Kelly? Birkin? High-speed? Luxury handbags are growing in price every year. Some more than others, which is a particularly promising investment. Overview of popular bags.
Fashion magazines often repeat: investing in some handbags is more profitable than buying an apartment. Reason? the value these bags acquire over the years, due to their rarity, their price increase when they are new, and the difficulty of finding them in stores. Online store of vintage accessories Collection Square shows five leather accessories that you can buy without further ado.
Created in the 1930s by Hermès, Kelly Its heyday came in 1956, when actress Grace Kelly used this handbag to hide her pregnancy during her official public appearance. It has since become a brand hit and is available in different sizes (20, 25, 28, 32, 35 and 40 cm), dozens of materials and fifty colors. Available in two forms, saddle, either with visible seams and hard edges, or inverted (made upside down before…turning over), it has undergone many changes since its birth. It is in its smaller versions that it is particularly popular as the Kelly 20 is known45% cost increase between 2021 and 2022. It’s on sale today 29 980 euros on vintage platforms.
In 1984, singer Jane Birkin flew with Jean-Louis Dumas, Hermès artistic director and heir. A young mother (Lou Doillon was 2 at the time) talks about her struggles finding a practical bag with pockets to store her and her daughter’s belongings. Jean-Louis Dumas invites him to imagine the ideal model and give her his name. The artist agrees, far from suspecting that Birkin will become the absolute bestseller of the house, considered a model of chic. Available in sizes 25, 30, 35 and 40 cm, this bag has been a victim of the mini bag trend ever since the smallest model was introduced. its price increases by 45% between 2021 and 2022 to achieve 29 800 euros in used.
Constance by Hermès
Less known to the general public handbag constancy nevertheless it is a domestic hit. He was born in 1969 under the pencil strokes of Catherine Chaillet, who named him after her daughter, who was born the same year. This chic rectangular handbag with a metal H-shaped closure can be carried over the shoulder or on the shoulder. The IT bag that scored 23% per year, bringing its price to 12 980 used euro.
It is to Karl Lagerfeld that we owe this handbag, a modern interpretation of the mythical 2:55 scale. in timeless, reinvented when the Kaiser came to power in the 80s, available in four sizes: 23.5 x 14.5 x 6.5 cm, 25.5 x 16 x 7.5 cm, 30 x 20 x 10 cm and 34 x 23 x 10 cm. This bag is a dream bag for generations of young girls and prices often go up in stores. Pre-owned too, as the Timeless Jumbo has grown from 5250 in 2021 to 7,280 euros in 2022 in used, i.e. height 39 %.
Louis Vuitton Speedy
Since 1933 high-speed Luggage manufacturer Louis Vuitton is on the list of the most coveted IT bags. With its signature monogram, round shape and small leather handles, it will never go out of style. But it is his limited editions that are most in demand. Thanks to Jeff Koons or Takashi Murakami, the French trunk maker was able to update this timeless. What’s more, Graffiti bags designed by American artist Steven Sprouse for Louis Vuitton are still popular. In a year, their value jumped by 45% used for sale 2680 euros. Good investment!