Quilted handbags are still as popular as ever. It has been used throughout fashion. It has been iconically used on Chanel and Marc Jacobs handbags. Here is a selection of quilted handbags.
Crusaders introduced quilting back in the 12th century. Quilting involves stitching together layers of padding and fabric. There are a wide variety of quilting types that have evolved through history.
Black quilted bags
Quilted handbags are available all over the Internet and the High Street. Below is a selection of black quilted handbags. (All prices correct on 12.09.11).
Lanvin Mini Pop Quilted Leather Shoulder Bag (£835)
This Lanvin bag is one of the most expensive quilted handbags. It doesn’t use the typical square diamond shape for its quilting. Lanvin has used an elongated diamond shape. The bag features the label’s signature ribbon and gold chain strap. This is a bag perfect for nights out and when you just don’t need that much in your handbag. This bag is available from Net-a-Porter.com. Marc Jacobs The Debbie Small Black Quilted Leather Crossbody Bag (£487.06)
This bag is not as expensive as the Lanvin bag, but it is still relatively expensive compared to other bags. This Marc Jacobs bag is available on Forzieri.com. It’s a simple black quilted bag, but it is made from luxurious leather. There is gold hardware on the outside and the strap is a goldtone chain. J by Jasper Conran Black Quilted Shopper Handbag (£65)
This J by Jasper Conran handbag is available at Debenhams. It’s a mid-priced bag. The shopper handbag is made from patent leather. The quilted pattern is in a lattice shape. There is a zipped front pocket, which has an engraved logo. There is a turn-lock detail on the oversized zipper. The main compartment can be fastened with a magnetic clasp. Paul's Boutique Jackie Black Quilted I Heart PB Bag (£41)
This Paul’s Boutique bag is actually a bargain which was originally priced at £71. The quilting isn’t as obvious as that found on other quilted bags. The design features several hearts on the outside of the bag. There are two hessian straps and a charm hung on the bag. There is also a Paul’s Boutique metal logo on the exterior of the bag. EyeCatchBags - Polo Quilted Patent Shoulder Bag Handbag (£14.95)
This is one of the cheaper bags available online. This style of patent quilted shopper was preferred massively at one point. However, it isn’t as popular now. It is still a nice quilted bag and the main pocket also has a zip fastening.