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Urban Originals Handbag Review

I’m so nosy and love seeing other people do ‘What’s in my Handbag’ posts and videos so I thought I’d show you mine, so to speak! Here’s my Urban Originals Handbag Review.

Urban Originals Handbag Review

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I’ve been using the Urban Originals True Sunrise bag in Black and I love it.

You can buy Urban Originals bags online here in Australia, here in the US and here in the UK.

Urban Originals Handbag Review - Vegan Leather Handbag - Love from Mim
The True Sunrise Urban Originals Handbag

It’s a Vegan leather handbag and despite being very compact, it is so roomy – which is handy as I have two kids! As well as being my handbag, it also doubles up as a mini changing bag when I’m out with my baby.

It comes in its own dust bag to keep it in mint condition.

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Bag inside the dust bag

The bag has 3 separated compartments with zippers and a removable strap, adjustable up to 52cm.

The bag measures 18 cm x 26 cm x 12 cm.

So, what’s in my handbag?

Urban Originals Handbag Review - Love from Mim - Vegan Leather Handbag

This bag fits in a lot! I do try and keep things to a minimum though rather than carry around clutter.

Urban Originals Handbag Review - Love from Mim

Inside is:

  • Mimco Mim Wallet (of course, it’s my name!)
  • House Keys
  • iPhone (not pictured)
  • NoteMaker Notebook
  • Nappy Wallet

The nappy wallet is awesome as it’s so compact. It has space for enough baby wipes for the day, a change mat and a couple of nappies.

Urban Originals offer a range of gorgeous, PETA approved luxury vegan handbags that are versatile, timelessly stylish and are really affordable too.

Urban Originals Handbag Review - Love from Mim - Vegan Leather Handbags

Urban Originals care deeply about the world we live in and have worked hard to make Urban Originals handbags as environmentally and ethically responsible as possible. They use the finest quality vegan leathers, work to very low chemical requirements and even have the PETA stamp of approval!

I hope my Urban Originals bag review helps you out.

You can buy Urban Originals bags online here in Australia, here in the US and here in the UK.

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Disclosure: Urban Originals kindly sent me this gorgeous handbag in exchange for my honest Urban Originals review. Some links above are affiliate links.



  1. Dorothy
    / 11:57 pm

    Tempting choice for an essentials bag
    An urban original with a famous brand tag
    It’s usage is so versatile
    Giving me a great big happy smile

  2. Leanne Dodd
    / 11:47 pm

    This handbag has a place for everything and everything in its place – perfect.

  3. Catherine Dengate
    / 8:32 pm

    Looks great – and my current bag is tired and on its last drooping straps

  4. Melissa Edwards
    / 7:14 pm

    Oh how I would love a new handbag that is not falling apart like mine! To have room to put all the essentials would be so fine!

  5. Kelly Ryan
    / 6:12 pm

    Would be a perfect alternative to the nappy bag I have been carrying around for 2 years!

  6. Brom
    / 6:10 pm

    I LOVE the idea of a vegan/PETA approved which is unheard of in any womens accessories. Using organic/ natural products for my family is important to me PLUS, this stylish bag will hold all my bits and bobs when leaving the house the house besides, I might actually find things with the organisation of the bag LOL Thumbs up Urban Originals for the concept.

  7. ange
    / 6:06 pm

    Its gorgeous

  8. melanie whittle
    / 5:37 pm

    This bag would add some serious style to my wardrobe bringing new life to some old favs.

  9. Jo Miller
    / 4:48 pm

    It’s the all purpose, every pocket, I need it and you got it !

  10. Maureen Hampton
    / 4:13 pm

    Maybe if I wore an Urban Originals bag over my head I might start turning heads!

  11. Teneille
    / 1:06 pm

    It’s stylish and practical at the same time!

  12. Jenny Watson
    / 12:45 pm

    I have lot of compact bags, and lots of enormous bags – but no bag that is compact with tons of room in it. This looks ideal.

