By Christina Shanahan
Updated Feb 27, 2014 @ 12:45 pm
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You could take the handbag world by storm! InStyle has once again teamed up with Handbag Designer 101 for the 8th Annual Independent Handbag Designer Awards! Undiscovered designers have until April 27th to enter for a chance to win one of seven awards in handbag excellence, including Most Socially Responsible bag, sponsored by FEED and Best Distinctly Denim bag, sponsored by Guess. A very special Fan Favorite category will be voted on by the readers of, and the Best Overall Style & Design winner will have the opportunity have their design carried by Bloomingdale’s. Don't delay--submit your design today at The winners will be announced during a ceremony in New York City on June 18.