Designer bags that won’t burn a hole in your wallet

Oh boy, 2022 is here, and it’s time to treat yourself to maybe one (or two!) of these affordable designer bags under P26,000 ($500). Thanks to trusted shopping sites Net-A-Porter, Farfetch, and Shopbop, we’re about to add some of these bags to the cart, pronto!

Farfetch and Shopbop are giving us plenty to smile about as they’re giving us 50% off select items, so we encourage you to snap those fingers. The discount will be automatically applied at checkout, with shipping to the Philippines.

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1. Staud Ollie Glazed Leather Shoulder Bag

Buy now at P17,100

Staud. (PHOTO: Net-A-Porter)

This ‘Ollie’ baguette bag is crafted in shiny leather and features two interlocking rings on the shoulder strap. It’s the perfect size to store your phone, keys and wallet.

2. Rachel bag from afar

Buy now at P19,130

By far the Rachel bag.  (PHOTO: Shopbop)

By far the Rachel bag. (PHOTO: Shopbop)

This full leather shoulder bag fits all your necessities such as keys, phone and cards.

3. Marc Jacobs Shutter Shoulder Bag

P11.791 P19.652 at Shopbop

Marc Jacobs Shutter shoulder bag.  (PHOTO: Shopbop)

Marc Jacobs Shutter shoulder bag. (PHOTO: Shopbop)

This eye-catching blue bag comes with a shoulder strap if you’re looking for something more casual.

4. See By Chole Mara Bag

P19,733 at Net-A-Porter

See By Chloe Mara bag.  (PHOTO: Net-A-Porter)

See By Chloe Mara bag. (PHOTO: Net-A-Porter)

The saddle-shaped shape and oversized gold ring of See By Chloé’s Mara bag were pulled straight from the brand’s archives. Equestrian details are just as fresh today as they were when they first launched.

5. Michael Michael Kors Jet Set Medium Tote Bag

P10.811 P14.432 at Farfetch

Michael Michael Kors Jet Set medium tote bag.  (PHOTO: Farfetch)

Michael Michael Kors Jet Set medium tote bag. (PHOTO: Farfetch)

Carry it in style with its top handle or attach it to its shoulder strap to use as a shoulder bag.

6. Tory Burch Kira Chevron Bag

P16.824 P24.034 at Shopbop

Tory Burch Kira Chevron bag.  (PHOTO: Shopbop)

Tory Burch Kira Chevron bag. (PHOTO: Shopbop)

This is a minimalist Tory Burch baguette bag, with the diagonal quilting that sets the brand’s Kira collection apart.

7. Mansur Gavriel Tulipano Compact Bag

P15.552 P20.736 at Shopbop

Mansur Gavriel Tulipano.  (PHOTO: Shopbop)

Mansur Gavriel Tulipano. (PHOTO: Shopbop)

Defined by luxurious colors and clean silhouettes, this compact Mansur Gavriel bag is ideal for travel or everyday use.

8. Karl Lagerfeld K/Skuare Bouncing Tote

P8,554 P17.108 at Farfetch

Karl Lagerfeld K/Skuare Bouclé  handbag.  (PHOTO: Farfetch)

Karl Lagerfeld K/Skuare terry tote. (PHOTO: Farfetch)

Karl Lagerfeld’s K/Skuare bouclé tote is perfect for the office as it can hold a 13-inch laptop.

9. Zac Zac Posen Top-Handle Tote Bag

P5,299 P10.598 at Farfetch

Zac Zac Posen tote bag.  (PHOTO: Farfetch)

Zac Zac Posen tote bag. (PHOTO: Farfetch)

This burgundy all-leather tote is stylish enough to take you from day to night.