8 Exclusive Preloved Fashion Items To Invest In Today

Investing in preloved designer fashion that will increase in value over time, has become an enticing trend for fashion enthusiasts and savvy investors alike. Owning exquisite pieces from renowned fashion houses not only adds a touch of luxury to your wardrobe but can, in fact, be a wise financial decision too. In this Shush guide, we will explore eight preloved fashion items that are not only stylish but also possess the potential to considerably increase in value as coveted collectors' pieces.

Please note these collectors pieces sell out very quickly, but we have linked to the section on the Shush website for each item, where you may be fortunate and find them for purchase!

Timeless Vintage Chanel Double Flap Bags - Chanel fashion house is revered for its timeless elegance and classic designs. The Chanel Double Flap Bag, especially vintage versions from the 1950s-1990s are highly sought after by collectors. Crafted with meticulous attention to detail and featuring signature quilted leather and the interlocking CC logo, these bags are a stylish and safe bet for investment due to their rarity and enduring appeal. Single flap bags are also hugely popular and slightly less expensive, so won’t have such a high resale value but are still a solid investment.

Iconic Hermes Silk Scarves - Hermes silk scarves are synonymous with luxury and artistry. Their exclusive handcrafted designs and premium silk make them highly collectible. Vintage Hermes scarves, featuring limited-edition designs or collaborations with renowned artists, are particularly valuable and often appreciate over time too.
Classic Rolex Timepieces - A wristwatch that seamlessly combines functionality and style, Rolex has been a highly regarded symbol of prestige for decades. Preloved Rolex watches, especially iconic models like the Submariner or Daytona, hold their value remarkably well and often increase in value due to their extremely high durability and mechanical build coupled with the status as a symbol of luxury.
Cartier Love Bracelets - Cartier's Love Bracelet is a time honoured classic with its simple elegant design and has captured the hearts of fashionistas and jewellery enthusiasts worldwide. Second-hand Cartier Love Bracelets complete with original packaging and documentation are highly sought-after collectibles, making them a strong investment option.
Statement Vintage Dior Jewellery - Christian Dior's vintage jewellery pieces are all about sophistication and glamour. Vintage Dior necklaces, earrings, and brooches from the 1950s and 1960s in particular are extremely popular. With their intricate designs and use of high-quality materials and craftsmanship, they have proven time and time again to be valuable collector's items.
Limited Edition Louis Vuitton Handbags - Louis Vuitton's limited-edition handbags, especially those from artist collaborations, or special collections, are a must-have for fashion connoisseurs and collectors alike. These exclusive pieces often appreciate in value due to their rarity and unique design elements, so they are a smart investment.
Van Cleef & Arpels Alhambra - The Van Cleef & Arpels Alhambra jewellery collection, with its signature clover-shaped motifs, embodies elegance and sophistication and is highly sort after. Preloved Alhambra pieces, particularly the vintage editions crafted with precious metals and gemstones and they offer a sound investment opportunity for those seeking timeless beauty and pieces that are likely to increase in value over time.
Hermes Birkin or Kelly Bags - The Hermes Birkin and Kelly bags are highly regarded. These iconic bags are extremely well crafted and feature very high-quality materials. These bags are well known for their rarity and long waiting lists! Preloved Birkin or Kelly bags in excellent condition are highly sought after by collectors and have proven to be a solid investment choice. Shush London often carries a range of these bags.

Investing in preloved designer fashion items can be an extremely rewarding endeavor and adds another highly positive benefit buying second hand designer fashion items. The exclusive and sort after items mentioned in this guide represent just a few of the timeless classics and sought-after collectibles in the market. If you're in the market for a new item or thinking of making an investment then it’s critical to thoroughly research each item's resale value, condition, and authenticity to make a fully informed decision, which is precisely why shrewd shoppers trust Shush London and their expert authenticators. Why not take a look at the range of incredible items we have in stock or speak to one of the team today to find out more?