Designer handbags are known for being pretty pricey, so we have created this list of the best affordable designer handbags to add a bit of luxe to your life, without breaking the bank!
Many of the designer bags we see in luxury stores, on social media, and on the pages of fashion magazines are quite expensive and are a real commitment to add to your wardrobe.
So, if you are looking for your first designer handbag, or you’re just on a tighter budget and want a new designer bag in your life, you are in the right place as we have bought together 30 of the best affordable designer handbags you need to know about!
These bags are pulled from the top designer labels and luxury brands, with a range of classic and timeless options as well as trendy choices so you can find the perfect option no matter what designer handbag you are looking for.
30 best affordable designer handbags
1. Tory Burch Small Ella Bio Tote
This Tory Burch Small Ella Bio Tote would make a fantastic sustainable and practical addition to any handbag collection!
This gorgeous tote, which is available in a range of trendy pastel shades, is crafted from vegan leather and then decorated with the stacked T Tory Burch logo.
The rolled top handles and detachable crossbody strap mean there are a plethora of ways to style this tote, while the interior is roomy enough to fit a 13-inch laptop – just perfect!
2. Marc Jacobs The Medium Tote Bag
Marc Jacobs’ The Medium Tote Bag is a best seller for a reason, with an affordable price tag of $195, spacious interior, chic aesthetic, top handles, and removable shoulder strap – this designer handbag really has everything.
This canvas tote is available in blue, black, beige, or slate green to suit any personal style and is super practical with a handy zipper pocket inside the bag and it’s lightweight enough to fold flat for travel!
3. Saint Laurent Uptown YSL Monogram Pouch Bag
If you are on the hunt for a clutch bag with a classic style that will suit a wide range of evening looks, then this Saint Laurent Uptown YSL Monogram Pouch Bag is exactly what you need.
This pouch bag is expertly crafted from Grain de Poudre leather and then embellished with a gleaming gold YSL logo for a stunning finish.
The envelope-style pouch bag opens to a single compartment, just the right size for your night-out essentials. This bag is available in four neutral shades and retails for just $625.
4. Coach Tabby 18 Pillow Leather Shoulder Bag
The Coach Tabby 18 Pillow Leather Shoulder Bag has become a cult classic that you really need in your wardrobe. Crafted from supple ivory leather, this shoulder bag has a padded, sumptuous silhouette, finished with a C coach logo in the same ivory shade for a tonal look.
This Coach bag features both a top handle and crossbody leather strap, so you can adapt the bag to suit your look. Inside you will find two compartments and a wall pocket to help you stay organized.
5. Jacquemus Le Bambino Satchel
The French luxury fashion house, Jacquemus, has quickly become world-renowned for striking designer handbags with unique silhouettes, all at a pretty affordable price point!
The Le Bambino Satchel is just one bag from the Jacquemus collection, with a retro-inspired elongated silhouette, curvy top handle, and adjustable shoulder strap.
There is an exterior slip pocket and a compact interior, just the right size for your phone, keys, and card case.
6. Kate Spade knott medium leather tote
The Kate Spade knott medium leather tote is an amazing affordable designer handbag that has an elegant and sophisticated style, making it a go-to in your wardrobe.
This tote is crafted from black pebbled leather that is bound to suit a wide range of outfits and really stands the test of time, then is finished with knotted top handles and a detachable crossbody strap.
The interior of this bag is just perfect, with a central zipper pocket splitting the interior in half so you can keep all your daily essentials easy to find.
7. Cult Gaia Hera Nano Knotted Embellished Shoulder Bag
Cult Gaia has quickly become known for quirky designs and a super trendy aesthetic, as you can see in this striking Hera Nano Knotted Embellished Shoulder Bag!
This shoulder bag will really sparkle under the lights on a night out, with the all-over crystal embellishments, which are available in lots of different colors so you can pick the option that best suits your style.
The chic bag is then completed with a knotted shoulder strap and a zip top to allow easy access to the compact interior.
8. Polène Numero 9
Polène is a new French luxury brand that puts exquisite craftsmanship and inventive silhouettes at the center of their designs – just like the Polène Numero 9 bag.
This amazing handbag, which is available in two different sizes and a range of different colors, is crafted from full-grain calf leather for a luxe look and feel.
The draped silhouette includes top handles, while the detachable shoulder strap means there are lots of different ways to style this beautiful bag.
9. Tory Burch T-Monogram Jacquard Mini Bucket Bag
We love the eye-catching design of this super cute Tory Burch T-Monogram Jacquard Mini Bucket Bag! This bag is made from Tory Burch logo-jacquard fabric and then trimmed with supple leather and gleaming gold hardware.
You have the option of both a top handle and removable shoulder strap, while the drawstring top opens to a roomy interior, just the right size for your everyday essential items. Pick up this stunning bucket bag for just $368.
