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Fall Handbag Guide: 18 Irresistible Picks Under $100

Fall 2013 Handbag Guide: 18 Irresistible Picks Under $100

Hello Budget Babes! We’ve covered fall shoes (here, here and here) and coats, so I thought: Why not find you some lovely handbags to compliment those?! Bags are my addiction, as I’m sure most of you can relate to, and there are some really amazing trends this fall—from colorblock to drawstring to animal print—that you must consider! Go crazy—and remember, we won’t judge if you pick more than one.
1. ASOS Metal Keeper Handheld Bag $38 (Down from $63)
The best part about this satchel is the gorgeous teal color, a nice step away from the usual true blues and greens!

2. Forever21 City-Chic Faux Leather Tote $30
Every girl needs a large tote, and what a bonus at this price! The side zippers and mini wings at the top give it just the right touch of distinct detail.

3. Merona Flap Closure Crossbody Handbag $27
This deep plum is so delicious! This chic yet affordable little crossbody will hold all your small, daily essentials, and can easily work on a casual night out.

4. Nasty Gal Move Over Bucket Bag $70
Bucket bags are one to watch out for this fall. It is a fresh step away from the totes and satchels, with a drawstring closure and long strap for easy carrying.

5. Urban Expressions Pam Crossbody $30
We would all love to own the classic quilted Chanel, however; your wallet will thank you, and you’ll be just as pleased with the look!

6. Winter White Panelled Bag $69
I love the geometric shapes this paneling creates, and the winter white makes it acceptable for this time of year!

7. Topshop Color Block Mini Evian Bag $72
My favorite pick from this roundup. What had me sold? The hexagonal shape, color blocking, and oxblood hue—all major hits this fall!

8. Sole Society Cassidy Medium Weekender $70
Duffle bags are also on the list of current trends. This is the essential brown bag for every closet, not to mention the roomy, unique structure.

9. Juno Leopard Print Clutch $56 (Down from $70)
I’m a leopard addict (as you can see from my past fall guides) and this one is appropriately wild for an elegant occasion.

10. ZARA Basic Clutch $20
This clutch is simple but fundamental piece in a handbag collection. Carry this one by your side when you need a small, yet stylish carrier.

11. Nine West Candyland Bowler Satchel $60
Again with the geometric shape, but this time in a sexy reptile-skin appearance.

12. DailyLook Large Structured Handbag $65
Here it is ladies—an impeccable lookalike of the Chanel Celine structured bag that we all covet but sadly cannot attain. Praise the purse Gods!

13. MANGO Studded Quilted Shopper Bag $80
Black totes are also a must; a timeless and versatile bag with plenty of appeal—quilted, chained handles, and plenty of space!

14. River Island Black Faux Fur Stripe Bowler Bag $90
You may have a faux fur vest or jacket in your wardrobe, but did you ever consider a handbag in the seductive, trendy material? This is definitely an attention-grabber.

15. Bedford Leather Mini Bucket Bag $100 (Down from $298!)
While still a bit pricey, talk about a sale! Here is your polished version of the coveted bucket bag.

16. Buckle Skill Stud Doctor Bag $50
It may look like your basic red handbag, but the skull heads make for a subtle and exceptional twist on edgy studs.

17. Faux Leather Crossbody Satchel $48
Tote around this briefcase-like satchel in a bright and happy green, sure to chase away those dreary seasonal blues!

18. ALDO Ullum Shoulder Bag $60
Another designer doppelganger! No one will even notice that this beautiful shoulder bag isn’t a true Birkin bag. You’re welcome.
If wanted a bag like this for awhile and regret purchasing it when I first saw it.
12.DailyLook Large Structured Handbag $65
The only color left on DailyLook is blue.
If any one knows of a similar bag in black, taupe, camel or off white, please let me know.
#1 jody on 2013-10-31 08:31 (Reply)
WOW. I had a lot of typos in that!
#2 jody on 2013-10-31 08:33 (Reply)
ooooh LOVE them all! especially #'s 4, 7, and 11!!

XO Sahra
Que Sera, Sahra
#3 sahra (Homepage) on 2013-10-31 11:18 (Reply)
12. it's a knockoff of CELINE not Chanel
#4 catherine on 2013-10-31 15:31 (Reply)
Hi Catherine,

Thank you for pointing this out. We'll be sure to fix this!
#4.1 Kailan Kalina on 2013-10-31 16:48 (Reply)
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