Top Designer Bags to Buy Under $2,000

With summer in full swing, holidays booked, garden furniture ordered and beach days planned, the only thing left to decide is what arm candy to rock? Contrary to popular belief, $2,000 can go a long way when it comes to luxury handbags.

Here are PurseBop’s best picks to take you from season to season with a budget of 2K to spend. We hope you’re in the mood for some shopping!

Louis Vuitton Alma BB in Monogram Vernis leather cherry – $1,860

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This little red beauty is one of our favourites. Compact, chic and versatile, in a cheery cherry hue, it can take you from day to night and summer through till winter.

Notable features

  • top-handle and detachable cross-body strap for versatility
  • gorgeous Vernis leather for an elegant look
  • classic Alma style

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Louis Vuitton Locky BB in Monogram and creme – $1,700

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Make a statement with this elegant day-to-evening bag. Despite only being released as part of the brand’s spring/summer 2019 collection, the piece has a classic look and feel about it. Combining cowhide leather with the iconic Monogram canvas, this bag has all the allure of a fresh new design while retaining Louis Vuitton’s classic charm.

Notable Features

  • top-handle and detachable cross-body strap for versatility
  • features both Monogram canvas and cowhide leather
  • classic gold-metal LV padlock closure

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Check out the Locky BB in other colors Photo courtesy: @mrs.laccessories

Gucci Ophidia Mini Round Shoulder Bag in multicolor – $1,790

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If you are looking for a round bag in your collection then this circular Gucci design could be for you. Part of the Gucci Cruise 2019 collection, this bag is still pretty new and yet has already proved a fan favourite. Gucci’s classic three stripe design and iconic GG logo combine with suede and the bag’s quirky shape for a design that’s classic yet fun and on trend.

Notable Features

  • detachable cross-body strap
  • classic three stripe design
  • iconic GG logo
  • fits the essentials

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Check out the bag in other colours Photo courtesy: @elitedesignerfashion

Gucci Ophidia GG mini shoulder bag – $1,690

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In the spirit of all things Gucci and round, this design will certainly make you stand out from the crowd. Inspired by the shape of a basketball the bag is a very unique addition to the Ophidia collection.

Notable features

  • top-handle and detachable cross-body strap
  • classic three stipe design
  • iconic GG logo
  • unique design
  • GG Supreme canvas – a material with low environmental impact

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The bag’s distinct shape means you probably don’t have anything like it in your collection Photo courtesy: Gucci

Gucci GG Marmont matelassé mini bag in white leather – $1,890

Photo courtesy: @chershomeproject

This is your classic little white bag that’s great for summer but equally desirable all year round. Whether it’s for romantic summer evenings or an everyday essentials bag, the Marmont matelassé mini will always look chic.

Notable Features

  • chain strap can be worn top-handle and cross-body for versatility
  • iconic GG logo
  • matelassé chevron leather

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Fendi Mon Tresor Grande FF Plexi Bucket Bag in black – $2,100

Photo courtesy: Neiman Marcus

If you’re willing to spend an extra $100, this larger version of the popular Fendi Bucket Bag will hold the essentials and more.

Notable Features

  • removable and adjustable shoulder strap
  • leather and clear PVC featuring Fendi’s iconic FF logo
  • open top with drawstring closure for easy access
  • exclusively sold at Neiman Marcus (in this color)

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Fendi red leather Belt Bag – $1,490

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Switching up their iconic logo, Fendi has dabbled in the ’90s-inspired belt bag trend – and we’re pleased they did! Some would say the belt bag is the latest must-have for any bag-lover’s collection. Do you agree?

Notable Features

  • can be worn as a belt bag or a cross-body with chain strap
  • new twist on the classic Fendi logo
  • iconic FF print with a pop of colour

Fendi Mini Baguette in brown fabric – $1,980

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If you’re looking for a more classic Fendi design, what could be better than the Fendi Baguette? First released in 1997, the original Baguette was made popular by its exposure on the hit show Sex and the City and branded the first ever ‘It’ bag. This mini version comes in at just under the $2,000 mark and is great if you want the classic look but in compact form.

Notable Features

  • top-handle and removable, adjustable chain and leather strap for cross-body wear
  • iconic FF print
  • classic
  • compact

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Saint Laurent Medium Lou Monogram Matelassé Leather Camera Bag – $1,150

Photo courtesy: @wollkmol

This Saint Laurent camera bag is perfect for days out, holding the essentials and a little extra. This style of bag has become increasingly popular over the last few years and a staple of many year-round collections. Despite being one of the lowest priced bags on our list, it may be the one you reach for the most.

Notable Features

  • adjustable cross-body strap
  • classic YSL logo
  • tassel for extra flair

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Prada Basket Crossbody Bag – $1,690

Photo courtesy: Saks Fifth Avenue

This basket bag is ideal for a chic summer look. While the top-handle option will serve you well for elegant dinner dates, the cross-body strap means you can take this bag anywhere.

Notable Features

  • top-handle and removable, adjustable strap for cross-body wear
  • woven wicker with leather trim
  • classic logo detail

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Chanel Large 2.55 Pouch – $1,600

Photo courtesy: Neiman Marcus

We’ve cheated a little with this one as it is technically not a bag. Although, if you plan to carry this black and gold gem as a clutch bag then it makes our list. With plenty of room for anything you might need, why not? And Chanel for under $2,000 – how could we resist?

Notable Features

  • Crocodile Embossed Printed Leather
  • easy under-arm carry

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Alaïa Mini Mina Perforated Tote – $1,930

Photo courtesy: Saks Fifth Avenue

This carry-all from French brand Alaïa can hold everything you need with ease. The neutral light caramel shade contrasts with the detailed perforations to create something unique.

Notable Features

  • removable leather cross-body strap
  • open top with side snap closures
  • removable zip pouch that can double as a clutch

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What do you think of our picks? Let us know.

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