National Handbag Day – The best bags from designers to high street


Did everyone know there is a National handbag day? Well for those who didn’t, there is – October 11 marks the glorious celebration of every girls most needed item.  What better way to celebrate than hale our wardrobes and show you the top bags past and present to have graced our amazed eyes.

Bags aren’t just a simple item to throw everything we own into for that day, they become part of your outfit and sometimes the central focus. It is the cherry on top of the cake, Batman to our Robin. It’s hard to know where to begin when purchasing such an important item. Below we have listed some of our favourite iconic designer handbags as well the best handbags to purchase at the moment.

Let’s start with a few bags we all know and several of us lust over:

The Chanel 2.55, created in February 1955 it is one of the most recognisable bags in the world

chanel 2.55

Mulberry Bayswaters, this is a timeless and classic shoulder bag, it is one of Mulberry’s heritage


Vivienne Westwood tartan dome bag, a signature style of Vivienne herself

vivienne westwood

Alexander McQueen Heroine open leather tote, a simple and elegant bag

alexander mcqueen



Now I know we all can’t afford these fabulous bags (a girl can dream) but heres a selection of equally wonderful bags available for you to choose from:

Grafea, Leather blue rucksack at £180 is perfect and comes in as more colours than the rainbow

grafea blue rucksack]

Topshop, Suede embossed shopper bag is an easy and stylish option to store all your belongings in, plus it’s only £38!

suede topshop bag

Topshop, large faux Leather clean-cut satchel is another example of a good sized bag and just the right colour for Autumn, £36

topshop satchel

River Island is known for their large bags, good value and durable just the ticket for school or university. This one will definitely stand out with its contrasting colours,  Bowler bag £40

river island bag

Cath Kidston, known for their bags and patterns. How can you not have one or two or maybe three? This day bag is a good option, and with it being oil cloth this is a bag you don’t mind getting out in the rain. Kingswood rose, £55

kingswood rose

Now if you want a touch of luxury then this is the bag for you… another Cath Kidston Mews Ditsy tote with leather trims £60

 mews ditsy CK bag

Whatever your style you can never say you can’t find the right bag for you. There is an unlimited amount of choice from designers to the high street stores, all you have to do is have a good look and treat yourself. To some they are our most valued possession, a Mary Poppin’s bag to keep all our most valued treasures safe and with us at all times.


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