Is your leather bag or vegan bag collection taking over your wardrobe? If you are running out of space to store them, then you might need to make more after reading this. Let your addiction fester as you lust over these Australian bag brands you didn’t know…
#1 Willow Bay
Feast your eyes on an amazing range of vegan, linen and leather bags, crossbody bags, wristlets and more. Already have Willow Bay on your radar. With the idea stemming over cocktails, best friends Hayley and Tammy, created a brand that is focused on quality, innovation and customers. Every piece has a classic shape that has been modified with a unique edge. There really isn’t anything this duo can’t do!
Daydreamer Neoprene Tote Bag ($140)
If you want something timeless, elegant and classy then look no further. Created by stylist, writer, producer, creative director and influencer (wow that’s a mouthful), Brooke Testoni can now add handbag designer to her list! Rylan is designed to move with you, creating limited edition pieces to hold, clutch, and fall seamlessly into your sense of style.
Rylan Large Black Satchel ($890)
#3 Mary + Marie
With classic shapes and styles that are endlessly functional, Mary + Marie focus on keeping day-to-day life in check, regardless of the agenda. They understand how personal a bag really is, which is why you’ll find a unique touch to every single piece! Talk about dedication.
Ibiza Tote by Mary and Marie ($100)
#4 Charlie Middleton
Welcome to totes and clutch galore! Charlie Middleton mixes the highest quality materials and techniques to develop limited, bespoke pieces that stand the test of time. As a proudly Australian owned and operated brand, each item is handmade by founders Ben and Margaux in their Bondi workshop. What’s more? Most bags have detachable straps. Winning!
Black two tone Bespoke zippered tote ($370)
#5 Status Anxiety
For a combination of functionality and style, Status Anxiety is the Australian bag brand you’ve been dreaming of. In the last 10 years, Status Anxiety has grown from having a single design in five colours, to having products in 600 boutiques and department stores around the world. It’s a sure sign your bag will be a winner.
#6 The Daily Edited (TDE)
With the recent uprising of personalisation, it’s no wonder this is a brand to be reckoned with. For a luxury, chic style that fits the budget of many young women, TDE offer a line of fully customisable leather bags, phone covers, pouches and more. Colours, hardware and structural details of every piece are curated by the customer to enhance designs to your own taste.
Pale Pink Structured Cross Body Bag ($140)
Which Australian bag brand tickles your fancy the most and, more importantly, which one will you buy first? On-sell, give away or re-purpose your old stash to make way for the newest addition to your ‘drobe.