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Love the Gucci Sylvie bag but can't afford the £2000 price tag? We've found a £40 dupe and it's SO similar

Get the Gucci look, but without the price tag…

Laura Sutcliffe

If we had to pick a favourite handbag designer, Gucci would be up there. Loved by some of our favourite celebrities – there is no mistaking a Gucci bag, with its instantly recognisable bold colours, gold hardware and statement stripes. The Sylvia is a style that we hugely covet - the structured square shape, ribbon strap bow detail and decorative curb chain make it the ultimate dress up arm candy. Priced at a cool £1984, it's available in red, orange, black and white and is one of the Italian brand's most popular designs. If you want a piece of the Gucci style but can't stretch your wages to quite that much – online store Kaleidoscope has a near on identical design for just £39! We almost did a double take when we first saw it. The bold tote features the same on trend ribbon, chunky chain trim and lock front detailing. It’s available online now and would be a great addition to your autumn wardrobe.

Gucci bags are so distinctive 

Gucci has had a huge 90s revival since Alessandro Michele arrived at the fashion house, heading up the luxury apparel since 2015.

£1984, Gucci

Recognising the core demographic of Gucci shoppers are under 35, many of the bags are made in vibrant colours and patterns and look super chic on our Instagram feed.

£39, Kaleidoscope

It's not just the bags that we love – their statement dresses are hugely popular and directional too. The Duchess of Cambridge is a lover of the brand and one of her most memorable outfits has to be when the mother-of-three wore a tweed Gucci dress at the opening of London's Victoria & Albert museum.

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Designed with the brand's signature Web trim in black and red and some gold statement buttons for good measure, the gorgeous frock retailed at a cool £2000 and predictably sold out immediately.

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