12 Statement Bags for Spring That Won’t Leave You Broke
Beyond the occasional well-calculated splurge, there’s something to be said about being the first among your clique to snag an It bag for a bargain. Imagine the look of surprise from the trendsetting set upon discovering you’re not flaunting some up-and-coming designer, but actually one of your beloved brands. *Gasp.* Ahead, we’re sharing 12 traffic-stopping statement bags — all priced at $250 or under — that won’t leave a major dent in your wallet. As per style criteria, they tick all the boxes (high-quality, trend-right, and wow-worthy in their own right) for no shortage of #OOTD awesomeness. You’re so welcome.
JumpFromPaper Heatwave HandbagGirl, we see you with your seafoam green, pop art-inspired bag that’s designed to make people stop ‘n’ stare. (Is it just us, or would this heatwave handbag double as a hella cool lunch bag?) Just as the name of this Taipei-based fashion brand suggests, these two-dimensional carryalls are for the quirky-minded.
Poppy Lissiman Young Americans Shoulder BagFor an entrance like “whoa,” you know what to do. Proceed to reach for this David Bowie-inspired shoulder bag with Ziggy Stardust charm. Be forewarned: You’ll have an urge to whip out the plush velvet leopard print flares and a vintage rocker tee come festival season.
Neely & Chloe No. 6 The Crossbody Soft
Enter the elegant crossbody bag you didn’t know you needed, but now won’t be able to live without. We’re not sure how Neely & Chloe flew under our radar all these years, but consider us officially informed. Not only is this classic satchel the *perfect* size, but the cognac hue is beyond gorgeous. It’s safe to say you’ll appreciate the timeless design for years to come.