Best Designer Handbags Under $500

Currently coveting a new handbag for Spring. Something in a light color, maybe with woven details, perhaps a crossbody. Very seasonal and very wearable. Here are my top picks for spring bags under $500.

Why You Should Invest in These Smaller Designer Brands

While some of these designer handbag labels are not recognized as much as the big designer fashion houses, they still deserve their flowers.

These smaller designer brand use quality leather and materials, create unique designs and best of all you’d be supporting small businesses that give back with eco-friendly endeavours or humanitarian efforts.

For example, DeMellier bags are ethically and sustainably made. What does this mean for you? Lifetime repair warranty.

Best Bags Under $500 for Spring

Clare V Moyen Messenger Bag 

This is my hands down favorite at the moment. I love the messenger style handbag and the woven details, as well as the handles. It’s stylish and practical.

Songmont Small Luna Bag

I love the sleek design of this bag and the versatility. You can wear it as a handbag to a date and then as a crossbody for errands.

DeMellier The Small Vancouver

This bag hits all of my favorite points when looking for a new purse. Soft, luxury leather, crossbody strap and gold details. I love everything about this English brand and this bag is high on my list.

Polene Numero Uno Nano

Impecable craftsmanship and design make this bag swoon worthy. It’s also very versatile and easily worn everyday as a crossbody.

Kira Chevron Quilted Leather Wallet on a Chain

Chevron quilting and gleaming logo hardware add texture and shine to a well-organized flap wallet that’s big enough to serve as a chic clutch.

Clare V Grande Fanny

After our recent trip to Disneyland, I realized the most practical Summer and Spring bag would be a fanny pack. This one is simply gorgeous and fits everything with ease. I love this for Summer vacations and outings with kids —a perfect park and day bag.

Three Best Tote Bag Options Under $500

St Barths Large Woven Tote 

A summer tote that can go from the beach to the boardwalk and beyond. Sign me up. This one is gorgeous, affordable, stylish and trendy. Another great option for vacation you can take out in the evenings and to the pool.

Cuyana Classic Easy Zipper Tote

The ideal companion for every day, designed to go everywhere, made from soft and lightweight Italian leather with a secure zip closure to safely stow your daily essentials.  Straps and add-ons are sold separately.

Longchamp Medium Le Pliage Green Recycled Nylon Shoulder Tote

Classic and effortless, this nylon bag is my version of the cool mom bag on the go. Also great for travel.

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