From classic and timeless designs to trendy and bold statement pieces, American-made purses offer something for everyone – no matter your style or budget. Plus, knowing that your purchase is supporting American workers and their families makes it all the more special, right babes???
What really sets American-made purses apart is the level of craftsmanship and attention to detail that goes into each and every single piece. These designers take pride in their work, ensuring that every stitch and seam is perfect and that the materials used are of the highest quality.
There’s just no denying it. American-made purses are unique – they’re durable, functional, stylish, and support local craftsmen and businesses. There are so many options for American-made purses at a range of price points, so you can find one for any outfit, style, or budget.
In this roundup, we’re highlighting 10 of our favorite American-made purses that require a place in every edgy fashionista’s collection. Each of these purses is thoughtfully designed and handcrafted in the USA using high-quality, eco-friendly materials. Because why buy generic when you can get a one-of-a-kind accessory that supports American workers? Exactly.
10 American Made Purses You NEED In Your Closet
Designer American Made Purses
K.Slade Brooklyn Foldover Purse
This timeless American brand values quality and simplicity. Their handbags are designed in Evansville, Indiana, and made in Chicago, Illinois using only the best materials like leather, cloth, and hardware. You can really tell that they put a lot of thought into their designs and the products are made to last.
The K. Slade Brooklyn Foldover was created to be classy and compact but also functional. This lightweight bag is ideal for carrying credit cards, cash, and other essentials. The foldover is just a single pouch with pebble black leather on the outside and a light cream-colored liner on the inside.
It features a contrast between the deep black leather exterior and the brilliant gold zipper and pulls. The bag is 100% made in the USA. And, you can even customize it with a small monogram in the lower right corner during purchase. (For a small added cost.) This bag could work well for everyday carry inside a larger bag. Or, for lightweight use on your next date night at Topgolf.
MOHOP Iridescent Vegan Leather Tote
In a world overrun by mass production and consumerism, Mohop emerged as a beacon of hope in 2005. With a mission to spread joy and positivity, they sought to challenge the exploitative manufacturing systems that plague our planet. They believe that true beauty lies in the art of craftsmanship, and are dedicated to creating products that reflect this belief. Plus, they have a strong commitment to ingenuity and sustainability at the heart of everything they do.
This purse is *chefs kiss*. It was designed and made by an artist, an architect, and their advanced machines. They used this super fancy vegan iridescent leather that looks and feels incredible. Plus, the lining is soft vegan suede. The shoulder strap is faux leather and has a 9.5″ drop that’s really comfy. And the hardware is super hardcore, so you know it’s gonna last. Our fav part? The size is perf for hitting the gym, and the color matches pretty much any athleisure outfit.
Best of all, it’s totally cruelty-free and made with responsible practices, so we know you’re gonna love it! They have a wild choice of color options, like scarab that is a bright yellow to gold gradient, ruby red, emerald green, and pewter. Even black chinchilla (it’s a pattern, not actual chinchilla fur), silver crocodile (again… a pattern, not actual crocodile skin), and copper.
Von Holzhausen Circle Crossbody
The Los Angeles-based brand has very high standards, which we can all relate to. Each product is hand-crafted by a master artisan with each material being 100% vegan and ethically made. The brand focuses on sustainability as much as durability. Fun fact: they collaborated with Tesla using their Banbū Leather for the interior of vehicles. Truly showing that their leather can take a rough beating.
The circle crossbody is made from bamboo, which is the most renewable resource on the planet, so it’s super eco-friendly. Plus, it’s 100% vegan, which is a win in our book. The bag is inspired by the circular form of the bamboo plant and has a really cool knotted strap that you can adjust to your liking. It’s also got a black metal zipper to keep your stuff secure. There’s even an outer pocket and an inside pocket, too.
Banbū Leather is a luxe vegan material that feels like lambskin but is totally cruelty-free. The liner is made of a soft microfiber cloth that feels like suede, but it’s actually made from post-consumer plastic. It’s seriously the perfect bag for anyone who wants to look stylish while also being conscious about the environment and animal welfare. You can get this crossbody bag in the colors oat (a creamy white), stone (grey), forest green, and black.
American Made Leather Purses
AYDA & Co Collection Tote
With such a badass boss mentality and driven by desire for functionality, AYDA set out to revolutionize the fanny pack and create a new staple accessory for people on-the-go. With the support of her loved ones and the success of her initial designs, AYDA knew that she was onto something big.
Drawing on her background in design and her passion for quality craftsmanship, AYDA expanded her line beyond belt bags and created a range of stunning handbags. Each piece is meticulously crafted by her team of skilled artisans in the heart of Los Angeles, California.
Today, AYDA & CO is a brand synonymous with style, functionality, and quality. From the busy mom on-the-go to the fashion-forward trendsetter, her brand has something for everyone. This made it so hard to just choose one purse to show you.
Girl, you will make a statement with this purse. This tote is a staple in any fashion-forward collection, providing a perfect blend of style and practicality. The premium leather construction of this tote ensures it’s durable enough to withstand daily use. All while the premium red suede interior adds a pop of color and a touch of luxury. The snakeskin look is 100% leather and will bring you endless style options.
Lotuff Braided Tripp
Made in “America’s Creative Capital,” Rhode Island, Lotuff Leather has been making leather bags since 2013. This mostly female-operated business is home to graduates from some of the finest art institutions in the world. Their collection of totes, backpacks, and even pet accessories has us scrambling for our credit card!
