Published on August 22, 2018—  Leave a comment

25 Most Popular Handbag Brands

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Handbags make the perfect gift for a best friend, a loved one, and for yourself! Shopping for a luxury handbag, however, can be a rather large expense. Shopping for secondhand bags is the perfect way to get the luxe look and feel, without breaking the bank. So whether you’re looking for an everyday purse or something for special events, we have the all of the most popular handbag brands for you.

Take a look at our top 25 handbag brands at thredUP to find which is the best handbag brand for you!

Kate Spade New York


Kate Spade handbags are minimalistic and feminine in design. With occasional pops of color and graphic elements, you can find the perfect Kate Spade bag or wallet for yourself or a friend.

MICHAEL Michael Kors

With an iconic MK logo, a MICHAEL Michael Kors handbag would be a great gift as someone’s first ever designer handbag. From more casual canvas totes to leather hobos, the MICHAEL Michael Kors brand has the perfect bag for any and everyone.

Dooney & Bourke

If you’re looking for something a little more playful, a Dooney & Bourke handbag is the right choice for you. Dooney & Bourke create handbags that are colorful and have super cute designs like printed hearts or ducks. They also create more day-to-day designs like black and brown leather shoulder bags.

Coach Factory

Coach Factory bags are a more economical option for luxury bag shoppers. If you’re new to shopping designer handbag brands, Coach Factory is a good place to start. The price point is a bit lower, but you are not sacrificing any style or quality. If you’re going out to a club and need a smaller bag that doesn’t get in the way of dancing, try shopping for a Coach Factory crossbody bag.



With a recognizable logo, everyone knows a coach bag when they see one. From wristlets to shoulder bags, Coach is a trusted brand because of their classic designs. If you’re trying to find the perfect leather designer bag, Coach might just be the best handbag brand for you.

Louis Vuitton

Louis Vuitton handbags are timeless and elegant. If you’ve got a special event coming up or you just want to treat yourself, a Louis Vuitton bag can elevate your wardrobe. From leather wallets to larger totes, the instantly recognizable Louis Vuitton handbags are sure to turn heads.

Vera Bradley

Looking for a handbag to match yout boho chic lifestyle? Vera Bradley handbags are the perfect choice. Often adorned with paisley designs and bright colors, this bag is a weekender essential. Very Bradley handbags come in many fabrics, but the most common is soft quilted cotton, making it easy to pack away if needed.



Have you ever left the house and thought, “I really love my outfit today”? Adding a Chanel bag to your look will make you feel fabulous every single day. Chanel wallets and handbags aren’t just beautiful, they’re also made to last with high quality materials.


Gucci handbags have become iconic for a good reason. From black leather hobos to metallic gold shoulder bags, Gucci turns high fashion into everyday. Plus, it’s always fun to say “It’s a Gucci” when someone asks where you got your bag.

Tory Burch

When you see a bag with a bright orange hue or a fabulous, gold TB logo, you know it’s a Tory Burch handbag. Tory Burch is one of the most popular handbag brands not only because of the orange color, but also because of their graphic, tiled designs. We love that the designer is not afraid to experiment with more playful elements like printed plants or leather cut-outs.

Marc by Marc Jacobs

Marc Jacobs is not known for basic or plain designs, so naturally Marc by Marc Jacobs bags play with color and unexpected prints. If you don’t how to style an outfit, pick out a Marc by Marc Jacobs bag, and build the outfit around it. Your look will always come out on point.

Rebecca Minkoff

Rebecca Minkoff handbags are perfect for when you’re feeling a little more edgy. With quilted leather, studs, and spikes, you can tap into your inner rockstar. If that’s a little too edgy, Rebecca Minkoff also has more understated (but never boring!) handbags that feature a strong, structured design and classic color palettes.


Prada handbags are wardrobe staples that you’ll never want to let go of. A classic black Prada tote or hobo will become you’re all-the-time, everywhere bag. Even on your most casual days, a Prada bag can give you that extra boost to go out and slay the day.



Fossil handbags are known for their durability and classic designs. Fossil is a leader in watches, but the brand puts the same attention to detail in their bags. Meant to be a part of your everyday life, Fossil bags have the pockets that will make your life that much easier.

Cole Haan

There’s a Cole Haan handbag for everyone. Seriously! If you’re someone that wants their bag to be the statement piece of the outfit, there’s a Cole Haan bag for that. If you want your bag to be more practical, there’s a Cole Haan bag for that. With a wide range of styles and colors, you can pretty much have a Cole Haan bag for everyday of the week.



Brighton is a popular handbag brand because of their signature leather work. You’ll often find Brighton bags are made of leather that is made to look like snake or alligator skin. This texture adds a beautiful shine to the bag giving it a luxe feel that will elevate any outfit.

Nine West

If you’re looking for a bag that can go with literally any outfit, opt for a Nine West bags. You can’t go wrong with a Nine West bag because they are classic in color and design. Usually in the black and brown tones, Nine West bags are reliable and always on trend.


Everyone knows the Burberry check! If you’re looking for a larger work bag or trying to find something just to hold your phone and wallet, Burberry has the perfect chic bag for you. 



Looking for that pop of color? You’ll find Tignanello handbags come in every shade from pinks to greens to purples. And while they do have the classic black and brown bags, their printed designs will make you stand out. You can wear a super basic outfit and then spice it up with Tignanello handbag, and it’ll become a LOOK.

Etienne Aigner

Vacationing (or staycationing) anytime soon? An Etienne Aigner handbag is your getaway essential. From straw bags to designs that almost mimic the look of wicker, these bags have the island feel. But if you’re just looking for a day-to-day purse, Etienne Aigner bags also have the black tote or hobo you’ve been looking for!

Salvatore Ferragamo

Salvatore Ferragamo handbags are in the most luxe tier of designer handbag brands. The designs are beautifully minimal and in that way, are highly impactful. Salvatore Ferragamo bags use a soft leather that feels as amazing as it looks. It’ll definitely be the bag you pull out for all special occasions.


Longchamp handbags are for the woman that is looking for a little extra oomph in their day-to-day bag. With leather satchels, totes, and wallets that come in snakeskin patterns and bright colors, a Longchamp bags can not only boost your outfit but your mood, too!

The Sak


Having trouble finding the perfect day-off bag? Don’t worry, we found it. It’s The Sak! The Sak is named after their crocheted hobos, which come in a multitude if colors. The soft structure of the bags make them perfect for the beach, farmer’s market, or yoga class.

Calvin Klein

The Calvin Klein brand is known for creating classic essentials, and Calvin Klein handbags are no different. It’s likely that your new fave, everyday bag will be a Calvin Klein because they are designed to not only look amazing but be practical, too.


Fendi handbags are the perfect statement piece in any outfit. Known for their bold and colorful designs, a Fendi purse can turn up every look. Treat yourself to a Fendi clutch, shoulder bag, or tote. You deserve it!

Which handbag brands are your favorite? Do you prefer a more basic bag or statement piece? Let us know in the comments below!