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Choosing a Good, Used Bag

Conduct a thorough search of the various bags you are to choose. This can be at an online site or at a bargain shop. With the rise in the number of counterfeit goods, it is possible to be lured to buy a fake product. Ensure you get the original purchase receipt of the bag to make sure it was obtained from a credited seller. A genuine Louis Vuitton bag will have the distinct ‘LV’ marks on it, in permanent color.

Period of use

It is advisable to select a bag that is not overused and worn out. Check the material of the bag to ensure it matches the quality described by the seller. Look out for any broken seams, zips and straps if any. As much as you want a used bag, it is best to choose one with the least defects to avoid incurring further costs of repair and getting a raw deal for your money. Ask for the bags that have been used over a short time.


Designer handbags are expensive, but used ones should definitely cost you less. Choose the highest quality bag with the lowest price tag. On the other hand, you might want to …

Gucci Designer Bags

The story of the beginning of the Gucci brand is quite interesting. The idea of such bags came to Gucci while he was working at high-end hotels. The guests would bring handsome luggage with them from all over the world, that would fascinate Mr. Gucci. It was from the work he put in these years as an immigrant in Paris and London that inspired Gucci to start what would later become one of the most recognized designer handbag houses on earth. He established a shop in Florence in 1920 that sold fine leather goods. Florence was already famous for its artists and Gucci made use of this. With the advent of industrialization, mechanized manufacturing began, and a number of products began appearing. Unlike most designers whose children takeover the work after the death of the founder, Gucci involved both his sons in his work well before his death.. Soon, with the joint family working together, there were not only more Gucci outlets in Florence, but also in Milan and Rome.

During World War II, Gucci distinguished itself as a brand by showing innovation. Due to a scarcity of resources, leather and other materials were not freely available. It was then …

Designer Bag Statistics

In a recent study, 22% of women stated that if they could splurge on one designer item, it would be a designer handbag. For every section of women that buy a designer bag, there are interesting statistics that are collected by these design houses. Here are some statistics that you need to know about.

Age Related

An interesting statistic is the fact that over 44% of women above the age of 14 have bought or own designer handbags. The thought that a 15-year-old girl strutting around with a Gucci is indeed quite amusing.

Price Rise

Did you know that designer brands such as Hermes and Manolo have had a 50%-60% price rise over the past decade while more popular brands such as Louis Vuitton and Gucci consistently increase their prices about 10% every year! The rising popularity of luxury handbags, despite constant price rises shows how women are obsessed with buying them despite how much they costs!

Every woman is born to love handbags. On a more serious note, adult women buy up to three luxury bags in a year. You’ve bought your first one and you love it so you go ahead and pick up the next one. When …

Factors Affecting Designer Handbag Sales

Exquisite handbags have been a growing trend for a long time. But other than the core economics, sales of exquisite bags fluctuate due to several market oriented factors and consumer’s behavioral shifts.

Let us take a look at a few of these factors.

  • Fast Forward Fashion: Today, fashion trends come and go in a matter of days. There are new luxury bag styles every season. In many ways, globalization has hurried the trending cycle of lifestyle products even more. Changing fashion trends in commodities like luxury bags affect sales considerably.
  • Consumer’s tastes and preferences: Sales of any commodity is by large dependent on the tastes and preferences of the target consumers. The handbag has to be unique for it to be considered by the ultra-rich.
  • Microeconomics behind raw materials: The raw fabrics out of which handbags are made, have a distinctive color, texture and feel. It is those basic ingredients that sparks the buyer’s interest. There is also a change in demand of these materials while a buyer is choosing a designer bag. That change reflects in the overall sales of the product.
  • Pricing: Pricing of a product plays a very crucial and strategic role in creating demand as