Handbags/Evening Bags


Vintage HOBBS Polka Dot Bag - Clutch/Shoulder Bag - Hobbs of London - Vintage Bags - Black/White Dots

This is a really cute bag from the 1980's, by Hobbs of London. It is classic black with white polka dots, and has three different styles that you can use. It's a clutch bag, and has two interchangeable straps, one long, so that you can use it as a shoulder bag, and one short so that you can use it as a handbag.

Made of 64% cotton and 34% viscose with a magnetic press stud clasp beneath the button on the front. Internally the bag is lined with material printed with the name Hobbs and there is a small leather Hobbs signature on the inside/back.

This lovely little classic bag is in exceptionally good, if not perfect condition.

Size: 6 ins x 6 ins x 2 1/2 ins
Height: 6 ins (without handles)
Base Width: 6ins
Top Width: 5 1/4 ins
Shortest handle drop: 2 ins
Longest handle drop (cross body/shoulder ): 24 ins

The perfect style and size to carry your essentials and style up your outfit.

Exquisite craftsmanship and pin-sharp attention to detail are intrinsic to the Hobbs brand.

Price: 39 euro
39.00 €            


Small Blue Beaded Evening Bag - Vintage Bag - 1980s
Beaded details grace this small handbag/purse, made of a greyish blue silk like material. The bag is fairly flat, with a zipper top and the beads (a mix of glass seed and bugle beads) form a mesh-type pattern over the exterior surface. Two solid ropes of beads form the handles.

The interior is the same material as the outside (without the beads). There is a label stitched inside with the name Bijoux Terner. Both the inside and outside are in excellent, perfectly clean condition, with no marks at all and there are no missing beads. The bag looks as though it has hardly been used.

Complete your look this season with this cute little purse.

Size: approx. 9 x 7 inches (Handles are approx. 6 inches in height.
Price: 18 euro
18.00 €            


1950s Black Leather Small Handbag - Jane Shilton
A cute little black leather handbag, made in England in the 1950s by Jane Shilton. It has two top handles and a very unusual curved decorative gold bar with a leather strip set into it, across the top. The clasp clips over the top of it.

Internally, there are two open pockets. One on each side. The lining is black material and is very clean and unmarked. There is a matching purse and small mirror inside too. All of the hardware on the bag and purse is gold tone.
There are a few very minor marks to the outside of the bag. They are too small to show in the photos. Just very small scuffs.

A very pretty little classic 1950s bag by a celebrated designer.

Size: approx. 7 inches high x 8 wide x 2 3/4 inches deep at the base. If the handles are included, the height is approx. 13 inches.

Price: 34 euro
34.00 €            


1950s Navy Blue Suede/Leather Handbag
Classic vintage 1950s two handled handbag in dark navy blue suede with navy leather top trim at the front and handles.

The hardware is gold metal, with a pretty elongated oval clasp, and four little protective feet on the base of the bag.

Inside is tan suede with an open pocket on one side and a zipper pocket on the other.

This bag is in very good condition with only two small (tiny) issues. The first is that there are two or three teeny spots of ink on the inside near the frame. I have tried to show them in the last photograph. The second is that there is a 10mm section of stitching on the front left hand side near the base that are showing as white. I don't know why. It could easily be touched up, but I haven't done so, as I prefer my customers to see what they are getting.

So apart from those two tiny issues, the bag is in great condition, is very clean, and looks hardly used.

Classic styling to take you to work and out in the evenings/weekends too.

Size: approx. Width at Top - 9 1/2 inches
Width at Base - 10 1/4 inches
Depth at Base - 3 1/4 inches
Price: 39.80 euro
39.80 €            


1930s Small Beige Leather Handbag
A lovely little handbag from the 1930s with crinkled beige leather and chrome hardware, including a decorative bar to the front, and an oblong clasp that has that lovely click to it when you close it.

The top handle of the bag is doubled over and connected at the centre with a leather loop. There is a long link chain shoulder strap which I believe to have been added at a later date since it doesn't have allowance to be closed inside the bag when you don't want to use it. I have left it on in case you want to keep it as a shoulder bag, but it is really easy to take off if you wish.

