October 8th, 2015

Vestiaire Collective

This Marni bag, in black, was on my list. I put it in a Monday Morning Must-Have post and it promptly sold out before I placed my order (dumb, I know).  Then, I saw my friend wearing it and my heart sank— it looked so good.

Determined to find it, I came across Vestiaire Collective, and boy am I in trouble. I’ve never been a vintage or pre-owned fan, but handbags are fine. When the Marni bag popped up in bottle green, I didn’t hesitate. And my penchant for doubles? Now I have the perfect way to scratch that itch.


What's New


Belted leather biker jacket

Jil Sander

Gathered Knit Midi Dress


Cropped leather jacket


Triple Francois 18kt gold vermeil earrings


Jimmy Leather Puffer Jacket


Le 57 quilted leather shoulder bag


Belted wool blazer


Blade velvet slingback pumps


Silvia silk-twill scarf


Logo-embellished leather loafers


Crocheted Cotton-Blend Midi Skirt


Braided leather bangle


Delcie tie-detailed ramie midi dress


Gate knotted leather slippers


Postcard fringed crocheted straw bucket hat


Santos de Cartier metal shield sunglasses

  • Great looking bag – now you have to find one for the rest of us!

    KathyOctober 8th, 2015  9:15 AM

  • Love it….are the two tan bags below Celine?

    ShellyOctober 8th, 2015  11:04 AM

  • Yes, they are

    PrestonOctober 8th, 2015  11:32 AM

  • Love Celine bags- so simple and chic. Doubles of something you love and wear endlessly is money well spent.

    MelanieOctober 9th, 2015  3:18 AM

  • Love my bag
    Love KIC!

    Jennifer "friend"October 9th, 2015  5:59 AM

  • This site looks interesting. I’ve been looking at it for ten minutes trying to figure out if they take returns and I still don’t have the answer. It appears they let you resell an item you don’t want and you don’t have to pay a commission.
    I have been buying and selling on Therealreal for a while now and I love it. They allow returns on almost all items ( handbags are final sale). I have gotten some wonderful pieces. I love buying channel sneakers ( you find that a lot of merchandise has never been worn or perhaps worn once!) They ship very fast. I have sold many items also. The process is painless once you figure out what items they accept. They only take really good stuff
    On the other hand, ! I tried Vaunte for a while and although I sold a lot of items, I find their customer service to be terrible and their items overpriced!
    I do think buying used items is the way to go! Where else can you buy Celine and Chanel in the middle of the night??

    Paula BOctober 9th, 2015  9:58 AM

  • I considered buying an item at Vestiaire and quickly realized that the $168 sweater is going to cost me approx. $235 due to the high shipping costs and various tax/custom dues. May be worth it if trying to hunt down a hard-to-find high $ item, but does not make sense for a less special acquisiton, I think.

    IrinaOctober 9th, 2015  11:49 AM

  • I just tried consigning a few items with Vestiaire after months of success with RealReal. Vestiaire accepts a range of brands RealReal does not, such as Stuart Weitzman, Cole Haan, Kate Spade, and a range of contemporary brands. But it is MUCH more labor-intensive for the seller, and since the prices (including markdowns) are set by the seller, you have to do a lot of research to get the right price for an item. International consignors also mean the potential for custom and tax issues as Irina mentioned.

    Lisa MacOctober 9th, 2015  2:58 PM

  • I live in Toronto and just bought this Marni bag in black today. I found it in one of my favorite shoe stores. They also had it in Royal blue and navy!! If anyone is still hunting it down I also saw it on line at ssense.com. They are an awesome high end store from Montreal with a US website as well that you can order from. They have it in black.

    JaneOctober 10th, 2015  2:17 PM

  • I love that bag! I just ordered it from Barney’s in black. They must have restocked. Now I patiently wait for UPS….

    CherylOctober 11th, 2015  7:56 AM


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