Have you been hearing the term “investment bags” lately? Because this buzz word is currently doing the rounds in every fashion girls dictionary. And with good reason, as we grow older, we tend to realize that quality is definitely better than quantity. And nowhere is this truer than when it comes to picking out a luxury investment handbag. These things will supposedly see you through a lifetime of clothing crisis. A well-thought-out decision to buy a designer handbag can really last you forever and even become a valuable heirloom to pass onto further generations. You can also make money if you time your purchase well, and bring back the big bucks. So here we dish out the inside info on bags that could prove to be very valuable in the long run. Because we respect your hard-earned money and want you to pump it into the right place. And quite unsurprisingly Fendi and Dior top the list.
The Fendi Baguette, invented by Silvia Fendi and celebrated by the fictional Carrie Bradshaw of Sex And The City and currently enjoying somewhat of a second wave revival, and has generated a massive spike in searches globally. This iconic bag has seen a surge in sales since the beginning of 2019, and according to a study, sales of the Fendi Baguette have increased by 558 per cent, with the average selling price increasing by 15 per cent.This adorable and classic choice is not only trending but is exhibiting traits of becoming one of the most sought after bags in the world. So if you still haven’t invested in this luxury handbag, what are you waiting for? It might be a good idea to buy this bag before its out of stock!
Dior Saddle Bag
The Dior Saddle Bag has become one of the hottest women’s products all over the world. This bag might be small in size but comes with a hefty price tag. The bag sales reached record heights when searches online shot up 957 per cent in just 48 hours, which was of course aided by the fact that about a 100 Instagram influencers had announced its relaunch.This incredibly stylish bag is not only the perfect arm candy but could become profitable to you in the long run. A must-buy if you are looking at investing in luxury handbags!
During Phoebe Philo's time at this amazing French fashion house, Celine the brand became synonymous with understated, feminine dressing. Philo and Celine’s former head of accessories Johnny Coca created a multitude of instant “it” handbags, but none were more beautiful that the minimalist classic box bag. The bag made its debut in 2011 and is an update on the much-loved bag from the old Celine archives. The most notable changes that came with the bag are the clasp - which was replaced by a simple rectangular gold clasp and horse-and-carriage metal clasp that represented the brand’s earlier logo, and the flap has been lengthened. A perfect choice for that investment handbag you’ve been waiting for!
Chanel Flap Bag
Have you met the ultimate investment handbag? Don’t confuse this with the brand’s other rendition of the 2.55 bag, which was designed by Chanel in February 1955. The classic flap is in fact the former creative director Karl Lagerfeld’s take on Coco’s original 2.55. But this bag has become just as successful and majorly iconic as its predecessor. The basic difference between these two bags is the chain and clasp which are interwoven with leather, while the 2.55 has a 'Mademoiselle' clasp and all-metal strap.
Christian Dior Lady bag
This elegant Lady Dior was designed in 1994 with the sole goal of becoming a classic. And it succeeded in doing so. The bag became a massive success with the help of Princess Diana and achieved cult status. It was originally named “chouchou” and was provided with its current moniker as a tribute to the princess, who was known as Lady Diana Spencer before she got married. In 1996, she fell in love with it and carried it for years. Approved by Princess Diana herself, this bag is the perfect investment handbag to buy!