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    30 Expensive-Looking Handbags That Are Surprisingly Affordable

    A stylish handbag doesn't have to come with a designer price tag.

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    1. An envelope clutch with a cut-out pattern, gold background, and detachable chain strap perfect for a night out with your friends or for adding some personality to a formal look.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "This is, by far, the best $10 I’ve spent. And I’ve spent plenty. I love a bargain. Didn’t have the highest hopes at this price point. I got it in white and it’s AMAZING. Everyone who has seen it has complimented me, I’m back to buy in several other colors. This is a sturdy bag. I’ve gotten clutches this price that feel so flimsy and don’t hold the shape. This is sturdy, has a good feel in your hand. Has some bulk/weight to it, in a good way. Feels like you could’ve spent much more. The chain is long, but not quite long enough for me to wear as a crossbody. I use it mainly as a clutch but love how the chain tucks away easily and doesn’t take up space. It’s amazing. I want them all!" —andrea

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99 (available in eight colors).

    2. A large faux leather shoulder bag that has so much room to stuff things in, it'll be great for a road trip or long flight.

    amazon.com, Amazon

    Promising review: "I am so in love with this bag! The bag is good quality and very spacious, I love the little pockets inside and the front pocket is really convenient for sticking a phone/keys in. The zippers down the front pocket don't actually make the pocket open wide which to me is a plus because I don't have to worry about anything important falling out if one or both sides happen to unzip. I love it!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $33.99 (available in three colors).

    3. A sleek three-piece set of matching bags in different sizes that you can use individually or all at the same time. You can get across town with all of your odds and ends while still looking professional and put together.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This is a very nice looking set! They make you look very put together and organized. All three pieces hold their shape, I don't care for slouchy looking bags. The hardware is gold and appears to be made well to hold up. I also like that it comes with a storage bag for the purses for when you might be using a different set. I wouldn't mind having another whole set in a different color!" —Jodi Grayson

    Get it from Amazon for $38.99 (available in 10 colors).

    4. A zip closure crossbody bag that's not bulky or heavy — it's just the right size for running errands. Plus, it's super cute!

    Target

    Promising review: "Nice little crossbody bag to keep all your essentials. Large enough for a credit card case, cell phone (an 8-inch phone will fit), keys, lipstick, small bottle or tube of hand lotion, and the inside pocket easily fits coins and cash. Even with all those items, the bag is not bulky or heavy. Also love that it comes in a variety of colors. Yes, I would purchase again." —Jasmin

    Get it from Target for $17.99 (available in four colors).

    5. An acrylic marble clutch to make even the simplest outfit look trendy and chic.

    Forever 21

    Promising review: "Love this very classy and trendy bag for any occasion." —Kay K.

    Get it from Forever 21 for $24.99.

    6. A small zip-around dome satchel that won't take up much space, but you'll be surprised at how much you can fit in it.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "This is the cutest bag and so high-quality, especially for the price! I love that it is a smaller purse but fits what I need. Such a great purchase and would highly recommend!! The brown ostrich color is classy and high quality. Go for it!" —Hannah

    Get it from Amazon for $25.50+ (available in 24 colors and designs).

    7. A bucket bag with a patterned scarf drawstring for a fun, yet sophisticated look. This bag is great for an everyday style statement.

    H&M

    Get it from H&M for $27.99 (available in two colors).

    8. An abstract alloy metal clutch to add an artistic touch to a gorgeous evening look.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I love this clutch! I bought the gold one, and I really like the color. The purse looks more expensive than it is, and exceeded my expectations. It is a little heavy, but that is not a problem at all. You can perfectly fit your keys, cellphone, and other small stuff. I am really happy with this purchase!" —Jacqueline

    Get it from Amazon for $26.99 (available in two colors).

    9. A versatile leather bag that can be worn as a backpack or shoulder bag and looks so good, everyone will think you paid a fortune for it.

    Walmart

    Get it from Walmart for $20.99 (available in four colors).

    10. A structured colorblock purse with a retro vibe that'll look great with a summery dress or a fall sweater and boots.

    ModCloth

    Promising review: "Very cute and sturdy bag! I'm looking forward to taking this on vacation with me!" —thao

    Get it from ModCloth for $29.99 (originally $59).

    11. A multifunctional leather hobo bag for those days when you just need to quickly throw everything in a bag and run out the door.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "Very spacious bag, all the zippers worked well, the stitching was even, and the two straps provided are perfect for when you need to change up the length. I'm very happy with this bag as it looks much more expensive than it was." —Amy W

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

    12. A scalloped fabric clutch, because it can instantly add some glam to a solid dress or blouse.

    ModCloth

    Get it from ModCloth for $34.99 (originally $39).

    13. A faux alligator satchel and matching wallet you can pair with a blazer and walk into the boardroom feeling like you own it.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "It's sleek, chic, and stays upright well. The black looks expensive and the hand held or crossbody strap allows for diverse use. It has enough pockets in it for categorizing your items, and not overfilling. I like the upright design and hard shell design, where it can be sat on the table and stay upright — that is a big deal for me, I hate floppy purses. This is a great style, not too big or small, perfect size, and looks expensive!" —Brooke Cowan

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99 (available in 43 designs and colors).

