Bags, Handbags & Purses

Sungmin Han’s Foldable Bags | Student’s Origami-Inspired Handbags

Sungmin Han’s Foldable Bags | Student’s Origami-Inspired Handbags

London College of Fashion student Sungmin Han's proved she's one to watch after she designed a range of origami-inspired handbags.

Han's handbag line takes the concept of convertible purses and pushes it to the limit. It was inspired by the ancient Japanese art of paper ...


Botkier Sebastian Hobo | Origami Folded Leather Handbag

Botkier Sebastian Hobo | Origami Folded Leather Handbag

Botkier's inspired my heart to skip a few beats with this Sebastian hobo.

The sumptuous origami folded finish offers a unique alternative to a traditional weave. The surface reminds me a little of large reptilian scales, or perhaps roof shingles. It's so beautiful, so I'm glad Botkier's allowed ...


VBH Origami Envelope Cross-Body Bag | Leopard Print Mink Fur Purse

VBH Origami Envelope Cross-Body Bag | Leopard Print Mink Fur Purse

It's not going to win any fans at PETA, but this VBH Original envelope bag makes a big impression.

This purse is crafted from mink dyed to resemble leopard fur. I suppose that's better than hunting the real big cats, but only just. It's a beautiful ...


Jil Sander Origami Folded Leather Clutch | Superbly Minimal Orange Evening Bag

Jil Sander Origami Folded Leather Clutch | Superbly Minimal Orange Evening Bag

Jil Sander is a pretty low profile line. Much like other minimalists, she doesn't flood the market with a bunch of different designs. She makes a few cool accessories in different colors and materials and leaves it at that. This Origami clutch makes minimal look totally irresistible.

The ...


Maddalena Marconi Small Satin Clutch | Red Origami Fabric Evening Purse with Diamante Details

Maddalena Marconi Small Satin Clutch | Red Origami Fabric Evening Purse with Diamante Details

If you've always dreamed of owning a Maddalena Marconi accessory but couldn't justify the thousands that they cost, I may have the answer. Feast your eyes on this elegant satin clutch, which is relatively affordable at $325.

I say relatively affordable because when compared to those other Maddalena Marconi ...


Devi Kroell Origami Eel Clutch | Small Envelope Style Luxury Turquoise Purse

Devi Kroell Origami Eel Clutch | Small Envelope Style Luxury Turquoise Purse

The moment my eyes settled on this Devi Kroell Origami Eel Clutch I was in love. In the immortal words of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, let me count the ways.

Of course there is that stunning origami texture, which adds more drama than regular eel skin could. Each and every fold is perfectly ...


Jessica Jensen Origami Barrel Clutch | Folded Leather Purse

Jessica Jensen Origami Barrel Clutch | Folded Leather Purse

We have already seen the Jessica Jensen Classic Barrel clutch, a folded origami creation that creates art out of leather. Now the designer has added another folded leather clutch to the mix, with her aptly named Origami Barrel clutch.

Although the name pays homage to the Japanese art of paper folding, this ...


Hobo International Whitney Clutch | Folded Patent Origami Purse

Hobo International Whitney Clutch | Folded Patent Origami Purse

I do like an unusual color and this elongated clutch from Hobo International definitely ticks that box.

Many people don't like lime and I can see where they are coming from. You do have to have a certain complexion in order to pull it off, and coordinating it with a full outfit can ...


Sondra Roberts New York Elegant Tote | Origami-style Folded Hold-all

Sondra Roberts New York Elegant Tote | Origami-style Folded Hold-all

Sondra Roberts keeps it simple and classic in white with this elegant tote.

That white leather works to let the shape of this hold-all speak for itself. The clever folded slouchy structure of this purse needs little embellishment, and makes a large bag have a surprisingly minimalist look. As for hitting trend buttons, this ...


Jessica Jensen Origami Tote | Sophisticated Structural Leather Hold-all

Jessica Jensen Origami Tote | Sophisticated Structural Leather Hold-all

It is lovely to see an origami style bag that isn't just a tiny clutch. Here that beautiful structural design style is expanded to fit within a tote sized purse, and the result is fun to look at.

I feel that this tote is somewhat disproportionate. The long body and relatively short handles ...