10. Bottega Veneta Mini Cassette Intrecciato Crossbody Bag
Bottega Veneta’s intrecciato bags are super popular recently, and they perfectly fit with the fashionable quiet luxury trend.
The Mini Cassette Intrecciato Leather Crossbody Bag is available in lots of bright and vibrant colors to add a pop of color to your wardrobe, each featuring the woven intrecciato technique for a textural and tactile finish.
The front flap opens to a compact interior, fitted with a slip pocket, and the leather strap is adjustable so you can style this bag across the body or on your shoulder.
11. Gucci Ophidia GG mini bag
Gucci always delivers some of the best designer bags, including this incredible Gucci Ophidia GG mini bag. The curved silhouette is just gorgeous and so unique, making this handbag the perfect finishing touch to any trendy outfit, day or night.
This bag is instantly recognizable as Gucci, with the GG supreme canvas, gold GG logo hardware, and red and green webbing on the base of the bag. The interior is compact but is fitted with card slots to help streamline your essentials.
12. Coach Willow Colorblock Leather Shoulder Bag
The Coach Willow Colorblock Leather Shoulder Bag is a staple bag in your wardrobe, with a sleek and sophisticated design and practical interior that is just perfect for work or the weekend.
Crafted from textured leather, this shoulder bag features a detachable top handle and crossbody strap, while inside the bag, you will find a central zipper pocket to divide the interior in two so you can keep everything perfectly organized.
13. Longchamp Large Le Pliage Tote
The Longchamp Le Pliage Tote is a best-selling, classic bag that will never go out of style – making it a must-have in your handbag collection.
This tote bag is made from nylon which is durable, waterproof, and lightweight enough to fold flat, so this bag is ideal for packing in your suitcase when you travel.
The zip top opens to a spacious interior, fitted with a handy smartphone pocket. This bag is available for just $155 and comes in a lot of different colors to suit any personal style.
14. Prada Re-Nylon Mini bag
Small shoulder bags are so fashionable at the moment, which is why you really need this Prada Re-Nylon Mini Bag in your life.
We love that this Prada bag is made from sustainable Re-nylon fabric, which is produced from recycled plastic materials collected from the ocean – just perfect! This bag is finished with a triangle-enameled Prada logo on the front, a slim shoulder strap, and an interior zipper pocket for a practical finish.
15. Chloe Woody Linen Leather Tote Bag
This Chloe Woody Medium Linen Leather Tote Bag is ideal for the summer months, with the linen fabric and pastel colors that will perfectly suit any floral dress or jean shorts!
The beige linen is complemented by the pale blue leather details and Chloe-branded webbing that continue to form top handles. The interior is pretty spacious and fitted with a slip pocket so you can always keep your phone within easy reach.
16. Louis Vuitton Monogram Speedy
The Louis Vuitton Speedy is an iconic bag that has been a staple in the collection since the 1930s because of its classic design and chic look.
There are many different editions of the Speedy available, but we love the timeless look of the LV monogram Speedy, complete with a vachetta leather trim for a luxe finishing touch.
The top zipper allows easy access to the spacious interior. This bag is a good option if you are looking for something practical that will always look stylish.
17. Marc Jacobs The Colorblock Snapshot Bag
The Marc Jacobs The Colorblock Snapshot Bag is a great affordable designer handbag, available for just $325! This bag is ideal as your everyday handbag, made from sleek black leather and embellished with the gleaming gold Marc Jacobs logo.
The black and white striped crossbody strap is adjustable and detachable, while there is an exterior slip pocket and two interior compartments to keep everything expertly organized.
18. See By Chloe Joan Calf Leather Backpack
A backpack is a fantastic, practical bag that everyone needs in their collection, and we think this See By Chloe Joan Calf Leather Backpack is the best option.
This bag has the classic See By Chloe look, with the gold whipstitched ring embellishment and luxe calf leather and suede exterior.
The front flap opens to a compact interior, fitted with three card slots, just the right size for your daily must-have items. The shoulder straps are adjustable to make sure this backpack always remains comfortable.
19. Coperni Small Swipe Leather Crossbody Bag
You may recognize the Coperni brand because of their incredible Paris Fashion Week runway in which they spray-painted a dress on Bella Hadid, but did you know they have a beautiful handbag collection too?!
This Small Swipe Leather Crossbody Bag is just one example, with a striking, geometric silhouette crafted from shiny black leather. Carry with the cut-out top handle or attach the leather strap for a crossbody look – so versatile!
20. Dooney & Bourke Pebble Grain Zip Satchel
Dooney and Bourke is a timeless, all-American brand, known for classic designs and expert craftsmanship. The Pebble Grain Zip Satchel is a best seller from the brand, with a stunning curved shape, reflected in the curved rolled leather top handles.
