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8 Iconic Vintage It-Bags Absolutely Worth Your Money

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The antique Jackie’s appeal could be attributed to Gucci reissuing it for autumn/winter 2020 – so expect a rush on pre-loved Gucci Diana purses in the coming months, as the Italian fashion house brought back the ’90s classic popularized by Princess Diana in July.

“When a classic style is relaunched, there is a corresponding surge in demand for its vintage counterparts,” Skoda adds.

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“Our customers continue to want to be trendy, but on their own terms.”

 

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All of this demonstrates that vintage is not only the more environmentally friendly option, but also a safe investment.

Skoda says, “We’re witnessing a proven ability to retain value across many styles.”
“Vintage handbags have established their own distinct market; we know the demand is driven by a desire for one-of-a-kindness and something special.”

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“We’ve seen younger generations embrace luxury like never before – they have been quick to adopt luxury as a new form of investment, understanding that luxury goods can yield high returns,”

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Whether it’s because of pandemic-induced nostalgia or our ever-increasing environmental concerns, there’s been a vintage comeback recently.

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And this is especially true for vintage handbags, which are becoming increasingly popular among millennial and Gen-Z consumers, who like the Fendi Baguette (as immortalized by Carrie Bradshaw in Sex And The City) and the Balenciaga City bag.

 

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It’s no wonder that timeless classics like the Chanel Flap bag are still in high demand (in fact, vintage enthusiast Rihanna just purchased a pre-loved version), with the average sale price increasing by 54% to $4,503 (£3,270) since 2019.

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Hermès is also a safe investment, with classic Constance bags now averaging $6,917 (£5,023) in resale value.

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Meanwhile, the Birkin and Mini Kelly II — whether vintage or new – command far higher resale prices than their RRPs.

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