Got no idea where to find the perfect handbag for your friend? Now you just got lucky because whatever your personality is – chic, practical-wise lady, or sporty one – we’ve listed the coolest and trendiest ones here in our article.
Oh, the smell of new leather bag, and the feeling of holding the sling of the shopping bag as you exit the store. Admit it, we love bags more than they love us. There’s nothing more satisfying than spoiling yourself with new bags, where you can put your important belongings.
You’re also probably reading this post because you’re looking where to find the perfect handbag gift ideas in Manila. Well, you’ve come to the right site, as we round-up some pretty handbags you can buy. Being the fashion-wise that we are, we tend to look for a bag that’s not only sturdy and practical but bags that suit our taste and preference.
Ladies and gents prefer smaller sizes nowadays – thus the handbags. There are plenty of shops and online shops selling functional, stylish, and quality handbags for both men and women. Read this article to know more.
Anello Boston 2-Way Canvas
Go Anello’s stylish bags if you want to be Instagram ready any time of the day. Purchase their Anello Boston 2-Way Canvas for Php 2,200.00, which can be a shoulder bag, and a handbag. It weighs 280g, has a zipper pocket on the outside, and two zippers on the inside.
It is made of polyester canvas and is available in colors Camouflage, Tricolor, Khaki, Dark orange, Light gray, Navy Blue, and Black. This sophisticated bag has plenty of room for important things.
Anello Bags originated from Japan, and are now the so-called it bags in Asia. Their design ranges from backpacks, totes, Bostons, and more.
What makes this brand unique is that it embodies practicality, made up of quality materials, and trendy too.
You can find Anello at SM Megamall and Estancia Mall. For easy and convenient shopping, you can visit Lazada.
Malia Sling Bag at Bags in the City Co.
Check out this sophisticated looking Rose Gold Malia Sling Bag. It can be used as a sling bag and handbag as well. This stylish and functional bag is only for Php 980.00.
Bags in the City Co. has been selling quality bags and wallets since 2004. They also sell luggage tags for only Php 199.00. For travelers, they also have a toiletry kit for Php 349.00, Passport Holder Php 149.00, and Card Holder for Php 199.00. What’s amazing in this online shop is that you can have your bags and wallets stamped with your name.
For other items, check out their official Facebook page at /bagsinthecitymanila/ or call them at 0917 951 3812.
Shiqbags’s Eva Handbag
Titas of Manila will surely love this Eva Handbag at Shiqbags.com!
This medium size handbag has plenty of rooms for your things. It is made up of smooth synthetic and is available in colors Gray, Marsala, Beige, Salmon, and Black. Shiq, from the word chic, embodies women’s femininity and strength. They combine modern and classic styles with refined materials loved by young teenagers and young adults too.
If you happen their website, you’ll see amazing leather items such as luggage tags, keyholder, and cardholder. They even have pastel-colored wallets and laptop cases at affordable prices.
To purchase, visit www.shiqbags.com or call 0915.9876077 | 0939.9041218
Amore Dome Satchel at cavabags.com
Everybody will go gaga over this beautifully crafted handbag from cavabags.com.
The picture shown above is the Amore Dome Satchel, donned in textured faux saffiano leather is the perfect handbag for kikay ladies out there. It is shaped with an arched silhouette to add more femininity to it. It goes with a shoulder strap for a more convenient carrying options. You can purchase this handbag for only Php 2,399.00.
Cava Bags is designed to satisfy fashion savvy females of all ages. They sell versatile designed bags which are easy to pair with.
Aside from the fab handbags they sell, they also have sleek backpacks, wallets, sling bags, and totes.
For other bag options, you visit them at the following Robinsons’ store: Robinsons Manila, Festival Mall, Robinsons Galleria, and Robinsons Las Pinas. To view other offerings, visit /cavabags.com/.
ALT Manila’s leather handbags
Leather Lovers! Check out these fancy leather bags that go with anything. May it be for office-use option, formal occasions, or simply just the usual days, ALT Manila’s bags got you covered.
This Verona Bag comes with a shoulder removable strap for easier carrying too. They take pride in their bags with practicality and durability in mind. It is available in colors, black, midnight blue, and tan, for only Php 1,600.00.
They also sell pouches, convertible bags, and sling bags. Occasionally, they join fashion bazaars to reach more customers as much as possible.
Not only that! If you visit their website, they have a ‘style help’ option where you can help you dress for any occasion. Cool huh? All you have to do is visit www.altmanila.com, and complete the form. You’ll need to tell them what occasion you’re attending to. It’s for free, so feel comfortable asking anything.
You can visit ALT Manila at the 3rd floor of SM Aura Premier and 2nd floor Main Wing of EDSA Shangri-La Plaza.
Well, would you look at that posh handbags from Costal! Aren’t these perfect for your lunch out with your besties? Or might as well give this as gifts!
The bag shown above is the Bailey bag in Rose Quartz and is made of 100% Real Cowhide leather. Its handle has an easy grip feature for easy transport. For an organized person like me, this handbag has plenty of room for accessibility, yet keeping essentials intact and secure.
If you’re looking for neutral handbags, they also have a wide selection of designs from casual to business. You can have this bag for Php 3,750.00.
Purchase a Costal handbag today at Retail Lab, 2nd floor of Glorietta 3. They also ship worldwide. Kindly contact them at 0995 066 8220.