  13. Joanna Harrison
    / 7:09 am

    With two kids always requiring waters and snacks whenever we leave the house, I need a large bag to house everything. I’d love this stylish bag which would meet all the practical needs as well as being really stylish!

  14. Kelly Arnold
    / 6:34 am

    Love the zippered compartments! The ideal solution to curious toddlers, who love to delve into my current bucket bag and wreak havoc with the contents!
    Plenty of sneaky compartments to hide the irresistible (and dangerous!) red lipstick, my phone with holds irreplaceable photos (that all to often get accidentally deleted!), and the precious kiddie bribes I desperately need to get through the dreaded grocery shop!

  15. Michelle
    / 11:07 pm

    I love the look of this lovely bag

  16. Charlotte S
    / 10:13 pm

    As a bag addict and vegetarian, it pains me to see all the beauties I can’t justify… I would adore some arm candy that is cruelty free!

  17. Vanda B
    / 9:52 pm

    This bag is not only stylish, but the perfect size for nipping out of the house with a few essentials without being weighed down. Would love to win it.

  18. Eva Kiraly
    / 8:52 pm

    I can see this gorgeous bag on my shoulder carrying everything I need, but it’s not just a tool, its fashion to me! :)

  19. sarah fairley
    / 8:25 pm

    This bag would be perfect for my teenage daughter who recently commenced a vegetarian diet and is looking for other ways to minimise animal deaths

  20. Faye
    / 5:24 pm

    This gorgeous bag has lots of compartments – places I can HIDE things from little fingers, especially MY SECRET chocolate supply. Now YOU are aware of my vice, please don’t tell my kids!

  21. Chloe
    / 5:12 pm

    My 10th vegan birthday is coming up, this December I’ll have been living the cruelty free lifestyle for a decade – hard to believe! It’s changed my life in countless ways, from my diet to my wardrobe and I’d love to celebrate 10 healthy and happy years with this beautiful Urban Originals handbag. Thanks for the chance, Mim! Fingers crossed :)

  22. Mandy
    / 3:28 pm

    Practical AND stylish! I love having compartments for organisation. If only I could remember which compartment I put my keys in!

  23. Mikaela C
    / 1:23 pm

    Forget the cruelty with vegan leather,
    roomy but as light as a feather,
    a handbag and change bag in one,
    makes this Urban Originals bag twice as fun!

  24. rebecca lawrence
    / 1:06 pm

    Love the material and design – dress up or down, looks fantastic

  25. Alicia Bardsley
    / 12:23 pm

    Every girl needs a new handbag every now and then. I love this one.

  26. Gary Wood
    / 11:30 am

    I’d like to win this for my niece who is due to have her 1st bub on the 1/11

  27. Roberto Colombi
    / 9:07 am

    For my girlfriend, so i’m no longer the perfect accessory ;)

  28. Nichole McKee
    / 9:11 pm

    It sure would be nice to have a lovely bag that is a little more compact than I one I currently own…and I’m sure my stuff won’t go missing in the bottom as much ;)

  29. jeanette latter
    / 8:27 pm

    I love bags, can never have enough.

  30. Narelle Payne
    / 3:01 pm

    I detest unethical consumption
    I totally support Urban Original gumption
    I want True Sunrise to enjoy the features
    And stand with you for all earth’s creatures

  31. Jacoba Evans
    / 2:10 pm

    Love this bag. So functional. A place for everything and everything in its place.

  32. Tamara Lamb
    / 9:22 pm

    Practical and stylish. Everything I need with a husband and three boys who cannot carry their own belongings!

  33. Sharon M
    / 9:14 pm

    Firstly, what a lovely looking bag!! My last five handbags have all been from op shops and with someone’s birthday coming up (maybe mine!), this would be a lovely treat!! I wouldn’t have to disinfectant it before use like all my other bags :) Thank you so much!!

  34. Mel Ellis
    / 8:59 pm

    My daughter vomited in my current handbag! I have washed it out but it’s just not the same anymore ????

  35. Sarah G
    / 8:49 pm

    I love the roominess and style of the bag; it would be so useful. Even more than that I love the ethics behind the bag.