The inside is lined with finely corded material that looks like silk, but of that I can't be sure. There is an open pocket on one side which is top hemmed with beige leather and there is an integrated purse at the centre of the bag which has two separate compartments, and closes with a kiss clasp.

This little bag is in very, very good condition for it's age. The only thing I can see to note for you is that there are a few extremely small rust marks on the inside lining, which appear to be where the metal of the purse sits, and the metal on the internal purse hardware has some small tarnished spots. The outside is clean and smart with no sign of wear. All in all it looks to have hardly been used.

A small bag, large in quality. Perfect for everyday or evening use and a great addition to your vintage accessories collection.

Size: Approx. Side to side at bottom 7 inches
Side to side at top 6 1/4 inches

Height 6 1/2 inches
Depth 1 inch, opening to 3 inche

The handle at full height adds approx. 2 1/2 inches to the height.
The shoulder chain is approx. 11 inches long.

Price: 38 euro
38.00 €            


Vintage Pierre Cardin Handbag/Clutch - Tan Leather/Gold Chain
A small vintage handbag/clutch from the 1980s, by the designer Pierre Cardin.

Made in Paris this bag features a soft tan leather outer with natural coloured Hessian logo print interior. The Pierre Cardin Logo is on the front of the bag as a decoration, as well is printed inside.

The bag opens on a metal suspension and has a gold shoulder chain that can be tucked inside if you want to use the bag as a clutch, or used in a briefcase or larger bag/tote for work.

In very good condition with no damage. The inside is pristine.

A lovely little bag that will give you tons of use, from work in a larger tote through to a clutch after work to a wine bar or restaurant. Would look fabulous as a small shoulder bag for casual use. To cut a long story short it is a total classic.

Size: 10 1/2 inches (width at bottom) x 7 inches (height). Opens to depth of 2 inches.

Price: 48 euro

48.00 €            


Vintage 1950s Patent Leather Handbag - Bronze/Brown
This is an elegant and original ladies 1950s vintage rich metallic bronze/brown patent leather, clasp top hand bag with a beautiful design and in fantastic vintage condition with no damage, dirt or wear and tear. Clean and ready to use. IN excellent, as new condition. It even comes in its original box complete with tissue paper.

Made by Meadows of Regent Street, London, England. It has a classic design with a smart angular shape, a clasp top closure, a single arched leather handle, and all gold hardware. It is lined in a soft tan suede and has lots of room inside for all your essentials. There is a zippered pocket with space behind it on one side and an open pocket on the other side.

It measures 9.25 inches wide, 7.5 inches high, 2.5 inches deep and from the arch of the handles to the base is 12.5 inches.

Price: 52 euro

52.00 €            


Vintage 1950s Tan Leather Handbag
This is a gorgeous original 1950s top quality handbag, made in England by Marquessa, in genuine textured and veined leather in a Tan shade. and fully lined in soft Tan suede.

Made in England in the 1950's this handbag is in excellent condition. Almost as fresh & clean as when new. It has a few very small scuff marks – difficult to see.

There are two single strap handles which are attached to the bag with gilt hooks. The frame and clasp are gilt, and are pristine and all in perfect working order. The clasp has a few minor scuffs. It gives a lovely click when fastened. I love that sound that vintage handbags have when you close them.

The inside is lined with suede. At the very base of the inside of the bag there are three or four small ink marks and there is a teeny tiny mark just under the right hand hinge.

Inside there are lots of pockets, three on each side, two with a zipper closure and four open. Each of the pockets is lined with silk. There is also a small matching suede coin purse with a trim that matches the leather of the bag, and a silk interior, and a double sided pocket mirror.

13 inches wide x 9 inches high x 3.5 inches deep. The handles give it a further approx. 6 inches.

It's hard to find bags of this age that still in great condition. This is one of them. Pure Class.

Price: 84 euro
84.00 €            


1950s Black Embroidered Clutch Purse
An original 1950's small clutch purse in black with an embroidered tapestry panel down the front centre. The inside is lined with red satin, and the top is a gold metal bar and kiss clasp.

