Designer handbags for Spring – the £1000 and under edit

On the day when the BBC reports a Hermès birkin bag has sold for more than the average house price in the UK, some designer bags may seem out of reach for many of our budgets.  Never fear, Bagwhispers is here!  For those of you who are looking to carry a designer bag this Spring/Summer, here is a guide on the bags which will have your friends coveting your purchase, all for under £1000.  Go on treat yourself!

Ordered by the Spring/Summer 2018 trend…

Ice-cream Pastel

Bally – B Turn bag in rose glaze @£895.  Not only does this rock the pastel hue it is top handle and has a shoulder strap too for more casual days.

Designer handbags for Spring/Summer 2018 under £1000


Primary colours

Loewe – Puzzle bag in yellow from Browns Fashion @£995.  Top tip, buy the blue strap to really strut your Spring stuff – 2 primary colours is the trend.

Designer handbags for Spring/Summer 2018 - the £1000 edit

Natural tan 

Strathberry – Midi tote bag @£525.  This brand was once known to a small group of fans but since Meghan Markle was spotted carrying one of their totes, demand has gone wild!

Aspinal of London – Mini trunk bag @£500.  This box style bag scores highly because of the top handle, a thick shoulder strap with its zig zag design.


Top handle bags

Smythson – the Grosvenor mini bag in a bright green @£695.  With all Smythson products, the leather is of the finest quality made in Italy, thankfully sold in London on Bond Street.

Designer handbags for Spring/Summer 2018 - £1000 edit

Structured shoulder bags

Alexander McQueen – Nano Box bag @£990.  They say the best things come in small packages – this soft pink white bag with chain strap opens up and shows it can hold lots.



Zadig & Voltaire – XS Clous Bag @£420.  In one of the colour trends for this Spring – blue, not only do you have the hue but you have the metal finish too.

Designer handbags for Spring/Summer 2018 - £1000 edit

Clear vinyl

Burberry – Shopper with vintage check pouch @£990.  Be transparent and show off some of the contents of your bag and why not a geometric check – it’s a classic!

Designer handbags for Spring/Summer 2018 - £1000 edit

There you have it; 7 Spring/Summer 2018 fashion trends and designer bags to match, all under £1000 and vary in size from the nano to the shopper.  For those with varying budgets check out the Spring/Summer fashion bags

Happy shopping!


Photo credit: Thanks to David Cohen on Unsplash for the header image.

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