The world's most popular handbag brands go to great lengths to make their handbags difficult to get, but thanks to the democratizing forces of the Internet, it's no longer as hard as it once was. Accessibility to those bags often comes by way of auctions and trunkshows of pre-owned bags, but yesterday, I realized there's a place where you can shop a fairly large selection all the time: farfetch.com.
If you're not familiary with farfetch.com, it's a pretty neat site that's worth a look. It consolidates e-commerce sales for independent luxury boutiques all over the world and makes their inventories accessible to shoppers anywhere. Because some of those boutiques specialize is pre-owned or vintage fashion, the site has an ever-changing vintage category that includes lots of handbags that the brands otherwise decline to make available online.
Below, we've picked ten of our favorites from the site's current selection. Some are below regular retail and others are above it, but all allow for a level of convenience that their manufacturers don't provide themselves. You can also check out farfetch.com's full vintage handbag selection.