Have you dreamed of strutting down the sidewalks in red-soled Louboutins? Or do you wish you could channel your inner Carrie Bradshaw with a perfect pair of Manolos? Don't think their price point is out of reach, because you can get a pair of pre-loved discount designer shoes for far less than your rent check. Companies like ThredUP and Vestiaire Collective are making luxury shoes, handbags, and accessories more accessible to all of us.
Every month we're picking our favorite finds of pre-owned, great quality, designer bags, shoes, and more... but you're going to have to hurry to snag them before someone else scoops them up!
Celebrity and blogger style is to die for, but let's face it: Most of the time they're wearing brands that are far out of our price ranges. So what's a stylish girl to do? Enter in companies like ThredUP and Vestiaire Collective who are selling designer shoes, handbags, and accessories for a fraction of the retail price.
Every month we're pulling pre-owned luxury finds we can't get enough of. What's old is always new again with fashion, but you have to act fast because these deals sell faster than the blink of an eye.
Editors' Top Finds
Flat riding boots are forever, and most of us own heeled booties that replace sexy sandals when summer fades. But sock boots are a new (and daring!) boot silhouette stepping out this fall and drop-kicking the classic standbys to the curb.
Jazz up your summer sandals with a bit of embellishment that's easy on the eyes—and your budget!
Making leather jewelry doesn't have to be complicated. With this DIY tutorial, you can use tiny bits of leather scraps to make a pair of statement earrings. The mod-inspired vibe will add a pop to any outfit!
While heels and sandals will always have a place in my heart (and on my feet), it's time to give my tootsies what they really want: comfort and style. These DIY sneakers—inspired by Kate Spade—will be the finishing touch to my flirty spring looks.
This fall is all about going bold. Play with textures like velvet, leather, and tartan plaid. Try out graphic crop tops layered under denim dungarees. Footwear sees a return to chunky boots. It's a season ripe for experimentation and fun! Even more so if your fashion tastes tend to stray toward the unusual and extreme. Here are a few of our favorite fall fashion trends being rocked by tough girls and pointers for wearing them yourself.
"Laguna Beach" star Kristin Cavallari traded her signature flip-flops and frayed flares for sleek leather leggings and fitted blazers, and we think it's a trade up. Get her city chic look with a few key pieces.
Jewelry designer Hera Arkarakas wants her designs to empower women. With afforadable pieces that are both classic and trendy, she creates designs that appeal to all types of women. Hear her thoughts on trends for 2013 and see some of her pieces below.
The famed muppet is fronting Kate Spade New York's holiday line as well as introducing her own, and it promises to be nothing short of perfection.
Stitching up a party skirt is easy to DIY with the help of some readymade yardage from the fabric store that comes pre-hemmed and with an attached elastic band.
Forget about bulky sweaters and ski jackets. Jordin Sparks has a more sophisticated way to wear winter: fur-trimmed parka, textured leather leggings, and wedge sneakers. Wear this look when you want to look cool while keeping warm.
Learning the rules of style you can (and should) break can boost your confidence and help you develop a chic look of your very own. Many fashion rules were designed for a different era, and these 10 outdated guidelines are ones even the world's most stylish women aren't afraid to break.
Succulent accessories are sprouting up everywhere, and you're definitely going to want some of your own this year.
The BRCA test, a major breakthorugh in genetic science, can detect if a women pre-disposed to the breast cancer gene.
It's no surprise that January Jones has style, and this casual look is no exception. From the jacket to the booties to the black zipper skinny jeans, this military-inspired leather jacket has us ready to enlist in her style army.
Manolo Blahnik peep-toe evening sandal featuring a high heel, pleating, and crystal embellishing.
Manolo Blahnik "Dico" open-toe mule sandal featuring open sides, PVC detailing, and a high heel. Comes with: Box, Dust Bag
Leather construction. Cross strappy detail with gold-tone buckles. Low rubber platform. Stacked high heel. Closure at ankles.
Heeled sandals from Lanvin. Circa 2006. Smooth leather construction. Cut out detail on vamp. Mesh bow accent. Silver-tone high hee...l. Straps at ankle with buckle closure. read more
Very trendy Givenchy wedge heel shoes.
Black sandals which high heels, black braids, fastened with a buckle at the ankle. Like new, never worn.
7 For All Mankind flat woven toe-post sandals with a low wedge heel. Material-leather. Colour-taupe. UK size 4. EU size 37. Shoes ...unworn. Product code: R4S27FS25TE. read more
7 For All Mankind slip-on sandals with low wedge heel and leather ankle ties. Material-leather. Colour-Brown, lemon, melon. UK siz...e 4. EU size 37. Shoes unworn. Product code: R3S57FS30ML. read more
Gorgeous orange and turquoise ankle tie Jimmy Choo wedge heel sandals. Orange leather base with tiny stamped cutouts on both sides... of the wedge heel. Cloth upper in a beautiful turquoise, red and wheat coloured print fabric. Leather ankle ties. Very Talitha Getty. Unworn. read more
Very pretty colours. In excellent condition, worn only once. Packaged in TATOOSH box.
Great condition, only worn once and very comfortable! True to size.
Beautiful pair of heel sandals Excellent condition Size 37.5 Leopard design
Great condition Sz. 9 Platform Style Elastic Backs
Bally light blue, brown, and beige leather slingback sandals. Good condition. Minor wear on soles.
Nice wedges to go with a pat def I can not walk with
Sam Edelman Black Leather Sandals
Vanessa Bruno sandals with laces, size 36. Almost new condition. Zipper fastening. Peep toe
Sandals in beige openworked leather, golden zipper in the back, 3 cm platform. Very light signs of wear. With additional heel piec...es, box and dustbag. read more
Burgundy leather heeled sandals, strap at the back of the ankle with a silver-tone pin buckle, metal heels. Several slight marks o...f wear to the heels and insoles. Resoled. Sold with the original box, no dust bag. Insole length: 25 cm read more
Balenciaga wedge sandals in navy blue leather and polished brass with a pink shade, size 37.5. In like new condition. Very soft le...ather, impeccable brass finishings, really gorgeous sandals. Sandals matching the Balenciaga collector's bags, shop value €1,000. Very rare. read more
Sandali in nappa YSL, molto comodo, t 13 cm, plateau 2cm, usato solo per una sfilata, condizioni ottime!
Wedge sandals in nude leather, brown leather at the heels. Fastened with an adjustable strap with size holes. Good condition: a fe...w scratches on the brown leather on the heel, very light marks on the suede side and light scratches on the insole. read more
New Emilio Pucci sandals, soft leather, comfortable to wear. Sexy look. I've tried them at home. Two threads to be tied to the ank...le have been cut on the side. Size 40. read more
K Jacques sandals, size 40, 'Buffon' model, in gold leather and black suede. They were worn twice, no stains or tears on leather. ...Generally very good condition! read more