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The Best Handbags For Moms Everyday Wear 

June 5, 2023


Moms. They run the world! Even more, they run the family’s schedule and require a variety of tools throughout the day to do so. Which means, handbags for moms should be of utmost importance for storing all the goods!

If you’re a mom or searching for a perfect gift for a mom this is the guide for you. We’ll dive deep into all of the most frequently asked questions about handbags for moms. So keep reading for everything you need to know to make the best purchase.

What Are The Best Handbags For Moms?

The best handbags for moms are classics that go with any outfit and carry everything they need. That’s why leather handbags and leather totes are so popular. Leather is one of the most versatile materials available on the market today, and durable, too. 

Totes are a popular choice because they are ample in space and allow moms to carry everything they need. In fact some moms even use leather totes as diaper bags, for an elevated level of chic!

What To Look For In Buying A Handbag As A Busy Mom?

When looking for handbags for mom, here are a few extra helpful traits to look for -

-Hands free carrying - So she can hold the hands of her little ones, have access to check her phone or apple watch to stay in-tune with kids on the go, and more. This means crossbody bags make great handbags for moms.

-Hardware or style :For most, it can be helpful to find handbags for moms that have zippers or some type of closure. Often, mom’s will throw their bags in strollers, have them sitting in the bleachers, or need to be sure what’s inside stays secure, with chaotic schedules.

-Durability: Moms don’t have time to change bags, or switch out bags when they break down. So finding handbags for moms with durable materials and high quality hardware and craftsmanship is key.

How To Tell If A Bag Is High-Quality?

There are a few ways you can tell if a bag is high-quality or not. First, always be sure you’re purchasing from a reputable retailer. From there, you can check the bag’s construction or specifications to ensure it’s high-quality. The most telltale signs of high quality handbags for mom include -

-Distinct hardware

-Quality lining and stitching

-Long lasting material (like leather!)

Should You Buy An Expensive Handbag?

Buying a handbag can be considered an investment. For the most part, if you spend more on a quality bag, overtime it ends up costing less. That’s because of the amount of wear you’ll get in comparison to the price. Often, cheaper bags won’t last as long as expensive bags, so you could be paying more in the long run.

If it helps - instead of seeking out designer names for expensive handbags, seek out local artisans. If you seek out a handcrafted handbag you’re also supporting small, and flexing feel-good purchasing power.

What’s A Good Color Handbag That Goes Well With Everything?

The most common universal handbag colors are brown, white or cream, and black. Although as fashion becomes more individualistic and eclectic, now any color can contrast or coordinate with practically any outfit. So, buy what feels right for you or the mom you’re shopping for! The sky’s the limit when it comes to creativity and color, in handbags for moms.

What’s The Best Size Of Handbag For Moms To Wear Every Day?

The best size of handbags for moms will vary from mom to mom. While some moms of older children might prefer a small bag because they have fewer items to carry. While other moms of younger children might prefer a large bag to carry all of their kids’ favorite toys, snacks, etc.

In general, everyday handbags can be small, medium, or large, for moms, and others. It all depends on your lifestyle, and everyday activities.

There’s nothing moms like more - than something that lasts, and something that’s easy to wear. What helps is something that’s handmade, from a company that’s woman-owned. Enter In Blue Handmade into the conversation. Not only do we check off all the boxes, but every purchase is gives back too. By feeding 50 folks in need, through our partnership with Feeding America.

So, what are you waiting for? Shop handbags for mom at In Blue Handmade and find the one that works best for your style, and lifestyle.

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We are group of friends who handcraft leather and waxed canvas goods in Asheville, NC. We started in 2008 in Southern Illinois and moved to Asheville in 2011. Since then, the team has changed from one person (founder Mary Lynn Schroeder) to a team of nine Asheville residents and five amazing loud dogs.

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