In the world of accessories, it’s the bag that piques our shopping interests. Staple pieces like a Louis Vuitton belt or a Cartier Love Bracelet may help to decorate your outfit, tying it together in a neat designer bow, but for early coffee shop runs to spontaneous dinner plans it’s the humble bag we all turn to for navigating everyday life. And while we’re a fan of the latest luxury fashion house offerings, such as Gucci’s Diana Bag or Bottega Veneta’s Pouch, we’re here to tell you that you don’t need to break the bank for a quality design. Some of the most coveted styles are as budget-friendly as they are sophisticated and well-made. Enter: the best affordable designer handbags (yes, “affordable” and designer” can go together), all of which are guaranteed to step up your style quotient.
We have searched near (Kate Spade) and far (Ganni) to find the cult-loved bags that promise high fashion at a low price. Keep scrolling because you’re not going to want to miss out—and that’s an Editorialist promise.