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While shopping for trendy items may always be tempting, it’s undoubtedly better to shop for staples when buying designer. Shopping for classic items guarantees your pricey buys will outlast constantly changing trends, giving you more bang for your buck. And if you can get those staple designer pieces on sale, then all the better for your wallet.
Bloomingdale’s is having a 30 to 50 percent off sale on clothing, accessories and shoes through May 25. And yes, the Memorial Day sale includes sought-after designer handbags. Prices of most on-sale designer handbags sold by the retailer are slashed by 40 percent, often knocking $100 or more off the retail price.
If you shop smart, this sale is the perfect time to grab a new bag that will last you for years, going with anything and everything in your closet. From the iconic Chloe “C” Chain Clutch to too many crisp Coach bags to count, this sale has countless classic selects from top brands.
If you’re looking to select a timeless bag from the discounted bunch, shop for neutral colors and sleek silhouettes. You’ll want to avoid trendy colors, busy patterns and experimental designs.
While the designer bags are currently on sale, we are still talking about Bloomingdale’s. Even with 40 percent off, the designer bags sold by the retailer are an investment. But by strategically shopping for simple bags in neutral colors, you’ll guarantee your purchase will be a closet staple for years to come.
Check out the chic, timeless bags below to get a taste of what’s offered in the sale.
Shop: Coach 1941 Turnlock Small Leather Clutch, $237 (Orig. $395)
Shop: Marc Jacobs The Protégé Leather Tote, $297 (Orig. $495)
Shop: Tory Burch Robinson Canvas Convertible Shoulder Bag, $299.60 (Orig. $428)
Shop: Marc Jacobs The Saddle Bag Medium Leather Satchel, $330 (Orig. $550)
Shop: Chloé “C” Chain Clutch, $833 (Orig. $1,190)
Shop: Botkier Lennox Mini Leather Crossbody, $118.80 (Orig. $198)
Shop: Loeffler Randall Amina Mini Embossed Leather Crossbody Bag, $175 (Orig. $250)
Shop: Marc Jacobs The Editor Leather Tote, $297 (Orig. $495)
Shop: Rebecca Minkoff Regan Medium Leather Satchel, $196.80 (Orig. $328)
Shop: Rag & Bone Mini Field Tote, $237 (Orig. $395)
Shop: Michael Kors Jet Set Extra-Small Crossbody, $106.80 (Orig. $178)
Shop: AllSaints Justine Quilted Leather Crossbody, $178.80 (Orig. $298)
Shop: Marc Jacobs Leather East-West Tote, $201 (Orig. $335)
Shop: Furla 1927 Small Leather Crossbody Bag, $278.60 (Orig. $398)
Shop: Coach Parker Quilted Convertible Shoulder Bag, $297 (Orig. $495)
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