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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.

Leather shoulder bag od Ann Demeulemeester Leather shoulder bag od Ann Demeulemeester

Ann Demeulemeester

Leather shoulder bag

‘hortensia medium’ shoulder bag od Wandler ‘hortensia medium’ shoulder bag od Wandler

Wandler

‘Hortensia Medium’ shoulder bag

‘culford’ shoulder bag od AllSaints ‘culford’ shoulder bag od AllSaints

AllSaints

‘Culford’ shoulder bag

‘callie’ hand bag od Jimmy Choo ‘callie’ hand bag od Jimmy Choo

Jimmy Choo

‘Callie’ hand bag

‘palace’ shoulder bag od Jimmy Choo ‘palace’ shoulder bag od Jimmy Choo

Jimmy Choo

‘Palace’ shoulder bag

‘madeline’ shoulder bag od Jimmy Choo ‘madeline’ shoulder bag od Jimmy Choo

Jimmy Choo

‘Madeline’ shoulder bag

‘everyday’ shoulder bag od Balenciaga ‘everyday’ shoulder bag od Balenciaga

Balenciaga

‘Everyday’ shoulder bag

‘eva’ shoulder bag od Michael Kors ‘eva’ shoulder bag od Michael Kors

Michael Kors

‘Eva’ shoulder bag

Woven shoulder bag od Stella McCartney Woven shoulder bag od Stella McCartney PERMANENT COLLECTION

Stella McCartney

Woven shoulder bag

Woven shoulder bag od Stella McCartney Woven shoulder bag od Stella McCartney PERMANENT COLLECTION

Stella McCartney

Woven shoulder bag

‘marlee’ shoulder bag od Stella McCartney ‘marlee’ shoulder bag od Stella McCartney PERMANENT COLLECTION

Stella McCartney

‘Marlee’ shoulder bag

Logo hand bag od Stella McCartney Logo hand bag od Stella McCartney PERMANENT COLLECTION

Stella McCartney

Logo hand bag

Logo hand bag od Stella McCartney Logo hand bag od Stella McCartney PERMANENT COLLECTION

Stella McCartney

Logo hand bag

Logo hand bag od Stella McCartney Logo hand bag od Stella McCartney PERMANENT COLLECTION

Stella McCartney

Logo hand bag

'le 61' shoulder bag od Saint Laurent 'le 61' shoulder bag od Saint Laurent PERMANENT COLLECTION

Saint Laurent

'LE 61' shoulder bag

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

Saint Laurent

‘Lou’ shoulder bag

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

Saint Laurent

‘Kate’ shoulder bag

Logo shoulder bag od Saint Laurent Logo shoulder bag od Saint Laurent PERMANENT COLLECTION

Saint Laurent

Logo shoulder bag

‘lou’ belt bag od Saint Laurent ‘lou’ belt bag od Saint Laurent PERMANENT COLLECTION

Saint Laurent

‘Lou’ belt bag

Logo shoulder bag od Lanvin Logo shoulder bag od Lanvin

Lanvin

Logo shoulder bag

‘banana’ shoulder bag od Acne ‘banana’ shoulder bag od Acne

Acne

‘Banana’ shoulder bag

‘ava mini’ tote bag od Wandler ‘ava mini’ tote bag od Wandler PERMANENT COLLECTION

Wandler

‘Ava Mini’ tote bag

Bag strap od Wandler Bag strap od Wandler PERMANENT COLLECTION

Wandler

Bag strap

Logo shoulder bag od Stella McCartney Logo shoulder bag od Stella McCartney PERMANENT COLLECTION

Stella McCartney

Logo shoulder bag

Logo shoulder bag od Stella McCartney Logo shoulder bag od Stella McCartney PERMANENT COLLECTION

Stella McCartney

Logo shoulder bag

Shopper bag od Stella McCartney Shopper bag od Stella McCartney

Stella McCartney

Shopper bag

Logo shoulder bag od Lanvin Logo shoulder bag od Lanvin

Lanvin

Logo shoulder bag

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

Balenciaga

‘B’ shoulder bag

‘faye day’ shoulder bag od Chloe ‘faye day’ shoulder bag od Chloe PERMANENT COLLECTION

Chloe

‘Faye Day’ shoulder bag

Shopper bag od Marni Shopper bag od Marni

Marni

Shopper bag

Chain bag strap with logo od Wandler Chain bag strap with logo od Wandler PERMANENT COLLECTION

Wandler

Chain bag strap with logo

‘devotion’ shoulder bag od Dolce & Gabbana ‘devotion’ shoulder bag od Dolce & Gabbana

Dolce & Gabbana

‘Devotion’ shoulder bag

‘sicily 62’ shoulder bag od Dolce & Gabbana ‘sicily 62’ shoulder bag od Dolce & Gabbana

Dolce & Gabbana

‘Sicily 62’ shoulder bag

‘sicily 58’ shoulder bag od Dolce & Gabbana ‘sicily 58’ shoulder bag od Dolce & Gabbana

Dolce & Gabbana

‘Sicily 58’ shoulder bag

‘sicily 58’ shoulder bag od Dolce & Gabbana ‘sicily 58’ shoulder bag od Dolce & Gabbana

Dolce & Gabbana

‘Sicily 58’ shoulder bag

‘sicily 62’ shoulder bag od Dolce & Gabbana ‘sicily 62’ shoulder bag od Dolce & Gabbana

Dolce & Gabbana

‘Sicily 62’ shoulder bag

‘madeline’ shoulder bag od Jimmy Choo ‘madeline’ shoulder bag od Jimmy Choo

Jimmy Choo

‘Madeline’ shoulder bag

‘callie’ hand bag od Jimmy Choo ‘callie’ hand bag od Jimmy Choo

Jimmy Choo

‘Callie’ hand bag

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

Marc Jacobs

Shoulder bag with logo

Shopper bag od Isabel Marant Shopper bag od Isabel Marant

Isabel Marant

Shopper bag

Shopper bag od Isabel Marant Shopper bag od Isabel Marant

Isabel Marant

Shopper bag

‘1955 horsebit’ shoulder bag od Gucci ‘1955 horsebit’ shoulder bag od Gucci PERMANENT COLLECTION

Gucci

‘1955 Horsebit’ shoulder bag

‘varenne’ shoulder bag od Jimmy Choo ‘varenne’ shoulder bag od Jimmy Choo

Jimmy Choo

‘Varenne’ shoulder bag

‘varenne’ shoulder bag od Jimmy Choo ‘varenne’ shoulder bag od Jimmy Choo

Jimmy Choo

‘Varenne’ shoulder bag

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

JIL SANDER

Handbag with logo

‘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

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.