Compare prices and shop LOEWE women's shoulder bags across 500+ stores in one place. Loewe is a Spanish luxury fashion house based in Madrid. Loewe began as a cooperative of leather artisans in the center of Madrid in 1846. German entrepreneur Enrique Loewe Roessberg consolidated the workshop under his name in 1872, creating one of the world’s original luxury houses. As Loewe evolved and expanded over the next century, a commitment to modernity emerged as a defining characteristic.