12 Expensive-Looking Handbags Under $100 for Spring

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If you’re a handbag girl, you know these two struggles very well: 1) stopping at just one, and 2) finding room to store all of them when not in use. Guilty as charged! Now, we’d never suggest that you give up the life of a bag lady (because we’re not animals!), but we are here to provide you with a solution that won’t leave you purse-poor. These 12 under-$100 handbags are priced too well to pass up.

As for where to store them…might we suggest a gallery wall of bags?

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1. Nordstrom Mini Ryder Croc-embossed Leather Top Handle Bag

Crocodile is like leopard print’s sophisticated sister, and this navy-hued crossbody is sure to work from spring to summer and back again.


2. Malibu Skye Faux-leather Carryall Tote

Chic on the outside, practical on the inside, this tote comes with a removable nylon pouch that fastens to the interior to keep everything right where you need it (i.e., not on the floor).


3. Mango Box Bag

For those moments when your life needs some structure.


4. Kaanas Lorica Woven Lantern Top-handle Bag

This delicate, woven masterpiece is like carrying around a work of art.


5. Nordstrom Joni Circular Raffia Tote

This circle tote is bigger than it seems and can even fit an iPad and a bottle of water.


6. Clare V. Petite Lea Tote

Pretend you’re at the beach when you’re very much at the office.


7. Topshop Amal Faux-leather Handbag

There’s something about this boxy snakeskin bag that just oozes vintage glamour.


8. Matt And Nat Rith Vintage Collection Faux-leather Saddle Bag

Proof that the understated saddle bag trend is still going strong.


9. Everlane Mini Form Bag

Handcrafted from luxe Italian leather, a petite crossbody like this would typically retail for nearly $250.


10. Madewell The Transport Camera Bag

Although its name would suggest otherwise, this camera bag is ideal for all the day’s essentials: phone, keys, wallet and lip gloss.


11. Rebecca Minkoff Jean Mac Convertible Crossbody Bag

OK, so this handbag is technically almost $200 at full price. But when you can score it for 50 percent off, you take it and don’t look back.

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12. Jw Pei Gabbi Bag

The buttery vegan leather and velvety faux-suede interior are such high quality that you’d swear they were the real deal.

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Brianna Lapolla


Brianna Lapolla formerly held the role of Senior Commerce Editor at PureWow covering all things shopping across beauty, fashion, and lifestyle. Now, she's putting her 12 years of...
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