25 Affordable Summer Purses for 2023

Introducing the Hottest Summer Purse Trends of 2023- Shop Them Here!

by Lisa Ledoux
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Are you ready for the summer season of 2023?

It’s time to put away those bulky winter bags and make room for something light, chic, and affordable.

We’ve rounded up the hottest trends for summer purses that won’t break the bank!

And why do we LOVE affordable purses? Wear and tear happens, accidents happen, and sadly, thefts happen.

With stylish affordable handbags, you can look great, save money, and minimize regrets if life happens.


When you buy cheaper options- it’s simple math- you can buy more!

If you have a variety of purse styles, textures, and colors, you tend to wear your bags out less and have more in pristine condition for specific outfits and occasions.

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I also like to have my “main purse,” one that is larger, durable, and of good quality.

These 33 Mid-Priced Purses You Will Love for 2023 are perfect for that “main purse” or something swankier.

And check out 30 Essential Items Every Woman Needs in Her Purse, which includes 2 checklists- a 30-item long list and a 15-item short list of “purse essentials printables!”

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5 Different Styles of Purses to Fit Your Summer Mood 

We’ve chosen 5 of the best summer purse styles and options for each.

To shop your favorite bags, simply click on the link to go to the product page and find your favorite color- it’s that easy!!!

The Beach Tote

A beach tote is designed to be both practical and fashionable, typically made with durable materials, like canvas or neoprene, decorated with fun and trendy beach designs or patterns, and can easily carry all of our beach essentials!

See Neoprene Totes: Everything You Need to Know! for all the neoprene summer totes- these totes are bright, colorful, and gorgeous!

1.) Contail Extra Large Beach Bag

This extra-large Contail waterproof cotton beach tote is sized at 21.5″(w) x 14.8″ (h) x 5.7″(d), has anti-rust hardware, magnetic buckle closure, two open bottom pockets, and comes in 4 colors!

The soft and comfortable cotton rope shoulder straps make it easy to transport, while an inner hanging pocket is perfect for keys or other important items.

2.) Generic Organic Cotton Canvas

This Generic organic cotton canvas bag boasts a HUGE 60L /16-gallon capacity, has no closure for easy access, and comes with the option for two or four handles.

It’s soft, comfortable, durable, and can be hand-washed or machine-washed cold and hung to dry- it’ll look fabulous for years to come!

3.) Globalstore Tote Bag

The Globalstore Beach Bag is designed with a 36 L capacity, crafted from waterproof canvas and cotton, and comes in 6 colors.

It features a magnetic closure, two outer pockets, and four inner pockets, and its machine-washable fabric will keep it looking beautiful for years!

4.) Beach Smile Canvas Tote Bag

The Beach Smile Canvas Tote Bag is crafted from sturdy canvas, reinforced with a polyester lining and bottom, and also includes an interior zipper pocket, a plastic-lined interior, and comfortable rope handles.

It’s machine washable, measures 22” L x 6” W x 18” H, and comes in 2 nautical color styles.

5.) OZCHIN Large Beach Tote

The OZCHIN Large Beach Tote measures 22″ x 13″ x 7,” and is crafted from durable cotton, has 25″ long cotton rope top handles, and a zipper closure to keep items safe.

It’s machine washable and has a 100% customer satisfaction guarantee: if anything at all goes wrong with the bag, they will send you a replacement absolutely free – no return required!

The Boho Crossbody

These purses are usually smaller in size and shaped like a pouch, but still provide enough space to carry your necessities.

The boho crossbody purse usually features embroidered details or fringe decorations and is perfect for outdoor music festivals or other summer adventures that require a hands-free purse.

1.) JQWSVE Denim Zipper Canvas Tote Bag

The Denim Zipper Canvas Tote Bag is made from high-quality canvas that is wear-resistant. It features 1 main compartment, 1 inner zip pocket, 1 inner slot pocket, 2 outer flap pockets, and 2 outer slot pockets.