  36. Judith Missen
    / 3:23 pm

    I have the outfit that goes with this bag. :)

  37. pamela
    / 1:08 pm

    Form, style and function – this bag has it all! Love to make it mine.

  38. Courtney Dettman
    / 11:14 pm

    My bag is sooo disgusting, I’d hate to know what germs are all over it. uuggghhhh!

  39. Annette Wardrop
    / 10:16 pm

    The Leo in me loves the organisational possibilities of this beautiful Handbag.

  40. Julia Mason
    / 5:46 pm

    I’d love to win this cute and beaut bag, it would be my perfect shopping companion, carrying around all my necessities, great for catching up with my besties.

  41. Mick G
    / 2:14 pm

    very chic styling and love the design – great for any time any day

  42. Leanne white
    / 8:54 am

    Loving the actual shape of the handbag and the roomy compartments!

  43. Melinda Bolitho
    / 6:37 pm

    The perfect out and about bag for mums.
    I find my current nappy bag is getting to large for my kids who are just a little bit older now.
    This looks like a trendy, cute but still practical alternative.

  44. Samara McRae
    / 7:33 am

    I would like to win to feel a bit like the old me again. I love my baby boy more than anything, but carting around a huge baby bag with everything possible inside is a pain. This bag would still fit in bubs essentials, but would make me feel a bit stylish and sexy again :-)

  45. Laura Scriven
    / 9:07 pm

    I worked out all Winter time,
    And now I feel divine!
    A well done bag for meeting my goal,
    And getting out there despite it being cold.

  46. Megan Quarrell
    / 4:15 pm

    An organised bag is what I need,
    Juggling kids, a pram and shopping While struggling to find my keys.

  47. Tricia Leonard
    / 10:54 am

    I really need a beautiful handbag like this to carry all of the things I need when I am out and about. Perfect present for my Birthday in November.

  48. Elisabeth Martins
    / 1:47 am

    All my handbags are old and falling up,
    I need a beautiful bag like this,
    beautiful eye candy,
    everyone will be staring.

  49. allison
    / 5:57 pm

    so i look stylish and i get asked were did you get that bag i love it, Never had that before

  50. Melissa K
    / 3:26 pm

    I need it so I can wrap it up and gift it to myself on my birthday next month!

  51. Shannon Wotton
    / 1:21 pm

    I need this bag in my life! My current bag gives me nothing but strife! I can never find anything in it’s endless abyss. With all the compartments in this stylish bag, my keys would never again go amiss!

  52. ashna
    / 6:07 pm

    I would love to win this gorgeous bag because it is both classic and functionable.

  53. Sharon Markwell
    / 2:02 pm

    Urban Originals make amazing products and this gorgeous handbag is just screaming out to go shopping with me.

  54. Jessica Blundell
    / 1:06 pm

    I love this bag! Would love to win! Thank you for the opportunity.

  55. May
    / 12:22 pm

    So, I’m a mum but I don’t necessarily want my handbag to yell “human birth giver and on demand milk bar”. So having this beautiful Urban Originals true sunrise bag in blue (because blue is my absolute favourite) wouldn’t give me away as a mum though the perpetual “mum ponytail” might. I’d love this bit of luxury to hold all the mundane items a handbag holds. Thanks for the chance, Mim!

  56. Daina Sadauskas
    / 3:00 am

    Feeling a little nostalgic!
    Urban Originals opened the door to online retail for me in my late teens (I am now 25) and I will never forget waking up one morning after a dream that included something about knock-off accessories haha… Yeah the tags in my dream all said ‘Urban Un-originals’. Haha! good work brain!
    I regularly de-clutter and give away items from my wardrobe and I no longer have one of these damn fine quality bags to enjoy for myself :( I would be over-the-moon-grateful to receive one of the lil fellas if you chose me :) although maybe someone who hasn’t yet owned a piece by urban originals would benefit more?
    Sorry for the novel lol ;)

  57. Kristina S
    / 8:47 pm

    Perfect colour, style and size for everyday. I love it

  58. Karla Oleinikoff
    / 3:11 pm

    I carry way too much stuff in my bag (I found a fork once!). This would make me cut down on the clutter, but still let me carry around all the essentials (which does not include a fork), my bag would stop weighing a tonne, and my back and shoulder would thank me for it.

