WOMEN’S BAGS

Combine functionality and style choosing a women's handbag from the best designers in the world in VITKAC. Women’s bags long ago became more than just elaborate accessories to an outfit. They stand in their own right, are often selected with a specific style in mind, and millions of women the world over are crazy about them.

‘cassette’ shoulder bag od Bottega Veneta ‘cassette’ shoulder bag od Bottega Veneta AUTUMN/WINTER 2020

Bottega Veneta

‘Cassette’ shoulder bag

‘bv jodie’ shoulder bag od Bottega Veneta ‘bv jodie’ shoulder bag od Bottega Veneta AUTUMN/WINTER 2020

Bottega Veneta

‘BV Jodie’ shoulder bag

‘bv twist’ hand bag od Bottega Veneta ‘bv twist’ hand bag od Bottega Veneta AUTUMN/WINTER 2020

Bottega Veneta

‘BV Twist’ hand bag

'the mini pouch' shoulder bag od Bottega Veneta 'the mini pouch' shoulder bag od Bottega Veneta AUTUMN/WINTER 2020

Bottega Veneta

'THE MINI POUCH' shoulder bag

Leather hand bag od Bottega Veneta Leather hand bag od Bottega Veneta AUTUMN/WINTER 2020

Bottega Veneta

Leather hand bag

‘cassette’ shoulder bag od Bottega Veneta ‘cassette’ shoulder bag od Bottega Veneta AUTUMN/WINTER 2020

Bottega Veneta

‘Cassette’ shoulder bag

'the pouch' clutch od Bottega Veneta 'the pouch' clutch od Bottega Veneta AUTUMN/WINTER 2020

Bottega Veneta

'THE POUCH' clutch

'the pouch' clutch od Bottega Veneta 'the pouch' clutch od Bottega Veneta AUTUMN/WINTER 2020

Bottega Veneta

'THE POUCH' clutch

'the pouch' wrinkled clutch od Bottega Veneta 'the pouch' wrinkled clutch od Bottega Veneta AUTUMN/WINTER 2020

Bottega Veneta

'THE POUCH' wrinkled clutch

'intrecciato' weave clutch od Bottega Veneta 'intrecciato' weave clutch od Bottega Veneta AUTUMN/WINTER 2020

Bottega Veneta

'INTRECCIATO' weave clutch

'the mini pouch' shoulder bag od Bottega Veneta 'the mini pouch' shoulder bag od Bottega Veneta AUTUMN/WINTER 2020

Bottega Veneta

'THE MINI POUCH' shoulder bag

'the mini pouch' shoulder bag od Bottega Veneta 'the mini pouch' shoulder bag od Bottega Veneta AUTUMN/WINTER 2020

Bottega Veneta

'THE MINI POUCH' shoulder bag

Pouch on strap od Bottega Veneta Pouch on strap od Bottega Veneta AUTUMN/WINTER 2020

Bottega Veneta

Pouch on strap

Pouch on strap od Bottega Veneta Pouch on strap od Bottega Veneta AUTUMN/WINTER 2020

Bottega Veneta

Pouch on strap

'the mini pouch' shoulder bag od Bottega Veneta 'the mini pouch' shoulder bag od Bottega Veneta AUTUMN/WINTER 2020

Bottega Veneta

'THE MINI POUCH' shoulder bag

'the mini pouch' shoulder bag od Bottega Veneta 'the mini pouch' shoulder bag od Bottega Veneta AUTUMN/WINTER 2020

Bottega Veneta

'THE MINI POUCH' shoulder bag

Leather hand bag od Bottega Veneta Leather hand bag od Bottega Veneta AUTUMN/WINTER 2020

Bottega Veneta

Leather hand bag

'the mini pouch' shoulder bag od Bottega Veneta 'the mini pouch' shoulder bag od Bottega Veneta AUTUMN/WINTER 2020

Bottega Veneta

'THE MINI POUCH' shoulder bag

'callie' hand bag od Jimmy Choo 'callie' hand bag od Jimmy Choo PERMANENT COLLECTION

Jimmy Choo

'CALLIE' hand bag

'excelsa' shoulder bag od Furla 'excelsa' shoulder bag od Furla PERMANENT COLLECTION

Furla

'EXCELSA' shoulder bag

Leather shoulder bag od Salvatore Ferragamo Leather shoulder bag od Salvatore Ferragamo AUTUMN/WINTER 2020

Salvatore Ferragamo

Leather shoulder bag

 'the snapshot small camera' shoulder bag od Marc Jacobs  'the snapshot small camera' shoulder bag od Marc Jacobs AUTUMN/WINTER 2020

Marc Jacobs

'THE SNAPSHOT SMALL CAMERA' shoulder bag

‘bolso balloon’ shoulder bag od Loewe ‘bolso balloon’ shoulder bag od Loewe PERMANENT COLLECTION

