Parallel Universe: Yes, You Can Totally Afford An It Bag

If your Instagram feed has given you the urge to invest in a power bag, we totally understand. There’s only so many blogger posts you can look at before feeling compelled to spend your entire paycheck on the latest and greatest. But what’s a fashion aficionado on a budget to do? Thankfully classic shapes like Chloé’s saddle bag have doppelgängers—same vibe minus the hefty price tag. Here, a parallel universe definitely worth considering for spring.

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Drew Mini Chain-Strap Saddle Bag, Chloe, $1650

The ubiquitous Chloé Drew bag is a silhouette capable of adding polish to any outfit. If you're splurging, opt for blush pink, which will pair with '70s suede and white floaty dresses come warmer weather.


Ellen Patchwork Saddle Bag, Dune London, $79

For savvy shoppers wanting a chic saddle bag without spending a fortune, Dune London's version is an excellent alternative. We promise, if you pair this patchwork style with a chiffon pussy-bow blouse and wide-leg trousers, you'll look like a million bucks.