Founded in 1971, luxury British fashion house Mulberry offers designer handbags, timeless accessories and sustainable minded outerwear. The leading manufacturer of leather goods in the UK, the brand is known for its modern mini and micro bags, signature satchels and croc crossbody purses.

Most famous for its ‘Icon’ bags — five purses with trademark Mulberry detailing and classic craftsmanship — the list includes the Bayswater (structured satchel), Amberley Satchel (compact crossbody), Alexa (briefcase inspired bag), Lily (chain crossbody) and the Iris (soft structured handbag with a braided handle) — the label has long been a  shopping destination for celebrities and royals alike; famous fans include Lana Del Rey, Blake Lively and Margot Robbie.

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The instantly recognizable brand is known for its signature Rider’s Lock which functions as a decorative accent and chic metal closure. Previously the brand also had a tree motif in many of its designs but is now focusing on signature lettering and hardware.

Princess Kate loves Mulberry designs as they infuse British heritage and equestrian notes into their chic statement bags. The ring elements of the turnlock flap closures are reminiscent of a traditional horse bridle and offer each bag a fun focal point. Kate loves the quality of these Italian sourced leather handbags which are partly handmade and produced in factories in Switzerland.

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The elegant offerings from Mulberry — from evening clutches and cosmetic pouches to daytime designs with roomy interiors and gleaming gold hardware ensure Kate is always best dressed and perhaps more importantly, best accessorized.

Here are 15 of Kate Middleton’s Favorite Mulberry Handbags:

1. Mulberry Harlow Satchel in Cloud Blue

Carried for the first time in Boston in December 2022, this flap front bag with a timeless top handle and smooth soft grain leather finish has been a recent addition to Kate’s wardrobe. The princess even wore the bag as a crossbody (a rarity) during a charity polo match in July 2023.

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2. Mulberry Cookie Small Bayswater Leather Satchel

Owned since the mid 2000s, the princess was first spotted with this beige bag during a shopping trip at the Olympic games in 2012. The Cookie Bayswater has scalloped detailed edging, a twist lock closure with engraved metal padlock along with rolled leather handles. Lined in soft suede, the bag hails from the brand’s 2012 Spring/Summer collection.



3. Mulberry Polly Push Lock Satchel

Considered a preppy schoolgirl staple, this vintage inspired doctor’s bag has a luxurious midnight pebbled leather exterior, contrast brown top handle and is equipped with a detachable crossbody strap. The external oversized push lock fastener is the defining feature of this sleek statement bag perfect for brunch with girlfriends or errands around town. Kate was first spotted with this dark blue bag in April 2011 on a shopping trip in London and later carried the bag to the hair salon as well as at Heathrow Airport en route to Canada.



4. Mulberry Small Darley in Hibiscus Red Croc

A small but mighty bag, this glossy red mini bag has a gleaming gold turn lock closure and polished chain strap. Designed from Italian leather, this petite bag can be carried as a clutch or worn as a crossbody. Kate has taken her cherry colored pocketbook to a polo match in Surrey and on a royal visit to South Wales.

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5. Mulberry Small Amberley Crossbody Bag in White Grain Leather

A flap front bag with Mulberry’s signature geometrical Rider’s Lock closure, this top handle bag was inspired by the British countryside and borrows inspiration for its structured shape and distinctive detailing from the equestrian lifestyle. The princess has become very fond of the versatile bag which can be carried by hand or worn across the body with its silver chain strap. Worn 10 times since Wimbledon in July 2021, this accessory has become Kate’s favorite ‘summer bag.’

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6. Mulberry Mini Seaton Bag in Black Grain Leather

The sleek lines and streamlined silhouette of this black bag make it ideal for transitioning from day to evening. Kate has carried the suede lined bag only in Stockholm, Sweden in January 2018.

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7. Mulberry Amberley Dark Blush Leather Clutch

A shiny ring at the turnlock updates the brand’s iconic Postman’s Lock for a modern twist on the classic clutch. Kate has carried this smooth leather bag crafted from Italian calfskin on four occasions and frequently dons the clutch without the detachable gold chain strap. Perfect for carrying smaller essentials like credit cards and a mobile phone, this sleek bag is ideal for routine royal engagements and quick meet and greets.

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8. Mulberry Bayswater Black Suede Clutch

Carried on over 60 occasions, this bag is one of Kate’s MVP handbags. Perfect for receptions, school visits and ceremonial events, this compact clutch has the versatility and practicality of small wallet but with the luxe look of a designer handbag. The little black bag has been abroad many times — including with the princess on royal visits to New Zealand, France, Norway and Scotland.

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9. Mulberry Bayswater Clutch in Buttercream

Carried on around four outings, this soft beige wallet has appeared on the princess in Pakistan and Mumbai as well as being carried by the future Queen in Belfast, Ireland. In addition, the princess carried the sleek and slim pale praline wallet for Trooping the Colour in June 2016.

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10. Mulberry Bayswater Cranberry Suede Clutch

A sleek and slim suede wallet — this bag is perfect for festive holiday occasions and red carpet appearances. Kate has carried the wallet with multiple inside zip and card slots on just over 10 occasions. She frequently pairs the clutch with burgundy and garnet ensembles.

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11. Mulberry Amberley Small Satchel in Green

Featuring a front flap and Rider’s Lock closure, this quintessential Mulberry bag has been carried twice by the princess. Designed to be worn over the shoulder or carried by hand, this bag includes the brand’s famous lock accent and foil embossed logo.

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12. Mulberry Amberley in Black Croc

A printed crocodile exterior makes this bag a standout in Kate’s ever-expanding Mulberry collection. The princess loves to pair the croc flap bag with gray dress coats, black longline toppers and houndstooth print dresses and midi skirts. Adding to her other Mulberry favorites, Kate has carried the bag on six total occasions and first debuted the bag in February 2022.

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13. Mulberry Araline Satchel Bag

The princess carried this bohemian bag with braided tassel handles on multiple occasions in 2006. A peachy pink bag with a soft shape, this shoulder bag was a streetwear standout in Kate’s designer handbag collection.



14. Mulberry Hellier Tote in Duck Egg Blue

A scotchgrain bag with leather corners and logo, this tote was being carried by Princess Kate in her pre-royal days in 2006. The durable bag has one spacious interior pocket and is lined with a soft cotton fabric.



15. Mulberry Locked Cosmetic Purse

Perfect for a makeup compact, keys or cards, this small pouch has been a favorite of Princess Kate’s since her early days as a working royal. The pouch can be placed inside other handbags or used as a standalone wallet.