Kate Spade is one of the top affordable designer brands, with a fantastic range of handbags – so if you are looking for some great alternative, just keep reading this list of the top brands like Kate Spade.
Kate Spade New York was founded in 1993 by husband-and-wife pair Kate and Andy Spade, who first created luxury handbags. Now, decades after its founding, Kate Spade New York has grown to now offering jewelry, glasses, fragrances, clothing, shoes, and most recently, homeware.
If you love stylish yet affordable designer bags, shoes and homeware then you will be a big fan of Kate Spade already. However, if you are looking for some new brands to check out and new products to add to your shopping bag, this list of the top brands like Kate Spade is here to help you out!
20 Best brands like Kate Spade
1. Tory Burch
If you love Kate Spade New York, then you will really love the American brand, Tory Burch – with a similar range of products available and a similar price range, Tory Burch is a great alternative.
Tory Burch was founded in 2004, beginning with handbags, before expanding into clothing, accessories, shoes, and homeware – just perfect!
Tory Burch handbags are their best sellers and are beloved for their timeless designs and luxurious quality, as shown by the Ella Tote Bag and Kira shoulder bag pictured above.
2. Marc Jacobs
Marc Jacobs is known for its super stylish and trendy bags, in a range of different shapes, sizes, materials, and prints – so there really is an option for everyone.
Marc Jacobs himself was once the creative director of Louis Vuitton so you know you can trust this brand to consistently deliver chic fashionable bags, wallets, and other small leather goods.
Like Kate Spade, there are loads of incredible handbags available at affordable prices, with bags ranging between $135 to $550 – so whatever your style is, you’ll find a bag you love and need in your wardrobe.
3. Ralph Lauren
For that classic, timeless all American style that Kate Spade is known for, you have to check out Ralph Lauren. Ralph Lauren has received cult status since its founding in 1967 – it has produced beautiful handbags for decades and was at the forefront of fashion and ready-to-wear trends in the 1970s and 80s.
There are also several smaller brands under the Ralph Lauren name, including Lauren Ralph Lauren and Polo Ralph Lauren so there is something to suit every budget.
4. Ted Baker
Ted Baker is a classically British brand that offers gorgeous handbags, accessories, and clothing in stylish designs with bright colors.
Available in department stores all over the world, Ted Baker has a similar bold style to Kate Spade, with timeless silhouettes and playful colors and prints, creating some irresistible handbags and clothing.
High quality leather and woven fabrics are commonly used in both Kate Spade and Ted Baker bags, making for durable pieces that will really stand the test of time – fantastic!
5. Rebecca Minkoff
For those of you looking for a brand with a similar price range to Kate Spade products, but with more edgy designs, the Rebecca Minkoff is the brand you need to go for.
This American fashion house is known for bags and accessories that mix boho femininity with an edge of rock and roll glam, making use of sumptuous leathers and suede to create some totally beautiful pieces.
Similar to Kate Spade, Rebecca Minkoff is primarily known for its stunning collection of bags, that covers everything from small camera bags to smart tote bags, guaranteeing an option for every customer.
6. Michael Kors
Michael Kors has become a household name thanks to its collection of stunning designer bags in classic designs that are now sold all over the world.
The silhouette of Michael Kors bags is timeless, similar to Kate Spade bags, but the colors and prints are totally unique – we absolutely love the MK logo jacquard that now features on many Michael Kors bags, fitting in perfectly with the logomania trend.
7. Calvin Klein
Calvin Klein is a beloved American brand, that creates some really timeless designs that are must-haves in your wardrobe.
After its founding in 1968, Calvin Klein found worldwide fame in the 1980s and 90s with their jeans and men’s underwear campaigns starring Mark Wahlberg, Brooke Shields, and Kate Moss.
If you are looking for a classic style bag, with minimalist decoration, then Calvin Klein is the perfect brand for you, with loads of stunning, timeless bags on offer, similar to some of the designs you would find at Kate Spade.
Coach is known for its high-quality luxury goods, in particular, handbags and small leather goods.
The founders of Coach put a lot of time and focus into the fabrics and leathers they produce their handbags from, so you know any bag you buy is going to be of the same good quality as Kate Spade handbags.
Since 2014, Stuart Vevers has been the creative director and has constantly produced super stylish and chic handbags that are incredibly popular – including the Pillow leather crossbody bag, which is pictured above and available in a range of colors and sizes.
Guess is primarily known for its trendy women’s clothing collection, which includes everything from top-quality jeans to smart dresses and casual t-shirts. But they also produce some stunning luxury handbags, watches, jewelry, and shoes – a similar range of products to Kate Spade.
You will often find that the bags are at a little more affordable price point than Kate Spade bags, perfect if you are on a budget, while the clothing is a little more expensive than Kate Spade’s women’s collection.
10. See by Chloé
See by Chloé is a diffusion line of the popular designer brand, Chloé – think of it as the little sister of Chloé, where prices are a little more affordable.
See by Chloé was launched by incredible designer Phoebe Philo who wanted this extension of the Chloé brand to appeal more to young women, but with the same French cool-girl chic that Chloé has become known for.
