Published on march 10, 2022

30 Most Popular Handbag Brands You’ll Want to Carry All Day Long

written by Team thredUP

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 all of the most popular handbag brands for you. Did we mention you could snag them at up to 75% off?

Take a look at our top thirty handbag brands at thredUP and find the best handbag brand for you!

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BCBGMAXAZRIA, also known as BCBG, is *the* place to secure a go-to bag. The variety of handbags from this brand is unmatched – you’ll definitely find a bag that’ll lock in your aesthetic. Make a statement with bedazzled clutches or keep it cool with sleek black totes (and everything in between).

2. Brighton

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.

3. Botkier

Want to look bold, independent, and confident? Botkier has got you covered. From clutches to backpacks to totes, there’s a Botkier bag for every occasion. Plus, all of their handbags are made of leather (huge win).

4. Burberry

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. 

5. Calvin Klein

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Calvin Klein 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 great but be practical, too.

6. Celine

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If you’ve been adoring the Parisian style lately, live “La Vie en Rose” with French brand Celine. Celine has the chic minimalism you’ve been craving for your handbag styles, like their iconic bucket bags, satchels, and cross-bodies. Carry all your must-haves for the day and still look fashionable without totally overdoing it.

7. Chanel

Have you ever left the house and thought, “I really love my outfit today”? Chanel wallets and handbags aren’t just beautiful, they’re also made to last with high quality materials. The quilting, the shiny gold logo, and the legendary Chanel signature will make you feel fabulous every single day.

8. Chloé

Flawlessly feminine and effortlessly chic, Chloé purses will enhance any outfit. Specializing in soft pastel shades, these bags will give you a high-end look without being too much. You can also check out See By Chloé for more affordable options. With a variety of leather goods ranging from the iconic Faye shoulder bags to the statement Nile handbags, you’re sure to find the perfect purse for you.

9. Coach

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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, and they’re perfect if you’re trying to find the perfect leather bag. If you’re looking for a lower price point, Coach Factory bags are a more economical option for luxury bag shoppers.

10. 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 every day of the week.

11. Dooney & Bourke

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If you’re looking for something a little more playful, a Dooney & Bourke handbag is the right choice for you. Dooney & Bourke creates 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.

12. Fendi

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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!

13. Fossil

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 plenty of pockets that will make your life that much easier.

14. Furla

These Italian handbags will give you the luxe look you’re searching for. Made in a huge variety of colors and styles, Furla bags are made to complement any outfit. They’re always coming out with new seasonal collections, so be sure to check out Furla on your next shopping spree.

15. Gucci



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

16. Guess

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Let’s get one thing straight: You could never go wrong with a Guess handbag. Guess has been a hit brand since the 90’s and 00’s (Y2K vibes, anyone?). These spunky handbags can elevate your outfit. Also, check out G by Guess for more casual bags if that’s what you’re hunting for.

17. Kate Spade New York

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Kate Spade handbags are totally feminine and chic 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.

18. Longchamp

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 bag not only boosts your outfit but your mood, too!

19. Louis Vuitton

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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.

20. 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 know 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.

21. MICHAEL Michael Kors

With an iconic MK logo, a MICHAEL Michael Kors handbag is the perfect first investment for the designer bag fanatic . From more casual canvas totes to leather hobos, the MICHAEL Michael Kors brand has the perfect bag for any and everyone.

22. Nine West

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If you’re looking for a bag that can go with literally any outfit, opt for a Nine West bag. 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.

23. Prada

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Prada handbags are wardrobe staples that you’ll never want to let go of. A classic black Prada tote or hobo will become your 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.

24. Rebecca Minkoff

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Rebecca Minkoff handbags are perfect for when you’re feeling a little more edgy. With quilted leather, studs, and chains, 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.

25. 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.

26. Stella & Dot

Want to look runway-ready for a more affordable price? If so, don’t pass up on boutique brand Stella & Dot. The brand has fun patterned totes that are perfect for mini getaways and adventures. Or you can keep it simple with eye-catching clutches and wristlets.

27. The Sak

The Sak has handbags that are as convenient as it sounds! The Sak has some super cute handbags, made from hand-crocheted or authentic leather. We adore the boho-chic vibes from this brand.

28. Ted Baker

Make a statement with a Ted Baker bag. We love this London-based company for their wide range of adorable handbags AND their sustainable mission. Ted Baker is a one-stop shop for clothing, accessories, and all things handbags.

29. Tory Burch

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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.

30. Vera Bradley

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

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