This little clutch purse is in excellent condition with no flaws found inside or out.

Back in the time it was made it would have been taken to a dance or wedding to carry a lipstick, compact and keys, plus perhaps a little money. Today we would have our mobile phone as well, but unfortunately it wont fit inside this little cutey, so it will have to be used for when a phone isn't needed, or perhaps use it inside a larger bag.

A nice addition to your vintage accessory collection.

Size: 5 x 4.5 inches
Price: 18.50 euro
18.50 €            


Vintage 1970s Black Beaded Evening Bag
Vintage 1970s Black Beaded Evening Bag

A cute little evening bag from the 1970's that can be used as a clutch or with the strap.

Made of pleated silky material with a plain silk material top section on the back , and on the front it is sewn with tiny black glass beads.

Internally the bag is lined with silk and there is one internal pocket.

The frame is made of shiny chrome and the clasp is a chrome kiss clasp. There is a chrome link chain which is attached to a fitting that can be moved outwards, or closed down inwards to make the bag into a clutch.

A very nice little bag that is in excellent, as new condition both inside and out.
Perfect for your special outings.

Size: approx. 6 1'2 inches at the base, 5 inches at the top, 6 inches from the top of the clasp to the bottom of the bag. The handle adds a further 8 inches to the height of the bag.

Price: 18 euro
18.00 €            


Vintage 1940s Gold Evening Bag
Vintage 1940s Gold Evening Bag

A small sparkly gold evening bag from the 1940's, made of knitted gold thread which is lined with pale gold satin.

The knitted bag is attached to two gold bars with screw on ends, which slip through the bag and attach it to the frame, which is fastened with a kiss clasp.

All of the metal is gold plated and of very good quality. There is also a link chain handle which attaches to two loops, one on each side of the frame.

The bag is in very good condition, with some very slight wear to the chain due to it's age. There is a tiny ball point pen mark on the inside.

Although the bag is described as knitted, it doesn't look handmade in a shabby way at all, and if it was, it was done very professionally.

A really cute and totally original little bag to add to your collection of vintage items. Make sure to use it too. It's not one to be put on display and never have a lipstick and phone in it!

approx. 6 inches at the widest point, 3 1/2 inches at the top, 5 inches at the top with the bars included.
Height is approx. 5 1/2 inches from the bottom to the tip of the kiss clasp.
The handle adds a further 6 inches to the height.

Price: 25 euro
25.00 €            


Vintage Red Leather Handbag - JANE SHILTON - Genuine Red Leather - Clip Frame Clutch Handbag/Shoulder Bag
Vintage Red Leather Handbag - JANE SHILTON - Genuine Red Leather - Clip Frame Clutch Handbag/Shoulder Bag.

Vintage Red Leather Handbag - JANE SHILTON - Genuine Red Leather - Clip Frame Clutch Handbag/Shoulder Bag

This is a stunning, timeless classic, vintage handbag by JANE SHILTON, England.

Made of beautiful supple red leather with a frill top and gold plated clip frame. The back and front are the same. A medium sized bag that is a clutch or shoulder bag.

Genuine soft red leather clutch handbag with a clip on long strap that can be clipped, with the gold plated clasps, onto the bag to make it into a shoulder bag. Inside, the bag has two pockets, one of which has a zip fastener closing.

The interior is lined with black ridged silk printed with the Jane Shilton logo, and is in excellent condition. There is a further Jane Shilton tag sewn onto the front of the zip fastened pocket, which says Jane Shilton. Genuine Leather. Made In England.

The exterior is in excellent, as new condition.

Item Specifics

Dimensions - approx. 10 x 6 3/4 x 2 1/2 inches
Strap: 3 ' 9"

Price: 48 euro

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A bit about the Jane Shilton Company...

They are British company that is family owned, with a fairytale foundation. They began 80 years ago when Alexander Shilton set up a handbag company in the City of London. When he went off to war, the factory made gas masks, and Alex's secretary Jane ran everything like clockwork in his absence - despite the building being bombed four times. Alex returned, married Jane and renamed the company 'Jane Shilton'.

They are still in London to this day.

48.00 €