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7 Chic Yet Affordable Bags That Look Super Expensive


By IMAGE
01st Oct 2017
7 Chic Yet Affordable Bags That Look Super Expensive

We all know a great bag can have a transformative effect on your entire outfit, however, investing in a new designer bag every season can get really expensive really fast. Luckily for us, the high street have been offering up some very convincing (and chic) alternatives to help us secure this seasons most coveted It-bags for a lot less.

From high street stalwart Zara to the perennially cool Mango, it seems like everyone is taking cues from the catwalks this autumn. Case in point: this Balenciaga-esque blue and white striped shopper bag from Mango (below) that looks like it?belongs?on the stylish arm of a Fashion Week attendee.

From mock croc embossed leather in rich hues; a Gucci inspired backpack; Chloe-esque hardware detailing; and imaginative prints, there’s bound to be a bag for you, whatever your budget. And with prices this reasonable, who says you have to choose just one?

Scroll down to shop our edit of the most coveted bags that won’t break the bank.

Striped shopper bag, €59.95 at Mango

Round cross body bag with metal handles, €39.95 at Zara

Cherry bucket bag, €40 at Topshop

Leather backpack with stripe detail, €135 at & Other Stories

Combined strap bag, €39.95 at Mango

Reversible strap shoulder bag, €47 at Warehouse

Printed city bag, €49.95 at Zara

WORDS BY: HANNAH GRIMES