The shoulder strap is length adjustable, has reinforced seams, measures 15.74” * 13.38” * 5.90”, and is available in 10 cool colors.

2.) HOXIS Tassel Faux Suede Leather Hobo Cross Body

The HOXIS Hobo Cross Body is made from high-quality synthetic leather, lined with polyester, and features a zipper closure and adjustable shoulder strap.

Its spacious interior has two open pouches and one zippered pocket, it measures 37”L * 27”H * 12”W cm/14.5”*10.7”*4.8”(inch), and comes in 3 smoldering colors!

3.) Trammzd M Large Hobo Crossbody

The Trammzd M Hobo Crossbody is crafted from high-quality denim fabric with a fabric lining for added sturdiness, an adjustable, customizable shoulder strap of 1.77” width and up to 55.12.”

Its main zipper compartment has two inner pouches, a zippered pouch, an open pouch, two side pockets, and a back zipper pocket. It’s lightweight at only 11.41 oz and comes in 2 colors.

4.) Caistre Women’s Crossbody Hobo Bag 

The Caistre Women’s Crossbody Hobo Bag has a 100% polyester lining, and high-quality canvas construction, is durable and lightweight, measures L-13.3”x W-5.9”x H-15.7”, and has a main compartment plus inner zip and slot pockets.

There are also two outer flap pockets, two outer slots on either side of the bag with zipper closures, reinforced seams on the adjustable shoulder strap, and comes in 6 colors!

5.) Travelon Anti-theft Heritage Hobo Cross Body

The cotton, canvas, nickel-plated Travelon Hobo Cross Body has a warranty and anti-theft features such as hidden slash-resistant stainless steel mesh body panels, locking zippers, adjustable stainless steel cable straps, and RFID protection to guard against electronic readers.

The bag measures 11.5″x9.5″x3″, weighs 13 ounces, and has two drop pockets, zippered front, and rear pockets, a pen loop, a key clip, and dual removable straps.

The Straw/Raffia Bag

They are lightweight, easy to carry, and feature a trendy and classic woven texture that screams summer.

These purses come in all sorts of shapes and sizes, but they all provide ample room for all of our summer essentials and can be paired with any chic, fashionable summer look.

1.) XMLMRY Handwoven Round Rattan Bag

The XMLMRY Handwoven Round Rattan Bag is 100% leather construction with button closure and handcrafted by artisans.

Its approximate dimensions of 8″ (20 cm) diameter and width of 3.5″ (8 cm), plus 50″ (126 cm) leather shoulder straps, and comes with a 100% money-back policy!

2.) Roizsx Raffia Woven Clutch

The Roizsx Raffia Woven Clutch is handcrafted from natural rattan, is beautifully hand-woven, and features a small pocket lining for convenience.

The approximate dimensions of 10.23″(L) x 3.2 “(W) x 10″(H) and a 47.3” shoulder strap.

3.) Nirelief One Shoulder Handwoven Raffia Bag 

The Nirelief One Shoulder Handwoven Raffia Bag is crafted by local artisans, this unique and delicate accessory is spacious and adds a stylish touch to any look.

Its one-shoulder strap makes it comfortable and fashionable, while the intricate weaving gives it personality.

4.) YYW Summer Rattan Bag

This high-grade, handmade YYW Summer Rattan Bag is made of pure, durable straw and features a drawstring closure.

It has a spacious size of 15.5″12.5″/4032cm with a 6.3-inch handle height to complete any look. Enjoy the summer in style with this unique and fashionable Summer Rattan Bag!

5.) Dimcol Hand-Woven Straw Purse

This stylish handcrafted Dimcol Hand-Woven Straw Purse features dense knit weaving, a magnetic clasp closure, a small pocket inside, and an adjustable shoulder strap with lobster clamps.

The Colorful Clutch

Did you say wedding season?? These purses are perfect for adding that pop of color and sophistication to any outfit.

A clutch is versatile and can be dressed up or down depending on the occasion and they also add more fun and excitement to an all-black or mono-colored outfit.