Loewe

‘Bolso Balloon’ shoulder bag

Moncler genius ‘richard quinn’ od Moncler Genius Moncler genius ‘richard quinn’ od Moncler Genius PERMANENT COLLECTION

Moncler Genius

Moncler Genius ‘Richard Quinn’

‘margaux’ shoulder bag od Kate Spade ‘margaux’ shoulder bag od Kate Spade AUTUMN/WINTER 2020

Kate Spade

‘Margaux’ shoulder bag

Branded tote bag od Kate Spade Branded tote bag od Kate Spade AUTUMN/WINTER 2020

Kate Spade

Branded tote bag

Branded tote bag od Kate Spade Branded tote bag od Kate Spade AUTUMN/WINTER 2020

Kate Spade

Branded tote bag

‘daily’ shoulder bag od Kate Spade ‘daily’ shoulder bag od Kate Spade AUTUMN/WINTER 2020

Kate Spade

‘Daily’ shoulder bag

 'the snapshot small camera' shoulder bag od Marc Jacobs  'the snapshot small camera' shoulder bag od Marc Jacobs AUTUMN/WINTER 2020

Marc Jacobs

'THE SNAPSHOT SMALL CAMERA' shoulder bag

 'the snapshot small camera' shoulder bag od Marc Jacobs  'the snapshot small camera' shoulder bag od Marc Jacobs AUTUMN/WINTER 2020

Marc Jacobs

'THE SNAPSHOT SMALL CAMERA' shoulder bag

 'the snapshot small camera' shoulder bag od Marc Jacobs  'the snapshot small camera' shoulder bag od Marc Jacobs AUTUMN/WINTER 2020

Marc Jacobs

'THE SNAPSHOT SMALL CAMERA' shoulder bag

‘the snapshot’ shoulder bag od Marc Jacobs ‘the snapshot’ shoulder bag od Marc Jacobs AUTUMN/WINTER 2020

Marc Jacobs

‘The Snapshot’ shoulder bag

‘ the snapshot’ shoulder bag od Marc Jacobs ‘ the snapshot’ shoulder bag od Marc Jacobs PERMANENT COLLECTION

Marc Jacobs

‘ The Snapshot’ shoulder bag

‘the snapshot’ shoulder bag od Marc Jacobs ‘the snapshot’ shoulder bag od Marc Jacobs AUTUMN/WINTER 2020

Marc Jacobs

‘The Snapshot’ shoulder bag

‘the snapshot’ shoulder bag od Marc Jacobs ‘the snapshot’ shoulder bag od Marc Jacobs AUTUMN/WINTER 2020

Marc Jacobs

‘The Snapshot’ shoulder bag

 'the shot dtm' shoulder bag od Marc Jacobs  'the shot dtm' shoulder bag od Marc Jacobs AUTUMN/WINTER 2020

Marc Jacobs

'THE SHOT DTM' shoulder bag

'lou' shoulder bag od Saint Laurent 'lou' shoulder bag od Saint Laurent PERMANENT COLLECTION

Saint Laurent

'LOU' shoulder bag

Branded shoulder bag od Marni Branded shoulder bag od Marni PERMANENT COLLECTION

Marni

Branded shoulder bag

‘loulou’ shoulder bag od Saint Laurent ‘loulou’ shoulder bag od Saint Laurent PERMANENT COLLECTION

Saint Laurent

‘Loulou’ shoulder bag

‘sunset’ shoulder bag od Saint Laurent ‘sunset’ shoulder bag od Saint Laurent PERMANENT COLLECTION

Saint Laurent

‘Sunset’ shoulder bag

‘kate’ shoulder bag od Saint Laurent ‘kate’ shoulder bag od Saint Laurent PERMANENT COLLECTION

Saint Laurent

‘Kate’ shoulder bag

‘margaux’ shoulder bag od Kate Spade ‘margaux’ shoulder bag od Kate Spade AUTUMN/WINTER 2020

Kate Spade

‘Margaux’ shoulder bag

Branded tote bag od Kate Spade Branded tote bag od Kate Spade AUTUMN/WINTER 2020

Kate Spade

Branded tote bag

‘envelope’ shoulder bag od Saint Laurent ‘envelope’ shoulder bag od Saint Laurent PERMANENT COLLECTION

Saint Laurent

‘Envelope’ shoulder bag

‘the chain pouch’ shoulder bag od Bottega Veneta ‘the chain pouch’ shoulder bag od Bottega Veneta PERMANENT COLLECTION

Bottega Veneta

‘The Chain Pouch’ shoulder bag

‘polly’ shoulder bag od Kate Spade ‘polly’ shoulder bag od Kate Spade AUTUMN/WINTER 2020

Kate Spade

‘Polly’ shoulder bag

Branded shoulder bag od Kate Spade Branded shoulder bag od Kate Spade AUTUMN/WINTER 2020

Kate Spade

Branded shoulder bag

‘nicola’ leather shoulder bag od Kate Spade ‘nicola’ leather shoulder bag od Kate Spade AUTUMN/WINTER 2020

