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Sara Shoulder Bag

The smallest of all Carol Bouwer Bags, this bag was named after her late cousin Kedi who was the epitome of elegance. Poised, Beautiful and Conscientious - the bag is an extension of everything KEDI was about.

The KEDI bag is available in Ostrich Shin, Ostrich Quill, Python, Lizard and Crocodile.
R19 000 for Ostrich Quill
R21 000 for Ostrich Shin
R25 000 for Python
R33 000 for Crocodile
Dorset Actual Bag

This bag is for a go getter, armed with ambition and a vision for their future. This lady works hard, plays hard and covets the very best things in life. Like all women who buy our bags, she is intent on ensuring her money goes towards job creation in her country, but also that she carries a bag and wears clothes that attest to that. SEDI is short for Lesedi and indeed she does light up any space she enters.

The SEDI bag is available in Ostrich Shin, Python, Lizard and Crocodile.
R29 000 for Ostrich Shin
R33 000 for Python
R55 000 for the Lizard
R60 000 for Crocodile
Dorset Actual Bag

Carol has the honour of serving on the board of the Norval Foundation and is also the founder of the Mbokodo Awards for Women in the arts, so it is little wonder that we now have a second bag inspired by a ground breaking and much lauded art icon in South Africa. Dr. Esther Mahlangu is a much loved figure across the world and her geometric paintings adorn cars, aeroplanes, time pieces and now she has partnered with a local brand to release her very own bag. A true labour of love for Dr Esther Mahlangu who shares Carol's passion for bags.

The DR. ESTHER MAHLANGU Bag is available in Ostrich Shin and Python.
R55 000 for Ostrich Shin
R65 000 for Python
Sara Shoulder Bag

Prof. Zanele Muholi is a world-renowned visual artist who has showcased at all important art institutions around the world, while garnering accolades along the way including the Mbokodo Award, as well as the Order of the Arts and Letters from The French Government. Activist, Artist, now Muse of our bags, The Muholi bag was released as a limited edition in python and we will be releasing an updated version in 2021 with MUHOLI as a collaborator in the bag.

The MUHOLI bag is available in Ostrich Shin and Python.
R40 000 for Ostrich Shin
R45 000 for Python
Dorset Actual Bag

Inspired by Businesswoman and Author Amanda Dambuza, whose life story has inspired many to pursue their dreams against all odds, with this bag we are saying to women 'you are not your past!" We remind women through the Amanda bag, that our past may be difficult but we must continue to fight to be the authors of our future.

The AMANDA bag is available in Ostrich Shin, Python, Lizard and Crocodile.
R29 000 for Ostrich Shin
R38 000 for Python
R45 000 for Lizard
R65 000 for Crocodile
Dorset Actual Bag

Named after our founder Carol Lindiwe Bouwer, the Lindiwe Bag is the signature bags of the collection. This is the bag Carol carried through international airports around the world, while building this brand. This is the bag she carried into government and bank boardrooms, seeking funding for the bags, the ones she carried into hallowed halls convincing her family to back her desire to self-fund the bags and ultimately ended up at South Africa's premier One&Only hotel, which has now become the home of Carol Bouwer Bags. The Lindiwe Bag is a symbol of perseverance and is a constant reminder that we are becoming.

The LINDIWE bag is available in Ostrich Shin, Python and Crocodile.
R39 500 for Ostrich Shin
R50 000 for Python
R150 000 for Crocodile
Sara Shoulder Bag

Named after our founder Carol Lindiwe Bouwer, the Lindiwe Bag is the signature bags of the collection. This is the bag Carol carried through international airports around the world, while building this brand. This is the bag she carried into government and bank boardrooms, seeking funding for the bags, the ones she carried into hallowed halls convincing her family to back her desire to self-fund the bags and ultimately ended up at South Africa's premier One&Only hotel, which has now become the home of Carol Bouwer Bags. The Lindiwe Bag is a symbol of perseverance and is a constant reminder that we are becoming.

The LINDIWE MINI bag is available in Ostrich Shin, Python and Crocodile.
R38 000 for Ostrich Shin
R47 500 for Python
R130 000 for Crocodile
Dorset Actual Bag

We tell young women you can be anything you want to be! We say to girl children dream wildly secure in the knowledge your dreams will be supported. Is the world a safe space for this ideal to be realised? Katy is bright, beautiful, smart and starry eyed and this bag is a reminder to her and her generation that she stands on solid shoulders ready to carry her. Katy is our tribute to one of our founder’s precious chosen daughters Katy Ryan who embodies all these qualities and more. She as a bag is fierce and can be worn in four fun ways.

The KATY bag is available in Ostrich Shin, Python and Crocodile.
R18 000 for Ostrich Shin
R25 000 for Python
R48 000 for Crocodile
The DANTE Bag

He is home anywhere in the world and since beginning his travels as an infant Dante is the epitome of a responsible world citizen who citizen who shall grow to lead.

This DANTE bag is available in Python and Crocodile.
R55 000 for Python
R400 000 for Crocodile

Hand Crafted designer handbags

Showcasing the best in African raw materials while ensuring the highest standards and conservation adherence at all times.