We bet you love hobo bags even before you knew they were called “hobo” bags. Hobo handmade bags are versatile, can carry a great deal of essential items, are perfect for the casual look, and come in many different shapes, styles, and sizes.
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Why Is It Called A Hobo bag?
According to Wikipedia, it’s called a hobo bag because,
“This style of purse is called a hobo bag because it resembles the shape of the bindle on a stick that hobos are portrayed as carrying over their shoulder in drawings and cartoons.”
How Do You Wear A Hobo bag?
Hobo bags are typically worn on the shoulder, but there are also cross body hobo bags, small hobo bags, and long hobo bags.
Hobo bags can be used to dress up a casual look or simply be your everyday go to bag.
We, of course, love handmade hobo bags because as with many things handmade, you are going to get something unique to you. Here are our favorite hobo bags on ETSY as well as a few American made hobo bags available on Amazon.
This small handmade hobo bag is made by Mother Tucker's Place form Houston, TX. It's is 34" and large enough to hold an iPad, but still small enough not to be worn on your shoulder, on your arm, or carried in your hand.
This beautiful leather crossbody hobo bag by the Leather Experts is large enough to fit a 13" laptop, tablet, chargers, and your wallet. Our favorite feature are the two outer side pockets perfect for quick access to keys and cell phones.