The Best Businesses to Buy Pre-Owned Luxury Brands
- March 9, 2022
Not wanting to spend thousands of dollars on luxury brands? Not a problem! Thankfully, we have some great online stores that allow us to find the high-end brands that we want, slightly pre-owned, and at affordable prices. My first three luxury bags were all purchased pre-owned from The Real Real and the entire experience was amazing. I received the item (it was a Louis Vuitton handbag), the dust bag, and all the authentication information. Here are four online stores that allow you to purchase pre-owned luxury fashion brands.
When you shop at Farfetch you’re shopping pieces from luxury brands and boutiques around the globe, expertly curated for you by the Farfetch team. Their brand and boutique partners are located everywhere from Tokyo to Toronto, from Milan to Miami – they only work with the very best in the business. This unique model guarantees you a huge range of pieces to shop for, from established luxury brands to the most interesting new designers. Within that range, you’ll find unique styles that you simply won’t find anywhere else. FarFetch express ships from their partners to over 190 countries worldwide so you’ll receive your order before you know it.
The RealReal is the world’s largest online marketplace for authenticated, consigned luxury goods. With a rigorous authentication process overseen by experts, The RealReal provides a safe and reliable platform for consumers to buy and sell their luxury items. Based on the circular economy, The RealReal sells consigned clothing, fine jewelry, watches, fine art, and home decor. It employs an in-house staff of experts including horologists, gemologists, art curators, and luxury fashion authenticators who inspect items for authenticity and value.
Established in Knightsbridge London, Luxury Promise is a premium marketplace for people all over the world to buy and sell their pre-loved luxury items from the comfort of their homes. Luxury Promise is the world’s first resale platform to evaluate, authenticate, sell and buy pre-loved luxury goods using the most advanced artificial intelligence technology. Each item is carefully authenticated and checked by a team of expert authenticators going through triple quality control.
Vestiaire Collective is the leading global app for desirable pre-loved fashion. It is dedicated to transforming the fashion industry for a more sustainable future by promoting the circular fashion movement as an alternative to overproduction and overconsumption and the wasteful practices of the fashion industry. It provides its fashion activist community with inspiration, tools, and features to lead the change as they sell and buy unique pre-loved pieces from each other’s wardrobes. The platform is unique thanks to its highly engaged activist community and its rare, desirable inventory of 3 million items that includes 550,000 new listings every month.