7 tricks to score a designer bag for less

29 January 2016

We all love life hacks. And what's better than stealing a great deal on your designer bag? We're here to prove that an affordable designer bag is possible. It might take some time to find the right one for you, but if you apply these 7 tricks we're sure you'll score your bag for less.

1. Be original
If you want to buy an affordable designer bag: skip the classics! The classic designs usually come with a high price tag as they appeal to pretty much everyone. Break free from your classic bag obsession and fall in love with the bag you never knew you wanted. A great example is the Chanel Diana bag, a gorgeous design which is usually very affordable. Another plus? You will be one of the few with your special piece.

2. Go vintage
Vintage bags are significantly lower in price than modern bags. Especially pieces from the 80’s and 90’s are very affordable. Because the quality of Chanel, Hermès etc. bags is superb, vintage bags can last you for many years to come. 

3. Try something new
A black Chanel might be more populair and therefore more expensive. But why always go black? If you’re going to spend a lot of money on a bag, you might as well make it a stand-out piece. A bright color makes a statement and best of all, saves you money 

4. Be open 
If you’re a Chanel or a Vuitton girl but the prices freak you out, try and have a look at different designer brands. If you search for your new bag with an open mindset, you might just find that deal you've been looking for. And perhaps that new brand may even become your favorite designer in the end. 

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5. Be the first 
To make sure that you never miss out on the best deals on Designer-Vintage.com, set up an alert and be the first to spot that friendly-priced Chanel bag. These deals are usually snapped up immediately, so make sure you get there first.

6. No leather 
We all know that leather is expensive, so it only makes sense that non-leather bags are much more affordable. Who says a non-leather bag is less pretty? Look at a canvas, satin or tweed versions and save up.

7. Right place, right time
You will only find a cheap designer bag that you really love, if you’re at the right place at the right time. Sign up for our newsletter on Monday to get an overview of the prettiest new bags our platform.