12 Best Designer Diaper Bags (and Where to Find Them for Less)
Can something as utilitarian as a diaper bag actually be—dare we say it—stylish? If you’re looking for a practical carryall that lugs all your baby essentials but carries itself like an It bag, the answer is a designer diaper bag. Name brand diaper bags may not be cheap (though many are more affordable than you might imagine), but they’re an investment, one that may actually pay for itself when you consider how much daily use you’ll get out of it. Plus, name brand diaper bags are typically built to last, featuring quality craftsmanship and higher-end materials. We’ve rounded up some of the best designer diaper bags out there—and where you can find them for less.
The best designer diaper bags make a fashion statement without sacrificing practical features, such as changing mats, bottle insulators and roomy compartments.
Dagne Dover diaper bag
When it comes to the best designer diaper backpacks, this one is a standout—and a personal favorite of The Bump editors. The unisex bag has the appearance of an on-trend backpack anyone would want to wear, but it has the functionality of a must-have baby bag. The interior is huge and with plenty of pockets, including a laptop sleeve and an easy-access wipe compartment. The neoprene fabric makes it lightweight, water-resistant and easy to wash. It can even be clipped onto a stroller or slid over suitcase handles for no-fuss travel.
Buy it: Dagne Dover Indi Diaper Backpack, $195, DagneDover.com
Kate Spade diaper bag
This name brand diaper bag is impossibly chic, but it’s also super-practical, thanks to the top-zip closure, roomy interior, six side pockets and a wipeable changing pad, making it the perfect companion for the fashionable new mom.
Buy it: Kate Spade Daily Large Diaper Bag, $298, SaksFifthAvenue.com
Burberry diaper backpack
Like all the best designer diaper bags, this Burberry backpack is a baby bag in disguise: The black nylon and leather trim exterior is stylish and subdued enough to pass for simply a trendy bag, but pop it open and you’re greeted with six interior pockets, a removable changing pad and plenty of space for baby’s essentials.
Buy it: Burberry Watson Vintage Check-Lined Diaper Bag, $750, Bloomingdales.com
Rosie Pope diaper bag
Before you tut-tut over how downright impractical it is to carry a leather baby bag, rest assured lifestyle expert and mom of four Rosie Pope has the answer: distressed faux leather, people. Ample compartments, a separate, insulated baby bottle cooler and a water-resistant lining make this designer diaper backpack too chic not to carry.
Buy it: Rosie Pope Highbury Hill Diaper Bag, $160, PotteryBarnKids.com
Storksak diaper bag
This sporty-chic designer diaper bag features a wide opening with a double-zip closure, a slew of pockets, a removable zip pouch, a changing pad and an insulated food and bottle bag, so there’s a place for everything. And thanks to the bag’s wipe-clean, water-resistant nylon, your diaper bag will stay as impeccable-looking as the day it arrived.
Buy it: Storksak Sandy Diaper Bag, $155, Macys.com
Rebecca Minkoff diaper bag
This designer diaper bag is everything Rebecca Minkoff does best: The clean lines and leather trim add up to a versatile baby bag that could easily be used for work too. Minkoff, a mother of two, also inserted a touch of humor into her design, with a pocket labeled “mommy’s stuff” and the included changing pad marked with “head” and “feet.”
Buy it: Rebecca Minkoff Knocked Up Baby Bag, $345, RebeccaMinkoff.com
Gucci diaper bag
This gorgeous Gucci bag has sold out time and time again—so get it while it lasts! Featuring the Italian brand’s iconic monogram pattern, the name brand diaper bag contains elasticized interior pockets, exterior side pockets, a fold-out changing pad and a handy shoulder strap with stroller snaps.
Buy it: Gucci GG Plus Diaper Bag, $1,250, Gucci.com
Stella McCartney diaper bag
Known for her sportswear designs, Stella McCartney delivers a smart, athleisure-inspired diaper bag perfect for moms on the move. The polyester bag is easy to clean, and thanks to flat top handles, just as easy to carry. A zip closure, changing pad and plenty of pockets keep things no-fuss.
Buy it: Stella McCartney Diaper Backpack, $348, StellaMcCartney.com
Michael Kors diaper bag
This roomy yet streamlined designer diaper bag is as sleek and as chic as they come. But don’t worry, it still includes multiple interior pockets, a removable changing pad and an adjustable shoulder strap for hands-free convenience.
Buy it: Michael Kors Jet Large Large Nylon Diaper Bag, $278, MichaelKors.com
Coach diaper bag
One of the most popular designer diaper bags, the Coach Baby Bag radiates sophistication with its clean lines, leather-trimmed details and classic brown and tan palette. But the wipe-clean interior, removable changing mat and compartments galore mean this diaper bag can keep up with a busy mama’s needs.
Buy it: Coach Baby Bag in Signature Canvas, $350, Coach.com
Burberry diaper bag
One of the most glamourous designer diaper bags on this list, the Burberry tote makes no mistake about which fashion house it’s from. The all-over signature Burberry plaid print is a thing of beauty. Plus, this class name brand diaper bag features pockets galore and a changing pad, and its nylon and leather trim are wipe-clean, making it a practical option to boot.
Buy it: Burberry Parker Vintage Check Diaper Bag, $1,490, SaksFifthAvenue.com
Designer diaper bags are luxuriously designed—and (no surprise) luxuriously priced. So how can you find name brand diaper bags for cheap? Here’s the good news: You can find them for a fraction of the price—you just need to know where to go. Check out our favorite places for finding the best designer diaper bags for less:
• Outlet stores. Outlet stores are a great way to find discounted designer diaper bags—they just may not be the season’s latest collection. And plenty of brands have outlets scattered across the country, including Coach, Burberry, Gucci, Armani and many more.
• Century 21. Head to this discount department store for an ever-changing selection of designer diaper bags, including options from Louis Vuitton, Kate Spade and Michael Kors.
• Amazon.com. Through outside retailers, you can often find competitive pricing on out-of-season designer diaper bags from brands like Kate Spade, Marc Jacobs, Rebecca Minkoff and others.
• Tradesy.com. To find name brand diaper bags at slashed prices, check out Tradesy—an e-commerce site that lets people sell mint-condition designer items from their own closets. Designer diaper bags from Burberry, Gucci, Tory Burch and Dooney & Bourke pop up regularly on this site.
• Thredup.com. Thredup is an online consignment and thrift store where you can find designer diaper bags from fashion houses like Marc Jacobs, Coach and Kate Spade for up to 90 percent off retail prices.
• Gilt.com. Members of this e-commerce site get insider access to high-end fashion labels—including name brand diaper bags—at up to 70 percent off. Sales change every day, so you never know what you may find. But designer diaper bags from Marc Jacobs, Burberry and Storksak have been known to pop up here. Plus, more from The Bump: