The Best Designer Makeup Bag in 2024

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The Best Designer Makeup Bag in 2024

While you could just toss your go-to lipstick and mascara in a handbag or pocket, opting for one of the best designer makeup bags provides an organized and stylish storage solution for each of your routine favorites. Bazaar editors keep a stash of budget-friendly dopp kit options to choose from, but there's something extra special about unzipping a more elevated pouch from top fashion brands like Bottega Veneta, The Row, and Dior that gives our daily application process a boost.

And if you're in search of a high-quality catch-all that doesn't scream designer, there are a number of excellent options—like Ulla Johnson's Imogen Large Make-Up Pouch—that are equal parts minimal and luxe. Here, we've curated a short list of some of the best designer makeup bags worth shopping and proudly displaying on your vanity.

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You may be tempted to use this makeup pouch as an actual handbag—it's that good. Featuring Bottega Veneta's signature intrecciato detailing, this Italian-made bag has plenty of space for foundation, setting spray, and more.

Burberry superfans will love toting around this patterned cosmetics bag from the brand, which is made from nearly 30 percent renewable natural resources. It also nicely features a leather trim and durable cotton lining, just in case something happens to spill.

Another makeup bag that can double as a stylish clutch, this vanity case from YSL zips all the way around to maximize its storage space. It also contains a sturdy leather top handle that makes it easy to take on-the-go.

This spacious, coated canvas vanity case is named rockstar for a reason: Its versatility makes it a standout in a sea of makeup bags. The case is so stylish it's practically begging to be worn as a crossbody bag, and contains an interior slip pocket for extra storage.

You can store makeup bottles upright in this roomy vanity case from Coach. Plus, it also features a handy internal pocket for smaller items, like falsies or makeup sponges, along with a built-in mirror that's perfect for evening out your eyeliner.

Inspired by wintry St. Moritz, Switzerland, this limited-edition leather cosmetics pouch has a no-frills design that's suitable for any fashion minimalist. It also happens to pack away nicely in a tote bag or carry-on.

Gucci's branded cosmetics bag is almost too luxe to use on a regular basis. But since it's made with long-lasting coated canvas-jacquard, we're betting it will only look better with age.

Right now, you can get Chloé's embroidered makeup bag on sale for over $300 off, which is just one reason why it's worth adding to your collection. Its petite, half moon shape also won't take up too much real estate on your bathroom sink, and nicely features a gilded zip closure.

Just like many of Celine's accessories, this vanity case from the brand is handsomely made. It includes an elastic interior pocket, as well as plenty of space for to store your holy-grail jars, bottles, brushes, and sprays.

Since this pouch nicely includes a strap, we won't judge if you opt to literally wear your makeup favorites on you for easy midday touch-ups—especially since it likely matches just about everything in your closet.

This cosmetics case from Tory Burch is ideal for anyone who likes to keep their makeup and tools organized, since it includes two interior mesh zip compartments along with a slip pocket.

Just imagine reaching for your Lip Glow Oil in this makeup bag. Dior's Italian-made 30 Montaigne Beauty Pouch fits perfectly inside the brand's Book Tote, and includes its eye-catching oblique pattern for ultimate luxury.

If you're in search of a designer makeup bag that feels sophisticated yet simple, look no further than this wristlet option from Longchamp. Its flat, rectangular shape is ideal for stashing eyeshadow palettes and compacts with ease.

Smythson's cosmetic case is crafted with the same care and durability as its beloved notebooks and accessories. And as an added bonus, it can also be personalized with up to five letters, just in case you're looking for a thoughtful makeup gift for a friend or family member.

This minimal nylon, polyester, and leather pouch from The Row is quiet luxury personified. It can also be carried both vertically or horizontally depending on your preference, thanks to a handy exterior strap.

Hermès' compact makeup case nicely contains a waterproof lining to guard against accidents, and is available in three charming pastel colors. It's also made with a lambskin piping finish that takes its craftsmanship to the next level.

For more than 150 years, Harper’s Bazaar has been the preeminent fashion and beauty resource for women at every age. We cover what’s new and what’s next in beauty by working with the world’s leading authorities in dermatology, plastic surgery, cosmetics, skincare, haircare, and fragrance. Every story we publish has been thoroughly researched and vetted by our team of beauty editors and industry experts.

Tiffany Dodson is currently the associate beauty commerce editor at Harper’s Bazaar, where she specializes in trend forecasting, building relationships with major and emerging brands, and crafting shopping stories—from holiday gift guides to product road tests. Tiffany's work has previously been featured in outlets like SELF, Bustle, and Teen Vogue, and she's been quoted as a commerce and beauty expert in publications and platforms like The Business of Fashion and NPR’s Life Kit podcast.

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