I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, a handbag doesn’t need to cost a fortune to be luxurious. There are plenty of beautiful handbag designs for bargain prices, and today I am focusing on the best handbags priced at $500 or below. With so many options to choose from, I was pleasantly surprised to find how many gorgeous designs fell into this price point. For years I wrongfully associated luxury with high costs and premier designs exclusively, and that simply is not true.
I searched high and low online for the best handbags for under $500 and had a hard time narrowing down the list (a good problem to have, I suppose!). I personally own two of the handbags I selected, the Polène Numéro Neuf and a Kurt Geiger London Kensington. I can attest to the fact that both designs are crafted meticulously, made with high end leathers, and are durable and stylish. Funnily enough, I get more compliments on these bags than my premier designer handbags, they almost always spark a conversation when I wear them.
Without further ado, below you will find my top picks for the best handbags under $500. Do you own any of the bags on the list? Did I miss a design that you love? Share with us in the comments!