5 Affordable New Bag Brands That Look So Expensive

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You’d be hard-pressed to find a fashion girl who isn’t obsessed with gorgeous designer bags. Chanel, Gucci, Saint Laurent, we could go on and on. And while these well-made bags will last you a lifetime, they’re a steep investment—you can rack up quite the tally buying one, let alone a few.

Here’s some amazing news: The market is rife with contemporary labels and cool, fresh bag lines are launching right and left. This means unique design and quality materials at a price point we can stomach easier than premium brands we know and love.

Here, get familiar with five new brands with killer bags that will totally transform your look. Ranging from a few hundred dollars to just under $1,000, they’re not cheap, per se, but they won’t totally bankrupt you if you spring for one (or two!).

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Get To Know These Affordable New Bag Brands

Mini Black Delila Bucket Bag

$551

Yuzefi

Yuzefi

Founded in 2015 by Naza Yousefi, this British brand offers distinctive boxy bags with sleek, modern hardware.

Delila Mini Leather Shoulder Bag

$485

Yuzefi

Yuzefi

Asher Crossbody Bag

$493

Yuzefi

Yuzefi

Phoebe Two-Tone Leather Shoulder Bag

$455

Danse Lente

Danse Lente

This London-based label designed by Youngwon Kim, means “slow dance” in French. So chic, right? You’ll find simple shapes ranging from handhelds to cross-body styles, illuminated by playful details.

Mini Johnny Bucket Bag

$380

Danse Lente

Danse Lente

Mini Lorna Bucket Bag

$495

Danse Lente

Danse Lente

Hortensia Leather Shoulder Bag

$890

Wandler

Wandler

Launched in 2017, Amsterdam-based founder Elza Wandler has a knack for intriguingly simple bags from a trapeze-shaped shoulder style to a sleek tote to a so-now belt bag.

Anna Textured-Leather Belt Bag

$415

Wandler

Wandler

Miles Leather Shoulder Bag

$550

Wandler

Wandler

Mini Sac Tote

$370

Aesther Ekme

Aesther Ekme

Alexander Wang alum Stephanie Park launched her Copenhagen-based label in 2016. Boasting a refined aesthetic, silhouettes from clutches to top-handle shapes are perfectly minimal for those craving pared-back design.

Flat Clutch

$288

Aesther Ekme

Aesther Ekme

Mini Barrel Shoulder Bag

$463

Aesther Ekme

Aesther Ekme

Lobivia Mini Leather Shoulder Bag

$435

Nico Giani

Nico Giani

With a flair for geometric shapes and vivid colors, those who appreciate structured bags will love Nico Giani's designs that are at once dynamic and simple.

Nelia Large Leather Tote

$490

Nico Giani

Nico Giani

Frerea Leather Shoulder Bag

$570

Nico Giani

Nico Giani