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Back to School on a Budget! Fab Bags Under $50

Carrying the right school bag is equally as important as wearing the most standout heels at a party. Though your school bag doesn't determine your grades, it sure does determine your friends...and Bookworms, Wild Things, Glamour Girls and everybody else all need a core group of pals to get them through the year.

Realizing that some fashionistas have spending limits, I found the best back-to-school bags for under $50. Whether you like traditional backpacks, modern messengers or patterned totes, there's bound to be something that rocks your school-world!

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PinkNC PinkNC 9 years
I like the 2nd bag.
PinkNC PinkNC 9 years
I like the 2nd bag.
laurniedoll laurniedoll 9 years
I bought the purple Target messenger bag for school last month, I really love it. It holds plenty, and even the lining is really cute.
koolbr33z3 koolbr33z3 9 years
Cute bags!
koolbr33z3 koolbr33z3 9 years
Cute bags!
Green Green 9 years
The UO Cord is adorable.
Green Green 9 years
The UO Cord is adorable.
MrsWalsh07 MrsWalsh07 9 years
I wish the UO Cord tote wasn't sold out! :-(
Retro-Bunny Retro-Bunny 9 years
Argh! Where was this, when I bought my bag yesterday?! LOL Oh well, I love my bag, anyways. Love these bags too!
Retro-Bunny Retro-Bunny 9 years
Argh!Where was this, when I bought my bag yesterday?!LOLOh well, I love my bag, anyways. Love these bags too!
books-and-shoes books-and-shoes 9 years
Very cute for school!
books-and-shoes books-and-shoes 9 years
Very cute for school!
shoeaholic shoeaholic 9 years
That blue patent one from Gap is fab!
Kazagirl Kazagirl 9 years
I am more of a backpack person. It gets really tiring carrying my textbooks on one arm all day long.
SeaFoamGreen215 SeaFoamGreen215 9 years
although I love totes, I need one that goes on my back because my books are so heavy
diorbaby diorbaby 9 years
Nearly all of them are sold out! But they are so cute-eBay, here I come!
pinkflats pinkflats 9 years
oh i love the pottery barn one. i realize that i need a stylish looking messenger bag or a back pack than a tote. it's so much easier to walk around the campus without lugging a tote.
merymery merymery 9 years
Arghh it's sold out too :(
merymery merymery 9 years
Arghh it's sold out too :(
merymery merymery 9 years
Thank you!!! I bought the perfect back-to-school tote from Intuition's website a few weeks ago, and only JUST got an e-mail telling me it was sold out. I've been looking for a new bag since and I lovee the Urban Outfitters cord one. Plus, can't beat that $15 tag ;)
shini shini 9 years
That Delia's Pleated looks good for a casual look as well...!! hmmm affordable as well1! gotta love you Fab :D
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