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Accessories Trend: More Bag for Your Buck

Handbag designers in the contemporary market are hitting a sweet spot — under $650 — with ample style for holiday and resort.

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Clockwise from top left: Loeffler Randall's calf hair and napa leather bag; Fossil's leather cross-body bag; Furla's leather bag; Meredith Wendell's leather and calf hair bag with patent leather trim.

John Aquino

Handbag designers in the contemporary market are hitting a sweet spot — under $650 — with ample style for holiday and resort.

This story first appeared in the August 12, 2013 issue of WWD.  Subscribe Today.

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