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Where To Buy Second-Hand Designer Bags

Buying a second-hand designer bag has never been easier. Whether you’re looking to invest in an Hermès Birkin or a Dior saddle bag, there’s a whole swathe of resale sites that you can now turn to.

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Not only is buying a pre-loved or vintage bag a more sustainable choice, you can find rare pieces of fashion history, including one-off collaborations (think: the Louis Vuitton X Yayoi Kusama capsule, which has become a celebrity favourite). That thrill of finally finding that bag you’ve long been lusting after is hard to beat, and even better if you can get it for a bargain price, too.

Below, we pick out 10 of the best second-hand designer bag sites you need to know now.


A long-time fashion-editor favourite, the OG resale site eBay is a treasure trove for pre-loved handbags, from the classics to new-gen favourites. Plus, its authenticity guarantee initiative, launched in 2020, means you can buy with confidence – just look out for the little blue tick.

Loewe Puzzle Mini Textured Leather Shoulder Bag

Mulberry Bayswater Classic Grain Leather Shoulder Bag

Bottega Veneta Cloud Black Bag Chain Leather Clutch Pouch Gold Strap

Prada Womens Re-Edition 2000 Sequined Gold Black Shoulder Bag

Matches X Sellier

Matches has teamed up with Knightsbridge-based vintage experts Sellier to offer a specially curated range of rare luxury second-hand handbags. Its most recent drop includes an Hermès Kelly Colourmatic bag, along with a ’90s Chanel vanity case.

Louis Vuitton X Yayoi Kusama 45 Bag

Hermès Birkin Retourne 35cm Handbag

Vintage Hermès Kelly 28cm handbag

Rare Hermès Kelly 25cm Colourmatic Handbag

Vestiaire Collective

A go-to for any second-hand obsessive, Vestiaire Collective’s vast array of pre-loved and vintage bags is well worth checking out. Make sure you set up alerts for all your favourite brands, so you can snap up the most coveted pieces as soon as they appear on the resale site.

Gucci Jackie Leather Handbag

Louis Vuitton Speedy Cloth Handbag

Farfetch Pre-Owned

First launching its resale section in 2019, Farfetch Pre-Owned offers you the same luxury shopping experience for purchasing second-hand bags as it does for its main site. Not only that, if you’ve got a designer bag that’s gathering dust at the back of your wardrobe, you can sell it to Farfetch in exchange for store credit via its Second Life programme, making the whole process hassle-free.

Bottega Veneta Pre-Owned Mini The Pouch Crossbody Bag

Céline Pre-Owned Flap 16 Crossbody Bag

Hermès Pre-Owned Kelly 35 Handbag

Prada Pre-Owned 1990-2000s Triangle-Logo Handbag


As part of its Project Earth initiative, Selfridges launched its own resale platform, Reselfridges, in 2020, featuring a wide range of designer bags from the likes of Prada, Dior, Celine and Gucci. Alongside all the classics, the site includes some more unusual, vintage finds, too.

Pre-loved Fendi 3D Block Leather Shoulder Bag

Pre-loved Medium Cannage Lady Dior Leather Top-Handle Bag

Pre-loved Dior Saddle Bowler Canvas Top-Handle Bag

Pre-Loved Burberry House Check Canvas Shoulder Bag


The resale site of choice for collectors, 1stDibs is the perfect place to look for those rare gems that can be difficult to find elsewhere, from a ’90s Gucci Diana bag that’s in immaculate condition to limited-edition Hermès Birkins.

Vintage Gucci Diana Bamboo Tote Bag

Prada Medium Saffiano Leather Prada Bag

Goyard Goyardine Grenadines Black Gold Tote Bag

Hermès Kelly 35 Retourne Havane Gulliver Leather Bag

Sign Of The Times

Founded in the 1970s, Sign Of The Times certainly knows a thing or two about vintage bags. Look out for the “investment piece” label on its website for the classic bags to add to your collection, but don’t sleep on the current season pieces, either, available for a fraction of the RRP.

Miu Miu Cream Bauletto Matelasse Top Handle Bag

Bottega Veneta Red Mini Intrecciato Jodie Leather Handbag

Prada Multi Patterned Patchwork Top-Handle Bag

Louis Vuitton Brown Damier Ebene Speedy 30


While best known for being a resale site for sneakerheads, StockX also has a collection of the most-sought after bags of the moment, including Telfar’s shopping bags, Prada’s Re-Editioned 2000 Crystal bag and the Gucci X Balenciaga Hourglass.

Gucci X Balenciaga The Hacker Project Small Hourglass bag

Telfar X Ugg Shopping Bag

Prada Re-Edition 2000 Crystal

Louis Vuitton Bumbag Monogram Brown


First launched back in 2014, Bagista 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 bricks-and-mortar store in London’s Knightsbridge, meaning you can check-out its inventory in person.

Saint Laurent Kate Large Chain Bag

Louis Vuitton X Yayoi Kusama Alma BB

Bottega Veneta Basket Tote


Cocoon is already a Vogue editor favourite, thanks to its incredible selection of designer It-bags that are available to rent – so make sure you keep an eye on its resale section as well. There’s also the potential to purchase a bag that you’ve rented from its main collection, meaning you truly can try before you buy.

Prada Maxi Cleo Shoulder Bag In Black Brushed Leather

Gucci 1955 Horsebit Small Top Handle Bag In Brown

Christian Dior Vintage Lady Dior Wheel of Fortune Bag

Fendi Mamma Zucca Baguette Shoulder Bag In Brown Wool