Are you lusting over that Chloe Drew bag like all the girls at CGD HQ or that Saint Laurent Sac Du Jour bag, but you don’t want to pay the full amount? Here are some tips on how to score a designer bag for less online
The internet is the best place to find a great deal. But beware and make sure you don’t buy a knockoff.
Things you should look out for when buying a bag online from a site like Vestiaire Collective or Ebay:
1. Make sure the bag has a serial number
Check with the company if it’s a real serial number just to be sure.
2. Check if the company really makes that color
If you buy your bag from a website like Vestiaire Collective or Ebay always check with the designer if they actually make that color. How? Just give them a ring or go on their website/email their customer service. They are more than happy to help you!
3. Ask for extra pictures
Don’t fall for 1 picture. Ask for multiple pictures to make sure it’s the real thing.
4. Pay attention to details
We’re not paying all this money for a bag full of scratches! Double, triple check to make sure everything is fine and if it’s worth your money.
5. Research the seller
This can save you a lot of trouble! Make sure they’re trusted and have good reviews and a good background!
Designer websites are great place to score a discounted designer bag. Here’s CGD’s list of best places to score your designer bag online. Some of these websites have an app. What I love to do when I know a sale is coming up is to make a wishlist in their store. Whenever their prices drop I will receive an email.
Top 10 Places To Buy A Designer Bag Online:
1. The Outnet
4. Net A Porter
5. Vestiaire Colletive
6. Real Real
7. Forward by Elyse Walker
Bags in black usually don’t go on sale. Often you will bags in seasonal colors discounted for 50% or more. This is an amazing tip: if you really want the bag, just check it it’s real leather. As you can have a handbag repair service dye the bag black for around $50 or less. Problem solved!
We hope these 3 simple tips will help you find the bag of your dream? Do you have any other tips? Leave it in the comments below!