When it comes to current fashion trends, the process is never-ending, meaning, every season presents new and exciting trends that elevate both our wardrobes and moods.. Change is more than welcome, and while this ongoing process sets the tone of a season, it is eventually considered a throwaway. Add to that the satisfaction that comes out of it remains to be short-lived. Which brings us to our subject matter; investment pieces..
At one point in any woman’s life, luxurious buys become more appealing. In fact, buying less and saving for more expensive items that are considered timeless becomes more essential than what’s on the radar. Heritage pieces that are a staple of elegance, high class and charisma, that emanate wealth and never ever go out of style.
Let’s call those the absolute must-haves, collectors’ items, the essentials of style enthusiasts, very few items got that nod and made it to our list, those include handbags, clothes, jewelry and more. Consider these classic buys, and become a wise spender.. We are here to save your time, and money by suggesting you focus on owning the below items over the years so that when you’re at an age of grace your style will simply utter… magnificence..
Chanel Classic Flap Bag in Black
The Chanel classic flap bag is one of the most iconic in the history of fashion. Identifiable for its flap top, the bag comes in a number of colors and styles, the black remaining the most remarkable, with a choice of white or yellow hardware. The bag celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2015 and has only gained in popularity since its debut in 1955. It has also only gained in price, the bag, which is never discounted, increases by approximately 5% in price every few years.
Louis Vuitton Pegase Legere 55
It’s only fitting to own a piece of luggage from one of the prestigious luggage companies in the world. As Louis Vuitton handbags increase in popularity one may forget that it all started on a ship, taking people from here to there. The beauty of the Louis Vuitton luggage is in its distressed glory. The more rugged, the more places you’ve visited. The more labels and stickers the better!
Cartier Love Bracelet
Could there be a more iconic piece of jewelry. The Cartier love bangle has proven its worth and practicality many times over. The variety in its offering means that it can cater to your specific lifestyle. Whether you opt for the fully diamond pave or the solid white gold version is your prerogative. The only thing that has perhaps changed is the way it is bought. Initially it was sold to a customer as a gift to their loved one. We say, go out and buy your own, as a symbol of the best kind of love, self-love!
Diamond Tennis Necklace
Perhaps one of the most exciting things to happen in the world of jewelry is the introduction of diamond tennis necklaces as everyday items a few years ago. Instead of gathering dust in a locked drawer somewhere, women have been able to flaunt their most beautiful pieces at the pool, thanks to the likes of Chiara Ferragni. If you don’t own one already, it is important to keep in mind that this long-lasting item also takes a long time to purchase. Take your time, saving stones or funds over the years…
Diamond Stud Earrings
The dependable diamond stud earrings will also be, not just a solid investment, but a pretty one as well. Perhaps one of the most appreciated things about diamond studs is the fact that in this instance, size does not matter! Studs are purchased according to personal taste and lifestyle, a refreshing attitude in an arena where the 5 C’s rule. The unwaning popularity in the multiple piercing trend means that you can wear more than two at a time!
Goyard St Louis Tote
Love it or not, Goyard St. Louis totes have stood the test of time, both in popularity and durability. The bag, the most copied in history, come in a variety of sizes and colors. It’s lightweight and dependable texture has made it a must-have for all the right reasons, it serves you well for years and years. The fact that it can be personalized means that you can have your very own version which of course is always an added benefit.
Hermes Kelly Bag
What is there that hasn’t already been said about the iconic Hermes Kelly bag. Named after American actress and Monaco royalty Grace Kelly, the top handle bag has endured, making it one of the most coveted handbags in history. This bag is of course not for everyone’s budget, it does continue to give back though with an ever increasing resale price and a maintenance for life warranty at Hermes stores worldwide. This bag isn’t just for you, its for your next generation as well.
Christian Louboutin Pigalle Follies Pumps
Show them your sole.. The Christian Louboutin Pigalle Follies pump is a timeless purchase that is worth every penny. One of the most important things to keep in mind when it comes to iconic shoes is the comfort level. There is no way a shoe can continue to be popular if it’s uncomfortable. This classic pump is created in a way that makes wearing high heels for long periods of time manageable. There is also a magical element, aka stellar workmanship, that keeps your shoe in tip-top shape over the years.
Louis Vuitton Cosmetics Pouch
Could there be a more decadent purchase? Putting your makeup and cosmetics in a luxury pouch, well the point being, you only ever need to buy it once! Louis Vuitton’s pouches, like the Energizer bunny, just keep going and going.
Hermes Apple Watch
Well if you’ve been tempted by the Apple watch but were reluctant to forgo your designer watch, then the Hermes Apple Watch could be for you. When it was first introduced, its longevity was questionable. Four models later of the Apple Watch and the Hermes straps have gone from strength to strength. As the watch’s popularity has soared, so also has our desire to stay timelessly fashionable.
Burberry Classic Trench
The Burberry trench is an item that will survive every fashion trend, remaining a staple in your wardrobe regardless of season and color scheme. A step into the iconic Burberry flagship stores across the world and you come to realize how this classic can be your very own. With a plethora of styles to choose from, you can fashion your trench in the way you like best.
Max Mara Camel Overcoat
The Max Mara camel overcoat is double-faced which makes it superbly lightweight, this is the magical ingredient that has continued to feed our desire to own it. The supple nature of the fabric means that the coat doesn’t hang heavily off our shoulders, the double-face allows it to have body and swing, adding a little skip in your stride on a gloomy, cold winter day.
Vintage Falamank Diamond Jewelry
You might want to race your siblings to your grandmother’s jewelry box, where you are bound to find a few vintage diamond jewelry pieces. These historic pieces are valuable for their heritage and scarcity, not so much the quality of the diamonds which are generally flat and less brilliant. These pieces will add elegance and a historic flare to your next outfit.
Vintage Spanish Lace Fan
If you’ve ever sat at an outdoors event in July, you will understand the importance of a handheld fan. So why not make it a special one at that. Today, when we think of fans, Spain comes to mind, for their magnificent lace trimmed fans. Many European cities also used fans, in addition to the Chinese and Japanese cultures.
Last but not least, the Chanel slingbacks. The most versatile and dependable of shoes, this model has filled the cupboards of the wealthy for years and years. Again, if it weren’t for their comfort and quality, they would not become the timeless classics that are boasted of today.