How to buy a cheap Chanel bag

12 January 2016

Have you been dreaming of a Chanel bag for years but do the steep prices drive you crazy? Make your dream a reality with our best tips on how to score a deal on your new designer purchase. Because even if you're on budget, there's a Chanel bag for you on our platform

1. Go vintage
Vintage Chanel bags are significantly lower in price than their modern predecessors. Especially Chanel pieces from the 80's and 90's are very affordable. Prices start at around €500,- and go up depending on the style, material and condition of the bag. 

2. Decide on material, style and condition
Non-leather pieces are much more affordable than classic lambskin or caviar. A satin, jersey of tweed version can save you a lot of money, and are made for us girls who like their Chanel a little less traditonal. If you prefer leather; the Chanel East West bag is a great option with its friendly price tags. Prices start at around €1250,-.

3. Keep an open mind
Determined to get a classic 2.55? If you don't want splurge all your savings than it's important to keep an open mind. You might be suprised to fall in love with a vintage tote or Diana bag, both are perfect as a 'first Chanel bag.'

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4. Be the first the know
Set up an alert on Designer-Vintage.com, and make sure you never miss a Chanel steal again. Becoming a Front-Row member is also vital, as low-priced bags are usually sold in less than an hour.

5. Bargain away
You can always contact the seller with your best bid. Make sure you offer isn't too far below the original asking price and you might get the bargain you've been longing for. 

Start shopping!