You’ll make money on these if you resell them
We know that there’s money to be made in buying investment designer handbags like the Chanel 2.55 or the Louis Vuitton Speedy monogram. But is it the same deal with shoes, especially as they are more subject to wear and tear? The short answer is, yes.
You might not be able to achieve as much of a profit, but according to Vestiairecollective.com, Europe’s leading trusted social site for the resale of designer and premium fashion, there are a few key shoes that will never dip in value.
Their Fashion Resale Index revealed the average resale value across a number of key product groups and brands, and these seven shoes were the top winners for 2016…
Chanel espadrilles and two-tone slingbacks
Chanel retains the top value across the footwear category due to popularity of styles such as the Espadrille and Two-Tone sling back.
Valentino Rockstud heels
Valentino maintains a strong value following the enduring popularity of the Rockstud.
Isabel Marant Bobby trainers
The popularity of the Bobby trainer and wide range of boots have kept the resale value of Isabel Marant footwear high.
Saint Laurent Tribute heels
The Saint Laurent shoe category saw a sudden spike in 2013 in line line with Hedi Slimane’s first collection for the brand. And the Tribute heel remains one of Vestiaire Collective’s best sellers.
Christian Louboutin Pigalle
Christain Louboutin is one of Vestiaire Collective’s consistent top 10 shoe brands since 2010, with Pigalle being the most popular style.
Chloe Susana boots
Chloe Susana boots are a great investment, you can recoup approx 70% of the original retail price back at resale.
So there you have it, in case you need an extra reason to invest in some designer heels, this is it…