off a look than with a perfectly matching bag?
Whether a tiny purse or a large brown tote, your carryall of choice should be a best friend that you know you can count on no matter how crazy your day gets. From your morning commute to a night out on the town, the following handmade bags and purses will stand by you each time. Happy shopping!
1. Cowhide Leather Bag by KURTIK
Let’s kick off our list with a fun and practical leather bag! You know the type: neutral in color (so it goes with ALL your outfits), compact format and appealing looks. Yes, this one’s for those of you who love having a trusty bag that can be used on any occasion. Throw it on for your Saturday morning walk or for your evening outing – it’ll look fabulous each and every time.
Available from KURTIK
2. Elegant and Casual Felt Bag by Lefrac
No need to do a double take! This stunning tote bag is indeed made out of felt, a lightweight and durable material which makes it a cool and functional companion. Take it along for a stroll around the farmers’ market and fill it with fresh blooms and fruit, or use it to toss in your agenda and tablet on one of those rushed Monday mornings. Go, go, go! This felt bag will keep the pace.
Available from Lefrac
3. Mustard Yellow Bucket Bag by AnaKoutsi
Stop the search in the handmade bags and purses department: you’ve found your new, casual-chic going out bag! Straight in line with this season’s boho chic vibes, this bucket bag will be just the accessory you need to highlight your unique style. But don’t be fooled into thinking it only goes well with floor-length dresses and feminine prints. Thrown it on the shoulder even when you’re wearing a biker jacket, bluchers and a pair of mom jeans – it’ll look equally stylish.
Available from AnaKoutsi
4. Camiko ‘Tupsu’ Purse by CamikoAustralia
Speaking of going out purses, you shouldn’t forget to add a small clutch to the handmade list. And here’s why: it’ll save you whenever you have to put together a more sophisticated look for your outing. Made out of recycled materials, this burgundy and white clutch will look wonderfully chic next to an emerald green mini dress. Or next to a black one, if you’re more of a classic soul. The options are endless – try it and see!
Available from CamikoAustralia
5. Dark Brown Distressed Leather Bag by VermutAtelier
And, finally! No handmade bags and purses countdown would truly be complete without a large leather tote. The premium distressed leather gives the bag a matte look, along with a rustic authentic feel. Don’t hesitate to count on this baby when heading out for work (your laptop and other necessities will fit in just fine) or for a walk around town – you never know when you need to carry some fresh new purchases… ;)
Available from VermutAtelier