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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.

‘heel knots’ shoulder bag od Loewe ‘heel knots’ shoulder bag od Loewe

Loewe

‘Heel Knots’ shoulder bag

Shoulder bag with logo od MCM Shoulder bag with logo od MCM

MCM

Shoulder bag with logo

‘ophidia’ shoulder bag od Gucci ‘ophidia’ shoulder bag od Gucci PERMANENT COLLECTION

Gucci

‘Ophidia’ shoulder bag

Logo shoulder bag od Palm Angels Logo shoulder bag od Palm Angels

Palm Angels

Logo shoulder bag

‘rosemary’ shoulder bag od AllSaints ‘rosemary’ shoulder bag od AllSaints

AllSaints

‘Rosemary’ shoulder bag

‘brune’ shoulder bag od AllSaints ‘brune’ shoulder bag od AllSaints

AllSaints

‘Brune’ shoulder bag

Handbag with logo od JIL SANDER Handbag with logo od JIL SANDER

JIL SANDER

Handbag with logo

‘spencer’ leather shoulder bag od Kate Spade ‘spencer’ leather shoulder bag od Kate Spade

Kate Spade

‘Spencer’ leather shoulder bag

‘spencer’ shoulder bag od Kate Spade ‘spencer’ shoulder bag od Kate Spade

Kate Spade

‘Spencer’ shoulder bag

‘spencer’ leather shoulder bag od Kate Spade ‘spencer’ leather shoulder bag od Kate Spade

Kate Spade

‘Spencer’ leather shoulder bag

‘margaux’ shoulder bag od Kate Spade ‘margaux’ shoulder bag od Kate Spade

Kate Spade

‘Margaux’ shoulder bag

‘margaux’ shoulder bag od Kate Spade ‘margaux’ shoulder bag od Kate Spade

Kate Spade

‘Margaux’ shoulder bag

‘margaux’ shoulder bag od Kate Spade ‘margaux’ shoulder bag od Kate Spade

Kate Spade

‘Margaux’ shoulder bag

‘busy’ shoulder bag od Kate Spade ‘busy’ shoulder bag od Kate Spade

Kate Spade

‘Busy’ shoulder bag

Logo shoulder bag od Maison Margiela Logo shoulder bag od Maison Margiela

Maison Margiela

Logo shoulder bag

Shoulder bag with logo od Marc Jacobs Shoulder bag with logo od Marc Jacobs

Marc Jacobs

Shoulder bag with logo

Shoulder bag with logo od Marc Jacobs Shoulder bag with logo od Marc Jacobs

Marc Jacobs

Shoulder bag with logo

Logo shoulder bag od Stella McCartney Logo shoulder bag od Stella McCartney

Stella McCartney

Logo shoulder bag

‘kan u’ shoulder bag od Fendi ‘kan u’ shoulder bag od Fendi

Fendi

‘Kan U’ shoulder bag

Branded backpack od Gucci Branded backpack od Gucci PERMANENT COLLECTION

Gucci

Branded backpack

Shoulder bag with logo od Dsquared2 Shoulder bag with logo od Dsquared2

Dsquared2

Shoulder bag with logo

‘boxy’ shoulder bag od Zadig & Voltaire ‘boxy’ shoulder bag od Zadig & Voltaire PERMANENT COLLECTION

Zadig & Voltaire

‘Boxy’ shoulder bag

Logo shoulder bag od Balmain Logo shoulder bag od Balmain PERMANENT COLLECTION

Balmain

Logo shoulder bag

Handbag with logo od JIL SANDER Handbag with logo od JIL SANDER PERMANENT COLLECTION

JIL SANDER

Handbag with logo

Logo shoulder bag od Maison Margiela Logo shoulder bag od Maison Margiela

Maison Margiela

Logo shoulder bag

Shoulder bag with logo od Marc Jacobs Shoulder bag with logo od Marc Jacobs

Marc Jacobs

Shoulder bag with logo

Shoulder bag with logo od Red Valentino Shoulder bag with logo od Red Valentino

Red Valentino

Shoulder bag with logo

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

Bottega Veneta

‘The Pouch’ shoulder bag

‘aby’ shoulder bag od Chloe ‘aby’ shoulder bag od Chloe PERMANENT COLLECTION

Chloe

‘Aby’ shoulder bag

‘peekaboo iconic’ shoulder bag od Fendi ‘peekaboo iconic’ shoulder bag od Fendi PERMANENT COLLECTION

