11 Affordable And Near-Identical Alternatives To Your Favourite Celeb Bags For Under $60
Designer arm candy without the price tag.
It seems rarely a day goes by when we don't read about the prices of consumer goods rising in the news. At times like these, it can be hard to fathom splurging on designer fashion items. But designer style doesn’t have to break the bank. We've scoured the Internet for some of the most affordable alternatives to the coolest celeb-approved bags. From triangle bags to phone cases, everything is under $60.
Rebecca Lim’s Prada Triangle shoulder bag, $3,400
This roomy Prada triangle bag is a hot favourite with the celebs and influencers. Now you can steal their style with this Shein purse, which comes in nylon or mock croc. Also available in green and orange.
Bag this: Crocodile embossed triangle novelty bag, $9.25 from Shein
Phyllis Quek’s Prada raffia tote, $2,700
Can’t bring yourself to splash $2,700 on a raffia tote? Get this straw version instead. It looks every bit as good as the Prada shopper at a tiny fraction of the price.
Bag this: Straw shopper, $25.49 from H&M
Rui En’s Balenciaga Hourglass bag, $2,890
Like the Hourglass purse, the unique shape of this bag from Asos lends it an edgy vibe. It even comes even comes in the mock croc design for an added dose of glam.
Bag this: Curved crossbody bag with triangle hardware, $51.99 from Asos
Jesseca Liu’s Louis Vuitton Coussin bag, $6,500
Sure, this pillow bag may not have the LV’s iconic monogram or the XL chunky chain but it’s still a statement piece nonetheless.
Bag this: Quilted snap button square bag, $16.25 from Shein
Zoe Tay’s Fendi First clutch, $4,100
We did a double take when we spotted this clutch that looks just like Zoe’s Fendi. It is not made of leather, but for the price, we’re not complaining.
Bag this: Minimalist Metal Décor Novelty bag, $21.50 from Shein
Carrie Wong’s Miu Miu matelassé nappa leather handbag, $3,150
Another amazing dupe from Shein. It’s even got the matelassé detail and rhinestone chain down to a T.
Bag this: Mini rhinestone quilted square bag, $21 from Shein
Cheryl Wee’s Cult Gaia Ark bag, S$170
Want those Cult Gaia chic beachy vibes but don’t have such deep pockets? Opt for this dupe that looks almost identical to the “It” bag.
Bag this: Semicircular bamboo handbag, $25.90 from Lazada
Fann Wong’s Balenciaga Le Cagole, $2,800
With its crinkled faux leather, metallic studs and, and curved design, this Asos purse is a dead ringer for the Balenciaga Le Cagole bag.
Bag this: Curved crossbody bag with studs, $59.99 from Asos
Chantalle Ng’s Loewe Nano Flamenco clutch, £1,550 (S$2,630)
Mini bags are still huge this year and this petite pouch is a cute addition to an evening look. There’s even a gold heart patch on the other side. Nice.
Bag this: Mini heart drawstring bucket bag, $8.75 from Shein
Oon Shu An’s Loewe Elephant phone case, S$233 via www.matchesfashion.com
Okay, so Shu Ann’s phone case isn’t a bag, but this elephant crossbody from Lazada is. And best of all, it can fit most mobile phones in the market.
Bag this: Elephant bag, $32.03 from Lazada
Narelle Kheng’s Chanel Wallet on Chain, S$6,647.58 via Vestiaire Collective
With its petite size, quilted faux leather and oversized pearl strap, this Chanel lookalike is a little edgy, a little elegant, and a whole lot of cute, just like the real deal.
Bag this: Mini faux pearl quilted flap square bag, $15 from Shein