With spring in the air—finally—you’re probably on the hunt for some warm weather updates to your wardrobe. One of the most important being a go-to handbag.
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If you’ve already started the search for the perfect spring bag, you may have been faced with a serious case of sticker shock once you realize that that Céline “it” bag you’ve been lusting over costs about three months of your salary.
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Never fear, we’ve rounded up our favorite bag options under $250—from bejeweled clutches to pastel carryalls—because you don’t need to spend a lot to make a bold statement.
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Topshop leather mix fringe duffle bag ($110; available at Topshop).
Clare Vivier fanny pack (from $230; available at Clare Vivier).
ASOS Concertina satchel bag ($56.46; available at ASOS).
Diane von Furstenberg Highline micro mini PVC shoulder bag ($150; available at Net-a-Porter).
Talbots python-embosssed leather hobo ($179; available at Talbots).
J.Crew jeweled suede clutch ($198; available at J.Crew).
BCBG MaxAzria blocked asymmetrical envelope clutch ($108; available at BCBG).
Milly Small Bryant leather crossbody bag ($250; available at Nordstrom).
Rebecca Minkoff M.A.B. Tote Mini in acid yellow ($195; available at Bloomingdale's).
Zara fringed leather shopper ($129; available at Zara).
Fossil Erin satchel ($218; available at Fossil).
Furla Bleecker daily shoulder bag in perforarted leather ($228; available at Coach).
Vince Camuto Julia satchel ($248; available at Nordstrom).
Ivanka Trump Julia tote ($125; available at Nordstrom).
Pixie Market Demi box clutch ($62; available at Pixie Market).
ASOS leather organiser clutch bag with metal corners ($84.69; available at ASOS).
Kate Spade Via Limoni Vivi ($248; available at Kate Spade).
Alexander Wang Fumo metallic wristlet ($225; available at Neiman Marcus).
Furla Alissa tote ($248; available at Furla).
Massimo Dutti Plaited clutch bag ($98.50; available at Massimo Dutti).
Gap leather flap clutch ($39.95; availalbe at Gap).
Marc by Marc Jacobs Isle de Sea Crossbody Bag ($198; available at Nordstrom).
SJP Beekman grosgrain clutch ($245; available at Nordstrom).