The best, luxury designer handbags for every budget – as a treat to yourself or a gift for a loved one

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  • A handbag is always an essential accessory with any outfit.

    Whether you’re dressing up for a night out, getting ready for a day at work, or simply heading off to do a spot of shopping – a handbag is the stylish, yet practical, item you’ll rarely leave behind.

    While our luxury designer handbags are usually a handy place for us to store everything we need for an ordinary day – phone, keys, purse – they’re also a way to make a bit of a style statement. Often a smart, quality bag will complete an outfit.

    And if there’s one time where it’s worth splashing the cash, it would have to be on handbags. We’ve all been there – you’ve bought a cheaper bag, only for it to fray and snap just a few months down the line.

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    Which is why we’re often dedicated to investing in quality when it comes to what we hold on our arms. In fact, the average insurance on a designer bag – such as a Mulberry – is a whopping £1,418 – proving how precious our handbags can be. Sometimes, a designer handbag can last us for years to come, meaning it can be worth every penny you spend purchasing it. Plus, it feels like such a treat…

    And it helps that luxury handbags also make for brilliant gifts. Giving the gift of a designer handbag for a birthday, Christmas, or any other celebratory occasion, to your mum, friend, or a girlfriend, is a luxurious but reliable purchase – because even though they’re practical, they’re also lovely to look at.

    So if you’re looking for gorgeous luxury handbags to treat yourself to, or need a gift for a loved one, just take a look at our list of the best, from the more affordable to the super high-end.

    The best designer handbags for every budget: