To have and to hold – that is what handbags are all about. Together with shoes, a nice handbag is the best investment a woman can make in fashion. If it is of high quality, the bag can last for months. And while fashion trends are ever-changing and one’s clothes must reflect those changes, the world of style is more forgiving when it comes to handbags. One does not necessarily need to change bags to match trends. Handbags are not just a necessity; they are a fashion statement by itself. This list ranks the current top handbag brands 2018 that everyone should have.
Table of Page Contents
- 1. 3.1 PHILLIP LI’S PASHLI
- 2. THE CHANEL 2.55
- 3. GIVENCHY’S ANTIGONA
- 4. LOUIS VUITTON X MURAKAMI SOLOGNE BAG
- 5. KATE SPADE PRIDE AND PREJUDICE BOOK CLUTCH
- 6. PROENZA SCHOULER SATCHEL
- 7. ALEXANDER MCQUEEN HEROINE
- 8. STELLA MCCARTNEY’S FALABELLA
- 9. CELINE PHANTOM LUGGAGE TOTE
- 10. CHARLOTTE OLYMPIA PERSPEX CLUTCH
- 11. VALENTINO’S ROCKSTUD TOTE
- 12. THE MULBERRY’S BAYSWATER
1. 3.1 PHILLIP LI’S PASHLI
At the top of this pyramid, is 3.1 Phillip Li’s Pashli. A dark leather bag with vertical zips on the side, the Pashli is a mark of elegance and sophistication. The vertical zippers on the bag can be adjusted to get more space. There is a button tab that is used to secure the rolled leather handles and its shoulder strap is removable. the bag is made up of leather which might be Cowhide, Grain leather, and also comes with a dust bag This bag is ideal for women on the go, that is working females and students. The price of this bag goes to $850- $900
2. THE CHANEL 2.55
The second bag is the Chanel 2.55 which solidified the labels luxury status upon its release in 1955. For purse lovers everywhere, this bag needs no introduction as it is a classic day to night handbag. It is a black bag that has no straps – ideal for those who love clutch bags. The Chanel 2.55 comes in a variety of colors and its available in lambskin and caviar leather. Being a product from the Chanel brand, the bag doubtlessly be than ears an expensive price tag. The price of the bag ranges from $2000- $8000.
3. GIVENCHY’S ANTIGONA
A classic nude leather piece, the Antigona by Givenchy is a bag that can be carried in two ways – either tote or cross-body. It can be used when going to work, to events and to social gatherings. Givenchy has a history of producing luxury items and this bag is no exception. The bags retail at $2000-$3000
4. LOUIS VUITTON X MURAKAMI SOLOGNE BAG
Fashion powerhouse Louis Vuitton collaborated with Japanese artist; Murakami to come up with this colorful purse, the bag combines the elegance of Louis Vuitton with the creativity of Murakami. Ever since its release, the bag has had many knock-offs but to stand out, one should buy the original. They usually go in the market for $800-$1000.
5. KATE SPADE PRIDE AND PREJUDICE BOOK CLUTCH
For the ladies who love a good read, Kate Spade has a clutch just for you. You can carry your favourite pieces of literature in a clutch form. The brand has clutches dubbed the “Pride and Prejudice Book Clutch”. The clutch itself looks just like a paperback and has a golden clasp to bring the look together. The bag goes for $200-$300.
6. PROENZA SCHOULER SATCHEL
Proenza Schouler Satchel is a breath of fresh air for women who value function just as much as style. Made in Italy the bag is made up of leather such as Calfakin, has leather straps, metal tab closure, adjustable and removable cross body strap, an outer zip pocket. It is a bit oversized, has many pockets and has a handy strap. It is therefore ideal for students and people who carry lots of stuff in their bags. The bag comes with many colors but the size varies. The medium one costs around $800 but the large one cost around $1700.
7. ALEXANDER MCQUEEN HEROINE
Ladies definitely you will fall in love with this bag at first sight. The Heroin bag comes in two sizes small and large and they are all calf skin leather made. The fashion house is synonymous with epic style and design flair. Heroine, their creation is a leather bag in blue or black that is a perfect blend of femininity and function.it comes with Alexender McQueen logo, a brass hardware with gold finish, a short top handle and an expandable body. The bags costs around $2000-$2500.
8. STELLA MCCARTNEY’S FALABELLA
Stella McCartney’s Falabella comes in eighth. There are a variety of them such as Small Falabella – Shaggy Deer’ Faux Leather Tote, Mini Falabella – Shaggy Deer’ Faux Leather Crossbody Bag, The bag is fashionably dainty – perfect for date night- and has neat chain trim giving it an edgy feel. The bags range from $800- $1300.
9. CELINE PHANTOM LUGGAGE TOTE
The latest gift from fashion brand Celine, is a tote bag called the Phantom Luggage Tote. Living up to its name, the bag has lots of room to hold one’s valuables but it is also incredibly stylish. It’s made up of smooth calfskin leather with antiqued brass hardware, tonal lambskin leather lining, zip closure at the very top, a slit pocket at interior wall, front exterior zip pocket , flat detachable shoulder strap, and its accompanied by a dust bag. The price of the bag is around $1500 to $1700
10. CHARLOTTE OLYMPIA PERSPEX CLUTCH
Coming in tenth is the Perspex Clutch by Charlotte Olympia. The clutch has four variations – a black one, a white one, an animal print one and one that comes in beige. This is perfect on a date or when going to a fancy restaurant as it exudes class and elegance. The least clutch is Pandora Classic and will cost you $695 while the most expensive of them all is Spinderella clutch going for $1825.
11. VALENTINO’S ROCKSTUD TOTE
Rocker chicks now have a reason to celebrate as the Rockstud Tote by Valentino has got rock stitched all over it. This bag is elegant in black/red and has studs across the bag and along the edge of the strap. This tote combines elegance and the free spirit of rock. The bag has a price range of $2400- $3700.
12. THE MULBERRY’S BAYSWATER
Finally, the Mulberry’s Bayswater rounds up the list. In a khaki brown color, this bag is simple yet sophisticated. Do you like a zipped closure then this is the best option for you. You can carry the bag by handles or across the body or on the shoulder. The bag has a suede lining, two top handles, one zipped main compartment, a slip pocket, and a brass component finish. They usually go for $1200+.
These are the best handbag brands for women in the world today. The fact they are the best in terms of quality they are also incredibly very expensive for an average lady to purchase however for those who have the financial capacity check out these awesome top 12 handbag brands above.