have the budget for a four-figure bag purchase every season, though, so we've done some digging into what can be had for less. Although $600 is still a somewhat hefty budget for most of the world's population, it can be hard to find attractive, well-made options at or below that price point,...

Twice a year or so, we do a spot-check of the best bags available under this price tier, and it seems like designers think they might have top-loaded their lineups a little bit in the past. There are fewer bags below that feel like afterthoughts than last season, and more than look like...

$600 isn't an objectively "affordable" price point for handbags, but compared to the designer market, it's a much more attainable option for a much larger number of women who want to splurge a little bit. As we do every season, we've surveyed the Spring 2016 new arrivals and come up with...

of people appreciate good design and craftsmanship who aren't willing or able to spend thousands of dollars on a bag. And although we know that several hundred dollars is still objectively quite expensive for almost everyone, it does represent a good value compared to much of what exists on...

almost always look more expensive than they are because the brand uses smooth leather and sticks with structured, classic styles, which are relatively uncommon at a price point that often embraces softer, slouchier bags that appeal to younger, more casual shoppers. Those market tendencies can...

2011, it's hard to pick just one bag. Covetable trends in color, texture and print abound, and when a season comes along with so many good options, it's tempting to lunge at every new bag you see. If you want to spread the wealth around a little bit and get a few bags for your money, we have...

took off, though; retailers seemingly realized that there's a huge market for sleek, modern bags that don't cost four figures, and plenty of upstarts and existing brands alike have rushed to fill the market. Traditionally, the price for a contemporary brand's highest-profile day bags...

. Because of that, we always endeavor to cover bags at a variety of price points, and with all the new Fall 2014 arrivals in stores, we found quite a few that are totally lust-worthy while still being far below the four-figure price tags that often dot our posts. While $600 isn't...

With each passing season, finding a beautiful, reasonably priced bag becomes more and more difficult. Handbag prices are ever on the rise, and although we do our best to bring you a weekly dose of bags that won't break the bank, the prospect of finding the perfect contemporary bag can still...

I spent most of yesterday tracking down the past bags of the season under $600, and these aren't little box clutches are nylon totes, because that would be a total cop-out. Nope, what we have here are leather bags big enough to be used regularly, and they're so chic that you'll want to do...

 

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