1.) Generic Women’s Pearl Beaded Clutch

This luxurious Generic Women’s Pearl Beaded Clutch is handcrafted with high-quality man-made pearls, and a durable metal frame, and is lined with smooth satin to keep your valuables safe.

With the beautiful rhinestone clasp and its handy size of 9.7″W x 5.1″H x 1.9″D, you can easily carry all your essentials in the perfect evening bag!

2.) Letode Women’s Silk Clutch 

Crafted from luxurious silk, satin, and metals, this beautiful Letode Women’s Silk Clutch features a removable chain for an easy transition into a shoulder or crossbody bag.

With its generous size of 9.7″W x 5.1″H x 1.9″D, this clutch is perfect for storing all your daily essentials and comes in 7 colors!

3.) SENDEFN Leather Wristlet Clutch

This luxurious high-quality SENDEFN Leather Wristlet Clutch features 6 credit card slots, 2 large main compartments, 1 interior and 1 back zipper pocket, and an adjustable shoulder strap.

With its size of 8.7”(L) x 0.79”(W) x 5.5”(H), it will easily your daily essentials without taking too much space and comes in 20 FUN AND WHIMSICAL colors!

4.) Zosifeb Cloud-Shaped Dumpling Clutch 

The Zosifeb Cloud-Shaped Dumpling Clutch is crafted from high-quality PU leather and features a magnetic closure that’s easy to use, plus an adjustable shoulder strap for added convenience.

The lightweight design makes it perfect for carrying everyday items and comes in 7 gorgeous colors!!

5.) Kalinnu Evening Sequin Clutch

This ultra-glamorous Kalinnu Evening Sequin Clutch is crafted from shimmering sequins and features a clasp closure for secure holding.

The adjustable chain strap provides convenience while the beaded adorned trimming gives it an added touch of sophistication.

The Classic Multi-Purpose Handbag

These are the all-in-one purses that you can use for work, travel, or even a night out. The classic handbag features a spacious interior and comes with extra pockets to store your belongings.

These timeless, classy styles go well with many summer wardrobe options, like jeans, shorts, skirts, dresses, and kaftans, and can be used inter-seasonally!

1.) Pomelo Best Women’s Handbag

The Pomelo Best Women’s Handbag is crafted from premium faux leather and lined with synthetic material for lasting use.

It features a zipper closure, an adjustable shoulder strap, multiple internal pockets, a pretty color combination, a spacious design, and 3 stunning colors!

2.) Pahajim Women’s Handbag

The Pahajim Women’s Handbag bag is crafted from high-quality artificial leather and has a sturdy top handle, beautiful gold hardware, and a top zipper closure.

The interior of this bag has three sections plus inner pockets to store all of your essential items and is available in 9 amazing colors.

3.) IBFUN Women’s Handbag 

The IBFUN Women’s Handbag is crafted from 100% leather, has a zipper closure, and has multiple compartments and pockets.

It also features two detachable shoulder straps, so you can carry it as a handbag, shoulder bag, or cross-body bag.

4.) 2E-youth Purses and Handbags

This designer 2E-youth Purses and Handbags set is made from a combination of durable faux leather and polyester materials.

The multi-layered interior design can easily accommodate a 14-inch laptop and comes with upgraded hardware, zipper, and 29 stunning color/print options!!!

5.) UTO Women Backpack Purse

The sophisticated UTO Women Backpack Purse is crafted from high-quality synthetic leather, heavy-duty zipper hardware, and a double zipper design, with a tassel pendant.

Inside, you will find one large compartment, 2 internal zip pockets and 3 open pockets, best of all it comes in 20 colors.

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In Closing…

There you have it – five different summer styles of AFFORDABLE purses to match your mood and elevate your fashion choices!

So whether you’re spending the day at the beach, attending a summer festival, or having a chic luncheon or summer dinner party, these purses will be your perfect accessory to take your style to the next level.

Let your fashion creativity run wild and choose the purse that best suits your summer mood.

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