Handmade Leather Bags.
Jane Hopkinson Bags is a family-run business in the heart of the English countryside. Our British leather bags cover over thirty designs from small day time and evening bags, across the body bags, satchels, tote bags through to the weekend and travel bags.
After nearly three decades in the business, we specialise in creating that vital combination of function and style that our customers have come to trust. From supersoft Italian leathers in rich, subtle colours, to quirky sculptural forms in bold textures, there are designs to fire the imagination and delight the senses in equal measure.
We believe that simple is best and that our attention to the smallest detail is what gives our leather handbags the edge. We select the finest raw materials; we road test our fastenings and toggles so that they will never let our customers down; and we constantly refine and extend our collection to ensure our designs remain current and unique.
With over thirty unique designs in our collection, all with individual stylish features, we offer two distinct ranges: our exquisite structured leather evening and shoulder bags for special occasions; and our soft, organic designs in cow and calf hides, great for everyday use. We specialise in creating unusual colour combinations, mixing them with printed and plain leathers.
All our luxury leather handbags are unique, embodying our commitment to quality and style.
After working as a primary school art teacher via art therapy Jane retrained in theatre design making props for Glyndebourne Opera and ENO before designing sets and costumes at the Young Vic. Taking time out to have children Jane created her first collection in 1980 based on her passion for unusual shaped forms which lead to her first commission with the Pineapple Dance Studio, Covent Garden and later designs for boutiques in Japan and America. With the business developing Jane's husband Jerry, himself a sculptor and artist, joined the business to collaborate their ideas and put Jane Hopkinson bags on the map. As a further development their daughter Leah joined bringing her knowledge and experience of the fashion world working with high-end designers Lulu Guinness and running her own fashion label to make Jane Hopkinson bags a family enterprise.