We’ve been getting heaps of requests to do a story on reliable online discount designer boutiques. And with the festive season upon us, this compilation cannot come at a better time. We know some of you have been diligently hunting online for designer deals and the same questions haunts you all the time, “Is this website legit?” Well, we’ve done the homework for you. Most of these links have been obtained from the reliable RewardStyle and the rest have been heavily featured in main glossies from Harper’s Bazaar to Vogue. To check out the online shops, simply click on the icons and voila!
Vestiaire Collective was launched in 2009 by a team of 6 founders (including Sebastien Fabre, CEO) who recognised the need for an online platform that allowed people to buy and sell luxury pre-owned fashion. Vestiaire Collective creates a unique environment where all items are authenticated and checked before reaching the buyer, thereby eradicating the risks of purchasing counterfeits, mis-selling or mis-pricing items. They have been featured in Harper’s Bazaar, Vogue, Glamour, InStyle, The Daily Telegraph and more. Click the icon to go to Vestiaire Collective:
LuxeDH is an unique online service for buying authentic, pre-owned luxury goods. Specializing in only the world’s most exclusive brands, LuxeDH finds the best designer goods and allows the consumer to shop them affordably. LuxeDH’s selection of designers includes Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Hermès, Fendi, Celine,Goyard, Gucci and Balenciaga. Amazing products from across the world arrive at LuxeDH every single day so that the shopper constantly has new and exciting options. The site’s flexible Payment Plan option allow even the most budget conscious shopper to access the world’s top luxury brands. No one should have to sacrifice style for affordability, “fashion is for everyone,” says LuxeDH founder Roberto Szerer. LuxeDH have been featured in the Miami Herald, Star Tribune, CBS Boston and many US-based press. Only ships within USA.
SSENSE is an international online retailer known for its directional selection of over 150 brands. It’s really for the modern fashionista who appreciate names like Givenchy, Rick Owens, Alexander Wang, Saint Laurent, Kenzo and Mugler. Since 2003, they have expanded into a global destination for online luxury receiving over two million visitors per month. Headquartered in Montreal, SSENSE is currently one of the 50 fastest growing companies in Canada. Featured on Esquire, MTV Style and ships internationally.
This shop needs no introduction! Since its launch in April 2009 by The NET-A-PORTER GROUP LTD, THE OUTNET.COM has established itself as the go-to destination for the global style-conscious shopper. With new arrivals every Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, shopping at THE OUTNET is guaranteed to take your style to the next level! All of the items here are brand new. Featured in almost all luxury magazines, they ship internationally and we’ve shopped from them (heaps!).
Covetique is an online designer resale store in the UK offering authentic, high quality, and beautifully presented pre-owned luxury items from brands like Chanel, Balenciaga, Dior, Gucci, Alexander Wang and more. For those of you worried about dodgy retailers, Covetique has eliminated the uncertainty around buying pre-owned luxury online. They carefully select the brands and products that they list on the site, checking the quality, age and authenticity of each piece. Covetique allows you to access the top luxury brands, all with the comfort of a guarantee of style, quality and authenticity of each piece listed. They have been featured in Tattler and Elle and ship worldwide.
We’ve discovered Fashionphile quite a while back. Since 1999, Fashionphile has worked hard to become the leading and most trusted source in the secondary market for luxury handbags. The name has become synonymous with trust, competitive value, and unparalleled customer service. Fashionphile offers the largest selection of pre-owned vintage, rare, and limited edition handbags from your most coveted luxury designers. Every item goes through an extensive procedure by our skilled experts, to guarantee 100% authenticity. Fashionphile has been featured by Good Morning America, The Today Show, E! Entertainment TV Live from the Red Carpet at the Academy Awards, and The Wall Street Journal and ships internationally.
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Portero – The company’s collection of pre-owned and hard-to-find merchandise includes pristine Hermès Birkins and Kellys, Rolex, Cartier and Chanel. Seen in The Wall Street Journal, Harper’s Bazaar, Town & Country, Forbes.com, About.com, ELLE, and more. Portero ships to over 100 international destinations via UPS and FedEx.
Check out some luxury online shops that have great discounts every now and then:
MATCHESFASHION.COM is the global luxury-shopping destination for men and women. Discover their modern edit of over 400 established and emerging designers from Saint Laurent, Balenciaga, Chloé and Isabel Marant toGucci, Dolce & Gabbana, Stella McCartney and Max Mara. This site is really for the fashion forward who knows everything about what’s on the runways. Experience them online, in their London stores and at No.23, their private-shopping townhouse. With over 25 years in luxury fashion, they deliver to over 190 countries and offer 24/7 advice through MyStylist, their dedicated fashion-concierge team. Ships internationally.
So, which one is your favourite shop? Happy shopping! If you know any other reliable sites, please leave your recommendations in the comments. SHARE THIS STORY!