Like Prada’s Nylon Shoulder Bag? You’ll Love These Affordable Alternatives

Get the designer look on a budget.

Last Updated on June 28, 2023

If you needed any confirmation that 90s and Y2K style is back with a vengeance, you only need to take one look at Prada’s Re-Edition 2005 nylon bag.

The arm candy, worn by stars including Bella Hadid, Paris Hilton and Dua Lipa, was actually first introduced in 1979, but an updated style released in 1985 saw it really take off.

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In the past few years, the brand re-introduced the classic nylon bag in two styles: the Nylon Re-Edition 2005 and the 2000.

logo-plaque mini bag

Logo-plaque mini bag, £950, Prada

Prada Re-Edition 2005 shoulder bag

Re-Edition 2005 shoulder bag in leather, £1,900, Prada

This time around, it’s been created in Re-Nylon, a ‘regenerated nylon yarn (ECONYL®)produced from recycled, purified plastic trash collected in the ocean, fishing nets and textile waste fibers’ and there’s a leather option too.

The designer bag goes with absolutely any look. It’s simple, chic and undeniably classic.

However while we’d all love to own the Prada bag, unfortunately at around the £1,000 mark, it’s not affordable for everyone. It’s unsurprising that ever since it’s reintroduction, the high street is awash with lookalikes.

For those looking to get the designer look for less, we’ve searched high and low on the high street to find affordable dupes of the 90s-style nylon bag.

From Uniqlo to Kurt Geiger, there are plenty of retailers offering lookalikes and they come in countless colours. Here are the best I’ve found.

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MICHAEL Michael Kors Women's Jet Set Charm Nylon Pouchette Crossbody Bag - Black

Jet Set Charm Nylon Pouchette Crossbody Bag, £190, Michael Kors at MyBag – buy now

Recycled Multi Cross Body Kurt Geiger

Recycled Multi Cross Body, £139, Kurt Geiger – buy now

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Zari Handbag Weekday

Zari Handbag, £26, Weekday – buy now


S Black Nylon Moon Bag, £175, Bimba Y Lola – buy now


Small 151 Mercer Crescent Bag, £360, Tory Burch – buy now

Half moon nylon crossbody bag in black from ASOS DESIGN

Half Moon Nylon Crossbody Bag in Black, £89, ASOS – buy now

90s nylon utility shoulder bag in black from ASOS DESIGN

90s Nylon Utility Shoulder Bag in Black,£21, ASOS – buy now

Black Paper Wax Bag from AMOMENTO

Black Paper Wax Bag, £160, Amomento – buy now

Black Hala S Sleek Bag from CÔTE&CIEL

Black Hala S Sleek Bag, £250 Côte&Ciel – buy now

Black Orne Bag from CÔTE&CIEL

Black Orne Bag, £220, Côte&Ciel – buy now

Elsa Nylon Bag from Weekday

Elsa Nylon Bag, £25, Weekday – buy now


Nylon Crossbody Bag, Now £12.90, Uniqlo – buy now

Vital Crossbody Bag from Steve Madden

Vital Crossbody Bag, 51.42, Steve Madden – buy now