Some people have the Super Bowl; savvy shoppers have the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale. This highly anticipated annual event is never one to be missed, but it can be helpful to have someone curate the best finds and give you a shopping head start (so to speak). Which is where we come in.
We’ve gone ahead and found the absolute best handbags under $250 on sale at Nordstrom that you should add to your designer bag collection, including an iconic tote from Longchamp, a chic and striking Cult Gaia clutch, and a practical Coach design.
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Nordstrom Anniversary sale: Best bags under $250
Check out our favorites and save up to $150 off!
Madewell The Oversized Shopper Tote, was $168 now $111.99, Nordstrom
Roomy and chic, this Madewell Shopper Tote will carry all of your necessities and look stylish whether you pair it with jeans and a white tee or your favorite floral maxi dress. Its rich leather material also looks and feels luxe, molding against your body for a comfortable feel. The trendy olive green hue stands out but will never become passé.
Marc Jacobs crossbody, was $325 now $214.99, Nordstrom
This sleek bag that can also be carried like a clutch by celebrity favorite Marc Jacobs – whose bags have appeared in stylish shows like Emily in Paris, and are loved by stars from Bella Hadid to Dua Lipa – is more than 30% off during the sale.
Longchamp Le Pliage Expandable Tote, was $195 now $149.99, Nordstrom
Save $45 off the classic Longchamp Le Pliage Expandable Tote (available in 8 perfect-for-summer colors) and feel like a bona fide Parisian every time you step out – even Kate Middleton has one! This water-resistant nylon tote with textured leather trim has a timeless silhouette and easily expands to allow you to fit all your can’t-leave-home-without items.
Kate Spade New York
Kate Spade Run Around Breezy Stripe Crossbody Bag, was $278 now $189.99, Nordstrom
The most fun bag to flaunt for summer, this Kate Spade New York crossbody features charming stripes in colors sure to bring a smile to your face every time. Though it’s compact, the interior is deceptively spacious and will fit all your essentials. If you’re a Kate Spade fan, you need this sweet bag in your life.
btb Los Angeles
btb Los Angeles tote, was $98 now $57.99, Nordstrom
The L.A.-based label that makes fun travel-focused bags can be found in the Nordstrom Anniversary sale, too! We also love the 'Out of Office' slogan straw beach bag, now 40% off, that sends the clear message: You're OOO until further notice.
Cult Gaia Eos Beaded Acrylic Box Clutch, was $328 now $245.99, Nordstrom
Cult Gaia has become a cult favorite in only a few short years after the brand’s Ark bag became an instant hit with celebrities like Beyoncé and Jessica Alba. Now, you can truly cement your fashionista status with this gorgeous, jewel-like clutch bag featuring the most striking sculptural details. It’s a statement bag like no other, and won’t ever be overlooked.
Coach Metropolitan Leather Sling Bag, was $350 now $199.99, Nordstrom
Coach has made a major comeback in recent years, and it’s in no small part thanks to their continued commitment to sophisticated yet practical designs. This leather sling bag will hold your keys, cell phone, and wallet and fit comfortably around your body with its sturdy, adjustable strap. It’ll be your go-to for errand runs around your neighborhood.
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