A definitive list of the top 50 British-made bags.
Thanks to our friends on Instagram we’ve put together a list of British-made bag brands for every occasion (and size). This was intended to be a top twenty, but with this much choice and such great quality, we couldn’t leave any out!
Designed in their Oxford studio and crafted in a Suffolk workshop Ag’e-mes make luggage with a contemporary, gender-neutral aesthetic.
Bennett Winch bring you the best of British-made luxury luggage and accessories. Leather and canvas weekenders, briefcases, holdalls, backpacks, totes and overnight bags.
Carpet Bags produce a wide range of beautiful and practical bags, individually made by crafts people in England.
Originally a manufacturer of fishing and shooting bags, John Chapman makes hand crafted canvas, leather and tweed bags for travel, leisure, business and sporting activities, in Carlisle, Cumbria.
C.Nicol is a contemporary British accessories label creating luxury leather handbags. The collections comprise clean, classic shapes with an emphasis on using the finest materials.
Originally an entomologist, Elytra England was founded by designer/maker Justine Weyman, who handcrafts each item from her workshop in Frome, Somerset.
London based luxury handmade label producing high-end fashion accessories, available to order in a range of finishes (leathers, fabrics, precious metals, gems and crystals).
Grace Gordon offers a versatile and elegant range to make a foundation for the perfect luxury wardrobe.
Hanson of London is an independently owned luxury goods brand which delivers a contemporary take on traditional leather craftsmanship with a focus on elegant design and the finest natural materials.
Hyde and Hare offer the finest cowhide bags, affordably priced and each bag is completely unique.
British-based luxury brand offering quality leather accessories handcrafted in London. Their bags are elegant structures with stylish flair.
Jane Hopkinson offers an extensive range of luxury leather handbags to suit your every need.
Jardine of London make gorgeous classic bags loved by women across the world and a fair few celebs too!
Lellie Bags bespoke leather bags and products are handmade in Great Britain. Their luxury leather goods are handcrafted, hand-finished and some items also include hand stitching.
Lisa Lemon create stylish bags and accessories which free-up the owner to travel light, have their hands free and provide peace of mind that possessions are being taken care of.
A bag and accessories label, created for the customer that enjoys leather that actually looks like leather, and a lo-fi, utilitarian approach.
Mann and Moon collections are designed for dogs and their owners to enable them to seamlessly transition between country, coast and city with style when wearing our distinctive and practical accessories.
Rachel Orme is passionate about producing the finest accessories: everything is made by hand in London using the finest quality materials including Italian leathers and Liberty fabrics.
With a unisex, pared down ethos “K” (founder of St Leonards) is slowly building her customer base. Training interns and employing local people is how she gets things done.
Steven Harkin makes and designs contemporary leather bags with a retro twist for women and men, who have a strong sense of individualism.
Susie Faulks’ textiles are printed, coated and then manufactured into unique limited edition designer oilcloth bags. Fully lined with extra pockets and details they are entirely made in England totally free from all animal products.
Tea Green offers a contemporary and individual collection of handbags, purses and more. Based in Somerset, England.
British made accessories inspired by classic traditional fabrics. Hettie is family run all Hettie products are made using Moon fabrics.
The Leather Satchel Co. make bags and accessories using the Hanshaws method (heavy equestrian styled leather and classic raw edge leather-work.)
Trakke make durable, versatile and timeless luggage for the everyday adventurer. Hand made in Scotland from British-made materials.
Tusting is one of the largest manufacturers of leather luggage in England with over 135 years of experience in the leather industry. It’s still an independent, family-run business.
What Daisy Did is an ethical and sustainable fashion label making leather and canvas bags.
Made in Belfast, the Vintage Satchel Company uses ethically and sustainably sourced vegetable tanned leathers from one of the few remaining UK tanneries.
A premium handbag brand that allows individuality and function in handbags that are both beautiful and timeless.
Billy Tannery is the first entirely British kid leather brand. They produce premium vegetable tanned kid leather in their own micro-tannery near Northampton.
Accessories for the modern human, concentrating on longevity rather than fast paced disposable fashion.
A lady’s handbag should be the best part of their outfit, every Charlotte Elizabeth product is sourced and stitched in Great Britain and uses the finest British leather, brassware and craftsmen.
Award winning contemporary leather bags, made by hand in Leicester.
Designers and creators of the finest leather equestrian boots and leather handbags for clients worldwide.
Ferian bags are made in the West Midlands of England using hand-worked saddlery techniques that established the factory’s reputation in the 1800s.
Hands of Tym is a Luxury Leather goods operation focusing on ‘one by one’ humanised manufacture. Every piece unique and handmade in Banbury, Oxfordshire.
A range of leather accessories designed to meet the high expectations of both children and parents. Each piece in the Honey & Toast collection has been designed and carefully developed to be of the highest, enduring quality, in order to grow with your child.
Jade Rhone is a London-based designer + maker, developing and producing handcrafted products using personally hand selected vegetable tanned leathers.
Launer London has the best of British craftsmanship woven into history. This heritage, combined with a reputation for meticulous quality and refined style, has seen Launer awarded the Royal Warrant to Her Majesty The Queen for handbags and small leather goods.
The Little Clutch Bag Company manufacture women’s clutch bags using the very best materials manufactured in the UK, all products are manufactured in England.
Modren handcrafted Harris Tweed bags from the Outer Hebrides, Scotland.
Marie Louise Maternity is a British brand founded by senior midwife Marie Louise providing environmentally responsible pre-packed versatile baby changing bags.
Mimi is the contemporary London accessories brand founded by Mimi Berry. The brand grew from a simple stall in Spitalfields Market and is now an established fashion presence on the international accessories scene.
Handmade handbags and accessories made from the finest quality leathers and natural materials. Crafted by hand, made in England and inspired by nature.
Mirelle London is a luxury accessories label based in London, Wiltshire and Manchester. Mirelle London bags are handmade lovingly in Manchester by expert artisans, making each bag completely unique.
Waxed canvas backpacks, handmade in Lonon.
Designed in the Cotswolds, Created in London, Sold and Worn Worldwide, the RedMeg range of beautiful hand made leather handbags.
Simple, functional and durable carry goods for everyday adventuring. Waxed canvas bags, leather wallets and accessories designed and handmade in the hills of Wales.
Susannah Hunter leather appliqué handbags are coveted by discerning women all over the world. Their products are designed and handmade by a small highly-skilled team in Susannah’s atelier in Bloomsbury, London.
Teal – Practical bags and accessories made in Britain using leather and canvas.
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