A Guide to Affordable Handbags

Posted by Rachel Solomon on Jun 18, 2015 4:12:00 PM


There is no better feeling than adding a new handbag to your collection. But let’s be real, not everyone can afford an expensive designer handbags. Don’t stress it, though. Thanks to the many fast fashion retailers that surround us, you will be able to purchase affordable and trendy handbags that are perfect for summer. He are four trending bags that you will make your look complete.



Fringe: H&M $34.95

Fringed handbags are the perfect way to contribute to the seventies trend that is making a comeback this year. This particular handbag comes with an adjustable shoulder strap that makes it very versitile. The one thing that stands out about this bag is the way that the fringe is cut. It has two layers, each coming to a point. This style is very chic and totally “groovy.” Designers such as Emilio Pucci, Etro, Rebecca Minkoff, and Salvatore Ferragamo all showcased fringed bags on their runways, but to keep from going broke, you can stay trendy by purchasing this similar bag from H&M.



The Mini: Zara $69.99

Tiny bags have returned. Miniature handbags aren’t for practical use -- they are more of an accessory. These handbags can hold the essentials every girl needs: credit cards, smartphone, keys, and lipstick. They can be used for casual days where you are running errands and where you don’t need all the “junk” that you pile into your huge bag. This particular one from Zara is taupe with orange edges, perfect for the season.



Modern Backpack: Forever 21 $32.90

Attending a music festival or going on a day trip this summer? Fitting everything you need will be a breeze. Backpacks are a huge hit this season. There are many colors and styles to choose from, but this cream faux leather drawstring backpack can be mixed and matched with any outfit.


The Perforated Clutch: Francesca's $34.00

If you are going on a date or just grabbing drinks with your friends, dressing up your outfit with a clutch is the way to go. This season, the clutch was revamped by using the perforated technique. This adds texture. This particular clutch from Francesca’s is lined with a metallic fabric that shimmers in the light. If you want to make a statement on your girl’s night out, this perforated clutch will help you get noticed.

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