Where to Shop for Vintage Bags

OOTD Featuring Trendlee Vintage Louis Vuitton Handbag

As you guys remember, I recently purchased my first Chanel bag… and it was EXPENSIVE! Despite all of the compliments I received on this exquisite black and gold creation, it was definitely an investment piece and I don’t feel that I need many of these in my collection.

While searching for a designer bag, I was looking specifically for something very unique and standout as I knew that if I wanted a classic Chanel flap bag, it makes more sense to purchase a vintage one on the website like Trendlee which sells authentic designer handbags at a fraction of a price.While I admire the quality and the look of my recent Chanel purchase, I think that the upcoming purses for my collection would be previously loved pieces as it just makes so much more sense.

What’s The Price Difference for Vintage Designer Bags?

Take a look, for instance, at this gorgeous Louis Vuitton Speedy Handbag that you see in these pictures. It comes in perfect condition and is so much more affordable than a new one. For instance, the newest version of the Speedy Handbag costs $970 at Louis Vuitton website (but it doesn’t feature the front pocket which makes the bag even more expensive).

While you can purchase the vintage version of the bag for just $788 (if you use the discount code STYLESPRINTER for a 5% off discount; the price doesn’t include the tax and shipping). I feel that it’s a really good deal, not to mention that it’s more eco-friendly to purchase vintage bags as opposed to new ones.

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How to Figure Out If Your Vintage Bag is Authentic?

I really appreciate the fact that every purchase you make at Trendlee comes with an authenticity certificate which guarantees that the bag you are purchasing is not fake. I know so many girls who are into purchasing designer bags and shoes on eBay, but I don’t trust this website that much as you never know if you are purchasing a real thing or just a cheap counterfeit handbag which you would not be able to return in case you don’t like it (yes, check out the eBay policies—you can’t return things you purchased there).

There is a completely different story with Trendlee which does not only guarantee that bag is real, but also will accept any returns if for some reason you decide to change your mind. I don’t think that would be an issue though considering that the website lists only those vintage bags that look like new.

OUTFIT DETAILS: Louis Vuitton Speedy Handbag (5% off with the code STYLESPRINTER)
Elliatt Grey Wool Coat // Ivanka Trump OTK Boots
Rachel Zoe Kara Lace Dress (same dress in long sleeve version)

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36 Comments

  1. Miki wrote:

    I love your outfit. The bag is perfect with that lace dress and those boots. I love buying vintage and used, especially since so many current seasons bags are worn by so many people! Trendlee is a great website! So reliable and often gets so many new styles in.

    Xo,
    Miki
    http://mikialamode.com

    Posted 2.20.17 Reply
  2. These are such great recommendations. The bag is beautiful and really looks like it is in pristine condition. Stunning outfit.

    Marina
    http://www.marinasummers.com

    Posted 12.2.16 Reply
  3. Lea wrote:

    I know LV bag is something special, but I really love your dress! :D So adorable and romantic. I need to find similar!

    Posted 12.2.16 Reply
  4. Mandy Arisa wrote:

    That bag is so adorable I love the colours! Thanks so much for sharing this it’s good to know where to buy when making such a big investment! Will have to check it out!

    http://ministryforstyle.com

    x Mandy

    Posted 12.2.16 Reply
  5. Kayla wrote:

    Well first off, that bag is gorgeous! But I definitely think if i’m going to make a large investment on a designer item, I would look on Trendlee first as well! Why pay more if you don’t have to, right?! :)

    Posted 12.1.16 Reply
  6. Vanessa Troset wrote:

    wow you look absolutely stuning babe! thank you so much for your kind information. is good to know where we can find a beautiful vintage bag like this! Kisses.

    http://www.vanedresscoe.com

    Posted 12.1.16 Reply
  7. Josiane wrote:

    I love your pictures! You are so beautiful!
    I love Trendlee and the fact that you can purchase pre-loved designer bags and save money! My dream bag is a Chanel, can’t wait to get one ( hopefully sooner than later lol )

    Much love, Josie
    http://www.petiteandbold.com

    Posted 11.30.16 Reply
  8. Andreea Birsan wrote:

    A vintage Chanel bag is hard not to love. They are definitely worth investing in since they are such timeless pieces. Have a lovely week! <3

    Andreea,
    http://couturezilla.com/

    Posted 11.30.16 Reply
  9. Ravayna Coe wrote:

    My Chanel is vintage as well and I love that about it! You look super gorg in this post.