The Braided Tripp is a women’s handbag that caters to the needs of the contemporary woman. It is crafted by hand in the United States using natural, vegetable-tanned leather, ensuring its durability for a lifetime. Lotuff is a brand that gives us all the reasons why buying American made products is important.
This version of the Tripp is extra special, with a gorgeous hand-braided front cover that’s totally unique. It’s a real work of art. Getting inside is a breeze thanks to the extended zipper. And, once you’re in, you’ll be amazed at how much you can fit in there. Cards, your phone, and all your daily or travel must-haves will be right at your fingertips.
And here’s the best part: the Tripp comes with a removable cross-body strap that attaches to small, solid-brass d-rings on each side of the bag. Take it off, and you’ve got a clutch that’s perfect for a night out. It’s perfect for traveling or any occasion where you want to look stylish and be hands-free. It is available in classic black, indigo, deep forest green, and olive green.
Molly G Wild Child Hobo Bag
This killer brand started in San Clemente, California, in 2016. Their goal is to provide high-quality leather handbags that are not only beautiful but also come with excellent service. What’s even better is that they’re made in the USA by women-owned production houses! YAS!!
Molly G’s vintage-inspired hobo bag is back, and it’s perfect for unleashing your inner Wild Child! You know how much we love our buttery-soft leather, and this bag is no exception. It’s unique and effortlessly cool, with a wide shoulder strap for comfort and a back slip pocket for convenience. Plus, that asymmetrical flap and bottom fringe add some serious style points. (And we all know fringe is perf for a night at the rodeo.) This bag comes in black and bone white, but you can find colors like cream, grey, navy, pink, red, animal print, olive, and many more with their other collections.
Frank Clegg Adelie Lock Closure Bag
Frank Clegg Leatherworks is known for producing some of the highest-quality leather goods on the market. Since 1970, the company has been creating products that are both eternal and distinctive. Literally embodying the essence of true American luxury. Each of Frank Clegg’s bags, totes, and accessories that leave the workshop in Fall River, Massachusetts, are carefully crafted by Frank and his team to ensure that they will last for years to come.
You can’t underestimate this little Adelie bag! It may be small, but the structure ensures you have enough space for all your essentials. It’s perfect for when you’re traveling, going out at night, or just running errands. Plus, it’s easy to access with its tuck lock closure, so you don’t have to worry about losing anything important. Made with leather that is vegetable-tanned and full-grain, with a smooth surface achieved through the conditioning process. It develops a unique patina over time and has a protective film for a subtle sheen. Your color options are chestnut, cognac, chocolate, black, green, red, navy, burgundy, and olive.
Just know that this brand makes its luxury products as ordered. So, anything you find on their site will say that it is out of stock, but they will allow you to place your order and receive your masterpiece within 5-7 weeks.
Calleen Cordero Blaze Easton Handbag
An absolute must-have accessory, the gorgeous black leather shoulder bag that’s sure to turn heads. With edgy studwork throughout, this bag adds a touch of rebellion to any outfit. Made from supple black leather, this bag is as soft to the touch as it is stylish. Swoon.
Equipped with an interior zip pocket and two side compartments, this bag is perf for keeping your essentials organized while you’re on-the-go. Whether you’re heading to work, a night out with friends, or just running errands, this shoulder bag will help you create a killer look.
American Made Concealed Carry Purses
Independent Crossbody Clutch
We couldn’t even believe that this beauty has been hiding away from our closets for so long! It’s got this mesmerizing snakeskin pattern that’s been carefully embossed onto luxurious leather. And get this, it’s versatile enough to rock as a crossbody or clutch.
Plus, it was crafted with love by women, for women, right here in the good ol’ USA! And to top it all off, they’re hooking you up with a free “Americana Girl” silk scarf to really complete the look.
As you browse through the collection of purses on the Gun Goddess site, you’ll find that each one comes with detailed measurements for the gun compartment. And here’s a pro tip: make sure to leave at least half an inch of space around the zipper for easy access. You can feel confident and comfortable carrying your firearm, and their purses are designed with your safety in mind.
Ann Laced Concealed-Carry Satchel
Get ready to fall head over freaking heels for Ann’s stunning distressed faux leather, complete with laced sides and a chic tassel that’s sure to turn heads!
Thanks to its dual strap options, you’ll have the best of both worlds with this versatile bag. Choose between the two short handles for a classic look. Or, switch to the adjustable shoulder strap for a trendy crossbody carry. And don’t forget – this sophisticated bag is even lockable for added security!
Keep in mind that the flimsy nylon and elastic purse holsters that come with most bags are a good starting point, but they won’t cut it for many firearms. Don’t expect your gun to securely “click” into place – these holsters offer no retention whatsoever. If you turn your bag upside down, your weapon will likely slip out.
Gun Goddess sells a Kydex purse holster that’s custom-molded to fit your specific firearm, complete with snap-in retention.
Make a difference with your fashion & choose exclusively American-Made purses!
American-made purses are not only stylish and well-crafted, but they also provide a sense of pride in supporting local businesses and artisans. We’ve highlighted some truly exceptional options, ranging from classic and timeless to trendy and unique.
Whether you’re looking for a crossbody, clutch, or tote, there’s an American-made purse out there for you. So go ahead, and treat yourself to something special while also supporting the economy and the talented artisans who bring these designs to life.
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