8 Used Bag Designer Sites You Need to Know Now

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Buying a second-hand designer bag has never been easier. Whether you are looking to invest in a Birkin Hermès or a Dior messenger bag, there is now a whole range of resale sites to which you can turn.

Not only is buying a pre-loved or vintage bag a more enduring choice, but you can find rare pieces from fashion history, including one-of-a-kind collaborations (think: the Gucci X Balenciaga hourglass, which flew off the shelves). That thrill of finally finding that bag you’ve been craving for a long time is hard to beat, and even better if you can get it for a bargain price.

Below, we pick out eight of the best second-hand designer bag sites you need to know about by now.

Communal changing room

An appointment for anyone obsessed with second-hand, Communal changing room huge range of pre-loved and vintage bags is worth checking out. Be sure to set up alerts for all your favorite brands, so you can grab the most coveted pieces as soon as they appear on the resale site.

Gucci Jackie 1961 leather handbag

£1,500

Communal changing room

Fendi Baguette cloth handbag

£1,499

Communal changing room

Louis Vuitton Speedy cloth handbag

£799

Communal changing room

Dior Saddle wool handbag

£2,000

Communal changing room

Used Farfetch

First launching its resale section in 2019, Used Farfetch offers you the same luxury shopping experience for buying used bags as its main site. Plus, if you have a designer bag gathering dust in the back of your closet, you can sell it to Farfetch for store credit through their second life program, making the whole process hassle-free.

Chanel Medium Double Flap Shoulder Bag

£5,396

Used Farfetch

Hermès tricolor bag Kelly 28

£14,423

Used Farfetch

Prada two-tone triangular plate bag

£1,390

Used Farfetch

Celine Triomphe shoulder bag

£2,962

Used Farfetch

Resell refrigerators

As part of its Project Earth initiative, Selfridges has launched its own resale platform, Resell refrigerators, in 2020, with a wide range of designer bags such as Prada, Dior, Celine and Gucci. Besides all the classics, the site also includes more unusual vintage gems.

Prada Tessuto Gaufre nylon shoulder bag

Dior Saddle denim dome bag

Celine leather handbag

Gucci Supreme canvas travel bag

1stDibs

The resale site of choice for collectors, 1stDibs is the place to look for those rare gems that can be hard to find elsewhere, from the pristine 90s Gucci Diana bag to the limited edition Hermès Birkins.

Gucci Bamboo and Dark Brown Leather Diana Tote Bag

Hermès Kelly 32 handbag with handle in black box calfskin

Dior Lady Dior medium shopping bag in black Cannage patent leather

Bottega Veneta Mini Pouch shoulder bag

StockX

Although best known as a resale site for sneakerheads, StockX also has a collection of the most sought-after bags of the moment, including Telfar shopping bags, the Prada Re-Editioned 2000 Crystal bag and, yes, the aforementioned Gucci X Balenciaga hourglass.

Gucci X Balenciaga The Hacker Project Small Hourglass Bag

Telfar X Ugg tote bag

Crystal Prada Reissue 2000

Louis Vuitton brown monogram banana bag

cudoni

With bags from all the biggest luxury brands, cudoni aims to make the whole resale process as easy as possible. If you’re looking to sell a piece of your own handbag collection, you can book a free collection and appraisal service through their site – and they’ll do all the work for you.

Bottega Veneta Medium Jodie

Pochette Nova Check canvas handbag Burberry

Medium Celine 16 handbag in satin leather

Drew leather handbag Chloé

Porter

First launched in 2014, Porter offers a curated selection of second-hand bags, ranging from classic Chanel flap bags to Bottega Veneta’s signature intrecciato designs. The resale company also has a brick-and-mortar store in London’s Knightsbridge, which means you can check its inventory in person.

Chanel Classic Mini Square Flap Bag

Saint Laurent Lou toy bag

Large Bottega Veneta Roma tote bag

Saint Laurent Baby Day Bag

Cocoon

Cocoon is already a vogue an editorial darling, thanks to its incredible selection of designer it-bags available for hire – so don’t forget to keep an eye on its resale section, too. It’s also possible to buy a bag you’ve rented from its main collection, which means you can really try before you buy.

Gucci 1955 Horsebit shoulder bag

Stella McCartney tote bag

By Far Miranda shoulder bag in pink lizard effect leather

Wandler Georgia camel leather bag

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