4 Local Brands For Your Handbag Fix

Get ready to shop till you drop!
by Janelle Yau   |  Jun 26, 2016
Image: Giovanne | instagram.com/gvnthelabel
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Balancing academics, org work, and social life can take a toll on you. After all nailing a test, planning a school event, and still finding time for your friends and family is seriously a tough job! So for days when you’re stressing and feel like absolutely nothing is going your way, keep calm and buy a handbag! To help you destress, we’ve rounded up four local brands with cute and chic bag designs that can surely turn that frown upside down whether you’re simply online window shopping or actually making a purchase.

ANMA Lifestyle


ANMA Lifestyle specializes in leather travel wallets, but they make a pretty mean leather shopper tote, too! Their shopper totes are spacious, durable, and available in basic colors which means it goes well with pretty much anything in your closets!

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La Bolsa by Michelle Go

Combining fun and functionality together, La Bolsa houses candy-colored handbags that won’t fail to inject some color and fun into your OOTDs. If you prefer your handbags in basic colors no worries, because they have pieces in neutral shades, too! Plus, their bags are usually big and spacious making it perfect to tote around school without sacrificing style.


Posh Pocket Shoes

Posh Pocket Shoes originally sells just footwear. But they have added bags in their portfolio and their bucket bags are a favorite here in the Candy HQ! Their bags are made out of vegan leather, too making it animal-friendly!

Giovanne The Label


If you’re into dainty and feminine handbags, then you have to check out Giovanne The Label! Their pieces are available in basic and pastel colors which makes it easy for you to mix and match your different closet pieces with your purse.

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Janelle Yau
Fashion and Beauty Assistant
The Rebecca Bloomwood of Manila. I spend half of my time obsessing about the latest fashion craze, and the other half overthinking and over-analyzing just about anything under the sun. When I’m not busy as a bee playing with fifty shades of pink lippies, you can probably catch me swiping my plastic for yet another pair of shiny, pointed gold flats.
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