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Best Affordable Handbags 2023 | Designer Bag Alternatives

Best Affordable Handbags 2023 | Designer Bag Alternatives

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Affordable Bags That Look Expensive | Luxe for Less Bags

The best affordable handbags for 2023 are an easy way to update your outfit for less. If you’re looking for a fashionable bag that’s a little more budget friendly, I scoped out the best affordable designer bag alternatives of the top 12 trending bags. I’m not talking fakes or dupes but similar styles that check off the handbag and purse trends without being knockoffs. They might not have the designer name or prestige but these more affordable ‘it’ bags are fashionable, super cute and an easy way to update your wardrobe. These 25 luxe for less affordable trendy handbags start at $4 from SHEIN bags with the most expensive being nearer the $500 mark.

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There’s a lot of purse blog posts on Glamour & Gains. As a bag is the easiest way to update your look without replacing your entire wardrobe.

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25 best affordable handbags

The best affordable handbags 2023 including:

  • Micro minis
  • XL tote bags
  • Sparkly crytal bags

This years must have luxe for less affordable fashion handbag styles for all tastes. As well as the best selling designer alternatives.

  1. Sparkly bags
    From Pradas crystal bag to Valentines sparkly bag, sequins, crystals and anything sparkly are in for 2023. The affordable designer bag inspired styles above are ever so pretty but much easier on the credit card.
  2. Padded Bags
    A big trend from Bottega Veneta last year that continues this year. I picked out the most on trend colors for the best affordable handbags 2023.
  3. The small white Gucci Marmont bag and Bottega Venetta cassette bag are probably one of the most seen ‘it’ bags over the last few years. These more affordable it bags are pretty hard to tell apart just from looking from the padded quilted designer bags. They’re just as fashion forward and in style.
  4. Slouchy Bags
    The beauty of a slouchy bag is that you can fill them without worrying about misshaping them as the don’t have structure to begin with. Bottega Venetta’s The Pouch version maybe gorgeous but these slouchy style budget designer bags alternatives are perfect for an easy laid back look.
  5. Pearl Bags
    With pearlcore still being a big trend for 2023, it’s not surprising that the prettiest bags from designers like Dior are adorned with pearls.
  6. Mini Bags
    While Jacquemus still leads the pack when it comes to mini bags. SHEIN bags have come through this year and they have so many cute affordable trendy bags in lots of different colors and finishes.
  7. Acrylic chain cross body bags on a budget in pretty colors
    Versace has some of my favorite pastel colored bags with acrylic chain detailing for 2023. These affordable fashion handbags still cover both of those trends without breaking the bank. If you’re not sure if the acrylic chain trend’s for you, the most way to try it out is to buy the strap separately and add it to any of your bags.
  8. Tote Bags
    Designer tote bags with the brand name boldly displayed across the front are one of the hottest trends still. Check out these equally practical but way more affordable options. From SHEIN bags to Revolve. There’s both beach totes and more formal budget designer bags to shop.
  9. Extra Large Totes
    The YSL XL tote bag and XL tote bags are back, thankfully. I think we can all appreciate a practical and stylish bag. These affordable trendy bags are great alternatives on a budget.

    Whether leather, canvas, dark or light extra large totes. They were seen all over the runways last year and are sticking around for 2023. They’re made for carrying your entire life around and especially great for busy Mom’s and as carryons.

    These are one of the most practical styles of this best affordable handbags edit.

Designer Bag Rentals

Remember that scene in the first Sex And The City movie with Jennifer Hudson and her Louis Vuitton? Well, if you like to update your handbags another option for on trend affordable designer bags for 2023 is to rent them.

Vivrelle bag rentals range from $99-$279 per month depending on your tier. The higher your tier, the more expensive the bags and jewelry you have access to.

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Rent The Runway is very similar and bags, clothes and accessories can either be borrowed as a one off rental or on one of their monthly membership plans. The button below gives you 40% off your 1st months membership.

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