If you’re anything like me, you have a thing for handbags. I always have my eye on the cool new silhouettes of the season and the bags fashion girls have draped over their shoulders. But since the price tags of designer bags can usually be pretty steep, it can be costly to splurge on designer styles (especially when on a budget).
>The good news? There are some seriously cool affordable handbags that look expensive. With fast-fashion brands designing cool versions of high-end styles, it’s possible to add chic bags to your closet at a fraction of the price. Ahead are 18 cool bags (starting at just $17) that belong in your next Instagram photo.
>Go on to shop our favorite affordable handbags from Free People, Cult Gaia, Reformation, and more.
For the minimalist.
A cool twist on the bucket bag.
This bag can take you from day to night.
This style also comes in green.
Megan Markle carries this bag.
For a trip to the farmers market.
Have you tried a circle bag?
Perfect for the weekend.
Perfect for your next getaway.
This style also comes in nude.
Wear this as a crossbody bag or carry it by the handle.
Add a luxe bag to your next outfit.
This retro-inspired silhouette is super chic.
This tiny bag is perfect for a night out.
The satin finish instantly adds a touch of class.
The woven details on this backpack look so expensive.
A vacation essential.