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18 Statement Bags That Hit the Top Trends for 2023

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While we’re still on the fence about some Gen Z outfit choices (Portia from The White Lotus didn’t do that generation any favors), the 20-something set has taught Us to take more risks with our style. Lately, we’ve been inspired to experiment with bold silhouettes and pops of color. It’s time to retire our drab wardrobe and add some new staples to the mix!

This year, the fashion forecast is all about turning accessories into accents! From belt bags to box bags, and hobos to handles, the 2023 purse trends are all statement pieces. We selected our 18 top picks below, most of which are under $50. Treat yourself to some new arm candy with these must-have handbags below!

Sparkly Styles

Shining, shimmering, splendid.

This Slouchy Chainmail Bag

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This rhinestone hobo bag looks similar to the trendy Cult Gaia version that costs $428! Add some sparkle to your evening ensemble with this pretty purse!

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This Rhinestone Triangle Clutch

rhinestone clutch

The no. 1 bestseller in women’s evening handbags on Amazon, this triangle clutch holds more than you might think! According to one reviewer, “This purse is stylish with a touch of glam. This one can be dressed up down. It’s fictional and fun!”

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This High-Quality Crystal Handbag

crystal rhinestone bag

Silver linings! Adorned with crystals and a removable strap, this sparkly handbag can be worn as a shoulder bag or crossbody.

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Belt Bags

Buckle up!

This Stain-Resistant Waist Pack

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Featuring multiple zippered compartments for safekeeping, this belt bag is fashionable and functional. Great for travel, errands or walks!

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This Badgley Mischka Belt Bag

Badgley Mischka belt bag

We honestly can’t believe this luxe Badgley Mischka belt bag is only $35 — such a steal! Available in a rich burgundy or baby blue, this chic purse is complete with luxe gold hardware.

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This Snakeskin Belt Bag

embossed belt bag

Recommended by Lala Kent on a recent Amazon Livestream, this snakeskin belt bag feels so much more expensive than it is. “These are a game-changer,” the Vanderpump Rules star said.

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Hobo Handbags

You can’t spell hobo without boho.

This Woven Satchel

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This woven satchel from Anthropologie is an affordable alternative to the popular Bottega Veneta hobo bag that retails for $1,393. One shopper echoed, “Great dupe for high end designers.”

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This Free People Suede Hobo

Free People hobo bags
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Crafted with a soft suede in a sun-faded finish, this slouchy zippered bag has room for all your belongings. Such a boho-chic hobo bag!

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This Knotted Faux-Leather Hobo

faux leather hobo

We’re also partial to this slouchy hobo, which is giving Us vintage 2000s vibes. One reviewer revealed, “The quality of the faux leather is great. In person, this bag looks better than the online photo. A winner!”

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Beaded Bags

Crystal clear.

This Floral Beaded Bag

floral crossbody clutch

Florals for winter? Groundbreaking. This floral beaded bag is simply stunning!

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This Scalloped Envelope Clutch

scalloped beaded bag

This envelope clutch is the perfect purse for a special event. Featuring scalloped beading on one side and soft vegan suede on the other, this evening bag is exquisite.

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This Multicolor Tropical Clutch

tropical clutch

Confession: we’re officially obsessed with this colorful clutch! Featuring a leaf-inspired tropical pattern, this beaded bag screams spring break and summer vacation.

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Handle Handbags

It’s handled.

This Aldo Faux Leather Bag

Aldo bag


This faux leather Aldo bag is so similar to the popular Rebecca Minkoff purse that costs $200. You can wear this style as a crossbody or shoulder bag.

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This Crocodile Print Crossbody

crocodile crossbody


Embossed like a boss! Available in 15 different colors, this crocodile print crossbody is small yet chic.

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This Dark Green Tote Bag

dark green tote

Green with envy! That’s how onlookers will feel as soon as they see this gorgeous dark green tote bag that looks like a Birkin but for thousands of dollars less.

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Box Bags

Think outside the box!

This Kaleidoscope Acrylic Clutch

acrylic clutch

Color Us smitten with this rainbow acrylic clutch! The sparkly box design checks all our boxes.

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This Pink Marble Acrylic Box Clutch

pink acrylic clutch

Pretty in pink! This marble acrylic box clutch resembles a similar Cult Gaia style that retails for $328.

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This Transparent Chain Box Bag

orange transparent bag


Part crossbody, part clutch and part shoulder bag with a chain strap, this transparent box bag feels futuristic! Ideal for any event when you need a clear bag, like a concert or sports game.

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Best Purses

Related: 18 Cutest Trendy Purses and Handbags That Work for Any Budget

Looking for additional ways to elevate your closet? Check out more picks below:

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