Cheap thrills: 11 adorable bags under $50
We’re tempted to buy this sumptuously textured, never-goes-out-of-style bag in all four colors.
To buy: Forever 21 quilted crossbody, $19.80 at forever21.com
Prim and polished—with just the right hint of subversive styling.
To buy: Forever 21 quilted satchel, $29.80 at forever21.com
We love a bag that’s low-key enough for day, but special enough for evening.
To buy: Aldo ‘Plater’ bag, $35 at aldoshoes.com
Inject a dose of French femininity into any outfit with this matte textured satchel from ASOS.
To buy: ASOS satchel bag, $47.25 at asos.com
Forget the old rules: We’ll be wearing this gleaming, gold-accented bag with all our Indian summer outfits now—and our heaviest coats come winter.
To buy: The Limited circle-lock purse, $44.90 at thelimited.com
Genuine calf hair for this price? We’re getting one for ourselves and another for our besties' early Xmas gift.
To buy: The Limited leopard print clutch, $49.90 at thelimited.com
The type of satchel we wish we’d had in grade school—there’s almost room for a Trapper Keeper!—updated with slim buckles and extra pockets.
To buy: Street Level faux leather satchel, $48 at nordstrom.com
Refined and red-hot at the same time, this bag will enliven the dreariest rainy day outfits.
To buy: Aldo ‘Perego’ bag, $50 at aldoshoes.com
You’ll get a ton of wear from a chartreuse bag, since the color looks amazing against rich autumn hues like burgundy, navy, charcoal and eggplant.
To buy: Xhilaration crossbody bag, $24.99 at target.com
If it's good enough for Chanel... Designers from Lagerfeld to Wang showed chic (and shockingly expensive) backpacks on the fall runways. We'll be ordering this snake-embossed version from Topshop instead.
To buy: Topshop mini snake 'Zippy' backpack, $50 at topshop.com
This little number from Target’s Limited Edition line merges a cool crossbody with a bohemian saddle bag.
To buy: Target Limited Edition small saddle bag with studs, $22.99 at target.com
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