There are no two words we like to put together more than “designer” and “bargain.” And, while we love the excitement generated from online auctions and discount-sale sites, there's something to be said for having a sought-after item in hand before making a purchase. That’s where designer resale shops come in. Offering brands you rarely see on sale, at prices you can actually afford, they are the physical manifestation of our fashion dreams.
In that spirit, we’ve tracked down London’s finest high-end consignment shops where nearly new Prada, Céline, and more await a forever home. Think: Your inner Cher Horowitz could snap up Alaïa heels without blowing her whole allowance. So, what are you waiting for? Get off the sofa and start
hunting shopping. Or maybe read the feature first? Your choice.
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