15 Affordable Bags You Need to Shop this Summer

Think smaller and lighter this season.

If you're shopping for new everyday bag options before it really heats up, invest in lighter shades and smaller shapes that won't weigh you down. Mini bags are ideal picks to carry all of your essentials and small shoulder varieties are eternally reliable for the office and beyond. Ahead, we've rounded up the best picks to shop this season.

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A pale pink lady bag that's perfect for work.

Suede Shoulder Bag, $195; stories.com.

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Nothing's more of-the-moment than a mini-bag the shade of lemon(ade).

Folio Crossbody Bag, $118; anntaylor.com.

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A structured bag with a turn-lock closure that goes with just about everything? Done and done.

Turnlock Saddle Bag, $138; anntaylor.com.

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A lightweight crossbody that's ideal for toting to a summer concert.

Kelsi Dagger Leather Crossbody Bag, $78; nastygal.com.

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Okay, okay—if you must abide by an all-black wardrobe, here's an everyday bag with extra large outer pockets to pack all of your stuff.

Arc in Onyx, $282; needsupply.com.

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A soft cotton candy-hued bag that fits all your essentials in its accordion pleats.

Dalen Crossbody, $275; aritiza.com.

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A chic suede bucket bag for when you're sick of wearing black.

Baggu Crossbody Purse in Suede, $120; baggu.com.

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Here's your chance to get in on the tiny backpack trend.

Italian Leather Mini Backpack, $178; bananarepublic.com.

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A playful printed clutch to wear on your next night out.

Clare V. Francis Pouch, $238; anthropologie.com.

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A sleek bucket bag with a magnetic close that means no more hassling with a drawstring.

Structured Cinch Bag, $295; cuyana.com.

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A geometric cherry red bag guaranteed to add a pop of color to your closet.

Paris Saddle Bag, $295; rebeccaminkoff.com.

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A mid-sized plum bag with brass ring handles that's unlike anything you already own. Pro tip: match it with your goth lipstick this summer.

Rockwell Mini, $295; futureglory.co.

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A compact mustard option made of semi-veg tanned leather.

The Brisbane Crossbody Bag, $148; madewell.com.

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A classic lattice bucket bag that comes in two versatile shades.

Woven Lattice Bag, $70; mango.com.

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One of your favorite teenage handbag retailers, Fossil, just teamed up with Opening Ceremony for an affordable line of jewel-toned options: Sign. Us. Up.

Opening Ceremony x Fossil Crossbody Bag, $158; openingceremony.com.

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