Handbags besides being an item of usage to manage your stuff when outdoors is also deemed as a style statement product and fashion accessory. With multiple brands available in the market, it becomes a hassle selecting the best.
Here is a list of the 10 top selling brands of handbags and purses available in the Indian market in 2016.
This Delhi-based brand was founded in 2010. They started off their career by launching a collection at the International Leather Fair in Chennai. They proudly promote the fact that their bags are real girls and not celebrities. With a unique set of designs, this brand has definitely taken the bag industry by storm and it is quite within the affordability range.
Kara was established in the year 2009 and has two organized manufacturing units to design the bags. The brand has its launch office in Delhi, however, besides the two retail outlets that are exclusively dedicated to Kara; the brand is also available at Ritu Wear, Kapsons Metro Shoes, and Ebony Reliance Footprints.
8. The House of Tara
Offering a wide array of digital prints and funky designs, The House of Tara is more of a youth-oriented brand. It was founded in the year 2012 and has been successfully selling in India. The use of Indian textiles to create the bags also is what sets it apart.
7. Lino Perros
A brainchild of the designer duo Natasha and Sanjay, this brand came into existence in 1999 and is marketed under Sumitsu Apparel Pvt Ltd. It is known for its top quality products and has been honored with the Maitra Award in the year 2012.
6. Da Milano
Da Milano is a highly acclaimed Italian brand that manufactures which sells high-quality bags with wonderful designs. At Da Milano, It has 38 showrooms across the country and is known to claim to introduce in the market 8-10 fresh products per week. The brand has also been felicitated with the award for “Most Admired Retailer of 2012” in the Fashion Accessories segment.
Ladida is a highly ethical brand that despises cruelty to animals and abolishes the use of animal leather. The bags are made utilizing faux leather or synthetic leather. The brand came into existence in the year 2001 and since then has portrayed remarkable growth. It is a collaboration of nearly 15 designers who are to be credited for the unique designs offered by this brand.
Parented by VIP Industries, Caprese was launched in India in 2012. This suits the purpose of those who are looking to buy high-quality handbags at affordable prices. This brand is available at showrooms, retail outlets, or under the roof of Pantaloons, Shopperstop, etc. The price range of bags from Caprese extends from 2000INR to 7000INR.
Baggit hit the market in 1990 and is a top-notch brand today manufacturing quality bags and purses. It was launched by Nina Lekhi. It offers a wide variety of bags to choose from. Initially, the Baggit retail was available in Mumbai only, however, now every major city, be it Bangalore or Delhi, has an outlet.
Lavie stepped foot in the Indian market in the year 2010 and is parented by Planet Retail, a Gurgaon based company. Products from Lavie are sold at outlets in 20 cities nationwide. These include retail outlets such as Shoppers Stop, Pantaloons, Lifestyle, Bagzone, Samsonite that sells collective items ranging from apparels to bags to accessories and home products. There is a huge variety of color and design that suits the taste of confident and fashionable young women.
Hidesign is an Indian start-up company based in Pondicherry. It was established in the year 1978 and was originally christened Hide Design. The products by this brand catered mainly to the international market. However, it started operating in the Indian market since the year 1999. The prime designer for Hidesign is Alberto Ciaschin. The brand sells almost over 40000 bags on a monthly basis. Aiming high enough, this brand has a set target of producing a Rs 600Cr turnover by the year 2018. The bags by this reputed brand fall in the price range between Rs 4000 and Rs 25000.