Splurging on a luxury handbag is a purchase decision that typically requires some careful consideration. Style, size, brand, and budget are all things to consider, and will dictate where you’ll be shopping for your new luxury handbag. Whether you choose to buy your bag online or in-store, new or used, we’ve got you covered with options from iconic department stores, online, and consignment stores where you can snag a deal for a secondhand gem.
Looking to shop for a designer bag? We’ve rounded up the 16 best places to shop for luxury handbags.
Head over to Canada’s largest luxury retailer, Holt Renfrew, for a huge selection of high-end handbags from brands like Celine, Fendi, and Valentino to name a few. Holt Renfrew’s service is unparalleled, with a friendly associate around every corner to help you buy the new bag of your dreams.
Visit Nordstrom for a beautiful selection of luxury handbags from brands like Saint Laurent, Marc Jacobs, and Tory Burch. Shop Nordstrom’s Eaton Centre location to add a custom monogram to your new bag and make it one-of-a-kind. Plus, if you’re looking for even sweeter deal, you can often find trendy designer bags over at Nordstrom Rack!
Thank Shopbop for making a world of luxury accessible right at your fingertips. With free shipping and free returns to Canada, hop online to browse Shopbop’s selection of designer bags from premium brands like Kenzo, Moschino, Alexander Wang, and Rag & Bone.
Saks Fifth Avenue
Step into Saks Fifth Avenue and shop the retailer’s impeccable selection of luxury handbags. While a physical trip to one of Saks’ Toronto locations will provide you with a top notch experience, you’re likely to score a discount off of your purchase made online. Saks carries over 100 luxury handbag brands including Rebecca Minkoff, Jimmy Choo, and Loewe.
For the fashion-obsessed, check out the Intermix boutique on Bloor Street. Store stylists at each Intermix location have curated a selection of products unique to the neighbourhood. Shop for the perfect bag with the help of a seasoned stylist or shop online from the retailer’s luxury handbag assortment from designer brands like Charlotte Olympia, A.L.C., Cult Gaia, and Danse Lente.
Iconic Toronto boutique, TNT is a Yorkville fixture with its two boutiques located in Yorkville Village. Build your perfect wardrobe with the help of knowledgable sales associates and add in a designer bag to tie the whole look together!
While the Montreal-based luxury store doesn’t have any freestanding stores here in Toronto, the retailer’s online store is always open to shop with a huge selection of high-end designers — sans expensive shipping and duties. Online at SSENSE you’ll find gorgeous designer handbags by brands like 3.1 Phillip Lim, Stella McCartney, Jacquemus, and Gucci.
Everyone loves a deal, right? Check out upscale consignment boutique Fashionably Yours on Queen Street and shop brands like Hermes, Louis Vuitton, Givenchy, Chanel, and Saint Laurent. What’s even better is that you can shop from home and score free shipping on orders over $200.
I Miss You Vintage
Situated on the trendy Ossington Strip, I Miss You Vintage is well known for its expertly curated selection of designer vintage. Expect to see brands like Gucci, Prada, Chanel, Celine, Louis Vuitton, and more all in pristine condition just waiting for you!
North York luxe store, Haute Classics, is highly revered for its crazy good designer bag selection. Shop brands like Balenciaga, Hermes, Fendi, Salvatore Ferragamo, and Celine. Plus, some bags are even on sale so you can score an even better deal!
Another Queen West fixture is Consign Toronto and this store is filled with designer gems available at all price points. Shop Consign’s selection from brands like Balenciaga, Charlotte Olympia, Burberry, Loewe, and Marc Jacons to name a few.
The Cat’s Meow
Located just north of Yorkville on Avenue Road at Davenport is The Cat’s Meow with its selection of vintage couture. Not only is this boutique known for the dresses in store, but make sure you check out the back of the shop where items that haven’t sold are gradually marked down. In addition to the couture available, don’t miss out on The Cat’s Meow’s bags with designers ranging from Miu Miu and Chanel, to Valentino and Dior.
Situated on Bloor West near Royal York is Designer Exchange and it’s known for being one of the best spots for designer consignment in the city. Prepare yourself because the store’s selection of designer bags (new and used) is unparalleled. Expect to see brands like Gucci, Hermes, Givenchy, and Louis Vuitton lining the shelves.
While we love Hudson’s Bay for handbag brands like Coach, Kate Spade, and Ted Baker London. Plus, there’s also a hidden selection of ‘pre-loved’ luxury handbags for sale at select Hudson’s Bay locations. Shop gently used handbags by brands like Louis Vuitton, Gucci and Prada at the LXR & Co. counter in select stores across Canada.
Located on the trendy Dundas West strip is VSP and it’s a boutique consignment shop in Toronto, offering a hand-selected collection of contemporary designs and rare classics. Shop in-store for a pleasant shopping experience, less cumbersome than other consignment stores with merchandise packed to the brim. Here you’ll find a generous selection of luxury handbags from brands such as Ferragamo, Dior, and Alexander Wang. The retailer also offers a selection of what’s in-store, online.
Another online consignment shop to browse is Toronto-based LAB Consignment. The longstanding retailer offers a hefty selection of handbags from beloved brands like Gucci, Chanel, Pradam and more for a fraction of the original price.
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