What are the first things that come to mind when you think of Italy? Maybe pizza, pasta, ice cream, sports cars, and other clichés. However, one thing that always comes to mind (it's not a cliché but a matter of fact) is the craftsmanship of the leather goods you find in this beautiful European country. We are going to introduce you to 11 Italian handbag brands that you must know.
Whether in shoes, clothing, jewelry, or handbags, you know that when you see "Made in Italy" on the label, it is of the highest quality.
So, as lovers of well-made pieces, here at Popmoca we have already made it our mission to make our favorite Italian brands known. Whether it's sharing the four Italian jewelry brands you should have on your radar or now sharing the seven Italian handbag brands you should share with your friends (and Instagram fans too), we're just scratching the surface of all the cool brands Italy has to offer.
Of course, some well-known brands are on this list (hello, Gucci and Prada), but there are other Italian brands you may not have heard of that will surely invade your mind and your closet. That said, keep scrolling through the list to discover the seven must-have Italian accessory brands. PS, we're pretty sure Lizzie McGuire would like them too.
- ATP Atelier
The leather goods of the ATP Atelier are all handmade in Italy to impeccable perfection. Just take a look at Instagram and you'll see how many of your favorite style stars love this Italian brand. Besides, we strongly suggest you take a look at the brand's shoes.
ATP Atelier Pienza Brunello Vaccheta
ATP Atelier Pienza Brunello Vaccheta (369 €)
This color is so easy to match.
The replica The devil dresses in Prada. It's no surprise that this fan-favorite brand is on our list of Italian handbag brands. With its timely and avant-garde designs, you can never go wrong with a Prada bag.
Prada Elektra Leather Shoulder Bag
Leather bag Prada Elektra (2200 €)
If you want a classic bag that still stands out, this one is for you.
When Marni comes to mind, so do bright colors and eccentric silhouettes. That's why it's one of our favorite Italian brands to complement our outfits.
Marni Trunk Leather Shoulder Bag
Leather shoulder bag Marni Trunk (1590 €)
The way for fashion-girls to add orange to their outfits.
- Nico Giani
If you want a good leather bag, look no further than the creations of Nico Giani. The brand's clean silhouettes, in classic and fun colors, will quickly become your favorite.
Nico Giani Frera Mini matte leather bag with shoulder strap
Nico Giani Tunilla Small leather shoulder bag (437 €)
We always have a love for circle bags.
From larger bags that hold everything you need (and more) to pretty belt bags that fit the bare essentials, Senreve has a bag for you and your needs.
Senreve Aria Belt bag in scratched leather
Senreve Aria Scratch Leather Belt Bag (407 €)
Attach all your winter coats and blazers with this belted bag.
The ideal medium size bag to carry all your personal belongings.
Need we say more? Gucci has taken control of the fashion world with its designs and prints that cause a sensation.
Gucci Sylvie Mini Leather Bag
Gucci Sylvie Mini Leather Bag (1980 €)
Mini but powerful.
Whether you want a classic bag or an improved bag that fits the trend of logomania, Fendi has what you need.
Leather chopstick decorated with Fendi crystals
Leather wand adorned with Fendi crystals (2 650 €)
The perfect amount of sparks.
- Giorgio Armani
When you hear the name Giorgio Armani, you can't help but think of sober, effortless fashions that ooze the Italian class. Whether it's the main brand Giorgio Armani or its distribution brand Emporio Armani, the Armani leather goods collection is as elegant as it is innovative.
MyEA Bag shoulder bag in shiny leather
Giorgio Armani handbags are available in a multitude of shapes and have a refined and simplistic aesthetic. Sometimes they mix unusual textures and fabrics to create conventional models with a contemporary touch. For example, this leather shopping bag MyEA Bag shoulder bag in shiny leather is a feminine reinterpretation of a shopping bag for around 2,600 euros.
- Miu Miu
Miuccia Prada founded Miu
Miu(pronounced "miou-miou") and positioned the brand as Prada's younger and more energetic little sister. Never short of color and fun, Miu Miu's handbag collection is exuberant yet incredibly elegant for noisy characters.
Miu Miu Lady Bag
The power and popularity of Miu Miu handbags are in the details. Styles often include chains, sequins, fur, gold, and splashes of color to allow the wearer to make an impact. For example, their Miu Miu Lady Bag handbag is very elegant. It features quilted pleats, soft white leather, and an oversized buckle encrusted with crystals. Slippery and glamorous, it will instantly dress up any outfit for about 1800 €.
This Italian haute couture and luxury brand was founded in 1983 by Franco Moschino (pronounced "mos-KEY-no"). Unlike traditional Italian fashion brands, Moschino handbags are inspired by pop art, cultural influences, comic books, and plush, among other individualistic notions.
Moschino LOVE Graffittii tote bag for women
In the late 1990s, Moschino clothing and accessories became popular in clubs and continue to be part of the street culture. For example, this tote bag printed with LOVE Moschino graffiti adds an artistic touch to your last arm candy. At a reasonable price of 225 euros, if you wear this beauty, you are sure to turn heads for all the right reasons.
- Bottega Veneta
Founded in 1966 by Michele Taddei and Renzo Zengiaro, this luxury Italian fashion brand translates roughly as "Venetian Workshop". Bottega Veneta specializes in luxury leather goods and accessories for men and women and is best known for its "intrecciato" leather. This leather is made using a complex, hand-woven technique that crosses the hatching to create a textured checkerboard pattern.
small leather tote bag with bangs
Bottega Veneta handbags have a subtle approach to the luxury brand. Their main feature is the intrecciato pattern in styles such as the small leather tote bag with bangs. Available for about 2600 €, this beautiful handbag is a must for every day. In addition to being spacious enough to hold all your essentials, it has a serious style.
Shopping for Italian handbag designers
Italian designers produce beautiful handbags thanks to their know-how and high-quality artistic designs. Simply browse the market to find what suits you best in terms of personal style and budget.
If you're wondering what color you should buy your next Italian bag in, think about these few examples.