These 5 Investment Bags Are Rivaling Birkins Right Now

Erin Fitzpatrick

It's no secret that Hermès reigns supreme when it comes to designer investment bags, but that doesn't mean there aren't other brands people are clamoring for. The RealReal just released its annual Luxury Resale Report, which harnassed data from thousands and thousands of purchases on its site to identify trending items, teaching us a lot about what people are buying.

The report included several different categories, but I zeroed in on the section labeled "Emerging Resale Value Stars." These five bag styles were highlighted because they are retaining their value exceptionally well right now. In other words, the bags can be sold on the resale market for almost as much as the original price.

To be clear, these bags are not as expensive as Hermès Birkins, but I am looking specifically at the percentage that these bags can hold in value. For instance, the Jacquemus Le Chiquito can hold 89% of its value on the resale market, while Hermès bags are not too far ahead at 93%. Impressive, right? Scroll down to see the five emerging bags that are rising in value right now. 

5. Louis Vuitton Dauphine: Holds 62% of Its Value

A popular bag during Paris Fashion Week in February, the Louis Vuitton Dauphine comes in a logo pattern as well as solid colors. The RealReal reports that it holds approximately 62% of its value right now. In other words, if you buy it for $2870, you could possibly resell it for up to $1780 down the line. 

Louis Vuitton Dauphine Bag ($2870)

Louis Vuitton Mini Dauphine ($3150)

4. Prada Sidonie: Holds 66% of Its Value

The Prada Sisionie bag is a wise investment right now, as The RealReal reports that it holds 66% of its value on the resale market. 

Prada Sidonie Leather Shoulder Bag ($3100)

Prada Sidonie Shoulder Bag ($3100)

3. Fendi Mon Tresor: Holds 69% of Its Value

The RealReal has dubbed the Fendi Mon Tresor an emerging value star because of its strong price points on the resale market. Naturally, it's also a favorite of the street style set. 

Fendi Mon Tresor Mini Bag ($1890)

Fendi Mini Mon Tresor FF Logo Bag ($1890)

2. Chloé C: Holds 75% of Its Value

Chloé is no stranger to It bags, and its C bag is the latest obsession for fashion girls. A fan favorite during Copenhagen Fashion Week, the bag is as timeless as it is trendy. 

Chloé C Shoulder Bag ($1690)

Chloé C Mini Suede-Trimmed Leather Handbag ($1450)

Chloé C Mini Suede-Trimmed Bag ($1450)

Chloé C Mini Color-Block Lizard-Effect Leather Shoulder Bag ($1720)

1. Jacquemus Le Chiquito: Holds 89% of Its Value

Drumroll, please: The RealReal's top emerging resale value star is none other than the Instagram-famous Jacquemus Le Chiquito. Currently, the mini bag holds an impressive 89% of its value, which rivals Hermès bags that hold 93% of their value. That's right: You can resell it for almost as much as you paid for it originally. 

Jacquemus Le Chiquito Mini Leather Bag ($535)

Jacqumus Le Chiquito Matte Leather Bag ($550)

Jacquemus Le Chiquito Matte Leather Bag ($550)

Jacquemus Le Petit Chiquito Mini Textured Leather Tote ($230)

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