Looking for a new leather handbag but want to support South African businesses at the same time? We’ve got you covered with 12 places to buy leather handbags online in South Africa.
Like a black dress, a leather handbag is a wardrobe staple because not only does it go with everything but it also lasts for a very long time. And because a leather handbag can cost more than a regular bag, we’ve searched for local online stores that stock leather handbags that will suit any budget.
Nelly Bags & Accessories
Run by two sisters, Nelly Bags & Accessories, focuses on handbags as an ode to their late grandmother Nellie Swart.
Website: Nelly Bags & Accessories
Big leather bags start at R1000
If you’re looking for a South African shop that sells leather handbags and amazing leather pumps, start at Stonecamp. Their bags come in different colours but we’re particularly fond of the shiny colours.
Big leather bags start at R2400
Alex & Marla
Alex & Marla is run by a team of five women who are passionate about working with leather.
Big leather bags start at R2295
Mat & May
Mat & May is one of our favourite spots to buy leather handbags in South Africa – they also stock everything from all types of bags to jackets and accessories as well as eyewear.
The leather shopper starts at R1999
While Tsonga is known for their sandals and boots, their bags are as unique as their shoes.
Smaller crossbody leather bags start from R1499
Our Nomfuso is an exciting addition to our handbag collection! It is an adjustable handbag that can be worn as a shopper with double straps which can also be converted into a single strap that can then be worn over the shoulder. Shop in store and online: https://www.tsonga.com/collections/bags-accessories/products/nomfuso-tobacco-vintage
Zemp, formerly Jinger Jack, offers a wide range of handcrafted leather bags that can be personalised by adding your name or monogram onto your bag!
Shoulder bags start at R2090
Rust & Revenge
Rust & Revenge offer leather handbags from only R745 each.
Leather bags start at R745
Titch is an independent design studio situated in Cape Town that focuses on leather accessories.
The red leather bag starts at R1350
Jekyll & Hide
Jekyll & Hide offer a variety of products and have used RFID-blocking fabric; preventing harmful radio waves from accessing, storing or cloning your private information.
Smaller leather bags start from R2097
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In addition to bags, Antelo also makes cellphone sling bags which are big enough to carry your phone in.
Leather totes start at R810
Mally bags are focused on being functional and understated. They also have a range of baby bags.
The brown leather saddle bag starts at R1950
All Ilundi bags are handcrafted and hand sewn – we love the statement colours. They have a mix of classic styles and trendy designs that should meet your South African leather handbag needs!
Their signature bags start at R750