Something Old, Something New: Where to Find Vintage Bags
Trends go in and out of fashion, with each new season bringing something exciting and unique to the fashion world. However, when it comes to bags and purses, sometimes the classic styles are the best. Shops all over the UK offer vintage style bags and purses, but isn’t the real thing better? The fashion smart are saying yes and making vintage clothing and bags new again. If you are on the lookout for vintage bags at purse-pleasing prices, then check out these two online boutiques for your shopping pleasure.
Birdynumnum.com is a treasure trove of vintage bags and accessories. Each bag is carefully selected and restored to make sure each piece is in top condition and comes with a card telling you all about the item.
The selection of bags covers everything from evening clutches, to handbags, to purses, including crocodile, snakeskin, and lizard skin choices. Moreover, there is no shortage of designer names tossed around like Biba, Charles Jourdan, Enid Collins, and Fendi.
A vintage 1960’s beaded convertible beaded clutch is currently on sale from £35 to £28. If you prefer something a bit more Fifth Avenue, then a 1950’s Dorset Rex Evening Bag, also on sale from £65 to £45, may be the style you are looking for.
Step Toes Antiques
At Steptoesantiques.co.uk, you will find a selection of vintage handbags, shoulder bags, clutches and even basket bags, all in perfect condition waiting for a new home.
They carry bags from a variety of eras such as a 1930’s Art Deco Black Wool Handbag for £84 or a 1950’s Black and Gold Beaded Handbag for £56.50.
Fans of the 80’s can also get their fill of vintage with selections such as a 1980’s Mary Ann Rosenfeld Green Snake Skin Handbag for £93 or the Jane Shilton 80’s cream faux leather shoulder bag for £21.50.