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#LustList: 10 Budget-Friendly Handbags to See You through Every Occasion!



A handbag can indeed make or break a look - whether you’re headed to work or play. Every occasion demands an arm candy that’s fitting and meets the purpose. Luckily for you, we've rounded up the best handbags for every occasion - be it bar-hopping with your boyfriend or an all-important client presentation. And here’s the clincher: these oh-so-chic options are as pocket-friendly as they come! Here's our list of 10 affordable handbags - each one costs less than Rs 3,000! - that will see you through every occasion this year.  (And don't forget to check out Findable for some great deals. They'll source what you like from the nearest store and deliver it to you at your doorstep!)



1. Work Week: Avec Amour Tote Bag on Koovs


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An everyday office handbag needs to tick many boxes - spacious to hold your laptop, documents and other knick-knacks, easy to carry, stylish and versatile enough to match a host of your outfits (after all, you may not have the time to change bags every day). Tall order? Not for this tan number that ticks all the right boxes, and then some more!


Price: Rs 1,950


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2. Important Meeting/ Presentation: Classy Betty Bag on Stalk Buy Love


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Look every inch the boss lady with this smart structured handbag - just the finishing touch your outfit demands when you need to impress a client. It’s roomy enough to hold all your files and documents without threatening to weigh you down. And not to forget sophisticated! What else could you need?


Price: Rs 999


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3. Date Night: Beige Embellished Crossbody Bag by Cupidity


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As stylish as clutches are, they are not always the most practical choice, especially when you’d rather be clutching on to your date’s hands! Enter this embellished beige cross body bag. Just the hands-free number you need to spruce your date-night outfit, be it for a movie or dinner and drinks. Your partner and you can thank us later!


Price: Rs 2,500


Buy it here.



4. Weekend Lunch: Lavie Oliva Hobo on Flipkart


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A weekend brunch or lunch with your girlfriends calls for something feminine and flirty. And this look-at-me hobo fits the bill completely. Pair it with a breezy maxi or throw it on your arm with palazzos and a top; this number is sure to become fodder for conversation during said meal!


Price: Rs 2,480


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5. Running Errands: The House of Tara Multi Colour Backpack on Jabong


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Got multiple things to check ofd your to-do list today? Then this is just the bag for you! Thankfully this backpack (also a raging trend this season) doesn’t compromise on the style factor while being incredibly comfortable. Win-win, indeed.







Price: Rs 1,099


Buy it here.



6. Family Dinner: The Kara Sling by The Trunk Label


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Are you the family’s sworn fashionista? Then you’ve got to uphold that reputation when headed for a soiree with the entire clan, no? This structured sling is bound to do the trick. It helps that it can be teamed with jeans and a top, a cute dress, and everything else in-between!


Price: Rs 1,650


Buy it here.



7. Travelling: Snake Effect Shopper Bag by Mango


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If you too, like us, believe in travelling in style, then this ought to be your go-to bag. From tickets and passport, wallet, sunnies and a book for company to your makeup pouch and other essentials - this roomy tote will hold it all, while also making you the chicest belle on the flight. A most fashionable travel companion, don’t you agree?


Price: Rs 2,590


Buy it here.



8. Weekend Getaway: Miss Bennett Handbag on Jabong


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Headed for a weekend trip with your favourite friends? The occasion demands a bag that is fittingly fun. And one that can handle some wear and tear (thanks to the shenanigans that will follow!) at the same time. Look no further than this illustrated and cool option we have right here.


Price: Rs 500


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9. AM to PM: Cara Bag by Forever New


affordable handbagsThis elegant lace overlay bag will come to the rescue when you need to rush from the office to a party. Use the detachable sling to your advantage and carry it as a top handle bag for a meeting and throw it over your shoulder when entering a bar. Twice as nice, did you say?

Price: Rs 1,895


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10. Trip to the Mall: Sholeen Bag by The Trunk Label


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Your repertoire when headed for a day of some serious retail therapy needs to be well thought out. Practical clothing that is easy to slip in and out of, comfortable shoes and bag that don’t come in the way when you’re browsing. Lucky we found you this fuss-free hobo. Just dump your wallet and cards into this and hit the stores with vengeance!


Price: Rs 1,850


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Published on Jan 16, 2015
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