Types of handmade bags in India - Clinkwagon

Updated: Jul 20



There are many types of handmade bags in India. These bags are made in variety of materials. Leather handmade bags, handmade cloth bags, handmade straw bags, bags made of wire, knitted bags, canvas bags handmade, paper bags and more.

As the world is becoming more and more sustainable in lifestyle and fashion, empower artisans in your own tiny way to be a part of the environment friendly lifestyle by taking an initiative.

Check out the various types of handmade bags

  • Handmade Tote bags

  • Handmade Sling bags

  • Handmade Cosmetics cases and Bottlebags

  • Handmade Purses


Handmade Tote bags


Tote bags gained their popularity in the late 1960’s when designer Bonnie Cashin created her Cashin Carry Tote. The vibrant and bold design became a fashion trend in no time. Tote bags have their origin in 1940's when an US company LL bean created their first bag for carrying ice and wood. Now tote bags are a fashion statement, used both for their fashion element and their ergonomics.

Totes are usually made of canvas and are highly durable in nature. Tote bags of different shapes, prints and colours are available in the market now. Totes are so popular also because they are so convenient, afford a fairly long life and come in so many colors and sizes with so many customizable features.....



If you don't own a handmade tote bag by now grab one to experience the tote magic.


Handmade Sling bags.



Sling bags are considered to be a recent fashion trend. But in India, we were told through stories about the 'jholas' being used from ancient times.

What is a sling bag?

Sling bags or cross body bags are worn across the body. They are made of various materials like leather, cotton, synthetic and are extremely convenient and trendy looking.



Handmade sling bags are popular in fashion because of their ease of use and convenience. These are unisex bags that both men and women prefer carrying them.


Handmade cosmetics cases and travel bags.


Cosmetics cases/make-up pouches have become an essential part of the daily carry-along things for women. A simple cosmetics case can make you a better you all through your day. Handmade cosmetics cases are an essential accessory to carry along, for young women of today. And what’s more…..if it can’t be trendy looking, fashionable and absolutely eco-friendly!



Handmade purses



Money purses are the most popular types of bags available in the market. A handmade purse carried along, always makes a bold statement that you care about the environment and the future of the earth you live in. Sporting eco-friendly products has become more than just a personal preference in today’s lifestyle & living choices.


Live in fashion, but fashion with a conscience.

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