Kate Spade

‘Nicola’ leather shoulder bag

‘nicola twistlock’ shoulder bag od Kate Spade ‘nicola twistlock’ shoulder bag od Kate Spade AUTUMN/WINTER 2020

Kate Spade

‘Nicola Twistlock’ shoulder bag

‘spencer cherry’ shoulder bag od Kate Spade ‘spencer cherry’ shoulder bag od Kate Spade AUTUMN/WINTER 2020

Kate Spade

‘Spencer Cherry’ shoulder bag

‘lou’ quilted shoulder bag od Saint Laurent ‘lou’ quilted shoulder bag od Saint Laurent PERMANENT COLLECTION

Saint Laurent

‘Lou’ quilted shoulder bag

‘phoenix’ shoulder bag od Salvatore Ferragamo ‘phoenix’ shoulder bag od Salvatore Ferragamo AUTUMN/WINTER 2020

Salvatore Ferragamo

‘Phoenix’ shoulder bag

'viva' shoulder bag od Salvatore Ferragamo 'viva' shoulder bag od Salvatore Ferragamo AUTUMN/WINTER 2020

Salvatore Ferragamo

'VIVA' shoulder bag

‘vanity stripe’ shoulder bag od Kate Spade ‘vanity stripe’ shoulder bag od Kate Spade AUTUMN/WINTER 2020

Kate Spade

‘Vanity Stripe’ shoulder bag

‘pineapple’ shoulder bag od Kate Spade ‘pineapple’ shoulder bag od Kate Spade AUTUMN/WINTER 2020

Kate Spade

‘Pineapple’ shoulder bag

Clutch with wrist strap od Salvatore Ferragamo Clutch with wrist strap od Salvatore Ferragamo AUTUMN/WINTER 2020

Salvatore Ferragamo

Clutch with wrist strap

‘explorer’ belt bag od Balenciaga ‘explorer’ belt bag od Balenciaga PERMANENT COLLECTION

Balenciaga

‘Explorer’ belt bag

‘hourglass top’ shoulder bag od Balenciaga ‘hourglass top’ shoulder bag od Balenciaga PERMANENT COLLECTION

Balenciaga

‘Hourglass Top’ shoulder bag

‘ghost’ shoulder bag od Balenciaga ‘ghost’ shoulder bag od Balenciaga PERMANENT COLLECTION

Balenciaga

‘Ghost’ shoulder bag

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Women’s Handbags capturing the hearts of women the world over

It is no coincidence that almost every member of the fairer sex has in her wardrobe fashionable bags for different occasions.

Women’s fashion handbags – an essential element for the sophisticated woman

Women have carried handbags for decades. The origins of these accessories can be found in the 17th century, with the emergence of the well-known pouch. However, at that time they were not only for women, as men wore them readily too. Of course, the uses for each sex were different. Women used their bags to keep donations for the poor, while for men they were a hiding place for money and gambling chips!

In fashion, deep pockets were also sewn into costumes, and these women’s bags were known as “maiden bags”. It was these that young women getting married would receive as part of their wedding present. They were richly decorated, and had to symbolise the high social status of the owner.

The French Revolution had an influence on fashion. Shortly after this, certain canons became established, and more attention was paid to women’s clothing. Characteristic of this era were reticules, or “ridicules”, which were small, elegant women’s handbags held in the hand or over the wrist. At first, they were only decorative, but later their usefulness became appreciated. Any woman who wanted to look like a refined lady would carry a mirror or powder compact in her handbag – for it was essential to have such accessories to hand should an eligible bachelor hove into view.

The Unstoppable Rise in Popularity of Women’s Handbags

Eventually, there came a time when fashionable women’s bags became available on a wider scale. In the second half of the 19th century they were not only for wealthy women, although there were some models which remained luxury items. It was at this time that today’s well-known creators of designer handbags, such as Gucci, Chanel and Dior appeared on the market.

Ladies’ handbags began to be designed to meet the needs of the modern, active woman. There was no problem then in buying ladies’ travel bags, into which all necessary items could fit, and which had locks to guard against thieves.

However, the greatest metamorphosis in handbags came about later, in the 1930s. One could lose oneself in the mass of patterns, colours and styles offered by the most illustrious fashion houses. It was also then that shoulder bags, previously only connected with servants, became popular.

Around half a century later, “handbags” appeared on the market. The most famous designers began to create these bags, and women went crazy for them. They remain popular, and have become a classic that never go out of fashion.

How many women’s handbags in the world?

Nobody knows the answer to that question. Women love handbags, and it is very difficult to imagine life without them. They facilitate day to day life, underline your original style, allow you to state your own identity, and are simply small works of art! Clutch bags, satchels, casual bags, courier bags, women’s leather handbags, totes, designer bags or shoppers – these are only some of the many kinds of women’s bags. To find the unique bag, the one and only just for you, take advantage of the offer at the Vitkac.com online store.