For the steep price of most designer handbags, you could probably buy an entire closet’s worth of clothes. If that’s the way you think, then handing over your entire wardrobe budget for one (albeit lovely) item might seem a wee bit nutty. We’re all for investment purchases, but sometimes you just love the style of a particular bag, and don’t necessarily crave the designer label. Luckily, we’ve sourced a plethora of stylish alternatives to eight lust-worthy (and very expensive) designer bags.
Scroll down to shop our affordable picks—and the designer versions, if you’re so inclined.