Ah, bags—the fashion girl's worst vice and favorite accessory. But if you must give in to your stylish pursuits, we'll have you know that you need not spend a fortune for a designer arm candy. Ahead, we round up 10 classic all-black designer bags that are actually quite affordable (read: nothing above P25,000!). You'll love these for a long time.
1. Danse Lente's Mini Johnny
Let's begin this list with a modernist art style tote. Mini Johnny is a bucket bag with a distinctive hardware and contrasting top handle, an eye-catching piece that will happily sit on your arm wherever you go!
TRY: Danse Lente Mini Johnny, USD430 (P21,851.74)
2. Building Block's Tiny Stencil Duffel
Shopper tote shapes are en vogue. Get your designer fix with this tiny, minimalist, and purse-sized duffel bag from Building Block.
TRY: Building Block Tiny Stencil Duffel, USD425 (P21,597.65)
3. Mansur Gavriel's Mini Crossbody
Mansur Gavriel is known for its nondescript totes that may look simple at first but when you zoom in, it will definitely surprise you with its impeccable craftsmanship as evidenced by its quality vegan leather and topnotch stitching.
TRY: Mansur Gavriel Mini Crossbody, USD425 (P21,597.65)
4. A.P.C. Paris' Maelys bag
Here's another unembellished bag you'll love. A.P.C. Paris' popular moon-shaped bags come in this smooth leather iteration and slim silhouette, perfect for your everday crossbody bag.
TRY: A.P.C Paris Maelys bag, 190 Euros (P10,620.40)
5. Polene's Number One
Working gals will find delight in this Polene bag. It's a cavernous tote that will allow you to stow in all your daily essentials and still look chic during your commute.
TRY: Polene Number One, USD420 (P21,343.56)
6. Karl Lagerfeld's Ikon Mini Top Handle Bag
If you're after a more structured bag, this Karl Lagerfeld top handle bag is the one for you. It's sturdy and won't lose shape no matter how many things you stuff inside it.
TRY: Karl Lagerfeld Ikon Mini Top Handle Bag, P23,249, Zalora.com.ph
7. Love Moschino's Shoulder Bag with Decorative Scarf
Now, for a more ladylike pick, reach for this Love Moschino shoulder bag that features a gold chain strap, a dainty logo emblazoned at the flap, and a decorative scarf to boot!
TRY: Moschino Shoulder Bag with Decorative Scarf, P12,595, Zalora.com.ph
8. See by Chloe's Hana shoulder bag
You'll be surprised at how much you can fit inside this bag! The Hana shoulder bag has three roomy compartments where you can easily organize your cash, pared down beauty kit, and other daily essentials.
TRY: See By Chloe Hana shoulder bag, USD450 (P22,868.10)
9. Kate Spade's Andi Glitter Mini Canteen Bag
If you're looking for a little sparkle for your bag collection, we say you spend your bucks on this party-ready boxy tote from Kate Spade!
TRY: Kate Spade Andi Glitter Mini Canteen Bag, USD258 (P13,111.04)
10. Strathberry's Nano Tote
Opt for the Strathberry Nano Tote if your style leans towards the feminine and minimalist aesthetic.
TRY: Strathberry Nano Tote, GBP325 (P21,191.17)