Do you love fashion and everything to do with accessories? If the flexibility of working at home for a direct sales company appeals to you, you might want to consider a company that allows you to sell purses and handbags from home. These are some great products to sell from home!
The companies give you a chance to throw fashion parties that sell one of the most essential items to most women – purses. All of these companies on the list give their consultants the opportunity to work a flexible job with bonuses and commissions earned based on sales.
If you are interested in working in the fashion industry, we have rounded up a list of direct sales companies that allow you to make money selling handbags at home.
Stella & Dot
Stella & Dot is a well-established direct marketing company. In fact, there are one of Inc.’s 500 Fastest-Growing Companies, and they have more than 18,000 active Independent Stylists. The company offers trendy jewelry, tops, and bags, including totes, clutches, backpacks, wristlets, and more.
Their Independent Stylists can sell online on in-person at trunk shows. You will need to invest an initial $99 or $199 and will earn between 20%-35% in commission. Stylists can also choose to add to their team, and can receive commission on team sales. In addition, you can earn bonuses, free products, and more based on your sales and team growth. Learn more here.
Started in 2015, India Hicks is still a fairly new company. The company was founded by India Hicks, who was inspired to incorporate an island life mentality into her brand after moving to the Bahamas. India Hicks’ product line includes bags, accessories, tokens, scarves, and bags.
Consultants can purchase a kit that costs between $99 and $749. The kits contain everything you need to start your business with items like marketing materials, and sample jewelry, accessories, and beauty products. You can start off receiving 25% commission but can earn more the more you sell, and if you add more members to your team. On average, consultants made $350 in commission in their first 40 days with India Hicks. Learn more here.
Thirty-One Gifts is a well-established company that has been around for 15 years. During that time, their consultants have held more than 6 million parties. In 2014, the company was named the fastest growing woman-owned company in the world by the Women President’s Organization. Thirty-One Gift’s product line includes crossbody bags, totes, backpacks, wallets, travel bags and accessories, thermals, and home items like storage, utility, and pillows. Customers can even design their own purse.
To join, you can purchase an enrollment kit for $99 or $179. Both kits include popular styles in the new prints of the season. Consultants start off at 25% commission and receive a 40% when you shop at Thirty-One Gifts. They also can receive bonuses and more commission by adding members to their team. Consultants can also win trips, cash bonuses, and free products.
Gina Alexander was a photo handbag designer for over 18 years before she decided to incorporate the direct sales model in 2016. Since then, you can purchase purses, tote bags, ornaments, messenger bags and more. Customers can add a picture of their loved ones to the bags.
You can join as a designer – what they call consultants – for either $99 or $279. The startup cost gets you a kit that contains marketing tools and sample products. On their website, there isn’t information about where the commission starts or if you can receive bonuses based on sales or team members added. Contact them directly to learn more.
Gigi Hill was created in 2007 to help women become more stylish with functional handbags and luggage. In 2018, the company was acquired by Youngevity International, Inc., which is an omni-direct lifestyle company. This lead to cross-marketing opportunities. Gigi Hill’s product line includes bags, pouches, clutches, keychains, weekend bags, essential oils, spa, and beauty items.
Their website doesn’t have any information about the commission rate, startup kits, or bonuses you can earn. You will have to contact them if you are interested in joining this opportunity.
Jessica Honegger started Noonday Collection after she met with two Ugandan jewelry designers, Jalia and Daniel, who wanted to create jobs in their community. More than 1,700 consultants have joined since it was started in 2010. Noonday Collection has an intensive product line including jewelry, scarves, bags, home decor, and travel essentials. The company markets both luxe styles and products under $30.
Choose a starter collection ranging in price from $199 to $699. You are connected with a coach and given digital marketing materials to help you start your business. Start off earning 25% and the chance to receive a percentage on all sales your team members make. Noonday Collection also offers a reward program and product discounts. Ambassadors can win trips to meet their designer partners in Uganda, Guatemala, and Peru.
Trades of Hope
Trades of Hope aims to empower women in both impoverished countries and right here at home. The Christian-based company’s product line includes jewelry, accessories, decor, and bags including clutches, cross bags, backpacks, totes, and wallets.
If you are looking for a low-cost opportunity, Trades of Hope has options. For as low as $24, you can get all the materials you need to join as a Compassionate Entrepreneur. You can also buy a starter kit for $99 or $199 if you wish that includes more sample items. CE earn at least 25% in commission selling the ethically made products.
Magnolia & Vine
Launched in 2015, Magnolia and Vine started off as a way to raise awareness for breast cancer. Since then, the company’s has expanded to include all types of jewelry, purses, clutches, totes, backpacks, and more.
Magnolia & Vine is another low-cost opportunity and costs only $29 to join. Starting off at 20% base commission, you can also get bonuses by adding to your team. You can earn a max of 45% on your retail sales. The more you sell, you can also add bonuses for hitting various targets.
Threads Worldwide formed to help unite impact-drive women who want to make a difference in their communities and around the world. The company offers jewelry, accessories, and bags such as purses, totes, and clutches. Threads Worldwide products are handmade by women across the world and is a sustainable alternative to sweatshops.
You can join as a Fair Trade Partner for $199 and help sell the company’s jewelry and bags to help make a difference in the world. You can earn up between 20-30% commission, and you can add to your income by growing and mentoring a team. As a Partner, you can also win a free trip to Bali to meet the artisans.
Initials Inc sells purses, totes, baby, home + organization, jewelry, travel, and more. There is something for everyone at Initials Inc! Customers can choose to personalize their purses for no additional cost. Their purses are made with soft vegan faux leather which feels like the real thing but harms not animals in the process.
You can join as a Creative Partner for $99 and receive $300 worth of products. Starting commission begins at 25% but grows as you sell more, and you can earn more if you choose to add to your team. In addition, the company offers a fast start program, opportunities to win vacations, and swag.
Initial Outfitters (IO) is a Christian-based company that creates personalized products such as kitchen items, purses, home decor, backpacks, and jewelry. The company partners with various charities throughout the world that helps to educate and feed children living in poverty.
There are three starter kits priced at $99 and $199, and you receive extensive training from their mobile app, training team and conferences. Consultants can earn between 20-35% commission on personal sales and can get an additional commission on any member’s sales that you recruited. According to IO’s website, consultants make on average $150-200 per party. Consultants can also earn free product credits, jewelry, cash, or vacations if they exceed their sales goals.
ClaudiaG sells a selection of genuine leather handbags, stylish jewelry, and eye-catching accessories. The founder, Claudia Gutierrez, grew up in the Colombian Caribbean, and the influence of the beauty of nature and rich artisanal culture helped her to create her lifestyle brand.
ClaudiaG does it a little bit different from many of the other companies on the list. Instead of having to purchase a start-up kit, to join their membership project and sell their products, they have a monthly fee. For $49 a month, you will receive the latest product that you can either choose to sell or keep for yourself. In addition, you always will receive a 40% commission on your personal sales and 5% on all team sales.
J Elizabeth Boutique
J Elizabeth is a versatile brand and has something for everyone with their women, men, kids, and accessories lines. This is a brand new company and was launched just back in 2017, but they already have 2000 consultants around the country.
You don’t have to pay a startup fee to get started, instead, you just have to pay $9.99 a month to maintain your website. This type of business is much more focused on online; you simply share your website with others to encourage sales. You have no minimum quotas to meet and start off at 20% and can reach up to 30% based on your personal sales. You can also earn commission on your downline by adding to your team.
These are just a few great ways to sell handbags from home. Which opportunity feels like a good fit for you?