    Xox Ravayna
    http://www.loveravayna.com

    Posted 11.30.16 Reply
  10. Alexandra Chloe wrote:

    Nothing I love more than vintage Chanel Bags! They are so beautiful and unique! Love the one you purchased! Also, Trendlee is one of my absolute favorite sites and all of their products are in nearly perfect condition!

    Alexandra xx
    http://www.alexandrachloe.com

    Posted 11.30.16 Reply
  11. Tandya wrote:

    Gorgeous bag! I love Trendlee and have had great experiences with them! I love a good bargain and I think buying designer in consignment is the way to go! Thank you for this article!! Xo

    Posted 11.30.16 Reply
  12. jacqueline wrote:

    Omg Wow. That’s so awesome. Looking into this in the near future. Vintage bags are the best

    Posted 11.30.16 Reply
  13. Maryam wrote:

    Thank you for sharing this information with us! I’ll have to look into it.

    xo, Maryam
    http://www.glamandposh.com

    Posted 11.29.16 Reply
  14. Amanda Smith wrote:

    I’ve never purchased from Trend Lee before but I so need to. I’ve only purchased from The Real Real but I absolutely love that Trend Lees come with an authenticity card!

    Manda | http://EvocativelyChosen.com

    Posted 11.29.16 Reply
  15. LAKO EVA wrote:

    Nice post babe.I love vintage bags , and I have some on my closet. Really imortant the autenticity certification about them. i think the LV is firever very resistent piece.
    Thanks for sharing
    Eva

    http://www.themermaidfashion.com

    Posted 11.29.16 Reply
  16. Lacey Wall wrote:

    I just recently heard about Trendlee! I’ve been meaning to check it out so thank you for all the details. It’s such a brilliant idea to buy vintage bags in this manner! And I adore the LV bag you chose. It’s so playful and fun! Perfect to jazz up a neutral outfit like you’ve styled here. Oh, and, please wear your hair like this ALL the time! I’m obsessed and you look gorgeous!

    xoxo,
    Lacey | http://www.stateoflace.com

    Posted 11.29.16 Reply
  17. Sarah Atiq wrote:

    Thank you for sharing this information about vintage bags. I am a huge bag lover so I will definitely check out Trendlee. I love your LV, it is such a classic piece and it looks perfect with your look.

    xxx

    Sarah

    http://www.sarahatiq.com

    Posted 11.29.16 Reply
  18. Atsuna Matsui wrote:

    Thanks for this amazing share! I’m actually always on the hunt for vintage handbags cause there’s a special story behind it plus the huge discount. I love the handbag you picked out.

    xoxo
    http://www.atsunamatsui.com

    Posted 11.28.16 Reply
  19. Rachel wrote:

    This site sounds amazing- I need to check it out. I agree that buying second hand luxury bags is a great way to get luxury pieces without clearing your bank account! This LV bag is such a classic too and it looks so great with your lace and pastel outfit

    Rachel xx
    http://www.thedailyluxe.net

    Posted 11.28.16 Reply
  20. Its Goldie wrote:

    I love the bag! Looks so nice!

