If you are someone who is into fashion but can’t afford the latest and greatest, don’t be discouraged as there are hundreds of authentic name brands that can be affordable. Companies such as Calvin Klein, Michael Kors, and Steve Madden still sell items that can be way over budget. If you don’t mind having older models and styles of items or are waiting to get your hands on something with a designer name, you should look no further.
Every day, stores such as Nordstrom Rack, T.J. Maxx, and Ross put designer brands on sale. At most, these brands vary from handbags to accessories and shoes, costing under $500. In reality, no one will really care if the purse you have is from 2013. You can take it as a compliment and love the vintage aspect of it. Here are five designer brands that are $500!
Founded in 2001, Rebecca Minkoff, a brand named after the founder has been in and out of stores since the day they sold their first item. You can find such merchandise in stores like Nordstrom, Bloomingdale’s, and even Costco. Other than handbags and shoes, Minkoff’s products include clothes for women.
These products are intentionally lower priced than most designer brands, but they still create and explore fun looks women would like. What is trending right now is the circle bag. If you are looking for a reasonably-priced handbag, the circle bag is worth checking out.
2. Michael Kors
Fashion designer and owner Michael Kors began the company in the 1980s, by then, he had women’s clothes launched and focused on menswear in 2002. Michael Kors rose to fame in 2011 after making exchanges with stockholders. Today, you can find a Michael Kors handbag in almost any department store you walk into.
The notable items are the tote bags and wallets. Since then, Michael Kors became the owner of other designer brand companies Jimmy Choo and Versace. You can find clothes and shoes for men and women as low as $150. There is a variety of handbags for under $400. Michael Kors is all about setting the new trend with designs and colors.
Kate Spade is a business mogul second to Michael Kors. Although the famous handbag designer passed away in mid-2018, fans all around the globe honor her as the products she has sold not only have a purpose, but they created stories for those who bought them. Through the 1990s, Kate Spade handbags became the beginning of versatility for women’s purses.
Women everywhere wanted something more. She presented multiple ways her own products can be used. Today, you can find accessories and jewelry sold at as low as $50. Handbags range up to $400. Find your new favorite Kate Spade handbag at a discount at Nordstrom Rack today.
Originated in Beaverton, OR, Nike has become the dominating American footwear company all across the country. It’s motivation motto “Just Do It” has people believing they can excel at anything, including sports. Because this company has excelled themselves, selling billions of shoes per year, it’s no surprise that their designer brand products (clothing, shoes, and accessories) are under $500.
Nike has also acquired Jordan’s and made collaborations with many others, making their way to the top. Currently, the most expensive Nike brand shoes for men are the Nike x Undercover SFB Mountains. Men, women, and children can proudly be owners of Nike shoes all around the world.
As another top seller in shoes, Adidas is a designer brand company which opened in Germany during the 1930s. Adolf and Rudolf Dassler were two competing brothers. Rudolf later founded Puma as a rivalry. Adidas is known to be called “the three stripes company” giving them a chance to create the logo.
Adidas shoes which are also for men, women, and children have shoes ranging as high as $400. Currently, in men’s shoes, the R5 Replicant Ozweego Shoes are at $400. Their main goal is to make a comfortable sport and running shoes.