Looking for the best investment pieces? Luxury, pre-loved handbags by Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Hermés, Gucci, and Dior are the most-wanted designer brands that should dominate your closet for 2022, and we’re here to tell you why.
Trends in fashion, finance, and tech come and go but the list of designer handbags that are worth the investment have either remained the same or increased in the past few years. And while a designer handbag is considered a luxury item, it’s also convenient, functional, stylish, and worth the money.
In fact, as brands like Chanel and Louis Vuitton continue to raise their prices and limit supply, their resale value keeps increasing, and that’s better news for your wallet and closet!
FIVE HANDBAG BRANDS WITH THE HIGHEST INVESTMENT VALUE
From monogrammed totes, to quilted leather shoulder bags, and exotic skin clutches, these trophy pieces are a portable and functional way to display style, character, and status without saying a word.
These days, the designer bags fetching the most money are timeless classics that are able to transcend the times and trends, while innovating and updating designs to appeal to future generations too.
These accessories are all exquisite, expertly crafted, expensive, and highly coveted in the marketplace.
Known for its high-quality craftsmanship and classic design, Louis Vuitton can transcend time to be passed down for many generations. As one of the world’s most easily recognizable and valuable luxury brands, its exquisite collection of products includes leather goods, handbags, jewelry, clothing, shoes, watches and accessories that are often adorned with the LV monogram.
Driven by the sales of the Louis Vuitton Speedy, the Neverfull Tote, the Alma, and the Twist, Louis Vuitton is a brand that appreciates in value over time, and if you’ve got an item in excellent condition, you can earn back most of your investment.
Did you know a Chanel handbag might be a better investment than the stock market or crypto? Over the past 10 years, the value of Chanel Classic Flap bags have more than doubled, and despite the price increases, demand for the Classic Flap Bag, the Boy Bag, and the Re-Issue are stronger than ever.
Needless to say, investing in Chanel bags is a safe bet. And since Chanel is still one of the world’s top luxury brands, this French haute couture house will continue to produce timeless classics, decadent designs, iconic pieces, and exquisite collector’s items for decades to come.
While the global pandemic negatively impacted many luxury brands, Gucci was one of the few that came out on top. When Luxe Digital, a media publication company that focuses on the global luxury market, published their Top 15 Most Popular Luxury Brands Online in 2021, Gucci was listed as #1.
Known for its impeccable craftsmanship, timeless silhouettes, and one of the world’s most famous logos, Gucci’s leading the way with the Marmont Collection, The Dionysus, and the relaunches of the Gucci Jackie 1961, the Bamboo (Diana) Bag, and the Horsebit. Investing in Gucci bags for your closet will become even more in demand, especially as the supply becomes more limited.
Hermés is, without a doubt, one of the world’s most elusive and luxurious brands. Known for its impeccable craftsmanship and exclusivity factor, Hermés bags are a symbol of wealth, status, and timeless style. Since we cannot go into the store and purchase a bag outright, the Birkin, Kelly, and Constance are some of the hottest items in the market today. and due to the limited supply, the return is always high on these elegant bags.
Whether you’re seeking Birkins or Kellys, Hermés bags are an excellent investment and despite rising prices and limited supply, they’re always going to be worth the money. And if you’re able to keep a bag in excellent condition, crafted in exotic skins, or in a limited-edition color or design, you’ve got a goldmine on your hands.
The eternal allure of Dior has helped this storied French fashion house climb back up the list of the world’s best luxury brands. Christian Dior was so dedicated to ensuring all women looked their best, he wrote the *Little Dictionary of Fashion* in which he said purses should always be made of the highest quality materials and exclusively handcrafted for a breathtakingly perfect, ladylike design.
As a symbol of class, timeless elegance, and of course Princess Diana, the Lady Dior Bag is an iconic investment piece. If you choose to invest in Dior bags for your closet, you’ll get your money’s worth.
Content and images for this blog post have been referenced from LePrix .