16 Designer Makeup Bags to Store Your Beauty Products In

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OK, you may be thinking that splurging on a designer makeup bag is a tad indulgent, but hear us out for a second. Nothing clutters a space faster than stray tubes of mascara and bottles of foundation, right? So having a place to store everything is a necessity and since you use your beauty products on the reg, why not invest in a bag you really love and will last for years?

Whether you’re in the market for an upgrade or you’re just browsing for now, we put our shopping skills to good use and rounded up 16 of our absolute favorite designer makeup bags for you—from timeless black leather pouches to fashion-forward patterned picks. Best of all? Practically every one of them doubles as a designer clutch, so it’s sort of like getting two bags for the price of one. Fashionable, functional and practical? Sounds like a worthy investment to us.

Best Designer Makeup Bags At A Glance

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1. longchamp Le Piliage Makeup Bag

Best Overall

Looking for a bag that has a bit of everything—like enough space to fit your essentials and then some? And an easy-to-wipe exterior and lining? Or a handy top handle and an extra-secure closure for stress-free travel? Congrats then, because this bag has it all. Oh, and it’s made with certified recycled or upcycled materials, too.

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Tory Burch

2. tory Burch Piper Cosmetics Case

Best Nylon Bag

Allow us to present the Mary Poppins bag of cosmetic cases. The durable nylon material has so much give, we dare you to see how many products you can fit in there at once. (We bet you’ll be pleasantly surprised.)

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Neiman Marcus

3. kusshi Leopard Makeup Bag

Best Leather Makeup Bag

We’ll be the first ones to say that this leather pouch has some pretty impressive specs. With supple leather on the outside and a removable zippered lining on the inside, plus 11 different compartments for organized storage and with three sophisticated colors to choose from, you truly can’t go wrong.

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4. saint Laurent Lolita Cosmetics Pouch

Best Quilted Leather Bag

It doesn’t get much more luxurious than quilted lambskin-leather and gold hardware. The classic YSL logo on the zipper is just the cherry on top. And you’ll be pleasantly surprised by how much this dome shaped bag can hold. (Hint: it’s more than you’d think.)

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Neiman Marcus

5. cult Gaia Alba Moc-croc Cosmetic Bag

Best Suede Bag

Cult Gaia is having its moment in the spotlight, so it only makes sense to deem their cool yet classic pouch as the “it” bag of the season. The powder blue suede is just as luxuriously soft as it looks and is embossed with a crocodile leather pattern for an eye-catching, textural effect.

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6. fendi Ff-print Makeup Bag

Best Wool Bag

Who said makeup bags should be basic? Not us. Swap out your old, scuffed leather case for this Fendi number with its eye-catching logo and sumptuous wool for some added texture and luxury.

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Kate Spade

7. kate Spade I Love Ny Cosmetic Case

Best Design

Found: A case that’s fun and playful without sacrificing any practicality. Its boxier shape offers plenty of space to pack in all your essentials and with a design this cute, you’re bound to get compliments on it daily.

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8. coach Travel Kit 21

Best for Brushes

We can’t put our finger on it but something about this bag just screams “cool girl with killer fashion sense.” Better yet, its longer shape is ideal for carrying makeup brushes and tubes with a little wiggle room left over.

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Saks Fifth Avenue

9. bottega Veneta Intrecciato Makeup Case

Best Metallic Makeup Bag

Remember what we said about a designer makeup bag lasting you for years? This is what we were talking about. Its woven, shimmering, silver leather isn’t just pretty to look at, it’s so durable you’ll probably go through five tubes of lipstick before it shows any signs of wear.

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10. paravel See-all Cosmetics Case

Best Clear Bag

Sure, we award this black-trimmed, vegan leather case major style points, but it’s more than just a pretty face. With see-through paneling along the top and sides, you can easily spot your lipstick and breeze through airport security. It’s a win-win.

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Saks Fifth Avenue

11. salvatore Ferragamo Gancini Pouch

Best Makeup Clutch

Is it a clutch? Is it a make-up bag? Either way it’s the perfect size for storing your essentials, so why not use it for both? It’s like getting two bags for the price of one.

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12. prada Triangle Logo Makeup Bag

Best Mini Bag

Prada’s nylon accessories will never go out of style, so you can use this makeup bag (and its many pockets) for many years to come. The perfect size for all your on-the-go essentials, it’s ideal for daily use and travel.


13. tumi Madina Nylon Cosmetics Bag

Best Hanging Makeup Bag

If “traveling light” isn’t in your vocabulary, this foldout case has more than enough space to fit every skincare product currently sitting in your medicine cabinet—without skimping on style.

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14. dagne Dover Hunter Toiletry Bag

Best Water-Resistant Bag

Whether you’re more prone to spills than the rest of us or you’re just looking for a bag that can withstand being jostled around in your gym duffle, this water-resistant, neoprene pouch is a safe bet.

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15. béis The Cosmetics Case

Easiest to Clean

If your prior makeup bags have fallen victim to the wreckage of a broken powder or eyeshadow palette, we have good news: this case is miraculously easy to clean. Just run a damp towel over it to wipe up any smudges or spills, and voila, good as new. Bonus: It has a removable sleeve of pockets and handy brush holders to keep things in their rightful place.

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16. anya Hindmarch Vanity Kit

Best for Traveling

If your travel itinerary demands something a tad larger than a standard makeup bag can hold, this vanity kit is your match made in heaven. Equipped with two pocket-filled compartments and plenty of space in-between, it’s just waiting to be filled to the brim with (full-sized!) bottles and tubes.

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Anna Smutny covered a range of beats, from fashion and beauty verticals to home decor (and everything else in between) for PureWow from 2021-2022. With a background in wedding and...