Bags are not only functional, but they are so much fun to incorporate into our outfits as accessories. They can be a great way to add a bit of flair or texture to your outfit and to show your style and creativity! Sometimes it can be hard to find the right bag for you because there are so many options. They come in all different, sizes, shapes, and price ranges. Not to mention, designer bags seem to have skyrocketed in recent years, making it even more important to make sure you are making a good choice and investment when you choose the bag you want to take home with you. However, you don’t have to spend a lot to build a collection of elegant, durable, and fashionable bags. I’m sharing a round-up of timeless and amazing quality designer bags under $500.
Designer Bags Under $500
I’m rounding up some of the best quality and chicest affordable designer bags that are worth your investment and under 500.
Totes are great when you’re looking for a bag with a roomy interior, perfect for travel, work, or running errands. Sharing some of the best affordable designer bags under 500.
If you’re looking for a classic, good quality tote, this is the bag for you. The iconic Longchamp silhouette is crafted from quality canvas and has a particularly unique foldable design, drawing inspiration from origami. In effect, it’s durability and roomy interior make it the perfect everyday bag for the woman on the go.
- Price: $155
- Size: 12.25″W x 11.75″H x 7.5″D
The Small Metro Tote is the smaller version of the MZ Wallace iconic totes. Also coming in large, medium, and micro, which is the smallest version. Including four exterior pockets, as well as six interior pockets, and an interior detachable pouch, this tote is a great way to stay organized while on the go. Its nylon exterior makes it easily cleaned, another reason it makes a great essential daily bag.
- Price: $255
- Size: 10.5″W x 11″H x 8.5″D
This is Naghedi’s best selling tote for a reason. Made from handwoven strands of neoprene, it’s easily cleaned and extremely durable. It’s not only great quality, but versatile as well. Also, it in a variety of different colors and patterns. Additionally, it comes with a matching pouch – perfect to stash your daily essentials!
- Price: $270
- Size: 17″W x 9.5″H x 7″D
This spacious tote is an amazing if you’re looking for chic designer bags under $500. Because of its spacious canvas interior, it is perfect for carrying all of your daily essentials. Likewise, the smooth leather shoulder straps are comfortable and durable for extended wear. All in all, if you’re wanting an affordable designer tote, this is a great option that won’t break the bank.
- Price: $425
- Size: 15.5″W x 15.5″H x 2.75″D
Made out of calf leather with a cotton interior, this bag is certainly the perfect medium sized tote. It also comes with a detachable shoulder strap, perfect when you’re on the go. Demellier is a great brand if you’re looking for a classy, yet affordable designer bag. Also, they have many different sizes to choose from.
- Price: $359
- Size: 8.7″H x 15.7″W x 5.9″D
Made out of smooth calfskin leather, this Ree Projects mini tote bag is the perfect smaller mini tote. Because of its unique shape, it is modern and fun, yet still classy. Use it as a chic accessory when going out with friends to carry all of your essentials and add an extra chic detail to your outfit.
- Price: $540
- Size: 6.3″W x 7.9″H x 4.3″D
This Demellier Midi LA Bag is undoubtedly a gorgeous and classic handbag tote option! It’s small enough to go from day to night and to style with all of your outfits. As well as, the braided handle detail is stunning and pairs gorgeously with the ruched leather. Also, it not only comes in of comes in off white, but burgundy and black as well.
- Price: $480
- Size: 8.7″H x 14.6″W x 5.9″D
Because of its classic look, this leather and woven raffia tote bag is the perfect daily accessory. It’s woven and leather details give it a timeless endless summer feel. For instance, wear this on vacation or to add a pop of texture to your everyday outfits. And, the price point on this bag is so reasonable that you won’t break the bank.
- Price: $295
- Size: 16″H x 9.8″W x 9″D
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A classic shoulder bag is an essential in every bag collection. Sharing two classy and elegant designer bags that won’t break the bank.
This chic croc-embossed leather shoulder bag is the overall perfect addition to your wardrobe. It’s structured silhouette, roomy interior, and suede backing make it the perfect bag for holding all of your essentials, while remaining solid and chic. The shoulder strap is the perfect length for wearing it on the go, to work, or out with friends. Also, pair it with similar croc textures for a fun croc moment!
- Price: $325
- Size: 6.25″H x 10.25″L x 3.25″D
Because of its cool unique look and timeless texture, this Cult Gaia mini shoulder bag is iconic. Dress this bag up or down. Wear it with jeans, sneakers and an oversized blazer for a cool dressed down look. Or, rather, wear it with a chic dress for a holiday party or any evening event. Its rhinestone metal mesh fabric and knotted shoulder strap are just some of the many details that make this bag such a cool bag, that will in any case remain timeless.