The two zippers ensure easy access to the roomy interior, fitted with a zipper pocket and two slip pockets to make staying organized easy.
This effortlessly stylish satchel is available in lots of different colors and has a retail price of just $278.
21. Self Portrait The Bow Micro leather tote bag
This sleek and elegant Self Portrait The Bow Micro leather tote bag is just beautiful and the perfect statement accessory to suit a wide range of outfits.
This gorgeous handbag is crafted from shiny black calf leather and then decorated with an oversized glittering gold bow for an eye-catching finish.
The inside is lined with leather and just the right size for your phone, keys, and card case, while the top handle and removable leather straps mean you have multiple ways to style this leather bag.
22. DeMellier The Vancouver bag
DeMellier is a London-based brand that excels at classic luxury handbags that have a timeless aesthetic and are ethically and sustainably made – making DeMellier a fantastic brand you need in your collection.
The Vancouver bag is just one beautiful option from this brand, crafted from smooth cowhide leather and finished with an arrow-inspired double bar lock in gleaming gold. The leather strap is adjustable and the bag is available in a whole plethora of different colors to suit any style.
23. Cuyana System Tote
If you are looking for a perfectly practical tote with a minimalist aesthetic, then this Cuyana System Tote is just what you need.
Cuyana has designed this tote to be customizable so you can really adapt this bag to suit your lifestyle, with the choice of lots of different add-ons including different straps, laptop sleeves, and removable pouches to keep everything organized.
The bag itself is made from pebbled Italian leather that will really stand the test of time and is available in a range of colors.
24. Furla Fleur Convertible Shoulder Bag
This Furla Fleur Convertible Shoulder Bag has a chic and stylish look, with glossy black leather that will flawlessly suit any outfit – day or night.
Furla is an Italian fashion house that prides itself on luxurious materials and incredible craftsmanship so you know a Furla bag is ideal for everyday wear for years and years to come.
This bag is finished with a gold Arch logo twist lock and an adjustable leather shoulder strap.
25. Givenchy Mini G-Tote
Mini bags are so fashionable at the moment, and this Givenchy Mini G-Tote is a good option. This trendy bag is made from black canvas, printed with the Givenchy brand name in white lettering for a bold finish.
The interior is lined with a contrasting red fabric and is surprisingly spacious considering this is a mini bag. The top handles and removable and adjustable crossbody strap mean there are lots of ways to style this bag. The Givenchy Mini G-Tote is available for just $995.
26. Polène Numero 1
The Polène Numero 1 has the same sumptuously draped silhouette that the brand has become known for, creating a stunningly unique new handbag.
Handmade in Spain, the Polène Numero 1 is crafted from grained calf leather and fitted with a top handle and detachable crossbody strap.
The front flap opens to a roomy interior with a zipper pocket and two slip pockets, making this bag ideal for daily use. There is also a mini and nano version available in case you are looking for something a little smaller.
27. Saint Laurent Croc-Embossed Phone Holder Shoulder Bag
A phone holder bag, like this glamorous Saint Laurent YSL Croc-Embossed Phone Holder Shoulder Bag, is the ideal alternative to a clutch to pair with an evening look.
The glossy, croc-embossed black leather, embellished with a gold YSL logo, guarantees an eye-catching look, while the gold chain strap adds an element of practicality. The interior is lined with leather and just the right size for your night-out essentials.
28. Jacquemus Le Chiquito Moyen Top-Handle Bag
The Jacquemus Le Chiquito Moyen Top-Handle Bag is a great investment piece, with a strong silhouette and minimal decoration that will add a super stylish touch to any outfit.
The statement curved top handle juxtaposes the clean lines of the body of the bag, all expertly crafted from luxe leather and finished with the Jacquemus brand name in gold lettering.
The bag comes with a detachable and adjustable shoulder strap to ensure multiple styling options. This bag is also available in white, which is perfect for the summer months.
29. Tory Burch Fleming Small Convertible Shoulder Bag
Tory Burch is one of the best designer brands for gorgeous handbags that are super practical but look beautiful too – just like this Fleming Small Convertible Shoulder Bag.
This great designer handbag is made from plush lambskin leather, which has been diamond-stitched and finished with a Tory Burch logo that sits on the top of the affordable bag.
The front flap opens to a divided interior fitted with a zip pocket so you can always stay organized, while the chain strap slides so you wear this bag on the shoulder or across the body.
30. Cult Gaia Nala Mini Pleated Metallic Clutch Bag
We love the unique and striking look of this Cult Gaia Nala Mini Pleated Metallic Clutch Bag! This attention-grabbing bag is made from glittering metallic leather that sparkles in the light and accentuates the pleated design and semi-circular shape.
The magnetic clasp allows easy access to the compact interior, just the right size for your evening must-have items. This incredible clutch retails for $398 and comes in pink or gold!
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