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What makes our bags better?

When we first launched our bag collection in March 2020, we set ourselves the challenge of creating a better kind of bag. One that was as sustainable, thoughtfully designed and durable as we could imagine. We introduced ocean-bound marine plastic to our material lineup, using it to create versatile, machine-washable styles made for work, travel and everything in between.

A year and a half on, our collection of sustainable bags has grown to include an array of silhouettes and colors, but the characteristics that make them special remain the same. Here’s what sets our bags apart. 

Anything leather can do, our bags can do better.



That’s a bold claim—but we stand by it. Our handbags for women are skillfully crafted and made with quality, eco-friendly materials that are built to last, so you know they’ll stay by your side for the long haul. Beyond that, there are a ton of other features to love. Let’s dive in.

100% machine washable.
Washable handbags, anyone? Whenever they need a quick refresh, simply toss your bag in the wash and they’ll look good as new. Read more about how to keep your bag sparkling on our care blog here

Remarkably durable.
Our bags are designed to hold up to multiple washes and are rigorously tested to ensure durability. This means having a staple you know will last for seasons to come.

Sustainably crafted.
Crafted with a blend of ocean-bound marine plastic and Rothy’s signature thread (spun from repurposed plastic bottles), our bags are knit with 100% recycled materials. This results in soft yet structured styles that are heavy on style, and light on the planet. 

Made for versatility.
We believe a bag should effortlessly take you through multiple occasions, so we design each of ours with versatility in mind. Our handbags feature an adjustable, detachable strap, so you can wear it as a chic crossbody, over the shoulder, or held by its top handle. One bag, countless possibilities. 

Thoughtful design. 
Our bags are all about the details. The Handbag comes with elevated brass studs at the bottom of the bag to prevent scuffing, while our spacious tote features an interior magnet that attaches to The Essential Pouch for easy grab-and-go style. 

Easy organization.
The Handbag is surprisingly spacious, allowing you to take your notebooks, tablet, a water bottle and other essentials wherever you go. Need a work tote or travel bag that carries it all? The Essential Tote is the answer—with space for your laptop, books, organizers and more. 

Now that you’ve gotten to know a bit about our bags, it’s time to explore our world of styles for every occasion. 


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