Finally, it is spring. Every person is looking for renovation of his/her life and of a wardrobe too. “Destinations” is happy to tell you about the 10 best Ukrainian bag brands.
Natalia Eremenko is a designer who creates these leather handbags, backpacks and clutches. All products are handmade and produced in limited editions. Here you will rarely find monochrome models. There is a big demand on these bags thanks to bright colors, restrained forms and original fasteners. Production of individual orders takes up to 10 days.
Photo: Official website Bagart and pages in social networks
Where to buy: in the showroom at 20a, Mala Zhytomyrska Street or on Bagart official page in the social network.
Price: Popular Magnibag on chain (18 × 22 × 7 cm) costs UAH 1750, Moonbag’s (21 × 26) price is UAH 2200.
"Vabi" is a young Ukrainian brand but it is already very popular. The bags are made of felt. Models are concise, yet stylish, with high quality fittings. There is huge choice of colors: from mélange, mocha, black to saturated and bright yellow, red, blue, purple and others.
Photo: Official Vabi pages in social networks
Where to buy: in the showroom at 33/34 Bohdan Khmelnytsky Street, or on official Vabi Facebook page.
Price: depends on the bag size. A small one (23 × 17 cm, depth 4.5 cm) of any color on chain costs UAH 695. A large shopper bag costs UAH 1495.
Alice Grishaeva Workshop
The brand includes the bags made of leather and other natural materials. Here you will find bags for all occasions. Models are simple and minimalistic of different colors. In the workshop you can also find some leather wallets, folders and other accessories. Production takes up to 14 days.
Photo: Official pages of Alice Grishaeva Workshop in social networks
Where to buy: on official pages of Alice Grishayeva Workshop in social networks.
Price: Shopper bag made of matte red leather (35 × 40 × 12 cm) costs UAH 2800, price for roomy felted bag is UAH 2600.
These bags are also made of natural leather. The tailors do cutting manually. Anyone can choose the model and color on Bagllet official website. The palette is represented by such shades like retro red, green, gray, blue, brown, black, red. In addition, the company offers bags, belts, wallets, cases. Individual orders are also accepted. Production takes up to 14 days.
Photo: Official website Bagllet and pages in social networks
Where to buy: in the store at 31b, Pushkinska Street or online.
Price: Universal shoulder bag (33 × 23 × 9 cm), into which it is easy to put an 11-inch laptop, costs UAH 1264. Small stylish bag (27 × 22 × 8 cm) with a lid on the button costs UAH 1099.
Photos: Unique U official website
Unique U Handbags are really unique with the expressive details. They are created by designer Elena Yudkevich. These bags are designed in Ukrainian national motives, abstract patterns, images of fruits and vegetables. All bags are handcrafted by leather and suede.
Where to buy: in the store at 9/19 Vozdvizhenska Street, or on Unique U official website.
Price: small leather bag (21 × 17 × 4,5 cm) with zipper costs UAH 3400.
All Baneli products are handmade. Daria Ivanyushina is the creative designer. Her ideas are always unique. The feminine, elegant bags, as well as youth bags and pouches for travel are produced in the workshop. Baneli uses only high-quality materials: natural Italian leather, suede and garment accessories.
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Photo: Baneli official website
Where to buy: in the showroom at 17a Yaroslaviv Val, or on Baneli official website.
Price: classic black bag (20 × 20 × 11 cm) costs UAH 2500, and bold yellow handbag over a shoulder (20 × 16 × 9 cm) costs UAH 999.
Lviv designer Olena Yaroshevych sews leather bags, backpacks, tote bags and clutches of unusual geometric shapes. You can find a bag for a special event and for everyday use here. It is possible to select one of the models in the catalog or to make a personal order.
Photo: Yaroshevych official website
Where to buy: Yaroshevych official website
Price: Black casual leather bag (38 × 30 × 10 cm) of unusual geometric shape can be purchased for UAH 3000, a large leather backpack (38.5 × 27 × 17 cm) with a zipper costs UAH 2800.
EasyEasy team is known for its simple, basic products: men's & women's clothing and bags. Each item is created with the idea of the owner's comfort and combines brevity and functionality. Bags are made of natural leather. Shopper bag is a favorite model. But there are other models for special occasions. You just have to decide on the model and color.
Photo: EasyEasy official website and pages in social networks
Where to buy: Maidan Nezalezhnosti Square, "Globus" shopping center, 1st line. It is also possible to buy the bags on EasyEasy official website.
Price: Leather bags (33 × 25 × 10 cm) with a zipper and an adjustable handle will cost UAH 1150, and leather clutch on buttons (20 × 27 × 21 cm) costs UAH 630.
The brand is created by designer Julia Kordyukova. The recycling of previously used materials like leather, wool, suede, flax, which are taken out of old things, is the main philosophy of this brand. UliUlia knows a lot about sports bags and handy backpacks. The choice of models is very large. The color scheme is mainly muted: burgundy, beige, chocolate, gray, black, plus some bright colors are also used. All bags are handmade and the focus is on details.
Photo: UliUlia official website and pages in social networks
Where to buy: on UliUlia official website and in the social network
Price: black leather backpack with padlocks (31 × 24 × 9 cm) costs UAH 1700, the light jeans backpack (31 × 24 × 8 cm) costs UAH 850. Laconic black leather clutch can be purchased for UAH 650.
Creators of this brand assure that any minor damage to their bags, backpacks or clutches, whether it is a scratch or a spot of spilled coffee, can’t spoil a bag, because it should serve you and be functional first of all! The bag should not be just beautiful and stylish, but practical. Backpacks of Pryanik workhouse are very spacious.
Photo: Pryanik workhouse official website and pages in social networks
Where to buy: Pryanik workhouse official website
Price: Large black leather bag costs UAH 1800, small leather handbag that can be worn on the chest costs UAH 700.
Prices are valid from March the 1st, 2016. Enjoy your shopping!
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