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The Best High-Street Versions Of Our Favourite Luxury Bags


by Niamh ODonoghue
16th Nov 2017
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In fashion, we often talk about “investment” pieces; the key pieces that every woman should, at some stage, invest in. They are the tops and skirts and bags and hats that “give-back”, so to speak, and the idea is that these “investment pieces” should last you through a lifetime of wardrobe crises. However, our wish-lists and bank accounts don’t always align, which can leave us feeling deflated (even though it’s said that buying a designer bag is a better investment than buying gold or property… we might have to take a miss.). Here are some of our favourite High Street versions of our favourite luxury bags to tide us over until our savings look a bit healthier…

What: The shopper

Who: Balenciaga 

Price: €1,350

Balenciaga Bazar shopper, €1,350 at matchesfashion.com

The High Street Edit

Checked tote bag, €19.95 at Zara.com. Luna stripe luggage bag, €20 at Topshop.com. Oversized mono striped shopper bag, €33.78 at Asos.

What: The Quilted Shoulder Bag

Who: Gucci

Price: €1,790

GG Marmont matelassé shoulder bag, €1,790 at Gucci.com

The High Street Edit

Quilted shoulder bag, €19.99 at H&M.com. Leather cross-body bag with pearl detailing, €59.95 at Zara.com. Black quilted chain cross-body bag, €40 at RiverIsland.com.

What: The Ring/Bracelet Bag

Who: Chloe

Price: €1,450

Nile bracelet bag in smooth and suede calfskin, 1,450 at Chloe.com

The High Street Edit

Metallic handle shoulder bag, €20.70 at Mango.com.Tan ring handle bag, €26 at Next.com. Ring handle bucket bag. €16.70 at na-kd.com

What: The Short Strap Bag

Who: JW Anderson

Price: €1,345

Scarlet medium pierce bag, €1,345 at J-w-anderson.com

The High Street Edit

J by Jasper Conran black zip detail saddle bag, €70.40 at Debenhams.ie. Hobo bag, €27.99 at H&M.ie. Stella slouch bag, €30 at Dunnesstores.com.

 

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