Five Fall Purses You Can't Afford... and the Knockoffs You Can

Lindsay Ferrier
Beauty & Style

Neiman MarcusI love looking at bags I can't afford...

...and then finding a lower-priced alternative.

Like this Dolce & Gabbana Cervo Doctor Bag (Neiman Marcus, $1,945), for example.

I could never afford a bag at this price (and I think I'd feel too guilty to buy it even if I could).







EndlessThis Marni Bugs Hannah doctor satchel (Endless, $286 on sale) is another story. A pool-all-my-birthday money story, BUT STILL.


Neiman Marcus                         Chances are you can't afford this $3,800 bag from Dolce & Gabbana...


Zappos                        So how about this Juicy Couture Satchel (Zappos, $98) instead?


Saks Fifth AvenueConvince your husband to start divorce proceedings by secretly purchasing this Valentino Petale Leather Tote (Saks Fifth Avenue, $2,250)...


Baghaus           ...Or impress him with your frugality by buying this Big Buddha Mia Bag (Baghaus, $90)!



Neiman MarcusYou could forego the mortgage payment and spend it on this Prada Tessuto Camouflage Bowler (Neiman Marcus, $1,520)...


Nine WestOr you could opt for this Sappheir Satchel (Nine West, $120) instead... and keep your home!


Neiman MarcusSpend your vacation fund on this Marc Jacobs Cecilia quilted handbag (Neiman Marcus, $995)...


ExpressOr go to Disney World and bring this Quilted Hobo bag (Express, $48.93) with you!

Would you buy any of these bags?


Images (top to bottom): Neiman Marcus, Endless, Neiman Marcus, Zappos, Saks Fifth Avenue, Baghaus, Neiman Marcus, Nine West, Neiman Marcus, Express

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