American made designer purses and handbags are hard to find, so we've put together an ultimate source list for you. While some of these designer purses and handbags are a small investment, all of these brands offer quality products, and many of these brands offer lifetime warranties. Let us know which bag is your favorite in the comments section!

American Made Designer Purses and Handbags

Customized Leather and Canvas Bag Options from Jenny N.

Attention is in the details with bags from Jenny N.  Jenny Nemlekar designs and sews each one of her bags. She uses premium full-grain leather, metal hardware, and water-resistant canvas to line her bags. Jenny N. bags are built to last for years to come. As a one-woman operation, Jenny focuses on quality over quantity and provides customer-centric service. Every Jenny N. bag can be customized from the leather color, thread color, monogram, and closure styles.  View the Custom Bags section to see all of the customizations options and view Jenny's Instagram for inspiration on custom bags she's done in the past. There are so many options; the possibilities are endless. All of Jenny's bags are made by hand in her Dallas, Texas studio. $15 off order of $150+ on Jenny N. bags with discount code USALOVE. No expiration date.American made designer purses, handbags: Leather Handbags from Jenny N | Code USALove For $15 off orders over $150 #usalovelisted #handbags

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Luxury Travel Bag: Gra Handbags

Grá Handbags offers a luxurious and functional leather crossbody travel bag is designed for globetrotters everywhere. The purse comes equip with ten RFID shield credit card slots and an RFID shield passport pocket. This purse will keep every travel document organized in one compartment, allowing you to carry your phone, e-reader, sunglasses and more in the spacious second compartment. Brand founder and designer, Maryellen Kilkenny, started Grá – Gaelic for love –  after being inspired by her own wanderlust, and her frustration for the lack of functional luxury travel purses. Maryellen is committed to making her bags in the United States. She believes each of our purchases represents our support of jobs for our neighbors and fellow countrymen and women. The purse makes for a great gift and is a purse to have for years to come. It is $199.00.

American made designer purses, handbags: Gra Handbags #usalovelisted #handbags Image credit: Gra Handbags

Functional Luxury from Blair Ritchey

Blair Ritchey collection brings functional luxury to easily upgrade your wardrobe. Her namesake collection is designed and handcrafted by Blair in her Cleveland, Ohio studio. We love the Lango Messenger bag in this bright, neutral color (cement), perfect for all seasons. It offers adjustable straps, brass hardware, and a detachable wallet that can be used as a wristlet.  Blair's functional, timeless, and luxurious collection will last you for years to come.

 

American made designer purses, handbags: Leather Bag from Blair Ritchey - Indie Designer - Made in Ohio #usalovelisted #madeinUSAImage credit: Blair Ritchey

 

 

Sea Bags: Eco-Friendly, Vegan Totes and Handbags

Sea Bags has been making vegan, eco-friendly handbags in the USA since 1999. Their bags are handcrafted from recycled sails on the working waterfront in Portland, Maine. We love the Grey Mariner Stripe Tote for its sophisticated, nautical look. Sea Bags Vegan Tote - Eco-Friendly Handbags, Made in the USA - Sea Bags Discount code 10% off with code USALOVEImage credit: Sea Bags

 

Boho Chic From FOUNT Leather

Founded in 2014 by husband and wife team Phillip and Jackie Wachter, FOUNT‘s heirloom pieces are perfect for everyday wear. All their products are made from the finest full grain Italian leather and are crafted by hand in their Cleveland, Ohio studio.
American Made Handbags from FOUNT Leather | Handcrafted in Ohio #handbagsImage credit: FOUNT Leather
 

Beautiful Bags Etc: Embroidered Leather

Beautiful Bags Etc. grew 35 years ago when its founder, Catherine Cyko, began taking sewing and tailoring classes after reminiscing about the hum of her grandmother's treadle-powered sewing machine. She started designing her own handbags, all of which are handmade in the USA with attention to detail from the leather, to the lining, and the hardware. She uses full-grain aniline dyed leathers, polyester (fade proof) embroidery thread, and scratch resistant, heavy duty nylon zippers. It's not only the outside of the bag for which she has a keen eye – she uses drapery weight fabrics to line the inside of each handbag. Catherine develops and creates all of her handbag designs, many of which feature intricate and colorful embroidery designs. Image credit: Beautiful Bags Etc.Affordable American Made Leather Handbag - Leather Handbags from Beautiful Bags Etc. #handbags #leather #madeinusa #hobo

