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Fall Handbags Under $500

Ten of the best bags on trend and in your budget!

Rank & Style - Best Fall Handbags Under $500

It’s almost September, and with that comes the new season’s list of wardrobe wants. A motorcycle jacket, new Chelsea boots, and (most importantly) a bag for every day and beyond are at the top of the list, but who says swiping your credit card has to call for waterworks? Definitely not us, which is why we’ve enlisted our trusty algorithm to comprise a list of the ten best fall bags under $500, from totes to cross-bodies to clutches. Scroll through to find a bag so smart you might just wear it next fall too.

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Best Fall Handbags Under $500 - J.Crew Downing Tote in Embossed Leather
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J.Crew Downing Tote in Embossed Leather

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J.Crew Downing Tote in Embossed Leather:

  • Best ForBeing the tote for work, play, the gym, traveling, and beyond! Special embossed leather was modeled after a karung lizard, making this under $500 fall bag truly noteworthy.
  • 9" handle drop
  • 13 1/2"H x 13 1/2"W x 6 1/4"D
  • Leather

Price: $298

Best Fall Handbags Under $500 - Loeffler Randall Hobo Bag
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Loeffler Randall Hobo Bag

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Loeffler Randall Hobo Bag:

  • Loved ForSoft but not too slouchy, this Hobo Bag from Loeffer Randall is the ideal fall handbag for going out, or even carrying your tablet to work. Black leather studs keep the look tough without being obvious.
  • 12"W x 14"H x 3"D
  • 16.5" shoulder strap drop adjusts to 24.5" cross body drop, 13.5" top handle drop

Price: $395

Best Fall Handbags Under $500 - Tory Burch Kerrington Backpack
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Tory Burch Kerrington Backpack

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Tory Burch Kerrington Backpack:

  • Loved ForQueen of accessories, Tory Burch has done it again with this uber-luxe backpack (that’s still under $500!). Coated leather and canvas ensures it’s sturdy, while a sporty shape and pony hair print make it unique and covetable.
  • Adjustable backpack straps
  • Magnetic closure; drawstring closure; lined
  • 11"L x 6"W x 15"H; 4" handle drop

Price: $395

Best Fall Handbags Under $500 - Elizabeth and James Cynnie Micro Textured-Leather Shoulder Bag
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Elizabeth and James Cynnie Micro Textured-Leather Shoulder Bag

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Elizabeth and James Cynnie Micro Textured-Leather Shoulder Bag:

  • Made ForThose dreaming of a perfectly pebbled fall handbag with versatility in mind, meet this Cynnie Micro from Elizabeth and James that can be worn as a shoulder bag, or as a clutch after detaching the strap.
  • W 8¼" x H 6" x D 1½"
  • Detachable adjustable shoulder strap

Price: $295

Best Fall Handbags Under $500 - Annabel Ingall JoJo Cross Body Bag
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Annabel Ingall JoJo Cross Body Bag

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Annabel Ingall JoJo Cross Body Bag:

  • Made ForWant a bevy of color choices when shopping for a fall bag? This small cross body bag that boasts 3 separate compartments (hooray!) has 8 different colors to choose from.
  • Cowhide
  • Gold-tone hardware

Price: $320

Best Fall Handbags Under $500 - 3.1 Phillip Lim 31 Second OMG Pouch & Clutch
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3.1 Phillip Lim 31 Second OMG Pouch & Clutch

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3.1 Phillip Lim 31 Second OMG Pouch & Clutch:

  • Loved For‘OMG’ this playful clutch might just be your new go-to for nights out this fall. Embossed lettering ensures this isn’t your grandmother’s clutch.
  • Lambskin
  • H 6" x L 8.25" x D 2"

Price: $275

Best Fall Handbags Under $500 - Coach Bleecker Mini Brooklyn Messenger Bag
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Coach Bleecker Mini Brooklyn Messenger Bag

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Coach Bleecker Mini Brooklyn Messenger Bag:

  • Best ForThis petite version of a messenger bag is the pebbled leather cross body bag we’ve been dreaming of! This is the fall handbag under $500 you might need a couple colors of...
  • Leather
  • Inside zip, cell phone and multifunction pockets
  • 9" L x 6 1/2" H x 3 1/4" W

Price: $298

Best Fall Handbags Under $500 - Milly Backpack - Riley Leather Zip
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Milly Backpack - Riley Leather Zip

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Milly Backpack - Riley Leather Zip:

  • Made ForMore of a luxe backpack kind of gal? This tough and stylish number from MILLY will satisfy your need for a fall handbag under $500, and then some! Black leather, silver hardware and a sleek shape make it an easy addition to any fall wardrobe.
  • Leather
  • Exterior zip pocket, two interior slip pockets
  • 11"L x 5"W x 13.5"H; 2" handle drop

Price: $365

Best Fall Handbags Under $500 - Rebecca Minkoff Love Cross Body Bag
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Rebecca Minkoff Love Cross Body Bag

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Rebecca Minkoff Love Cross Body Bag:

  • Made ForLadies looking for a smaller cross body bag with all the flare of a quilted and classic Chanel, with one very substantial difference: the price tag!
  • Leather
  • H 6.75" x L 10" x D 3.25"

Price: $295

Best Fall Handbags Under $500 - Madewell The Kensington Satchel
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Madewell The Kensington Satchel

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Madewell The Kensington Satchel:

  • Best ForMadewell always knows what we crave in our everyday handbag. Monogram this satchel for the perfect fall handbag (way) under $500 that looks like an investment piece, and will last just as long.
  • Leather
  • 9 1/2"H x 13"W x 6 1/4"D
  • Can be personalized with a monogram

Price: $198

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