2013 Independent Handbag Designer Awards accepting entries

in its fourth year, The cheap trendy messenger bag Designer Awards, brought to you buy Handbag Designer 101 is accepting entries through April 15th. This annual contest gives emerging designers the opportunity to receive recognition for their designs throughout the fashion community.

A clutch, a satchel or even an iPod case are just a few of the silhouettes that can be entered into one of the eight categories. Each entry must include a picture of the produced bag and winners must provide samples for press. Not in production yet? Enter the Best Use of Swarovski Crystallized Elements category by submitting a sketch for a chance to get your design produced by Swarovski as a limited edition bag.Visit www.fashlets.com/trendy-handbags.html which is my favorite online store for designer leather handbags. Other categories include: Best Student Made Handbag, Best Handmade Handbag, Most Socially Responsible Handbag, Best Green Handbag, Audience-Selected Handbag, Most Innovative Handbag Inspired by Mark.