American Made Designer Handbags and Purses: The Ultimate Source List

  • 130 Degrees®, vegan, compact anti-theft travel cross body bags, made in Montana. 130 Degrees® produces a series of limited edition bags and several standard solid colors. These bags emphasize anti-theft capabilities with clever design features, making for extremely compact and compatible bags, perfect for everyday use or travel. There are two sizes of 130 Degrees® anti-theft purse – Tranquility 11 x 14-inches and UnderThere 7×7-inches.

130 Degrees - American made Vegan, Anti-Theft Handbags, Made in Montana

  • Artifact, carry-all and garden totes. All Artifact products are handmade in Omaha, Nebraska using the finest waxed canvas and leather and come with a lifetime guarantee.
  • Baggu makes its leather bags in New York. Baggu nylon bags are not American made.
  • Beargrass Leather handbags are custom made in Montana.
  • Beautiful Bags Etc. handcrafted embroidered leather handbags are made in the USA. Learn more about Beautiful bags made in USA handbags at the top of this post!Beautiful Bags Etc. Boho Bucket Bag Red Leather and Tapestry Cross Body - American Made Handbags: Beautiful Bags Etc handmade bags #madeinUSA #usalovelisted #handbagsImage credit: Beautiful Bags Etc. 
  • Beau & Ro Bag Company stylish belt bags (a.k.a fanny packs) and backpacks made in New York City.
  • Bella Modi customizable luxury handbags, tote bags, wristlets and more are made in Idaho.
  • BETSON Bags leather handbags are designed and handcrafted in Ohio.
  • Better Life Bags tote bags, shoulder bags, school/work bags and more are customizable and made in Detroit, Michigan.
  • Billykirk offers leather and waxed canvas totes and bags
  • Blair Ritchey collection brings functional luxury to easily upgrade your wardrobe. Blair's namesake collection which included totes, handbags, clutches and more, is designed and handcrafted by Blair in her Cleveland, Ohio studio. Learn more about Blair Ritchey at the top of this post!

American made handbags: Blair Ritchey luxury handbags #madeinUSA #usalovelisted #handbagsImage credit: Gra Handbags

  • Brynn Capella offers tons of handbag styles from cross body to shoulder bags, clutches and satchels.
  • Calleen Corderos namesake line is known for her quality leather shoes, and also offers a handbag line.
  • Cinda b‘s Fabric handbags, clutches, totes and more all are made in USA at the company’s factory in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
  • Clare Vivier offers leather bags of all styles and colors made in USA. I personally love the line!
  • Colonel Littleton designer purses and handbags are handmade in Texas from high quality American leather.
    American made handbags and purses: Col. Littleton leather bags #madeinUSA #usalovelsited #purses
    Image credit: Col. Littleton
  • Crystalyn Kae leather handbags are made from ethically sourced and re-purposed materials.
  • Cuyana sells a lovely selection of leather goods made in the United States such as wallets, tote bags and small zipper pouches. Not everything on this site is made in the USA, but everything is clearly labeled.
  • Danielle Sakry handbags are made in Minnesota.
  • FOUNT leather designer purses and handbags are made from fine Italian leather in Cleveland, Ohio. Learn more about FOUNT Leather handbags at the top of this article.
    American Made Handbags: FOUNT leather bags #madeinUSA #usalovelisted #handbags
    Image credit: FOUNT Leather 
  • Frank Clegg has been making leather goods in Fall River, Massachusetts since 1970. The brand even offer exotic American alligator leather bags and accessories.
  • Grá Handbags makes a luxurious and functional leather crossbody travel bag is designed for globetrotters everywhere. The purse comes equipped with ten RFID shield credit card slots and an RFID shield passport pocket. This purse will keep every travel document organized in one compartment, allowing you to carry phone, e-reader, sunglasses and more in the spacious second compartment. Learn more about Gra Handbags at the top of this post!
    American Made Handbags and purses: Gra Handbags perfect for travel! #madeinUSA #usalovelisted #handbags #travel
    Image credit: Gra Handbags
  • Graf Lantz offers leather and wool felt bags and totes of all sizes.
  • Harveys handbags, totes, clutches are vegan and made from seatbelts.
  • HFS Collective handbags are made from eco-friendly materials.
  • Holly Aiken designs and makes vinyl handbags and a very mod diaper bags in North Carolina.
  • Jenny N leather designer purses and handbags are handmade in Texas. Learn more about Jenny N handbags American made designer handbags at the top of this post. Code USALOVE gets you free shipping on orders within the US from Jenny N.
    American made handbags: Jenny N leather handbags, purses, clutches #madeinUSA #usalovelisted #purses #handbags
    Image credit: Jenny N. 
  • Joshu + Vela totes, handbags, duffle bags are available made from leather or canvas.
  • JT Carpet Bag handbags have been made in Los Angeles for over 50 years.
  • Kamen Road is a travel and work bag collection committed to natural material, ethics, purpose, and opportunity.
  • Katie Kalsi handbags are made in the USA with interchangeable hand painted leather straps.
  • K.Slade designer handbags are classic and straight forward. Learn more about K. Slade designer handbags at the top of this article.

