eBay Roundup: Celine's Box Bag Gets Us Hot For More Ladylike Vintage Purses

Like everyone else on the planet, we are kind of ga-ga over Phoebe Philo's resurrection of Céline's classic Box Bag. I mean, what a no-brainer was that? Picking up on her recent cues of minimalism and a more understated brand of elegance, we've rounded up 10 pretty options to lighten our summer load and happily usher in the return of pared-down sophistication.
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1. Vintage Straw "Kelly"—The lines on this sweet straw number are divine and I love the contrast burgundy accents. Starting price: $24.99. Check it out here...
2. Vintage Gucci Bag—If I had to have a vintage Gucci bag, this would likely be it. Starting price: $250. Check it out here...
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3. Vintage Hèrmes Bag—I know it's almost $2k but it's still just too beautiful for words. Who needs a new iPad when you can have this?? Starting price: $1,995. Check it out here...
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4. Vintage Cross-Strap Bag—A little Céline lookalike if there ever was one. Starting price: $15. Check it out here...
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5. Vintage DKNY Messenger—I definitely see a Box-Bag-Wannabe in this utilitarian design. Starting price: $12.99. Check it out here...
6. Vintage Embossed Clutch Purse—I am kind of in love with this one. So chic and versatile. Starting price: $118.75. Check it out here...
7. Vintage Bally Bag—This is just an all-around classic, carried as a clutch or worn as a shoulder bag. Starting price: $19.99. Check it out here...
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8. Vintage '70s Brunch Bag—Don't think about what the thermos probably smells like...how cute is this?Starting price: $89.95. Check it out here...
9. Vintage Embossed Purse—At least you know it's "genuine American leather."Starting price: $20. Check it out here...
10. Vintage Céline Bag—This is right on the verge of being tacky, but sometimes, as in this case, that's a fine place to be. Starting price: $289. Check it out here...
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