Think back to the last time you were scrolling through MATCHES or walking the aisle of Selfridges and suddenly spotted it—the item that made a wave of goosebumps appear on your body. Chances are you’ve experienced the emotion of falling in love with something (maybe boots or a trendy bag) on sight. But, if we’re honest, that moment can quickly switch from exhilarating to disheartening when you turn over the price tag.
As much as we love the idea of buying a designer bag, it’s not always something that aligns with our budgets. When we consider the It styles of the big name brands, these can reach heights of two, even three thousand pounds, which for many will be outside of the realms of possibility. Whilst we could easily write these off as unattainable, maybe you’re looking to invest in a high-quality forever piece, or simply want a little slice of your favourite brand. Well, we’ve hunted down the entry-price bags at the biggest names.
Now, it’s important to note here that when we talk about affordable, this is in relation to the prices of the brand, and within a designer price range. What you deem as affordable could differ greatly to someone else’s interpretation, and we realise this here. In the round up, we’ve considered longevity, craftspersonship, versatility, wearability, and, most importantly, price (£1,000 or under), so that you can find a bag that gives you goosebumps in a good way. Scroll on to see what we found.