Founded in 2007, the Independent Handbag Designer Awards celebrates handbag design and talent from the United States and across the globe. Now in its fifteenth year, The Handbag Awards is an industry staple and is the only international design competition to discover, recognize and nurture unknown independent handbag designers and turn them into commercial brands, like the success stories.

Our team is always actively looking for the creator of the next "it bag" with membership, events, and more opportunities for discovery so subscribe, follow us, and keep in touch to stay tuned.