5 Designer Bags that Are Worth Investing

5 Designer Bags that Are Worth Investing

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A fashion ensemble is never complete without stylish accessories. For the ladies out there, it could be an heirloom jewelry, a lovely piece of scarf or hat, or an exquisite pair of shoes that complement the outfit even more.

While clothing trends change rather quickly, the same cannot be said for quality accessories. That’s why it’s good to invest in top-quality fashion items that defy changing seasons and fads. There are designer bags, for example, that never go out of style, and even rack up value in an online pawnshop as time passes.

If you’re willing and ready to splurge on fashion assets, the following brands and styles of designer bags might just be what your collection needs:

 

  1. Balenciaga

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The Balenciaga label has been around since 1915—making it a classic in its own right. To give the vintage a modern twist, Balenciaga creators use soft and light yet durable leather to make an old, familiar thing look fresh and new. The distinctive leather tassel pull on the zippers lends a signature Balenciaga look to it.

If you’re a fan, you have got to thank model Kate Moss, a known patron of Balenciaga. Moss is the one who took notice of the Lariat bag (pictured above) in one runway event and encouraged its designer to sell it commercially.

Balenciaga bags sell anywhere from $1,000 to $2,000.

  1. Gucci

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Gucci, with its signature “G” monogram, has been around for generations, dating back to the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Gucci bags are perfect travel accessories since they’re comfortable and easy to carry around, whether you opt for a shoulder bag or a top handle bag.

At one point in Gucci’s history, no less than Jackie Kennedy Onassis served as the creators’ inspiration for the brand’s product line. The Gucci Jackie Bag was created in the late 1950s just a few years before the iconic figure became U.S. First Lady. No wonder, the Jackie Bag could be bought for as much as $20,000 at the time.

  1. Louis Vuitton

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You cannot not have Louis Vuitton’s Speedy bag (pictured above) in your collection. It’s a staple item in every fashionista’s wish list for good reasons. The craftsmanship that goes beyond Speedy bags hardly falls under the so-called fast fashion category.

In stark contrast, the materials used by the LV design house are nothing short of durability and best quality. LV Speedy bags are shaped and sized especially for OC women who can’t resist hoarding stuff from their closet and packing them all in their bag.

Today, Speedy bags do not only come in classic leather or canvas, as its creators come up with new styles and colors season after season.

  1. Prada

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The name Prada is synonymous with premiere fashion, and the name even became associated with the 2006 movie The Devil Wears Prada.

The ugly connotation aside, Prada helps women express themselves without being too flashy because a Prada bag is simply beautiful as it is.

The Saffiano Tote (pictured above) from Prada is a hands-down favorite, with its embossed cross hatch pattern for optimum protection against wear-and-tear or scratches. With the signature upside down triangle logo of Prada in gold, it’s not unusual for a classic Prada bag to fetch a price of $2,000 to $10,000.

  1. Valentino

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Valentino rock-studded bags need no introduction here. It’s your ultimate investment bag because frankly speaking, those embellishments are worth every woman’s envy.

The Lock Shoulder Bag (pictured above) is far from being your everyday, ordinary shoulder bag, as it rocks an edgy and feminine personality all at the same time. The price tag? $2,300 for the ultra-chic in you.

 

Designer bags may very well belong to the league of precious diamonds as girls’ best friend – both can help someone make a strong fashion statement. But, wouldn’t the deal be even sweeter if your fashion pieces had added value as well?

Whether you’re planning to sell, pawn, or buy any one of the designer bags we featured here, PawnHero Marketplace is where all the best deals are. Head on to the online marketplace to help you score quality items with guarantees and warranties to boot!

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Gem Muzones

Gem is a contributing writer for PawnHero. She was a news writer who walked alongside protesters in the streets of Manila and a magazine editor who got free passes to product launches and the hippest events. She's a big Game of Thrones fangirl, 1/2 of a budget travel blogging duo for Travels with a Hobo, and suffers from chronic hair dissatisfaction (she changes her hair color every month).