Secondhand designer bags that are due for a 2022 comeback

Time to stock up on these under-the-radar styles.

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BALENCIAGA “CITY” BAG

A favorite amongst style icons Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen



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A favorite amongst style icons Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen (and a slew of other celebrities) during their early-aughts era, the slightly slouchy, moto-style design, which is proven to only get better with age, has been reimagined over the years in countless materials, colorways, and sizes to appeal to just about everyone.

GUCCI “DIONYSUS” BAG

With the instantly-recognizable double-tiger head hardware



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Gucci creative director Alessandro Michele loves to put a modern spin on classics from the archives.

But on a list of the luminary’s own attributions to the Italian fashion house, the instantly-recognizable double-tiger head hardware of its Dionysus bag is somewhere close to the top.

A play on the Gucci’s iconic “horsebit” details, the style made its debut in 2015 and earned its name from the ancient Greek God of wine and all the things that go along with living lavishly.

CÉLINE “PHANTOM” LUGGAGE TOTE

For tThose looking to stay ahead of the wave



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Early-aughts fashion trends are at an all-time high, which means the uptick in styles from the mid- to late-2000s are not long behind.

BOTTEGA VENETA “INTRECCIATO” HOBO TOTE

Allows you to be on-trend, while also snagging a new addition for your collection of forever-pieces.



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Daniel Lee’s three-year reign as creative director at Bottega Veneta may have come to an end but the luxury brand’s collection of buzzy accessories is still going strong.

In fact, as proven by the recent rise of the brand’s woven “Teen Jodie” bag, any style — past or present — that features the iconic “Intrecciato” leather-weaving technique is a certified hit.

LOUIS VUITTON “CROISSANT” BAG

The sling-style purse is having a moment



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A hybrid between a classic hobo and a shoulder bag, the slouchy silhouette is nothing new.

Louis Vuitton’s “Croissant” design entered the scene long before the “hammock” trend took off and is now worth having on your radar in terms of secondhand and vintage handbag styles to invest in.

CHRISTIAN DIOR “STREET CHIC” BAG

Its curved body has a banana-like design that still feels relevant today.



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At this point in the trend cycle, the baguette-style bag has pretty much run its course. But Dior’s buckle-detail shoulder version is a worthy exception.

STELLA MCCARTNEY “FALABELLA” TOTE

Instantly recognized by its flap-over design and chain-link hardware trim.



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he handbag remains one of the first-of-its-kind in terms of sustainability, making a strong case for non-leather luxury brands, which seemed nearly impossible at the time.

Today, it remains one of the brand’s most memorable pieces and is set to have a comeback soon in a major way.

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