The Best Luxury Gifts to Buy Vintage, From the Experts
If New Bottega has been on your holiday wish list, but not exactly in the budget, shopping vintage luxury may be the thrifty workaround you've been looking for. Secondhand sites like Fashionphile are veritable treasure troves of designer bags and accessories, with more affordable price tags. And, if you're wondering where to start, we talked to the experts to save you from aimlessly scrolling. From nostalgia-inducing classics, like a Tiffany charm bracelet, to an investment-worthy Goyard wallet, keep reading for 10 gift picks that'll impress any fashion fan, handpicked by Lara Osborn, Fashionphile's senior procurement director. (Bonus: any of these vintage buys is also a more sustainable way to shop!)
Gucci GG Supreme Monogram Super Mini Dionysus Shoulder Bag
"Give the gift of a little Gucci! This bag is the ultimate go-anywhere, wear-with-anything — not to mention an amazing price point."
Shop: Gucci GG Supreme Monogram Super Mini Dionysus Shoulder Bag ($715-$995)
Hermes Wool Cashmere Avalon III Pillow PM Ecru Gris Clair
"An Hermes pillow, because home is where the luxury is!"
Bottega Veneta Nappa Intrecciato Mini Crossbody
"The demand for Bottega Veneta is high this season. This bag features the signature intrecciato woven design. Quintessential Bottega Veneta. "
Shop: Bottega Veneta Nappa Intrecciato Mini Crossbody ($925)
Saint Laurent Calfskin Crocodile Embossed Uptown Monogram Pouch
"Trending alert. Croc embossed? Check. Minimal design? Check. Best gift to give someone this season? Check, check, check!"
Balenciaga Calfskin Logo XS Everyday Camera Bag
"Camera-bag silhouettes are highly sought-after. This one features the iconic Balenciaga logo for that logo fiend in your life."
Shop: Balenciaga Calfskin Logo XS Everyday Camera Bag ($675)
Goyard Goyardine Saint Sulpice Card Holder
"Goyard is famously exclusive, with only a handful of locations around the world. What better gift to give than something that is hard to get your hands on? See: anything Goyard. This card holder is the perfect gift for the luxury-lover in your life."
Shop: Goyard Goyardine Saint Sulpice Card Holder ($540)
Mansur Gavriel Vegetable Tanned Calfskin Pleated Mini Bucket Bag
"Bucket bags are another style that has gained popularity over the past few years. This Mansur Gavriel is perfect for the holidays."
Tiffany Sterling Silver Return to Tiffany Heart Tag Charm Bracelet
"It's the little luxuries, right? A bracelet by Tiffany is a gift that will last a lifetime."