    Posted 11.28.16 Reply
  21. ellen kim wrote:

    I love Trendlee! They have such great affordable luxury bags! Love the one you purchased! So colorful and bright :)

    Posted 11.28.16 Reply
  22. Super pretty dress and I love those boots! :)

    So pretty! :)

    Twitter | Blog: Geekette in High Heels | Instagram

    Posted 11.27.16 Reply
  23. Thomas Falkenstedt wrote:

    Trendlee truly is a great option if you’re not into wasting (well that’s the wrong choice of a word as “waste” is never relevant when buying a designer bag) money on a new bag every now and then. Besides, like you said. It’s so much more eco friendly to buy a bag that has been pre-loved and as the website guarantees it’s authenticity at least I would have no problem purchasing from there. :)
    Thanks for a great tip!
    xoxo
    Thomas

    http://www.thomasfalkenstedt.com/

    Posted 11.27.16 Reply
  24. maggie wrote:

    You look like a princess! I definitely like purchasing pre-loved designer bags. I just don’t have the money to splurge. Haha. I’m coveting the new Gucci bag so much though!

    xoxo,

    Maggie S.

    ❤Clothestomidnight.com

    Posted 11.27.16 Reply
  25. Jessie Li (4evajessie) wrote:

    This bag is so pretty babe!!! you got a great deal for it! I love buying vintage bags, especially for YSL and Chanel, which also means i need to save harder for it >.<

    Let me know when the next sale is on :)

    xx, Jessie

    http://4evajessie.com/review-your-2016/

    Posted 11.26.16 Reply
  26. Lily Rose wrote:

    Dammit! I missed the Early Bird sale, that sounds like a good deal. I love buying vintage bags, because sometimes you could find a really good one for a good price. I love your LV here and how you paired it with your outfit. So pretty per usual!

    -Lily from With Love Lily Rose

    Posted 11.26.16 Reply
  27. Christine wrote:

    I love Trendlee and their bags! They are truly a trusted source when it comes to pre-loved bags. They have a great selection and this LV is amazing. Such a great handbag. Love your coat and dress too. xoxo, Christine
    http://dailykongfidence.com/

    Posted 11.26.16 Reply
  28. I love shopping vintage! Such a great find. Love your Louis!! I work as a stylist so we get a lot of pre-owner designer bags and it’s difficult not to want all of them! I’m going to check out the websites you suggested. Thanks for sharing :)

    Posted 11.25.16 Reply
  29. BOYINTHEBLACKBOWTIE.COM wrote:

    What a rather fabulous! I like everyone I know am a bit of a label whore so if there is a store with cintage luxury goods or any preowned luxury goods especially bag’s we are there. I haven’t heard of trendlee before so will check it out thanks for letting me know babe!

    Posted 11.25.16 Reply
  30. Jennifer Quattrucci wrote:

    This is quite fabulous! I had no idea that there was a website for Vintage LV and this is a great deal going on now . I love seeing your pictures and I appreciate the fact that you are sharing this information!!

    Posted 11.25.16 Reply
  31. Sofia N wrote:

    I love finding designer items on a deal! This sounds like a great website and I will definitely check it out. The LV bag you got is truly stunning and definitely a keeper for life!

    https://aloveaffairblog.com

    Posted 11.25.16 Reply
  32. Oh wow that LV looks so cute! Love all the colors in the monogram and you simply look so dainty in that blush lace dress hun :) Have a great weekend!

    Posted 11.25.16 Reply
  33. Shireen wrote:

    I know the post is about the bag but gosh, the whole outfit is what really stole the post, Katya! The OTK boots is stunning and don’t even get me started on the lace dress, it’s fabulous!

    Shireen | Reflection of Sanity

    Posted 11.22.16 Reply
  34. Megan wrote:

    That bag is so sweet! I love the pink and grey look!
    ~~Megan~~
    http://www.poshprime.com

    Posted 11.22.16 Reply
  35. Cristina wrote:

    That’s definitely a great way to buy designer pieces. As much as I’d love to have a Chanel bag I think they are overpriced. I know the quality is great but I’m not sure that I’m willing to pay that much for a bag. Thus, the vintage option is probably the best for me.

    http://www.memoriesofthepacific.com

    Posted 11.22.16 Reply
  36. Yiotou_La wrote:

    The Rachel Zoe lace dress is gorgeous!!!! I love it :)

    Yiota
    PinkDaisyLoves

    Posted 11.22.16 Reply

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