If you love the paired back designs of Kate Spade bags, then you will love the bags on offer from See by Chloé that have a little extra Parisian twist. The boho-inspired designs are minimalist but are available in fun, bold colors, similar to Kate Spade.
11. Charles and Keith
If you are looking for a brand like Kate Spade, that is a little more under the radar, then Charles and Keith is perfect for you.
This Singaporean fashion house was founded in 1996, with the aim of creating beautiful, good quality shoes, before the brand expanded into other accessories, including bags, belts, and sunglasses.
Charles and Keith’s bags combine the luxurious materials of Kate Spade products but with a modern twist – playing with silhouettes and mixing materials, as shown in the Aviary Beaded Acrylic Handle Slouchy Bag. There are also more classic, timeless designs if that is more your style.
Last but not least, Charles & Keith bags are relatively affordable, too! They’re perhaps the most affordable brand on this list.
12. Dooney and Bourke
The classic American aesthetic of Dooney and Bourke makes it the perfect alternative to Kate Spade.
This luxury brand is known for its collection of bags and luggage, although they do also offer a small range of clothing and have an MLB, NFL, and Collegiate shop too!
The price range is pretty similar to Kate Spade bags, and they produce sophisticated bags that will look stylish for a long time, and since they are made with premium leather, they will really stand the test of time.
This Italian fashion house was founded in 1927 and has been creating beautiful bags and leather goods ever since.
The Furla bags have a slightly higher price point than Kate Spade bags, but they have similar material and use of fun, vibrant colors.
Furla bags are a little more expensive because they use very high-quality materials and all Furla products are made with great care and traditional craftsmanship in Italy – Tuscany to be exact. Furla is a great brand to go for if you want a stylish bag that will last a lifetime.
14. Kurt Geiger
There are loads of patterned bags available from Kate Spade, which makes the brand really unique, but lucky for you, we have found a great alternative in Kurt Geiger if you are after a bag with a bold print.
As you can see from the Rainbow Shop Kensington Leather Crossbody Bag, Kurt Geiger is known for their bright, rainbow designs that create really eye-catching bags.
But like Kate Spade, they also produce more toned down bags with plush leathers and a textural finish – like the Kensington Leather Shoulder Bag. There really is an option for everyone.
Fossil is a fantastic brand to head to if you are after a timeless bag that is super versatile with loads of different looks.
Their bags are modern designs with paired back, and minimal decoration, often found in natural colors – although all of their bags are made in a wide range of colors, so you are able to find a style that works for you and then pick a color that works with your wardrobe.
They also make small leather goods and jewelry, just like Kate Spade – all with classic silhouettes.
This New York City-based brand was founded by fashion designer Donna Karen in 1984 and quickly became a success because of its Seven Easy Piece Collection, which was essentially the start of a capsule wardrobe.
DKNY focuses on elegant silhouettes and luxurious materials, like Kate Spade, all with a similar price tag to Kate Spade bags.
The Seva Medium Shoulder Bag is an example of a timeless, sophisticated bag, while The Effortless Logo Tote Bag displays how DKNY keeps up to date with all the latest trends – including the wildly popular logomania trend.
17. Mansur Gavriel
Mansur Gavriel is a little more expensive than Kate Spade, but their approach to color, pattern, and materials is very similar – with both brands offering a real mix of block neutral color bags as well as vibrant colors in fun prints.
Mansur Gavriel was only founded in 2013 but quickly became a favorite of magazine fashion editors because of its unique and playful silhouette and exquisite materials.
We love the fact that all Mansur Gavriel bags are available in a variety of colors, so you can pick the style and shade that is just right for you!
18. Aspinal of London
Aspinal of London has become a beloved British brand that is known for top-quality materials and exceptional craftsmanship.
Like Kate Spade, their bags are made in simple, classic silhouettes that will never go out of style, while the materials and colors are adapted to suit trends as well as your own personal style.
Aspinal of London bags are a little more expensive than Kate Spade, but it is totally worth it for the luxurious nature of their bags. We love the Ella bag and the London tote because they are must-have styles, and available in a range of colors.
If you are looking for staple styles of luxury handbags, then Cuyana is the brand you need to head for. They are similar to Kate Spade in the fact that they create classic, timeless bags that will look eternally stylish but differ in their choice of colors and patterns.
Almost all Cuyana bags are made in neutral colors that do not really follow trends, instead focussing on longevity and sustainability.
The brand works with top craftsmen and artisans all over the world to create bags that will last a lifetime, and you will love and use for years to come.
Luxury French leather goods brand, Longchamp has a similar price range to Kate Spade products but has a small range of items on offer.
The Le Pliage tote, as shown above, is a best seller for the brand and has become a must-have bag for customers all over the world. The choice of materials and range of sizes means it is perfect for everyone.
It is worth also checking out the full range of Longchamp products, as there are some stunning pieces on offer that are more under the radar.
We hope you found this list of brands like Kate Spade helpful! For more luxury fashion content, check out the links below.