Madewell’s leather handbags are unmatched — here are our 7 favorites under $150

Drooling over Madewell’s beautiful leather handbags is truly a universal experience. Whether you’re looking for yourself or someone on your holiday gift list, now is the moment to stock up. Use the code GETGIFTING to get 40% off your purchase. Scroll for the seven we’re most excited about for under $150. But don’t wait — this sale won’t last for long. 

1. The Transport Camera Bag, $121.50 (Orig. $128)

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This cute bag is a Madewell classic for good reason. The iconic rectangular shape is supremely convenient, versatile and way more interesting than most other wear-with-anything purses. It comes with two interchangeable straps — one’s thinner and made from the same leather as the bag, while the other is a thicker mesh in a contrasting shade. A little stud closure on the external pocket is the perfect finishing touch. Get it in beige or black.  

2. The Carabiner Medium Crossbody Bag, $59.99 (Orig. $148)

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You’ll be the envy of everyone with this cool calf-hair purse. The strap is super easy to adjust, meaning you can wear it in tons of different ways. Or, use the carabiners to remove the strap entirely and use the bag as a clutch. There should be room for all the essentials inside, but if you need some extra space, snag the Leather Carabiner Mini Pouch and clip it onto the exterior. Black and beige versions in plain leather are also available. 

3. The Leather Pouch in Metallic, $59.99 (Orig. $78)

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We love this metallic pewter pouch for all year round, but it’s especially great for the holiday season. The fabric has a textured patina effect that makes it look like a vintage treasure found deep in your grandma’s closet. At 6” x 9”, it’ll fit the very basics, with interior card pockets keeping everything in place and allowing you to skip a wallet. Or, use the zip-closure pouch inside a larger bag for extra organization. 

4. The Puff Crossbody Bag, $64.99 (Orig. $128)

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Beautiful woven leather gives this crossbody a funky boho vibe, with a hint of puff, making it totally trendy. Wear the adjustable strap over your shoulder or as a crossbody, or use the mini carabiners to remove the strap and turn the bag into a clutch. We also love the fun little knotted pull on the zipper closure. Choose from dark green or bright pink, metallic silver, brown or beige. 

5. The Piazza Crossbody Bag, $129.50 (Orig. $158)

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Like all the bags in Madewell’s Piazza line, this one features light, supersoft leather and a flowy shape. A cute, cinched drawstring top adds to the laid-back look. (There’s also a magnetic closure for extra security.) Carry it by the handles on top as a handbag, or throw the longer removable strap over your shoulder. It’s small but not miniature, so there’s more than enough room inside for everything you need. 

6. The Sydney Hobo Bag, $118

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Okay, you’re not the only one who immediately thinks of Paris Hilton circa 2005 when you hear the words “hobo bag,” but we promise — this Madewell version is 100% updated and of the moment. Knotted straps and a structured shape give it a sophisticated, modern aesthetic. The petite purse has room for your phone, keys, chapstick and a few other things and fits right under your arm. The magnetic closure will keep everything securely inside. 

7. The Sling Crossbody Bag, $118

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This sleek sling bag is the ultimate in versatility. Wear it for your casual weekend errands? Sure! To the office? Yes! On date night? Why not! We like it as a crossbody, with the adjustable strap short and hitting midway down the torso, but it works in tons of different ways. The little slip zipper pocket on the bottom is an especially cool touch. Besides brown, it comes in black, sand and off-white. 

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