We loved them when Sarah Jessica Parker and Jennifer Aniston championed them 30 years ago, and if it’s even possible, we love them even more now.
90s bags are back – and they’re still as practical, chic and effortless as they always were. While Dior’s Saddle bag and the Fendi Baguette were more recently reissued to celebrate the 90s shoulder bag, here we show you some more affordable options for those wanting to try the trend on a budget.
Whether you’re looking to spend £20 or £200, we’re here to help.
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Bag, £20, Monki – buy now
Keep it simple with this minimal shoulder bag from Monki.
It comes in a variety of prints and shades, from lovely lilac to snakeskin, but this plain black one has stolen our hearts.
Bag, £298, By Far at Harrods – buy now
By Far have plenty of gorgeous shoulder bags on offer, including this green croc baguette.
Designed with 90s influences in mind, this cute bag has been crafted from croc-embossed leather and is sure to be a fashion staple for a long time yet.
Bag, £29, Urban Outfitters – buy now
If you’re after something a little more interesting, this cow print bag from Urban Outfitters is the one for you.
With silver hardware and a chunky strap, this is a modern take on the baguette and we’re here for it.
Bag, was £70 – now £34, JW Pei – buy now
LA brand JW Pei is the master of affordable handbags, with a huge variety of 90s bags available.
Whether you’re after sage green, bold yellow or something a little more minimal, there’s something for everyone. For us, it’s this neutral canvas bag.
Bag, was £16 – now £11.50, ASOS – buy now
Make a style statement with this wavey blue baguette from ASOS, which screams 90s.
Wear with jeans and a blazer for a look Rachel Green would be proud of.
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Bag, £19.99, Mango – buy now
Minimalists will love Mango’s black croc take on the trend, available now for under £20.
The embossed baguette can be dressed up or down, with mom jeans for a vintage-inspired look or as a mature addition to a more sophisticated outfit.
Bag, £182, By Far at My Theresa – buy now
Mellow yellow is one of Pantone’s colours of 2021, so expect to see a lot more of this hue this summer.
The mini bag will add a cheerful pop of colour to your wardrobe. Team with head-to-toe pastel shades for a look that’s good enough to eat.
Re-Edition 2000 Nylon Mini Bag, £560, Prada – buy now
If you’re looking to invest in the trend, we can’t get enough of this gorgeous staple from Prada.
The Italian designer’s Nylon and Saffiano bag was reissued from 2005 and comes in a rainbow of colours.
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