HANDMADE BAGS BLOG

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Best Holiday Gifts for Women from 144 Collection


Best Holiday Gifts for Women - navy tote bag

Everyone’s shared their holiday lists and you’ve checked them twice, regardless of who’s naughty or nice, but you just can’t seem to find that unique gift that means a lot. Why not go for something gorgeous, handmade, and straight from 144 Collection? We have an array of new styles to help you find the perfect gift for her, mom, sister, best friend, wife, or girlfriend this holiday season. From handbags to wallets to coin purses, we’ve got a bag that’s multi-functional and just for the people who matter the most in your life. Unless you love the bag so much, it is your own personal Christmas present. So, check out our top ten favorite holiday gifts this season. Don't forget to pair that handmade gift with a personalized card.


You can never go wrong with our Blue Wool Striped Tote that’s perfect for every time of the year. Need to go to the beach with a bag fit for all the essentials? This versatile bag is the one. Need to fit your hat, scarf and gloves just in case a breeze blows by? This tote has plenty of room. With cotton webbed straps and additional pockets, whoever owns this handmade bag will be well prepared for anything.



Let the naturalist in your life enjoy this wristlet with beautiful blue and green birds on it. If it’s not the bird print pattern that draws them in, count on the reliability of this wristlet. With two outer pockets and a large main pouch big enough for your phone, you’ll be giving the gift of convenience to whoever deserves it.



Give someone a sense of direction they’ve been looking for with this leather coin purse. This metallic gold coin purse is simplistic, stylish and sturdy. So, you shouldn’t need more convincing when it comes to deciding on the perfect coin purse.




This crossbody bag evokes all the romantic vibes just in time for Valentine’s Day with the pinkish-orange tones and floral notes in its design. So, get ahead of the hopeless romantic in your life and give them this crossbody bag for the holidays. They will be ready for all those dates to come.



Before we get into the colder months, remind everyone of the warmth and sunshine we once had during the spring and summer. Give this floral coin purse to someone who needs a happy reminder before they throw on the many layers they need to brave the cold.




This canvas pouch is useful for anyone on the go. They could use it for makeup, pens, tech cords, sewing accessories, and even use it as their night clutch if they wanted to. This canvas pouch is perfect with a strong zipper and durable canvas fabric so nothing will have the risk of falling out.



What more could you ask from a clutch that is foldable? This is the perfect gift for someone who wants to bring everything but a heavy bag while still carrying all they need.



Bring on the festive cheer with this red floral wristlet purse. It’ll remind everyone that the holidays are never officially over when you have a wristlet as Christmassy as this. Remind someone that they can cure seasonal depression and buy all the hot chocolate they want with this purse.


Wake up and enjoy the citrus theme of this makeup bag as you sip a glass of orange juice! with space fit for moisturizing serums and eyeliner, whoever receives this will have the perfect bag for their morning makeup routine.



For their nighttime routine, pair the citrus look with our night flowers leather bag for when they need to take their makeup off at the end of the day. This will be perfect for holding makeup remover and any nightly lotions they use.