10 gorgeous, affordable purses to carry this season
Forever 21

It’s hot outside and we’re easing back into public life, and that’s means it’s time for outfits, baby.

No matter what you wear, you’ll need a great bag to carry your necessities that will complement your look. If you’re working on a tight budget, though, you’ll need to choose your next bag carefully so you don’t break the bank.

We searched far and wide for some of the hottest and most affordable bags on sale right now, all under $100, so you can achieve the perfect balance between style, utility, and budget-friendliness. Keep reading to see which affordable purse catches your fancy.

The Rosie Circle Croc Bag

The Rosie is a gorgeous little circle bag made from 100% Italian croc effect leather that comes in a variety of gorgeous colors so you can choose the most versatile to match your personal favorite color scheme OR go bold and choose something that will stand out.

One fantastic detail included is the personalization option: Your initials (up to four letters) are included for free, or you can have you entire name printed on the bag–or any word you like–up to eight characters for a small additional fee.

The adjustable strap, convenient handle, and double top zippers make transport and getting into the bag a snap, so pick this up as a handy everyday satchel if you or wear as a glam accessory on your next night out.

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Faux Straw Embroidered Cherry Crossbody Bag

For a summery, fresh look at under $20, this petite faux straw crossbody from Forever 21 is a delight. The embroidered cherries add a trendy look to the classic shape, and the chain strap acts as extra jewelry for your look.

Forever 21

Croc Embossed Faux Leather Bucket Bag & Removable Pouch

A neutral tote is a must-have for any stylish accessory lover’s wardrobe, and this one adds delicious texture to a straightforward shape for versatility and interest. The removable pouch helps you keep things in order with all that space inside, and the generous handle lets you toss it over your shoulder and run.

Street Level

Vans Checkerboard Free Hand Backpack

For something young, casual, and a little nostalgia-tinged, this Vans backpack lets you toss everything into one big tote and strap it on your back so you can go about your day with both hands free. Pair with some OG Vans slip-ons to complete the sporty, summer-loving look.


Circus by Sam Edelman Malibu Slim Crossbody

Even at full price, this bright punch of color would be affordable enough for this list. Luckily, it’s even cheaper as it’s marked down by half.

Sling this over your shoulder to add kick to any outfit with this bold hot pink shade (that would go great with this Malibu Barbie makeup collection we love) and let your bag stand out against a backdrop of dreamy neutrals, or go all out and pair with a clashing neon shade to look like technicolor fever dream.

Circus by Sam Edelman

Tetyseysh New Women Purse Shoulder Handbag Tote Messenger Hobo Satchel Mini Bag

You might consider Walmart the first place you’d go for something chic, but this tiny emerald hobo bag will make you think again. It mimics the look of much more expensive options with its cute tassel and rounded shape, but it rings in at only $9.99 and is available in multiple colors so you can buy one to match every outfit.


BDG Patchwork Denim Tote Bag

Patchwork denim is having a moment, and what better way to try out a trend without breaking the bank (or looking too try-hard) than with a casual tote bag?

The design is super laid back and easy to toss your things and go. It’s made of 100% cotton that you can spot clean as needed, and the generous size allows for all the tools you need for a long day or night out.


Topshop quilted crossbody bag with chain in gray

Like the look of a classic Chanel but don’t wanna pay multiple thousands of dollars to rock it? There’s no need with this inspired quilted bag that utilizes thick chains to toughen up the classically fashionable look. It’s made with matte faux leather with a top handle and strap, so you can wipe it down easily and wear it a multitude of ways.


H&M Gathered Shoulder Bag

The slouchy shape is effortlessly cool, and black is the color that goes with everything, right? Add a bit of New York-style toughness for under $40 with this perfect mid-size shoulder bag.


Fiorelli Flynn Small Satchel in Snake Emboss

Snakeskin, especially one with bright accents, is one of the sexiest prints you can buy. This compact satchel packs a heavy punch with its beautiful structure and bold look, with Fiorelli branded hardware really setting off the details. It comes with two strap options and a slip pocket on the back, so you’re never digging around for your phone or keys in the main compartment.

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