It's Friday, and Friday is exciting for two reasons: Not only do you (probably) not have to go to work tomorrow, and we spent yesterday afternoon scouring the Internet to bring you the Best Bag Deals of the Week, just like we do every week. Because the pickins were a bit slim at the places I usually look for sale bags, I decided to take the plunge into the discount-designer web warehouse that is Yoox. The breadth of the site's wares can be a bit intimidating for fist-timers, but if you take a few moments and really dig, there are some amazing finds waiting for you.
Because Yoox is Italian-owned, the site does particularly well when it comes to buying up discount merchandise from Milan-based brands like Valentino and Bottega Veneta. The European selection in general is good, with some notable pieces from Dior and McQueen that you don't often see at a discount, and even a recent-season Celine bag in the mix. There are also a lot of bags in the $150-$400 price range from brands that American consumers might not recognize, but if you're looking for something in that price range that not everyone else already has, Yoox is a pretty good place to look. Check out the 10 best designer bag deals we found on the site after the jump!
Valentino One-of-a-Kind Satchel, was $1995, now $1325 via Yoox
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Dior Cannage Tote, was $2600, now $1025 via Yoox
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Bottega Veneta Iridescent Leather Tote, $1225 via Yoox (Note: Yoox doesn't publicize the original retail for its items, but we've included them for bags for which we have price records. A similar Bottega tote would retail for around $2500.)
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Alexander McQueen Whipstitched Leather Tote, was $1795, now $1075 via Yoox
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Emilio Pucci Tapestry Flap Bag, $1195 via Yoox. Similar styles retail for around $2400.
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Valentino Rockstud Dome Satchel, was $1995, now $1525 via Yoox. (The bag is pictured backward - on the front, it has the studs plus the Valentino Rockstud lock.)
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Tod's Bicolor Leather Tote, $1048 via Yoox
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Dior Chain Handle Tote, $1025 via Yoox
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Valentino VaVaVoom Feather Print Calf Hair Shoulder Bag, $1295 via Yoox.
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D&G Embellished Clutch, $365 via Yoox