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3 Versatile Handbags You NEED To Try Now

At Bagsy, we believe the only way to really know if you will love using a designer bag is to try it out for a week or two. Here, we highlight 3 bags from our collection which we have road tested and that we think are super versatile and user-friendly. Gucci Soho Disco Bag There is a reason that everyone is obsessed with this bag.  It is a complete joy to use on a daily basis and is bigger and more spacious in real life than one would expect.  The tassel zip makes the bag super easy to open and close.  The supple grained leather means that you don't scratch your possessions or struggle to get your hand in and...

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Get a new designer bag for less than retail price in the UK

Here in the UK, we aren't privy to crazy sales like those lucky Americans but there are a few ways to get just a little bit of money off designer handbags in the UK. First thing's first: getting a discount on Hermes, Chanel and Louis Vuitton is near impossible in the UK and that is not what I am talking about here.  As for most other brands though... European Sites and Online Stores I have found that Net a Porter stick pretty rigidly to RRP but I do periodically try sites like Farfetch, mytheresa or luisaviaroma.  These are based in Europe and have flash sales and discounts when you sign up to their mailing lists.  They also sometimes do introductory offers...

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Tips for Selling Designer Handbags: The Ultimate Guide

At Bagsy, we hope to eliminate the need for you to sell a designer handbag often or ever again!  We have all felt guilty about spending a lot on a designer bag years ago but not using it anymore.  It sits gathering dust at the back of your wardrobe and at that point, you should really sell it. Selling a used designer handbag is a great way of freeing up some cash for your next purchase (or rental!).  How much you will get depends largely on the condition and style.  However, to get the best price for your particular bag and attract the most interest, there are a number of things you can do. Facts facts facts! I can't tell you...

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Tips for buying second-hand or pre-loved handbags

With the prices of new designer bags rising all the time, Bagsy offers a unique way for UK bag lovers to enjoy multiple styles and supplement their own collection of handbags and try out new brands.  The other way to save money on your bag habit is to buy pre-loved or second-hand bags.  There are thousands of nearly-new bags on the market and you often have to be quick off the mark to get the latest styles but it is possible.  If you are in the market for a pre-loved bag, how do you avoid buying a fake or paying too much?   Know the return policy Find out whether there is an authenticity guarantee in place and check the...

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Designer bags are not always a good investment

"What?!  This isn't what I've heard!" I hear you say.  There has been much press this year about how buying a Chanel classic flap or an Hermes Birkin is a great financial investment.  Baghunter published a much referenced study which found that Birkin bags have increased in value by 500% in the last 35 years.  This spawned a number of articles from prominent fashion publications and popular blogs claiming that we can all profit from buying Hermes, Chanel and Louis Vuitton bags.  This initially sounds great and certainly works in some cases but wait!  There are a number of things to consider if you are genuinely planning to make a return on your investment and not just trying to find...

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