Best Black Leather Handbags

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The color black is a staple of any woman’s wardrobe. It never goes out of style. Be it a little black dress, shoes, purses or handbags. Black evokes a sense of elegance that is timeless and perfect for either work or play.

Equally important, it can be paired with any outfit. Some colors are better for particular seasons but a black handbag, tote, purse, or satchel can be used all year round. Add a classic and durable material like leather and you’ve got a winning combination.

Here are some of the best black leather handbags according to editorial and user reviews that you’re sure to love.

Black Leather Michael Kors Tote

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Classic Brand known for making high quality fashion. Not much needs to be said about this lightweight tote made of soft leather.

Of the many Michael Kors handbags, we love this one because it has so many pockets! 4 hidden pockets all around the outside of the bag are perfect to fit your phone, keys, scarves and more.

Black bag pictured here but it’s available in over 15 colors.

Black Leather Tote Shoulder Handbag

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Another soft leather bag with a ton of pockets. It has a subtle sheen to it. It’s main compartment is zipper closed. It has a centrally located zipper pocket, side zipper, and two other inside pockets.

This bag is big enough to fit your gym shoes, sweater, keys, phone wallet and even a small purse.

Leather CarryAll (Tote) Handbag

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This bag is perfect for work as it will hold absolutely everything you’ll need for work and then some. You can even fit a 15″ laptop inside.

It’s made of genuine waxed cow leather, and has a lighter interior, making it easier to find items in the dark. Speaking of inner items, it has two zipper pocket, two open pockets, and two inside compartment pockets.

It has a removable shoulder strap so it can be worn in a variety of ways: as a cross body bag, or as a traditional handbag carried by its strap.

We love this handbag as it checks all the boxes: roomy, leather, and several pockets inside a light interior. Amazon users love it too as it has almost 1,000 4.5 reviews and is available in four different colors.

Black (Soft) Leather Tote

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If you love pockets because they help keep us organized and provide easy access to a number of items, this bag is for you!

It’s made of high quality cowhide leather and has a cute polyester inside lining. Durable handles for you tow wear over the shoulder and most importantly, this bag can hold a lot.

There’s room for a 13” laptop, cosmetics, your phone, a scarf and more.

Versatile Crossbody Leather Bag

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Pockets, we love them! This shoulder bag has plenty of zippered pockets on the outside for easy accessibility and organization. To be specific, there are 2 large zipped pockets, an outside rear pocket, two side pockets and a hidden zipper pocket.

Needless to say, this bag can carry quite a lot of items from your makeup and wallet, to your cellphone lipstick and tablet.And it even sits upright due to its flat bottom.

Black Shoulder Handbag (Tote)

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Genuine cowhide leather that is sturdy but will soften with age. You can invest in a leather cleaner but reviewers say that it naturally holds up against scratches and marks.

It has a dark brown interior, silver belts and zippers and a sturdy adjustable strap.

As for pockets, there is one inner zipper pocket and two interior zipper pockets to hold your wallet and phone. This is an elegant, great looking bag available in a variety of colors.

Top Handle Bag

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This is a clean and professional looking bag that evokes sophistication and class. It’s genuine leather and has a zippered closure with a leather pull. It is sturdy and not as flexible as a hobo bag as it will definitely maintain its structure.

It has handles or a crossbody strap should you need to free up your hands.

Pockets: It has a rear zipper pocket for storage of your smaller items, a magnetic pocket and 2 zippered pockets so you should have no problem keeping well organized and professional. Comes in six colors.

Black Leather Bucket Tote

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This is a spacious bag with pockets! It has a single strap and, small gold accents, and pockets galore all around the inside of the bag!

It’s perfect for separating and itemizing all of your belongings and roomy enough to carry them all. We love black but in comes in five different colors.

Black Designer Doctor Bag

This perfectly sized bag is great for your everyday weekend shopping and outings. To be sure, it’s not big enough to be used as a work bag, but it is z well put together handbag with a touch of class.

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Vegan Leather Tote

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No animals were harmed in the making of this bag – it’s vegan leather.

This is a very large bag that can carry it all. It is slouchy yet sturdy(with a removable bottom piece so it can stay upright and has number of inner pockets as well. Perfect for school, work, or even after hours.

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Leather Tote and Shoulder Bag

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This is a really popular bag that has nearly 1,000 reviews on Amazon. With its shiny leather, sturdy inside lining and capacity to fit a work laptop, you’ll love it too.

There are a good deal of pockets as well: two large compartments, one zipper pocket, and another 2 inside pockets.

Roomy, soft, shiny and well organized. We love it.

Black Leather Satchel

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This is for the minimalist who doesn’t want their bag to be a walking billboard. It is a good sized bag that can hold a wide variety of items for work and it is flexible insofar as it can be carried wither via the handles or an optional cross body strap.

The only downside is the dark interior and small number of pockets without zippers.

Leather Top Handbag

Butter soft genuine leather with that classic leather smell. Comes in multiple colors but we prefer black of course.

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It’s a bit on the small side so its not going to hold your laptop or other large items, but it’s perfect for your makeup, phone, wallet, and various other small items.

Baggu Basic Tote

This Baggu tote is perfect for carrying around everything you need for the day and night. It is roomy enough to fit your makeup, laptop, gym gear, scarves, books and any other items.

And it’s leather so it will actually look better as it ages. Be sure to check out some of our tips for caring for your leather bag as well. 

Baggu Drawstring Bucket Bag

This is another Baggu bag that is good for work, weekend and nights as well. It’s classy enough to wear while going out, yet roomy enough to hold your essential items.

To be sure, this bag is not as roomy as most totes so you may have to choose which items you’ll absolutely need for the day is a participant in several affiliate advertising programs designed to provide a means for website owners to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to websites that may be affiliated with Nordstrom, Rakuten, ShareaSale, Commission Junction, VigLinks and SkimAffiliate

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