The Sway won “Best Green Handbag” in 2011.

Handbag Designer 101 invites you to compete in the Sixth Annual Independent Handbag Designer Awards, the only handbag competition of its kind in the world. This is your opportunity to submit your handbag and compete for one of nine awards in handbag excellence (including “Best Green Handbag”), international recognition, and a variety of coveted prizes. The winner will have the chance to collaborate with Timberland and Amorim Cork Composites to develop a product for sale in its stores, along with a feature in the September issue of InStyle. All entries must be received by 12 midnight ET on April 28, 2012.

+ Best Green Handbag

+ Sixth Annual Independent Handbag Designer Awards