  59. Amanda
    / 5:34 pm

    Maybe I don’t look hard enough but I have difficulty, finding a bag with enough compartments to carry all my necessities, and as I don’t want to compromise on style, it has been quite a while since I have found the perfect bag like this for me!

  60. Kasey Evans
    / 4:15 pm

    This gorgeous bag If it were mine,
    No longer will I ever winge & whine,
    About not having enough room,
    Getting me down and so gloom,
    It would make day is very shine!

  61. What a beautiful bag Mim! These smaller bags are so on-trend this season. I love this label and the colours they are available in.
    Your bag is so tidy inside. Mine is full of receipts and buttons, jewellery and toothpicks – you name it! I must clean it out…
    Thanks for linking with the Aussie Giveaway Linkup. :D

  62. Andrea
    / 9:10 am

    A little urban style
    to make a girl smile,
    clever and smart,
    a big bag with heart.

  63. Rhonda Phillips
    / 11:35 am

    I love that is it compact but can still fit in the essentials. Looks stylish too!

  64. sarah
    / 11:29 am

    I’ve had the same handbag for years, and while I love it and it’s served me well, it’s beginning to get a bit tatty.
    It’s the perfect size to keep me organised with everything I need to have on hand, while also looking absolutely beautiful.

  65. Trenda Tillson
    / 12:30 pm

    I just had baby boy number 3 and this would be amazing!

  66. Sharon Johnson
    / 9:06 am

    A coworker I work with made me her specialty indian rice and butter chicken when she heard my partner was diagnosed with a gbm who4. She has always been there for me. She is now expecting a baby girl. I’d love to share a little urban originals with her.

  67. Becky Palmer
    / 12:53 am

    I would love to take it on my cruise to Fiji in November. It would fit all my essential belongings in with room to spare!

  68. Alex
    / 9:54 pm

    I’m not great at prioritising handbags but I really need something that will hold a decent amount of work stuff and look smart at the same time. This would be perfect!

  69. Heidi Tyack
    / 11:05 am

    I love how it is environmentally friendly. Im working towards natural goals. This beautiful bag will be a reminder every time i go out of another world friendly choice thanks to Mim :)

  70. Kim
    / 10:14 am

    Mum refuses to spend money or splurge on herself. The True Sunrise bag is absolutely beautiful and just her style, would love to surprise her with it so she can finally replace her ancient and exhausted handbag!

  71. Toni Chapman
    / 11:07 pm

    I have terrible baby brain! I can’t remember a thing. I ordered a cheese sandwich with salt yesterday, I sit in the back seat of the car and I accidentally forgot my mother’s birthday (sorry mum!). I’d love to win this well organised bag so I don’t leave the house without something essential, it’s compact and looks comfy to carry, and vegan, yay!

  72. cleo
    / 7:27 pm

    Compact yet plenty of room for all my essentials. Quality and style with a sophisticated edge. Fascinates, charms ,dazzles and allures.

  73. Tracy Martens
    / 6:07 pm

    I love all the handy compartments this gorgeous Urban Originals bag has. Hopefully it’ll stop me from upending my bag to find my keys.

  74. adrienne harries
    / 2:23 pm

    Vegan bag oh what fun
    Perfect choice for everyone
    lots of room for all my things
    Pretty without lots of blings
    Love Urban Originals bag its my style
    winning will make me smile

  75. melanie
    / 1:43 pm

    Since summer on the way, i need a snazzy bag to put all mys tuff in now i dont get to wear my pocket filled jacket. Last bag snapped at start of winter but i couldnt replace

  76. Sonia Chang
    / 1:38 pm

    Urban Originals Handbags has classic, elegant and timeless designs for everyone and every occasion. It has a long strap and short handel for matching outfits . I love this handbag style because I could exactly to create my elegant celeb approved looks .

