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25 Gorgeous Bags That Look Way More Expensive Than They Are

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1. A luxe-looking burgundy crossbody so chic and polished I seriously might have dreams about it tonight.

Get it from Target for $34.99 (available in two colors).
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Get it from Target for $34.99 (available in two colors).

2. A faux-leather belt bag so making an outfit look high-fashion will be a total cinch.

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Check out BuzzFeed's full review of this bag (#5).

Get it from Amazon for $17.99+ (available in four designs).

3. A '90s-inspired shoulder bag I'd recommend you keep a close eye on. If you're not careful, Cher Horowitz might try to snatch it from you.

You can't have it, Cher!!!! Unless you let me date young Paul Rudd!!! Then maybe we can work something out!!!Get it from Asos for $32.
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You can't have it, Cher!!!! Unless you let me date young Paul Rudd!!! Then maybe we can work something out!!!

Get it from Asos for $32.

4. A reversible tote with a removable pouch that's so practical and sturdy, you'd have gladly paid ten times more for it.

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Check out BuzzFeed's full review of this tote (#4).

Get it from Walmart for $13.97 (available in four colors). Find more colors and styles (including some that are even cheaper!) here.

5. A roomy bucket bag that's minimalist-chic but majorly sophisticated.

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It comes with an adjustable, detachable shoulder strap!

Get it from Amazon for $39.99 (available in four colors).

6. A polished-looking tote no one will believe you didn't get at some fancy shmancy department store.

Get it from Amazon for $19.99.
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Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

7. A sunny structured purse that's the perfect combination of fun and professional — just like you!

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Get it from ModCloth for $49.

8. A preppy satchel I don't think would look out of place on the arm of Blair Waldorf.

Get it from Walmart for $22.97.
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Get it from Walmart for $22.97.

9. A classic pocketbook perfect for holding all the essentials of an old-school screen siren, or you. What's the difference, really? You're both chic as shit.

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Get it from Asos for $45.

10. A gem-encrusted mini bag because it's basically a scientific fact that more glitter makes you less bitter.

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Get it from Nordstrom for $34.80 (available in two color combinations).

11. A trendy transparent purse that's also clearly great for events where you have to get your bag inspected.

Some stadiums also require clear bags now, and I can't think of a more fabulous way to follow that rule than this!Check out BuzzFeed's full review of this bag (#1).Get it from Amazon for $37.99 (available in four colors).
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Some stadiums also require clear bags now, and I can't think of a more fabulous way to follow that rule than this!

Check out BuzzFeed's full review of this bag (#1).

Get it from Amazon for $37.99 (available in four colors).

12. A sleek satchel you will use forever and ever, so the cost per wear will be like a tiny fraction of a cent. Take that, fancy designer bags!!!

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Get it from Nordstrom for $69.95.

13. A quilted crossbody guaranteed to make everyone green with envy.

Get it from Boohoo for $16.
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Get it from Boohoo for $16.

14. A stylish saddle bag with an embellished handle and removable shoulder strap that effortlessly combines fashion and function.

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Get it from Amazon for $35.98 (available in three colors).

15. A faux-snakeskin winged mini bag you should probably let slither in to your closet.

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It also comes with a detachable long strap!

Get it from Mango for $69.99 (available in two colors).

16. A lovely leopard carryall everyone will want once they spot you with it, you cool cat, you.

There's plenty of room inside and leopard print basically goes with everything, so I hereby grant you permission to carry it every day.Get it from Nordstrom for $64.95 (available in four colors).
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There's plenty of room inside and leopard print basically goes with everything, so I hereby grant you permission to carry it every day.

Get it from Nordstrom for $64.95 (available in four colors).

17. A posh quilted backpack that puts its canvas cousins to shame.

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Get it from Forever 21 for $29.90 (available in two colors).

18. A unique cube-shaped bag for anyone who likes to think outside the box while keeping all their essentials inside it.

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Get it from Amazon for $32.99 (available in six colors).

19. A colorblocked, bow-bedecked top handle bag you'll want to pas-tell all your friends about.

Get it from Amazon for $60 (available in two colors).
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Get it from Amazon for $60 (available in two colors).

20. A stunning embellished evening clutch that can also be carried as a handbag or crossbody and basically comes with compliments included free of charge.

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Get it from Amazon for $29.99 (available in three styles).

21. A studded mini bucket bag sure to make everyone consider you one of the most fashionable people they've ever grom-met.

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Get it from Urban Outfitters for $25 (available in two colors).

22. An absolutely beautiful embroidered bag with knotted handles that I would 100% believe you picked up on your latest trip to Milan.

Get it from Target for $34.99 (available in three colors).
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Get it from Target for $34.99 (available in three colors).

23. A fringed drawstring bag to add drama to even the simplest ensemble.

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Get it from Mango for $29.99 (available in two colors).

24. A colorblocked hobo bag with a mixed-material strap that proves you've got a real handle on great style.

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Get it from Express for $41.93.

25. A beautifully beaded clutch sure to steal the show, even from your equally fabulous dress.

It also has an optional chain strap so you can keep your hands free to dance, munch on hors d'oeuvres, high five everyone who compliments your bag, etc.Get it from Francesca's for $44.
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It also has an optional chain strap so you can keep your hands free to dance, munch on hors d'oeuvres, high five everyone who compliments your bag, etc.

Get it from Francesca's for $44.

Also check out the best purses you can get on Amazon.

Anyone with an expensive designer bag once they see you with your gorgeous, cheap one:

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