    14. A sporty Puma bag with contrast piping that you can pair with jeans or leggings for a casual, cool look.

    Asos

    Get it from Asos for $25.

    15. A round rattan straw purse guaranteed to complete your beach babe aesthetic while you're on your next vacation.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "This bag is gorgeous! Exactly like all the other ones you see for double the price. The clasp is a lovely detail. Cannot be beaten for price." —J P WHEELHOUSE

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99 (available in 12 designs).

    16. A sling shoulder bag with two side open slots so you can have quick access to your phone or keys on the outside, while still being able to stuff the inside with all of your random necessities.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Love this bag, especially for the price! It’s bigger than I expected, has nice sized pockets both in and outside, the strap can be adjusted to be nice and long to wear cross body, and the material is quite soft and feels more expensive than it is. I was worried about buying a bag online without seeing it in person first but I’m glad I did!" —KB

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99 (available in 16 colors).

    17. A straw cactus crossbody bag adorned in pom-poms that'll make any outfit photo ready.

    ModCloth

    Promising review: "Does this really need a review?! Look at it! I'm obsessed with this purse!!" —yurellis

    Get it from ModCloth for $19.97 (originally $49).

    18. A medium leather tote with a flower pendant decoration, two hand straps, and a removable shoulder strap that makes it a wonderful daily piece, but with a little bit of sass.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I loved this bag!! I got it as a gift and had a hard time not keeping it for myself. Good quality, very pretty. Looks expensive but it wasn’t. Great buy. I highly recommend it." —Karen Sanders

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99+ (available in five colors).

    19. A metal cage mini duffle to wear with some gold jewelry and strut into an event or a dinner date.

    Boohoo

    Get it from Boohoo for $18.

    20. A geometric reflective handbag that'll definitely give your purse collection a ~glow up~.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I have received more compliments on this bag and wallet than I ever have on my expensive designer bags in my entire life. I absolutely love the colors, flair, and size of it as well. This has been one of my favorite purchases from Amazon this far!" —April Johnson

    Get it from Amazon for $24.39+ (available in 12 styles).

    21. A chic leather backpack you can carry to work or class, and still feel professional and stylish.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "LOVE THIS BAG. Fits my full size planner, wallet, and make up just fine. Looks expensive but definitely budget friendly." —alisha

    Get it from Amazon for $23.99 (available in 11 colors and designs).

    22. A faux croc ring-handle bag that is simple, yet fabulous and can be worn with your favorite heels, boots, or sneakers.

    Forever 21

    Promising review: "This is the perfect little bag for going out, or just to throw a few essentials in. Not too big, not too small. It’s super cute and just like the pic. I’ve already gotten so many compliments on it and it’s such a good price! Love it, a definite must-have." —emma M.

    Get it from Forever 21 for $24.99 (available in two colors).

    23. A washed vegan leather satchel with tons of pockets so you can keep all of your pens, chargers, snacks, and makeup organized.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I LOVE this purse! It is absolutely gorgeous. It looks way more expensive than it was and has lots of nice detail and plenty of room for anything you may want to carry. I liked it so much, I have just ordered another in a different color. I especially like having the multiple zippered pockets to stash more stuff." —LoRider

    Get it from Amazon for $25.49+ (available in eight colors).

    24. A Kendall + Kylie neon hip pack so you can have a ~dash~ of Kardashian/Jenner style, without the Kardashian/Jenner price tag.

    Walmart

    Promising review: "It's a great bag...super cute and very spacious for a 'small' bag. Super colorful." —Tati

    Get it from Walmart for $8 (originally $24).

    25. A cotton canvas tote that has a relaxed look and multiple inside pockets. You can throw everything you need inside and still keep it somewhat organized.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I've finally found my new purse! I'm really picky when it comes to purses and have been using the same one for over 5 years because I couldn't seem to find one I like enough to replace it. Well now I have! It's the perfect size and color and has lots of room for all my stuff." —Alicia

    Get it from Amazon for $20.99 (available in nine colors).

    26. A cylinder-shaped bag with tortoise shell details, because it's unique and interesting, while still casual enough to wear with anything in your closet.

    Missguided

    Get it from Missguided for $30.

    27. A velvet roll top clutch that's perfect for an evening dinner or holiday party.

    Asos

    Get it from Asos for $24.

    28. An edgy messenger bag with patches and chain details for nights when you're going for more of a rocker look. Just add a leather jacket and some black boots.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I absolutely love this bag. I bought it to go with some Guess sandals I already have. It arrived on time and was as described. It had NO issues!" —StartNew

    Get it from Amazon for $25 (available in three colors).

    29. A neon mini lock bag you can use to add a fun pop of color to any neutral outfit.

    Boohoo

    Get it from Boohoo for $18.

    30. A floral circle purse for days when you're feeling whimsical, and your outfit just needs one more pretty thing to make it perfect.

    Nordstrom

    Get it from Nordstrom for $42.99 (originally $59.95).

    Pretty soon, your closet is going to look like this:

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