Get creative with The Lost Nomad handbags
If your receiver wants something that screams creativity and functionality, then go with Nomad handbags.
This local brand represents the modern-day nomad. They sell products from backpacks, slings, and lightweight wallets, passport holders, cardholders, sling bags, and travel bags. Each item is designed with unique patterns with light-toned colors every millennial will truly like.
One of my favorite items is their detachable wrist pouch that comes with Slone city totes. Both colors come with an accent, like for white it is caramel and navy blue for black.
So if you want to travel in style and comfort, purchase one today at The Lost Nomad. To order, visit www.thelostnomad.com.ph. Price ranges from Php 1,600.00 – Php 3,000.00.
Vela Manila’s traditional bags
Another Filipino brand you must include in your handbag list is Vela Manila.
Modernity and tradition are the top features that Vela Manila embodies. The perfect example of their quality item is the Bayong Bag for Php 1,500.00. Its fabric is made up of Tago-Tago Kalasag design and is a native ethnic fabric from Benguet. This bag is so lightweight that you can fit your everyday essentials for errand days or even office-use too. It comes with a Mangyan Ramit weave inside. Plus, you can never go wrong with black.
You can buy their binder organizer perfect for OC people like me, who’s always on-the-go. You can put your earphones/cords, cards, pen phone, and notebooks.
One of the best features that Vela Manila product has is their process-driven designs. Some of the impressive work you should also check out is their hand-embroidered satchels and banig pouches.
You can visit them at the Common Room, 325 Dela Rosa St., Katipunan Ave. in Quezon City. For more information, check out their Facebook page: /VelaManilaPH or call 0917 521 7006.
Let’s not forget to give back to our moms and favorite titas! Take a look at Zacarias 1925 amazing bag collections!
This local brand is known for its contemporary hand-woven handbags and home accessories from natural materials. Because of its innovative and traditional design, they’ve already made it to the international market.
Like for example, their Judd collection handbags. With this one-stop bag for everything, your favorite tita can put on their paraphernalia, hygiene kit, makeup kit, wallet, coin purse, card holder, and set of keys. Their well-thought designs of their purses and handbags are perfect for formal occasions and office use.
Believe it or not, Zacarias 1925 has branches in Paris, Milan, Barcelona, London, New York, Honolulu, Miami, Monaco, Tokyo, Yokohama, Nagoya, and Osaka.
To check out their latest collection, visit their website at www.zacarias1925.com. If you want to see the physical items, you can locate them at Aphro, The Alley at Karrivin, Chino Roces Avenue Extension in Makati.
Busciny Spring Korean-Style Bag
I happen to browse wide selection of bags in Lazada, and found this super cute Busciny Korean-Style Bag. You can choose from black and red.
Most Filipinas is into everything Korean nowadays. For only Php 795.00, you can own or give this cute handbag to someone who wants to flaunt this anywhere and anytime.
It is made of high quality material, with personality rope design, and cute patterns.
Ladies who wants everything posh yet affordable bags, head over at the nearest Parisian store.
Shoe lovers are probably familiar with this brand. Parisian offers plenty of options of different bags including their latest holiday collection.For chic gals, you’ll definitely love this flower-embroidered handbag, that would complete the perfect #ootd. They even have this tiny bag that has a ring which serves as a handle.
What’s amazing with Parisian bags is that you can choose from vibrant bags, to pastel-colored ones. They have different sizes, shapes and designs depending on your personality and mood. So no matter what you’re up to, from casual day, formal events, office use, and errand mode, Parisian bags has got something in store for each and everyone of us.
To check out the latest collection and upcoming sale, keep it locked on their Facebook page /ParisianShoesAndBags/ for more information.
Want to find amazing designer handbags? Check out any Payless stores nationwide.
Payless is famous for its large choices of footwear for all ages, including ribber shoes, sandals, heels, and flats.
You can buy this elegant looking Christian Siriano bag, perfect even if you pair it with your jeans and plain top. Brown or blue, you’re sure to slay that staff meeting on Monday, or when meeting your client.
For updated price and availability, visit your nearest Payless store.
Aldo’s high-end handbags
It’s not bad spending for luxury handbags once in a while, especially that bags are one of the ways to impress someone, may it be your officemate, or your clients. It can even be a way to express your mood and creativity.
Here at Aldo, you’ll get to choose chic and elegant handbags, made with high quality materials. The Telawen bag, as seen in the picture above is for the ladies who only needs few things on her bags – which includes her makeup, phone, and powerbank.
You can choose from fun, professional, to casual bags as well.
To get the full list of branches in the Philippines, visit their Facebook page at /AldoPhilippines/.
Choosing the perfect bag
Decide what bag do you really need. Handbag or not, it is a must to know what you want before wasting your money on something you’ll regret buying after.
Are you willing to spend thousands of bucks for the latest bag in the market? Are you eyeing for the perfect bag for office use? Or maybe for casual use?
Always remember that big bag detracts your image. So choose a bag that matches your body size, and wears comfortable too. Well, regardless of bag you buy, may it be a handbag or smaller than a handbag, what’s important is that you carry what you feel suits you.
There you have it, guys! Whether you’re going to buy a bag as a gift to someone, or for yourself, don’t forget to read Yuneoh’s top picks on perfect handbag gift ideas.