The results from the first round of judging are in, and 40 finalists made the cut. Now we need your help choosing the best of the bunch. Click through the gallery, vote for your favorite bag below, then share it on your social media feeds. The winner of the special Audience Fan Favorite category will be announced in a ceremony in N.Y.C. on June 15. The stakes are high, as the winner will score a coveted placement in Fashionmodelworld’s mega September issue. Don’t wait a second longer—your pick may just help launch the next big It bag.
Who should win the 2016 Independent Handbag Designer Awards audience favorite?