We've trained our eye to immediately look for certain vintage bags that we consider thrift store gold. You know the ones — the Coach bucket bags, the Dooney and Burke two-tone shoulder purses, the nylon Prada backpack — the no-longer-made, super-simple bags that feel so relevant right now. However, coming across one in good condition can be as difficult as finding a $100 bill on the street. Each stained, ripped, and destroyed satchel, clutch, or shopper we discover makes us wonder what it would be like to hold a pristine one in our hands... and now we don't have to imagine any longer. Brands are wising up to thrifters' woes and are reissuing heritage shapes and discontinued styles for those of us who'd rather buy new than play the Indiana Jones game. Ahead, our favorite old-school bags that are finally on the market again!
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