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Here's How To Get Your Next On-Trend Handbag For Less Than $50

Here's How To Get Your Next On-Trend Handbag For Less Than $50

While we all need a good purse (or five) to have in our closets at the ready, dropping more than $50 on it is not always ideal. Because we all want a reliable, high-quality bag that doesn’t cost us this month’s rent money, we’ve rounded up the Top 10 handbags under $50 for those of us on a budget. The following bags come in all shapes and sizes and are perfect for toting around all of your day-to-day necessities in style. Crossbody bags, totes, slouchy numbers—you name it, it’s all here on this list for you to shop. Click through to find your new favorite handbag for under $50! Opening image: express.com

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February 5, 2018

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Aldo Elroyia Crossbody
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Aldo Elroyia Crossbody

HELPFUL TIP: Comes in classic black, millennial pink, and metallic silver

BEST FOR: Those looking for a day-to-day crossbody 

Forever 21 Faux Leather Shoulder Bag

LOVED FOR: Its detachable interior compartment that may be used as a clutch or crossbody bag.

BEST FOR: The modern, minimalistic fashionista

H&M Bag

LOVED FOR: Its side zip that allows you to expand the bag

BEST FOR: Those who want a tote bag with high-quality looks and a low price tag 

Mango Pebbled Cross-Body Bag

BEST FOR: Those who are looking for a classic crossbody

HELPFUL TIP: Comes in three different colors 

Chelseas28 Reese Ring Crossbody Bag

USERS SAID: “Love this bag! More than I expected. So versatile. Great little evening bag or light daytime bag. Fits an 8+”

HELPFUL TIP: Remove the optional crossbody strap to turn this handbag into an evening clutch. 

Express Studded Flat Cross Body Bag

LOVED FOR: Studded detail that adds a bit of edge

USERS SAID: “This cross body bag is best for season and occasion! Loved the color and size! Highly recommend! You won't be disappointed.”

Mar Y Sol Mia Mini Clutch

FUN FACT: This eco and socially conscious brand works with artisans in Madagascar and Kenya to produce handbags from renewable materials.

BEST FOR: Bringing along on your next beach vacation 

Forever 21 Structured Crossbody Saddle Bag

USERS SAID: “Very good quality, goes with all my outfits. You can remove the strap as well.”

LOVED FOR: Its geo top-handle

Who What Wear Women's Ring Crossbody Handbag

LOVED FOR: The spaciousness interior and silk scarf detail 

USERS SAID: “Very chic and beautiful. I got the pink one after seeing pics of Instagram and couldn't stop thinking of it. Glad I got it before it sells out. Thinking of getting the black cream one.”

BP Metal Handle Faux Leather Crossbody Bag

USERS SAID: “Cute and easy to carry.....roomy too.”

LOVED FOR: Its chic, round handle that offers an alternate way to carry the bag around 

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