Hobo Bags: A Timeless Fashion Staple for Every Wardrobe

The 70's are back and hobo bags are coming back right along with it. If you're looking for proof, just take in the current trends of curtain bangs, flare and wide leg pants and the revival of orange and boho-inspired hues. The fashion industry has embraced the full return of the free-flowing trend and leather bags are coming up right along with the return of the hobo bag.

If you're not a well-versed in the handbag community, you might be asking yourself, "What makes a bag a hobo bag?". Typically, the hobo bag style is characterized by details such as its crescent shape, slouchy silhouette and long strap designed to be worn slung over your shoulder. They are also known to be soft and flexible and made with materials such as leather or suede. Latico is well-known for our buttery-soft leather, and we're all too familiar with leather hobo bags.

After three decades of working with leather, we've created heirloom-quality pieces that ripen with age, so you can be sure you're getting the best hobo bag out there. At Latico Leathers, all of our designs and products embody a bohemian aesthetic, breezy attitude and independent spirit, staying true to our roots since starting in 1984 when our biggest fans were rock and roll musicians.

Shop below our favorite hobo bags that you can wear to the office, around town and everywhere in between.

Best Hobo Bags: The Camila Shoulder Bag

The Camila shoulder bag is one of our most classic bags and can be worn on any occasion. Designed with elegantly crated weave detail straps and pockets in all the right places, this gentle oversized leather hobo bag is sure to look good on you. The outside of this bag includes a side zip pocket and covered zipper back pocket. With an interior that includes two open slip pockets, four credit card slots, three pen holders, and a back zip pocket, you'll get a peek into Latico's signature organizer.

Join the hundreds of women who've purchased the this bag and shop the Camila in black, oxblood or cognac or bring some color to your wardrobe with orange. Large enough to accommodate a laptop, carry the Camila on your morning commute with ease. This leather hobo bag is here to stay and will stand out with its casual design, yet stay a staple in your closet for years to come with classic colors and timeless design.

Best Hobo Bags: The Kiki Shoulder Bag

Find your free-spirited side with the Kiki shoulder bag. This hobo bag includes the classic slouchy look, but comes in a refined package with an elegant leather linear design (Featuring a hidden pocket!). The Kiki is large enough to fit all your essentials and comes packed with interior organization including two open pockets, four credit card slots and three pen holders so you can throw in as much as you want to carry along without having to dig through your purse to sort through it all. Kiki will feel right at home on your arm with its super soft 100% full grain leather. Designed with a slightly oversized shape, everyone will be noticing this boho-inspired bag on your arm. While most hobo bags give off a clean, sleek finish, you'll stand out in a sea of similar leather bags with the Kiki's unique eye-catching details.

Best Hobo Bags: The Callie Sling/Crossbody

Callie is our leather hobo bag that will give you the model off-duty, boho-chic style of your dreams. Shopping this purse, look inside this bag's buttery-soft flexible leather exterior to find an organizer with four credit card slots, three pen holders, zip pocket and two open pockets. With a 1-inch wide adjustable crossbody strap, Callie will fit comfortably to your body and fit preference. Coming in a classic cognac color, this bag has a convenient side zip for easy access to your essentials stored inside. Shop the Callie sling and crossbody bag in time for your next girls night out to stay hands-free when you need it most. Most crossbody fanny packs come in small sizes or cheap materials, but you'll wonder what you ever did without Callie's high-quality leather finish and roomy interior to wander out and about all day long with ease.

Best Hobo Bags: The Gita Crossbody/Shoulder Bag

With hundreds of orders and glowing ratings on the Gita crossbody and shoulder bag, your 5-star review might just be next! One of our most popular hobo bags sold, the Gita comes in a wide range of 15 different colors, so you can be sure to find one that suits your style. From bold hues like orange, red and a rich green to more classic bubble black and sand, shop for one in every color! A perfect combination of a large carry-all crossbody and the signature slouch of a hobo bag, this timeless style has two exterior zip pockets and a back zip pocket to keep your items in place. Send some love to yourself by ordering the Gita to arrive straight to your home. All Latico bags are packed with care with a dust bag so you can store your leather bag to keep for years to come.

Best Hobo Bags: The Jackson Shoulder Bag

If you want a purse you can wear everyday, the Jackson shoulder bag hits all the marks. With its slouchy leather design, you'll be able to wear the Jackson to the office, to date night and everywhere in between. A side zip makes for easy, secure access and with 100% full grain leather, you can be sure to wear this bag over and over for timeless style. The main metal zippered compartment is packed with features including two open pockets, zip pocket, an interior cell phone pocket and complete organizer. With an adjustable strap, you can make this purse your own to wear on the shoulder or off your arm

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