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Invest in Style: Why Vintage Designer Handbags are a Must-Have

Invest in Style: Why Vintage Designer Handbags are a Must-Have for Any Fashion Savvy Person

Why would you want to buy Vintage Designer Handbags I hear you ask? Well, there are several reasons why you might buy a vintage designer handbag, we have compiled a short list of some of the benefits of buying pre-loved. 


Many modern styles are much more accessible now than they used to be, meaning an item is less rare and more common than they once were. Owning a vintage item is a way to set you apart, many vintage designer handbags are much more scarce than styles produced today.  Buying a vintage designer piece it is a way that can add to your unique style and set you apart from others. 


But WHAT DOES SUSTAINABILITY MEAN? I know, another buzzword related to environmental impact. When relating sustainability to the purchase of a vintage handbag Vs. a brand new one. The choice between re-using an item that already exists is more sustainable for a number of reasons, 1. It saves the item from ending up in a landfill. 2. It saves the energy required to make a new item. 3. It prevents green-house gas emissions and water pollutants from entering the environment as a result of producing a new item.

Saving money 

Now hear me out on this one, it will save you money when weighed against buying a brand new handbag. Vintage designer handbags can be purchased at a lower price (if you are looking in the right places), when compared to the brand new item. Check out our post here about the steady increase in designer handbag prices, it will give you a good idea of how expensive brand new designer handbags are becoming and how you can get your hands on designer bags without dropping thousands. 


Designer handbags are made with exceptionally high quality materials and skill, especially those of past eras. The craftsmanship and attention to detail are why these items can last decades and still be in impeccable condition. 



If you are looking to invest in something special that you will have forever, a vintage designer handbag may be just what you are looking for. So many styles are still iconic and fashionable to this day, many years after being first made. 

Financial asset 

From a financial perspective, designer handbags retain their value really well, check out Who Wore What’s article about what bags to invest in here. Certain designer handbags could even be seen as an asset, as they have value and can be sold for a profit. This depends on the designer, style, condition, popularity and rarity of a particular item but this is one reason why you might look at starting a vintage designer handbag collection.
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