Want to discover the next IT bag? Want to help an emerging designer get his or her amazing talents known? Want to make dreams come true?
Thousands of designers from all around the world submitted handbags, sketches and videos in 9 different categories, and they’ve been narrowed down to 5 finalists in each category. Only the one winner with the most votes overall will receive the Accessories Magazine Audience Fan Favorite Award.
“We are excited to have the top industry publication partner with us in discovering the next it bag designer from across the globe,” says Emily Blumenthal, Founder of Handbag Designer 101 and The Independent Handbag Designer Awards “It makes sense to have the accessory industry participate in this and also for them to be reminded that there is so much undiscovered talent that represents the newness and innovation customers are looking for.”
VIEW FINALISTS & VOTE BELOW
Scroll down and click on the photos you love most in each category to vote for the 2018 Independent Handbag Designer Awards Audience Fan Favorite below! BUT FIRST, meet the finalists! Get more information on each bag and view finalist videos and bios HERE.
The 45 finalist handbags will also be displayed in New York at AccessoriesTheShow, Javits Center, from June 10-12, so retail buyers can see, touch and experience the bags in person before voting! The 12th Independent Handbag Designer Awards takes place live on Wednesday, June 13th at the SVA Theatre at 8pm. For more information or to purchase tickets, click here.
The Accessories Magazine Audience Fan Favorite
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