American made handbags and purses: K. Slade leather bags #madeinUSA #usalovelisted #handbagsImage credit: K. Slade

  • Lotuff leather handbags are handmade in Providence, Rhode Island.
  • Malibu American offers bohemian style luxury bags that are made in the USA, California to be exact. Learn more about Malibu American luxury handbags at the top of this article. 
  • Mei Vintage handbags are made with care and thought, utilizing a mixture of new, organic and recycled materials. They offer vintage kimono fabric bags come in limited editions and each bag is unique.
  • Merci Fortune designer leather handbags are made in New York City.
  • Molly G handbags, clutches, and wallets are made in Los Angeles.
  • moop canvas and waxed canvas handbags, clutches and more are made in Pennsylvania.
  • Moro Tran luxury handbags are crafted in NYC.
  • Paige Hamilton Design handbags are made of waterproof nylon and Italian leather.  Made in California.
  • Pietro offers well priced made in USA leather handbags in both trendy and classic styles.
  • R.Riveter handbags are made in the USA by military spouses.
  • Rebecca Ray Designs offers classic style leather totes. If you love Dooney & Burke purses, you'll love Rebecca Ray.
  • Rough and Tumble Bags leather and waxed canvas handbags, tote bags, and more are made in Maine.
  • Sea Bags bags are made from recycled sailcloth in the heart of Portland, Maine’s working waterfront. Learn more about Sea Bags handbags at the top of this article. 
    American made handbags and purses: SeaBags made in Maine #usalovelisted - Sea Bags Discount code 10% off with code USALOVEImage credit: Sea Bags
  • Shana Luther handbags are handmade in NYC.
  • Shannon South sustainable leather bags are made from remnants and upcycled materials.
  • Shinola leather and suede handbags and totes are made in Detroit.
  • Skipper Bags are beach totes made of repurposed sails made in Maryland.
  • Spicer Bags cork and textile handbags are made in San Francisco.
  • Stephanie Dawn offers cotton bags. If you love Vera Bradley, shop  Stephanie Dawn for the made in USA option!
  • Tchoup Industries uses waxed cotton canvas which is all natural, lightweight, and highly water-resistant. These American made vegan handbags are versatile and durable. 15% off Tchoup Industries with discount code USALOVE.

Made in USA Vegan Handbags from Tchoup Industries - Discount Code USALOVE saves you 15%Image credit: Tchoup Industries

American Made Purses and Handbags- Retailers

Below are retailers that offer a selection of made in USA purses and handbags. Read labels carefully! Not all products offered by these sites are American made.

Designer Purses and Handbags Made in USA Ultimate Source List

Have we missed anything on this list of American made designer purses and handbags?  Which is your favorite?  Share other American made handbag brands with us in the comment section!

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