Buying a designer bag is not something I take lightly. There are several things I consider when making a big fashion investment like a designer bag, from longevity to cost per wear. Finally, I never really know what is going to be the easiest to wear until I put it in my closet and see how easy it is to style and, above all, how well it fits my essentials.
In reality, it’s impossible to tick all of these boxes trying on the bag in person, no matter how many trips to the store I might make. But a monthly subscription service that gives you access to a closet full of its cult designer bags? Now it is a perfect way to try before you buy. I’m talking about Vivrelle, the luxury subscription service that offers a jaw-dropping selection of designer bags from Chanel to Bottega Veneta, and an impressive assortment of fine jewelry that would have any fashionista’s jaw on the floor (for experience here).
Choose between hum It bags that have already become cult on the fashion scene and timeless favorites that won’t go out of style anytime soon, I picked up five cool designer handbags from Virelle’s closet to try on, style, and give my opinion. Ahead, check out the designer handbag outfits I’ve put together with pieces like Balenciaga’s Le Cagole du Moment and a Y2K Dior favourite.