Thrift shopping has always been popular but for the last five years there has been a growing appetite to become more sustainable and a new energy in buying secondhand and preloved bags. You can find lots of online stores which create a marketplace to introduce buyers and sellers of designer brands. And more recently, you can find websites where you can rent a designer bag for a selected time period. But amongst all these options there is a new type of thrift shopping, a company in mainland Europe is specialising in vintage and you can enjoy 15% off.Continue reading “Getting your vintage on”
When you want the real thing, the designer handbag, but not necessarily at the original retail price, it is time to say hello to pre-loved shopping. There are a variety of places to shop, both offline and online, however, I decided to do some search engine queries and read the fashion editorial recommendations. Five destinations frequently came up in my results.
I wonder how many Net-A-Porter and Farfetch marketing and ecommerce team members are visiting London Tech Week for inspiration and ideas on how to remain ahead of Amazon Fashion?
Much has been written about Amazon’s progress into the world of fashion including the recent launch of its own fashion label Find, by industry’s press Drapers. However, most would agree that when it comes to finding that covetable designer item, Net-A-Porter and Farfetch are the top destinations. Continue reading “The battle of online shops for handbags”