Bent Johnson

Dec 05, 2022

16 Luxurious & Affordable Bag Brands

Handbags are the perfect accessory to top off a cute outfit. If you’re anything like me, you love a high-quality handbag but you’re not willing to sell your soul for one. That’s why I’m happy to bring you this article on the best affordable bag brands that are luxurious without the luxury price point.

Every purse you see below is under $500. I’ve included a vast range of prices and styles so you can find the perfect purse for you! Please note some of these brands have a price range exceeding $500, however, all the products you see below are under $500. There is definitely something for everyone!

What you will see below is a group of high-quality brands that fall into the accessible luxury category with handbags that are built to last. These handbag brands offer an array of price points because I know that “affordable” means different things to different people. The purses are minor investment pieces that will contribute to your wardrobe for many years to come. Let’s get into it!


Coach has reimagined American heritage by creating products inspired by craft and community. This brand is hands down my favorite handbag brand. I say this because I’ve owned countless purses from them and they truly have never failed me. Coach’s quality is unmatched and their designs unparalleled. When you buy a Coach purse, you will have it for life, no questions asked. Coach has free shipping on all orders and complimentary monogramming.

Price Range: $140-$495*

Rag & Bone

Rag & Bone is a well-known name throughout the fashion industry due to its commitment to timeless, long-lasting products made from the highest quality craftsmanship. I’ve always admired Rag & Bone’s transparency, as their founder, Marcus Wainwright, has stated “we don’t need more, we need better.” This is represented throughout all of their products, but especially their handbags.

Rag & Bone offers free shipping and returns on US orders and has a Quality Guaranteed policy, where if your product doesn’t reasonably hold up, they will fix or replace it.

Price Range: $195-$450

See By Chloe

If you want designer quality without the designer price, See By Chloe is for you. See By Chloe is known as the “little sister” of the infamous luxury brand, Chloe. See By Chloe is inspired by delicate, modern designs. Their products are high quality and beautiful but at a much more accessible price point than their “big sister” brand.

Price Range: $295-$555

DeMellier London

DeMillier London is one of the many affordable purse brands you don’t want to miss out on. This women-empowered brand combines the idea of heritage and modernity, resulting in the most stunning, high-quality styles perfect for any closet. DeMellier London gives back by providing lifesaving vaccines and medical treatments that save the lives of children, funded by their handbag sales.

DeMillier London also offers free shipping worldwide and complimentary monogramming.

Price Range: $295-$735

Mansur Gavriel

Mansur Gavriel is the epitome of art, design, and quality craftsmanship. Their infamous bucket bag and tote bag have been seen on Instagram feeds throughout recent years. They also offer their purse styles in a countless array of colors meaning there is something for everyone. It’s easy to see why they’re such a desired handbag brand.

One of my favorite things about Mansur Gavriel their Monogram Shop where their artists will spend two hours hand-painting your personalized piece with your selected font and colors. They also have free shipping and returns on all US orders.

Price Range: $295-$950

Dagne Dover

Dagne Dover was created on the idea of problem-solving. These purses aren’t just for style, they are for function. They are made for hustlers and people who are constantly on the move. If you’re looking for a gorgeous way to organize your belongings, Dagne Dover is for you. This brand also believes in practicing sustainability, which you all know is really important to me.

Price Range: $95-395

Marc Jacobs

The brand Marc Jacobs is iconic for many reasons, one of which being their handbags. Marc. Jacobs is constantly up-to-date with the latest trends which engulf both quality and style that you simply can’t look away from. I’ve been a huge Marc Jacobs fan for years and can back up the fact that their purses are pure perfection at a great price. Marc Jacobs offers free shipping on orders over $50 along with a 10% discount for students.

Price Range: $125-$495


Ganni owns my soul tbh, which is why they’re made it on this list of best affordable bag brands. They’re one of my favorite contemporary fashion brands in the world. They know how to create viral designs that you’re sure to see all over Instagram and trust me, their handbags are no exception. If you want a purse that is versatile but also will allow you to stand out from the crowd, then Ganni is for you.

Price Range: $115-$495


I’ve been a huge fan of Staud for as long as I can remember. Their Shirley bag is truly iconic and I couldn’t be more obsessed. The main reason I love Staud is that they have handbags you won’t find anywhere else all at such an accessible price point. They’re unique but still act as the perfect “staple” purse for your closet. Also, Staud has some great clothes you should check out on top of their stunning purses.

Price Range: $195-$495

& Other Stories

& Other Stories bag section is *chefs kiss*. They have countless trendy styles that are perfect for any occasion, whether you’re headed to work or you’re going out with your girlfriends. If you’re looking for a go-to purse that you can bring literally anywhere, you definitely need to check out & Other Stories.

& Other Stories has a 10% student discount and offers free economy delivery on any order or free standard delivery on orders of $100 or more.

Price Range: $99-$249

Cambridge Satchel Company

Cambridge Satchel Company was originally inspired by British leather school bags. Now, they offer handbags of various shapes and styles that are truly made for everyone, no matter your taste. Manufacturing and craftsmanship are of the utmost importance to Cambridge Satchel Company and this is clearly reflected throughout their business and products as a whole. Plus, a majority of their purses come in a ton of colors which is always a plus.

Cambridge Satchel Company allows you to personalize your purses through embossing! They also have a student discount and offer free shipping on orders over $200.

Price Range: $110-$545

Cult Gaia

This is hands down one of my favorite affordable bag brands. There’s a reason why this brand is called “Cult” Gaia! With their iconic handles and abstract designs, Cult Gaia is a brand you definitely don’t want to miss. If you’re looking for a purse that will help you stand out from the crowd and stay in your closet for a lifetime, then Cult Gaia is perfect for you. Say goodbye to your boyfriend because Cult Gaia’s bags will be your new favorite eye candy, trust me.

Cult Gaia offers free shipping on orders over $150.

Price Range: $198-$578

All Saints

A true icon in the fashion industry, All Saints handbags are everything you need and more. They are designed and structured so beautifully with quality to match. All Saints is probably one of my all-time favorite brands because their designs are vintage-inspired, incredibly versatile, and of course, accessible to your wallet! Another thing I love about All Saints is their commitment to sustainable practices which you can read about here.

All Saints offers free shipping on orders of $250 or more.

Price Range: $159-$499


Last but not least, we have one of my favorite affordable bag brands, Frame! Frame’s products take on a french way of dressing up while keeping it casual. And although they are known for their denim, the brand has made their name well known throughout the handbag market as well. Their timeless, heritage-driven designs are a must-have. Craftsmanship is at the forefront of everything Frame does and their handbags are no exception.

Frame offers free shipping and returns.

Price Range: $198-$698