Amazon's bestselling vegan leather handbag is on sale now for just $40: 'I absolutely love this bag!'

Kate Mendonca
·Shopping Editor
·3 min read

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Realer Large Ladies Shoulder Bag. Images via Amazon.
Realer Large Ladies Shoulder Bag. Images via Amazon.

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Looking to add more animal-friendly styles to your wardrobe? Then you’re in luck because one of Amazon’s most stylish handbags is not only made from vegan leather, it’s already at the top of the site’s list of best sellers — making it one of the most sought-after styles of the season.

Made from durable vegan leather, the Realer Large Ladies Shoulder Bag is an affordable handbag that’s earned a 4.3 star rating on more than 600 customer reviews. Available in seven neutral colours to match with all of your everyday looks, it’s on sale now for just $40.

One of the best features of this timeless bag is its many pockets and compartments that you can use to stay organized on the go. Large enough to hold a 13” laptop or tablet, it’s also a great choice for carrying to and from work. Inner zip pockets easily store small belongings like lipsticks, pens, keys and headphones, while dedicated interior pouches are ideal for securely storing your cell phone or wallet.

The Realer Large Ladies Shoulder Bag also has three exterior zippered pockets, in case you like to have quick access to things like your transit pass.

Realer Large Ladies Shoulder Bag

Realer Large Ladies Shoulder Bag. Image via Amazon.
Realer Large Ladies Shoulder Bag. Image via Amazon.

SHOP IT: Amazon, from $40 (originally $45)

The bag has a high-end feel that customers are loving, and thanks to its durable construction and soft faux leather, many shoppers have shared that they were impressed with the quality of this affordable purse.

“I absolutely love this bag! Very well made and quality is surprisingly top notch,” explained one reviewer. “This handbag is comparable to the much more expensive versions you can find out there with designer labels. Personally, I would much rather this handbag over the designer ones.”

Another feature that shoppers are loving is the size of this bag, which has even been used by new moms as a fashionable alternative to diaper bags.

“Boy, I am so happy with this purse!” raved one reviewer. “It's an ample size yet fits very comfortably against the body [and] the short strap is thick and comfortable... I use the middle zip pocket as a mini diaper bag and have even put bottles and extra clothes in the other pockets.”

For extra versatility, this bag also comes with an adjustable crossbody strap that can be removed if you prefer the look and feel of a shoulder bag instead. Both options work well for hands-free carrying, letting you maintain your freedom while you’re out.

Realer Large Ladies Shoulder Bag. Image via Amazon.
Realer Large Ladies Shoulder Bag. Image via Amazon.

Some reviewers have complained of their bag arriving with a funny smell, however, since it is made of polyurethane rather than genuine leather, there will certainly be a different scent to this bag. Luckily, unless you have an extremely sensitive nose, most shoppers agree that any lingering scent dissipates once the bag is out of its initial packaging.

“I've read some of the reviews on here about a smell and the quality of the bag so I was cautious when making this purchase, but I really wanted a slouchy bag that had a short shoulder strap and cross-body strap that was big enough to use for traveling with my twins,” reads one review. “There was a smell when I opened the plastic but I didn't notice a smell after that...I'm extremely happy with this purse and will be using it regularly!”

If you’re looking for ways to cut down on your consumption of animal products, this $40 bag is a great place to start.

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