While there are plenty of accessories that can elevate outfits, there’s nothing quite like a handbag — especially when it’s made from luxurious exotic leather. Apart from its magical ability to make a statement like no other, an exotic skin handbag can also be a style staple for years to come with its timeless design and impeccable quality. Luckily, Bangkok’s fashion scene never fails to impress us, with many local labels featuring the unique material. Check out these Bangkok-based luxury brands for its premium exotic leather bags.

Hero image credits: S’uvimol; featured image credits: Pellevah

1. Mettique

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Harnessing its dedication to producing the finest leather goods, Mettique is one of the few brands that pays attention to pure aesthetics and high quality of artisanal craftsmanship. Each of the products from Mettique is carefully executed with hand-stitching techniques of professional craftsmen. Here, you can find a wide range of rare leather collections crafted from exotic skin like crocodile and alligator. Another popular piece includes the vegetable-tanned cowhide leather that carries the natural charm and exceptional rustic touch of real-grained skin. Not to mention that it also provides a bespoke service, where you can personalise your own handbag with your name engraved on the leather.

Mettique, 2/F, Gaysorn Shopping Centre, Ploenchit Rd., Lumpini, Pathumwan, Bangkok, +662 656 1114

2. Pellevah

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From a small manufacturer to a worldwide exporter, Pellevah has been honoured for its 30 years of exotic leather mastery, as it has always preserved the concept of timeless elegance with classic pieces that can be passed down through generations. With the durable leather and refined detailing, all of the handbags here aim to satisfy the functional needs of an individual’s urban life. For jet-setters, Pellevah also offers leather suitcases that seamlessly combine practicality and immaculate designs. A famous Thai celebrity, Chompoo Araya, has been spotted wearing stunning leather bags from this Bangkok-based label at Shanghai Film Festival 2018, too.

Pellevah, Room L07, President Hotel and Tower Co.,Ltd. (Intercontinental Bangkok Hotel), Ploenchit Rd., Lumpini, Pathumwan, Bangkok, +662 949 9500 

3. S’uvimol

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Founded by Patcharapimol Youngprapakorn and her family, S’uvimol is one of the first exotic skin handbag labels designed by the celebrated Thai designer. With her strong sense of style and profound knowledge on exotic leather, all of the pieces designed by Patcharapimol are recognised as the masterful works of art. Sift through the shelves in S’uvimol store and you’ll notice an impressive selection of bold coloured carry-alls, crafted from crocodile leather from its brand’s farm. For those looking for fashionable leather pieces, make sure you drop by S’uvimol.

S’uvimol, M Floor, Siam Paragon, Rama I Rd., Pathumwan, Bangkok, +6682 392 2011

4. Areyah

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A pure online store, Areyah is a Bangkok-based distributor that offers delicately crafted exotic leather bags. Each of Areyah’s handbag collections has a name synonymous with the Thai traditional flower: orchid — reflecting sophisticated wisdom, exceptional beauty and captivating elegance of a lady that resemble the native bloom. Focusing on the cheerful, dreamlike hues, the label features leather works in various colours of orchid in different lights. With a series of polished pieces in soft tints, Areyah is perfect for the lady with a feminine style.

Areyah, Voravit Building, 17/F, Unit A, 222, Surawong, Si Phraya, Bangrak, Bangkok, +662 048 8298

Chanya Ormtavesub
Staff Writer, Bangkok
Chanya enjoys writing about everything related to fashion and beauty. If you ever catch her day-dreaming, she’s probably thinking about what to put next onto her shopping wish lists and how to make her cat happy.