A Brief Intro To Several Most Powerful Luxury Handbag Brands


Luxury handbags are always the most preferred accessories for fashionable and stylish women.

I think it’s not just with women. This includes men who are looking for branded hiking backpack and many different backpacks nowadays.

Top designer handbags are always sought after by millions of fashionistas and style followers. Here are some basic facts to learn about some top luxury handbags in the world.

Luxury Brand Names and Labels

Speaking of luxury brands, which one first comes to your mind, Chanel, Louis Vuitton, or Gucci?

Chanel is a famous French fashion brand that features an ageless position in the luxury industry for its fashionable but classic double C design. It is mostly known for its interlocking double C classic design. Louis Vuitton also comes from French and enjoys a historic origin that can date back to 1854. 

This label is known for LV monogram on almost all the products. Gucci is an Italian fashion brand founded in 1921. Numbers of other prestigious brands include Prada, Fendi, Burberry, Hermes, Coach and many others.

Varied quality materials

Luxury handbag makers are famous especially for their originality in label design as well as the quality materials they use for the products. The fabrics they use for handbags are silk, chenille, velvet, rayon, wool and denim that are time-proof and easy to keep. Designer leather handbags often come with fish, crocodile and snake skin.

Classic Works

Each brand may own an irreplaceable design that is inaccessible for others. For Hermes, a representative one may be the Hermes Birkin, which is named after Jane Birkin, the famous iconic actress. This bag can be seen in some popular TV shows including ‘Sex and the City’ and is reckoned as the emblem of ultimate luxury. Prada features an inaccessible classic Prada Gauffre, which is made of Nappa leather and retails and is favored by many world-class stars such as Victoria Beckham, Halle Berry, Beyonce, and Madonna.

Renowned Women Luxury Handbags – Know Them before Your Purchase

Women are always the most faithful followers for fashion and style; handbags are sure to be the favorite lovers for all women in the world. 

Actually, luxury handbags absolutely rank top places among the luxury accessories for vogue ladies. No matter you are looking for fashion or elegance, a designer handbag is sure to be a must-have accessory for women.

Renowned luxury handbag brands

Across the world we have numbers of brands dealing with women’s handbags, while few of them can be successfully tagged with luxury labels. The most powerful luxury brands for women handbags may be Chanel and Louis Vuitton, both of which feature unique and vivid designs for all products. Chanel is sought after by fashion followers for its classic interlocking double C design. And Louis Vuitton is preferred by fashionistas for the monogram LV in gold and brown excogitation. 

Gucci, Prada, Christian Dior, Yves Saint Laurent, Fendi, and Balenciaga are also on the top list of powerful brands in the luxury industry.

Where to Get Authentic Ones

Every big brand has its franchised stores and shops, which are perfect places to purchase 100% authentic luxury handbags. Apart from the franchised stores, we can also turn to other great stores, such as Nordstrom, Saks Fifth Avenue and Bloomingdale. They deal with a wide variety of luxury handbags, wallets and other designer accessories.

There are also some nice online shops trading luxury handbags. Recommended shopping sites are eLuxury.com, Yoox.com and Net-A-Porter.com. Website eLuxury is in the charge of Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessy and deals with all sorts of designer commodities. Yoox and Net-A-Porter also offer a wide variety of luxury handbags from top designers.

How to Figure Out a Fake Designer Handbag

Nowadays, there are many luxury counterfeits in the market. Knowing some tricks to spot the fake elements will help a lot to get an authentic one. Here are some valuable tips to figure out a fake designer handbag:

1. Prices. If the price for a LV or Gucci handbag is only $99 or $200, it is absolutely a fake. Authentic luxury handbags are usually priced at around $1000 or more.

2. Labels. A real designer handbag places its labels in many areas by stamping into the leather or fabric. The logos for fakes usually come with hand-stitched.

3. Stitching. Authentic luxury handbags feature smooth, even and glossy in every part, while counterfeits tend to be uneven, sloppy and slanted in zips, linings and pockets.

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About the Author: Peter Beaumont

Peter Beaumont is a senior reporter on the Guardian's Global Development desk. He has reported extensively from conflict zones including Africa, the Balkans and the Middle East and is the author of The Secret Life of War: Journeys Through Modern Conflict. Email: peter@thehearus.com