- Price: $498
- Size: 7.5″H x 14.5″L x 4.25″D
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Clutches are important for those special events and nights out when you’re looking for a classy accessory to add to your look, and simply to hold all of your essentials. However, clutches can also be worn down for a more casual daily look. Sharing some gorgeous affordable designer clutches that you are sure to love.
It’s essential to have a nice quality clutch bag for those occasions when wearing a shoulder bag doesn’t seem to fit. This raffia and cowhide leather clutch is gorgeous. Perfect for daily wear and those special occasions. Also, it comes in brown and off-white leather designs. Additionally, it comes with a detachable and adjustable shoulder strap, making it perfect for daily wear.
- Price: $465
- Size: 12″W x 7″H x 4.25″D
If you’re looking for a unique, yet feminine, clutch, this Cult Gaia clutch is iconic. Its cool box structure design with bead trim adds an extra layer of texture, thus adding excitement to your outfit. Dress this clutch down by pairing it with blue jeans, sneakers, and a cool blouse. In another case, wear it for a special occasion, pairing it with a gorgeous evening gown and pearl lined heels.
- Price: $328
- Size: 5″H x 9″L x 2.25″D
Because of its unique blue croc texture and design, this clutch is the perfect accessory to add a pop of texture and color to your night out outfits. Pair it with a maxi dress and a pair of elegant heels and gold accessories for that special holiday event. Additionally, try the black croc option for a classic look.
- Price: $385
- Size: 6.5″W x 5.5″H x 1.5″D
If you’re looking for a classic, elegant clutch, the Loeffler Randall Rayne Pleated clutch, in essence, is perfect. It’s intricate hand-pleated satin exterior and dainty gold chain details make this bag truly special. Wear it for a special date night or to a fancy event this season.
- Price: $250
- Size: 11.25″W x 7″H x 2″D
This gorgeous lambskin leather clutch is timeless, making it great for wearing year round. Dress it up or down depending the event. It also comes with a chic chain shoulder strap to add extra texture to your look. As well as caramel brown, this mini clutch also comes in a chic puff light pink color.
- Price: $595
- Size: 8.25″H x 12.5″L x 4.25″D
This sheepskin mini cinched clutch bag is not only chic and elegant, it’s an essential bag that can be worn year round for different events events. Wear this bag to any classy event wether it be a work holiday party, date night, or going out with friends. And, undoubtedly, the price point on this bag is also a huge plus!
- Price: $295
- Size: 6.75″H x 9″L x 6.25″D
This leather mini top handle bag is a great way to add texture to your outfit. Also, it comes in off-white, fushia, and black. Additionally, it comes with a thin cross body strap, making it perfect to wear from day to night.
- Price: $495
- Size: 4.3″H x 7.8″W x 2.7″D
Cross Body Bags/ Backpacks
Cross body bags and backpacks are essential for everyone. Whether you are running errands, traveling, going on vacation, or headed to work, it’s important to have a comfortable bag that you can throw on with any outfit and still look chic. Rounding up some classy options with great price points.
This STAUD mini mood bag is classy and elegant. Its unique shape will not only add a unique element to your look, it makes it versatile, allowing it to be worn for day or night. This classy cowhide leather bag also comes with a crossbody strap, without doubt, making this bag a great option for every occasion!
- Price: $250
- Size: 9.5″H x 9″L x3.25″D
If you’re looking for a classic grained leather bag, look no further. It’s classy exterior with gold details and suede interior are flawless. And, it comes in black, for a classic look. It’s not only chic, it has a nice price point, all in all, making it a good affordable designer option.
- Price: $291
- Size: 8″W x 6″H x 2″D
This smooth leather bag with cotton lining on the inside, is a gorgeous daily bag option. And, it comes in two other chic colors. The gold and leather detailed shoulder straps make this bag even more unique and elegant, and the affordable designer price point is perfect when you’re not looking to break the bank.
- Price: $395
- Size: 7″W x 6″H x 2.5″D
This timeless mini crossbody bag look is classy and elegant. It has a canvas and leather exterior with suede interior, comes with a detachable shoulder strap, as well as, antique gold hardware. Making it a great option when you’re looking for a timeless, yet affordable designer bag.
- Price: $388
- Size: 7″W x 6″H x 2.5″D
It’s important to have a classic and timeless backpack, and its roomy interior makes it perfect for traveling or work. Also, it’s made from durable neoprene so it is easy to clean and is long lasting. And, it comes with convenient interior zip pockets and mesh laptop pouch for when you’re on the go.
- Price: $155
- Size: 11.75″H x 9.5″L x 4in”D
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