When it comes to selecting a leather bag there are so many options. You could spend a fortune or $30. Part of what determines the price is whether you just want a nice looking functional leather bag or if you want a trendy fashionable name brand bag.
Starting on the low end if you’re just looking for a nice looking leather bag you might get started at a second hand store. Of course you may not find the bag you’re looking for at the first secondhand store but as with anything if you shop around you’re bound to find what you want. Here’s a tip though, if you live near a college town check the secondhand stores there. Also can get to a secondhand store near a trendy part of a large city you will have a better chance at finding a really nice leather bag in these locations.
If you prefer not driving around looking at stores for a nice leather bag try shopping online. There are lots of places if you’re looking for a new bag and a couple of places where you can find used bags. EBay is a great place to find both new and used items. If you keep your eye out and create a watch list you’re bound to get a deal on the bag you’re looking for.
If you want to go for a mid-priced leather bag you could try brands like Ralph Lauren or DKNY. These bags look nice and serve a functional purpose but won’t carry the same status or price as the big name brands. These types of bags will run you from about $60 to say $120. Leather duffle bag
Now if you want to take it up a notch and go for a bag that has got some real style and a name brand behind it you will spend more money. Coach bags are fairly well priced and will help you keep from blowing your budget. These bags will run from about $100 to $150 though some styles are much more. And if you are looking on eBay you will have the option of selecting from both new and used leather bags.
If you really want to spend a lot of money on a handbag and get a real classy bag that will give you status then you want to look at name brands like Prada, Christian Dior, Cole Haan, Gucci and Chanel. These fancy handbags can run as high as $2500 or more depending on the model. When you spend this much on a leather bag you know you are getting quality craftsmanship, quality leather and status. These are the types of leather bags that will set you apart from the crowd.