All of us love handbags, from circle bags to fine leather detailing and the beloved full-on bucket style. But there are certain classics handbags that will never ever go out of style, which we often call investment pieces.
A well-chosen, premium handbag can seem an unnecessary splurge but it can last a lifetime and will see you through countless wardrobe crises.
We have complied a list of bags that are actually worth your hard earned money. If you can’t afford these bags, check out online for a gently used designer handbag or at an outlet store for last year’s models.
Channel Classic Flap Bag
Buying the classic flap bag is the most reliable investment you can make. This chic style has been around since 1955, with only a slight design upgrade by interweaving leather into the metallic strap and an iconic interlocking CC’s clasp.
If you ever decide to sell your classic flap bag, you can expect to recoup almost the same price you originally paid for it or more.
Christian Dior Lady Dior Bag
Lady Dior bag was created in 1994 with the sole purpose of becoming a classic and it has. Plus, it was Princess Diana iconic look.
One of the classic attributes is its vertical and diagonal topstitching that make the quilted leather resemble shimmering, faceted diamonds and it’s D, I, O, R charms hanging from the top handle.
Comes in a variety of sizes, colors and fabrics and if you are looking for a vintage model, be sure to check out eBay.
Hermes Kelly Bag
First created in 1933, the Kelly bag has often been overshadowed by its sister bag: the Hermes Birkin. But Birkin’s can be extremely difficult to be found and almost never are sold used.
The Kelly bag is known for its clean lines and is a work of art. Each bag is hand crafted and takes more than 25 hours for an artisan to make. You can expect to recoup up to 96% of the original value.
Prada Galleria Bag
Big totes and bags are always a classic and every girl’s favorite go-to bag. If you are looking for a stylish chic bag that is also durable, then this is the bag for you!
Made from heat-treated leather and embossed with a cross hatch pattern making it more durable, scratch resistant and water resistant. This handbag will outlast you! It’s roomy design has transformed this classic into a must have.
Fendi Peekaboo Bag
Even though this bag debuted in 2009, it popularity has tripled annually. Called peekaboo because the stylish lining peeks through when the clasps are left open.
Loved by women worldwide for the easy to open and close pouch, which are secured by a clasp, allowing to you place all of your important stuff in its compartment.
Louis Vuitton Neverfull Bag
The Neverfull bag can hold more than 8 pounds, plus it is extremely durable, holding up under falls. The fuller it is – the better it looks.
Even though this is one of the more expensive bags on this list, if you ever do decide to resell it (which we doubt you will), you can expect to recoup 80% of the original value.