It may happen that we serve the craziest reasons, to justify our expensive achievements before us, to protect us from the bad conscience or self protection reasons, so that we’re not right back moving next week, if the wallet is exceptionally loose. Rewards of any kind may be or gifts for many different occasions, we only make us even – quite rare, but selected for it. Who appreciate fashion by heart, who knows at this point maybe, what I am talking about – and who used to like investment (UN) Word. Yes, it is often smirked, if we call our high-priced purchases as an investment, I look at my selected however investment on from the past, then I am well aware that the majority of them will accompany me to a lifetime: remember because they have an insane value for me, regardless of the price, to milestones (keyword reward!) Or I adamantly maintain , that their purchase will pay off and I’m with my own judgment and possibly right market, lying.

Speaking so investment in our fashionable Cosmos of one (the Economist will see the anders), then we don’t rarely my designer pieces, whose value I hope never fades (primarily for ourselves), but remains stable or increased even in the best case. A small happiness formula is at the end while in any purchase, a quick check, however it can’t hurt – and that’s why we have vestiaire collective, the vintage designer platform today and „ second hand “ pieces with the boat caught in, to show you what investment pieces, purely economic terms, really have paid off in the past.

How exactly is now define a “fashion investment”? Vestiaire collective has evaluated corporate data from a period of over five years and compiled a comprehensive overview of consumer behavior and trends on the fashion and retail market. The result: her resale index that helps us quickly and efficiently to calculate the potential resale value of your designer clothes, the best time to catch, this particularly profitable to resell, if we have found something that resulted from a personal investment, a bad buy. The result? The index calculates a price range (!) For the sale of the items, by completely fix all necessary product information be entered.

Bag and shoes over vestiaire collective found & snapped: that probably never sold by me, but remain in my possession. PAH!

A study commissioned by vestiaire collective according to the 2015 in cooperation with IPSOS conducted, many respondents consider the resale value of fashion items namely very well before they make a purchase. Soso. Heart, head out? By no means!

A wise fashion investment characterized by three properties:

Quality. Up to date. Rarity.

A careful processing is a foundation not to official for a permanently high market value. Coveted article achieve a higher price, if they are still up-to-date at the time of sale – or the other way round: they were always sought after, their production but has been discontinued. We come to the next point: A limited available product is particularly popular on the resale market.

But now really worth the purchase? But it is what a shame to decide only the head. All of my personal investment purchases, the heart beat higher first and foremost. So I had to learn however schmerzlichst at Wiederverkäufen of so many Fehlkäufe that others not as valued my love for the one or the other product, as I once. Such an investment can backfire so ever: not only because I thought to share a life with these material things, but because the requested sale price seemed pretty unrealistic. You remember my black/white acne Studios plateau shoes? What were they expensive – and what was that about an inexpressible grip. Resale value? Mau.

So that from now on but not happen you, we have results from the vestiaire collective study time more closely looked at. What should we do? What is good again to sell and what not much wrong do we purchase hand also for a second? These are the results that search provided on basis of VC available – and we do not want to deprive that you:

The handbags chart / /

The resale values for most popular handbag brands from 2010 to 2016:

Chart: vestiaire collective

Celine / /

Surprise: Céline. The French label recorded peak in the year 2013. This is thanks to bags the sales of luggage and Phantom, which brought in 86 percent of the original purchase price. Between 2015 and 2016, the curved bag in resale scored 100 percent of the original price, thanks to the limited availability. The resale value of the Pocket bag has risen since 2015 by 20 percent. Here goes to the second hand pieces by Celine.

 

Chanel / /

Chanel, of course! The traditional recorded a peak, and 2014 is the high resale value to bag the boy. The graffiti bag achieved by 2015 a maximum price in the resale: due to the limited availability and the hype to the collection she introduced an average 140 percent of the original purchase price. The timeless model 2015 scored the highest prices in the resale and thus replaced the 2.55. At this point is: the classic bag is not too verwecheseln with the 2.55 – usually is the talk of the timeless aka the classic flap bag namely – and not by the less flashy 2.55. Here goes ’ s to the second hand selection at vestiaire collective.

Goyard / /

Yikes, surprise, surprise: Goyard continuously achieved record prices in the resale due to its exclusivity and small numbers. The Saint Louis 2016 brought dead in 80 percent of the original price. Here goes ’ s to the second hand selection.

Hermès / /

My personal dream bag: thanks to the exclusivity of the brand of Hermes and their luxurious bags, these models achieve maximum 2014 the Constance brought in the resale bag 101 percent of the original purchase price. The resale value of the Birkin bag 2015 climbed 137 percent of the original price. Find your Hermès second hand.

Saint Laurent / /

As Hedi Slimane 2013 was appointed as the Creative Director of Saint Laurent, the products achieved record prices in the resale. The SAC jour was you 2013 presented and scored
in the resale 75 percent of the original price. The resale value increased further and reached the peak of 77 percent by 2015. Here are Saint Laurent 2nd hand.

Bags generally represent the most profitable investment. Depending on the brand popularity and point of sale they bring in on average 75 percent of the original purchase price.

The shoe chart / /

The resale values for the most popular shoe brands from 2010 to 2016:

Chanel / /

Constant demand according to the classical ballerinas and Espadrilles by Chanel, as well as newer models, like the two-tone Sling-backs and sneakers made for 2012 for strong growth.

Louboutin / /

Christian Louboutin is one of the top ten shoe brands vestiaire collective 2010.

Isabel Marant / /

The popularity and the limited availability of the Bobby sneakers resulted 2012 in a steep increase in resale value. Here you can find pieces from second hand Isabel Marant.

Saint Laurent / /

Parallel to the other product categories by Saint Laurent 2013 the resale values in the footwear category increased strongly, as Hedi Slimane presented the first collection for the brand. With his departure, there could be a further increase.

Valentino / /

Constant growth goes back shoes since the year 2010 on the launch of Rockstud. The steep climb since 2013 is also due to the presentation of Rockstud sneakers together, their resale value is still 65 percent.

Obtained in the resale of shoes average 57 percent of the original purchase price.

The most popular ready-to-wear labels are, by the way:

Saint Laurent Celine Balenciaga Burberry Isabel Marant

The re-sale of ready-to-wear articles brings an average 40 percent of the original purchase price.

We are not talking here so in all areas of a profit, but at least from a resale price that is. Do you have more experiences, you might share with us?

– in friendly cooperation with vestiaire collective –

 

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