Not every woman can afford dozens of bags for every occasion. We caught up with Cassandra Connors--Founder and Director of Bella Bag, the second largest online retailer for authentic, pre-loved, luxury handbags and accessories. She's analyzed the timeless style factors and narrowed it down to four brands and styles that consistenly hold their value over eras. She swears you'll be passing these bags down to your granddaughters!
1. Louis Vuitton Red Epi 25 Purse Bag--
Epi Leather is a Louis Vuitton classic. It has been around for many, many years. Every time we see pricing changes at Louis Vuitton, Epi is on the rise.
2. Hermes Black Box Calf Kelly 28 cm Purse Classic Bag--
Hermes structured vintage Kelly Bags will never lose their value, especially in safe and classic colors like black, blue and brown. You can snag one of these for around $5k on a good day; and in a few years, hope to see it worth $6 or $7k.
3. Chanel Black Leather Large Classic Flap Bag CC--
The most timeless piece in the Chanel collection. This bag will never go out of style and over the past 10 years we've seen prices increase 70 percent.
4. Christian Dior Classic Lady Dior Black Cannage Quilted Bag--
Made famous by Lady Di, woman all over the world still clamor for this bag's style. Just like the Chanel, we've seen prices more than double in the last 10 years. If you grab a vintage one for less, you will have an investment pieces than you can pass down in your family. It's fit for a princess!
Best news yet: Bella Bag offers these timeless styles at 30-50 percent off original retail! With four options on shopbellabag.com you can buy, sell, trade or authenticate your bags. We're too impressed with their 13 Point iAuthenticity Inspection, you can rest assurred everything is up to snuff!