  77. Annie G
    / 12:53 pm

    Have just begun a weekly chemo regime…My needs for those hospital sessions are different from work-a-day/ family outings. URBAN ORIGINALS handbag – perfectly stylish, not frumpy for notebook, appointments lists, reading materials, iPad etc.

  78. Sarah Fleming
    / 8:27 am

    I would absolutely love to win one of these gorgeous bags because the $6 one I bought myself from Kmart last year has most definitely seen better days. Well and truly time for a stylish update!

  79. Jody Smith
    / 6:46 am

    So I can be organised and have a chance at being fashionable.

  80. Laura Power
    / 10:15 pm

    Love the design and my zip is busted on my current bag and it’s driving me bonkers!

  81. Phuong
    / 9:56 pm

    Love its design!

  82. Glenda Smith
    / 5:10 pm

    Yes Please! I really need this bag. I’m sick of losing items in the abyss of my oversized bag (a previous fashion mistake).
    Note to Self: go with practicality not fashion

  83. Lindi
    / 3:18 pm

    What a beautiful bag great for organizations but none of our Gorgeous and precious 4 legged furry friends were used. It looks great it’s a classic style and would love to be a proud owner, thankyou Mimlove for the opportunity.

  84. Deb Kennelly
    / 2:08 pm

    I’ve lost my keys, there so where in my bag
    Also gone is my fav pen
    And somewhere hiding is the form I need for school
    Loose change in there too…
    Time to clean out and start with something new!

  85. Sacha Pech
    / 2:00 pm

    I love the separate compartments and that blue is ‘my colour’ – kinda like how I have my own theme song – I have a life ‘colour’

  86. Anne
    / 8:45 am

    I would love to win this because there aren’t that many stylish options when you wish to carry half your house contents with you!

  87. Linda Hynson
    / 8:42 am

    my everyday handbag is on its last legs!!

  88. Paula Harris
    / 7:24 am

    Love the double compartments….so I can stash things away and actually find my keys hahaha

  89. Lesleigh S
    / 6:59 am

    So functional and also looks great

  90. Linda Courtney
    / 2:06 am

    The perfect bag to hold all of life’s essentials.

  91. Heather Hopley
    / 1:33 am

    Can’t leave a thing at home….never know when I’ll need it
    But an Urban Originals bag will contain it all and look smart about it!

  92. Tina Elvins
    / 12:23 am

    A girl can never possess one too many handbags!

  93. Belinda B
    / 10:33 pm

    I ‘bags’ that!
    -PETA approved (so impressive for a bag!)
    -room for the kitchen sink
    -stylish good looks
    and a bag with a conscience …
    Love it, want it need it :) xx

  94. Melissa D
    / 10:32 pm

    This ultimate design
    It’s organisation really makes it shine
    Fingers crossed it could be mine!

  95. Christina
    / 9:53 pm

    This bag is fantastic. It has so many compartments that my current bag is lacking! With this bag I never have to feel disorganised again!

  96. Karina L
    / 9:27 pm

    It fits everything, including a couple of nappies and wet wipes!

  97. Kathy ferguson clark
    / 8:24 pm

    Wow this handbag is perfect for when im travelling early next year what a dream

  98. Christine
    / 6:52 pm

    I would love to win something so beautiful for myself as being a mum, I always seem to be buying new things for my daughter and husband and tend to forget about me.

  99. Courtney
    / 5:12 pm

    Everything I need in a handbag plus it is stylish and good quality ????

  100. Michelle
    / 5:02 pm

    I would love to win this for my beautiful daughter, who is fast becoming a young woman! She has mentioned that she would like to buy her first handbag, but hasn’t had the opportunity to do so yet. I am sure she would love this bag.

  101. Lorna M
    / 4:51 pm

    Love the design, so trendy and roomy. I can stash away all my stuff in this gorgeous bag!

  102. Tracy Wedding
    / 4:32 pm

    I would love to win so when I take my grand children out I will have a place for everything in this bag

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