Fendi

‘Peekaboo Iconic’ shoulder bag

Reebok x victoria beckham od Reebok x Victoria Beckham Reebok x victoria beckham od Reebok x Victoria Beckham

Reebok x Victoria Beckham

Reebok x Victoria Beckham

‘peekaboo x-tote’ shoulder bag od Fendi ‘peekaboo x-tote’ shoulder bag od Fendi

Fendi

‘Peekaboo X-Tote’ shoulder bag

Shoulder bag with logo od Fendi Shoulder bag with logo od Fendi

Fendi

Shoulder bag with logo

Backpack cover od Off White Backpack cover od Off White

Off White

Backpack cover

Handbag with logo od JIL SANDER Handbag with logo od JIL SANDER PERMANENT COLLECTION

JIL SANDER

Handbag with logo

Shoulder bag with logo od JIL SANDER Shoulder bag with logo od JIL SANDER PERMANENT COLLECTION

JIL SANDER

Shoulder bag with logo

‘bv snap’ handbag od Bottega Veneta ‘bv snap’ handbag od Bottega Veneta PERMANENT COLLECTION

Bottega Veneta

‘BV Snap’ handbag

Logo clutch od MISBHV Logo clutch od MISBHV PERMANENT COLLECTION

MISBHV

Logo clutch

Printed backpack od Rick Owens DRKSHDW Printed backpack od Rick Owens DRKSHDW

Rick Owens DRKSHDW

Printed backpack

Clutch with logo od Givenchy Clutch with logo od Givenchy PERMANENT COLLECTION

Givenchy

Clutch with logo

Belt bag with pockets od Alexander Wang Belt bag with pockets od Alexander Wang PERMANENT COLLECTION

Alexander Wang

Belt bag with pockets

‘cleo’ shoulder bag od Tory Burch ‘cleo’ shoulder bag od Tory Burch PERMANENT COLLECTION

Tory Burch

‘Cleo’ shoulder bag

Shoulder bag with logo od Red Valentino Shoulder bag with logo od Red Valentino

Red Valentino

Shoulder bag with logo

'brummell' belt bag od Burberry 'brummell' belt bag od Burberry

Burberry

'BRUMMELL' belt bag

Logo shoulder bag od Burberry Logo shoulder bag od Burberry

Burberry

Logo shoulder bag

Belt bag with logo od Gucci Belt bag with logo od Gucci PERMANENT COLLECTION

Gucci

Belt bag with logo

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

Saint Laurent

'ENVELOPE' shoulder bag

Pouch with metal loop od Diesel Pouch with metal loop od Diesel

Diesel

Pouch with metal loop

Leather clutch with logo od Tory Burch Leather clutch with logo od Tory Burch PERMANENT COLLECTION

Tory Burch

Leather clutch with logo

‘rosa’ shoulder bag od Diesel ‘rosa’ shoulder bag od Diesel

Diesel

‘Rosa’ shoulder bag

Quilted shoulder bag od Burberry Quilted shoulder bag od Burberry

Burberry

Quilted shoulder bag

Shoulder bag with logo od Marc Jacobs Shoulder bag with logo od Marc Jacobs PERMANENT COLLECTION

Marc Jacobs

Shoulder bag with logo

Shoulder bag with logo od Balmain Shoulder bag with logo od Balmain

Balmain

Shoulder bag with logo

Shoulder bag with logo od Off White Shoulder bag with logo od Off White

Off White

Shoulder bag with logo

Logo backpack od Balmain Logo backpack od Balmain PERMANENT COLLECTION

Balmain

Logo backpack

Handbag with logo od The Attico Handbag with logo od The Attico

The Attico

Handbag with logo

Handbag with logo od The Attico Handbag with logo od The Attico PERMANENT COLLECTION

The Attico

Handbag with logo

Handbag with logo od The Attico Handbag with logo od The Attico PERMANENT COLLECTION

The Attico

Handbag with logo

‘brava’ shoulder bag od Furla ‘brava’ shoulder bag od Furla

Furla

‘Brava’ shoulder bag

'mimi' shoulder bag od Furla 'mimi' shoulder bag od Furla PERMANENT COLLECTION

Furla

'MIMI' shoulder bag

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.