Any well-dressed fashionista knows that a well-put-together look is not defined by the price tag of the clothing worn. The best-dressed have a knack for mixing high and low pieces to create the perfect look. Although finding clothing at all price points isn’t too much of a challenge, catching a deal on an authentic designer handbags is. Yet, it can be done. Where? Read on for our top picks!

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Revivals Consignment Boutique 
258 Haverford Ave.
Narberth, PA 19072
(610) 660-8119

Since 1994, women with discerning taste who want quality on a budget can find what they are looking for at Revivals Boutique. Located on the Main Line, the consignment boutique is full of discounted designer handbags. Budgetistas who want to clutch an authentic Chanel, Hermes, Gucci, Louis Vuitton and more will find it at Revivals. Here, owning a luxury designer handbag doesn’t mean breaking the bank.

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Sophisticated Seconds Designer Consignment
2019 Sansom St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 546-0784

Want to shop downtown for a bag instead of at the mall? Then Sophisticated Seconds Designer Consignment is where you want to go. The boutique has a selection of both designer and couture handbags available to fit any budget.  With a stellar selection and two locations, you are sure to find a designer handbag that you will cherish forever.

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QVC Outlet
35 South Willowdale Dr.
Lancaster, PA 17602
(717) 399-5390

Have you ever turned to QVC and felt tempted to buy a few of the designer items presented, only to hang up the phone and think twice? Afterward, you usually feel like you should have made that purchase. Seeing just how great that handbag looks slung over your arm can prevent the buyer’s remorse you may get with over-the-phone purchases, and luckily for us Philadelphia dwellers, we can hop in the car and head to the QVC Outlet. Located just outside of the city in Lancaster, you can get 50 percent off designer handbags such as Dooney & Burke and Judith Ripka.  This well-known shopping company brings accessible, budget-friendly style any way you want, and it also happens to be close to home.

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Nordstrom Rack 
The Overlook at King of Prussia
310 Goddard Boulevard
King of Prussia, PA 19406
(610) 205 – 8717>

Looking for a deal on a Rebecca Minkoff, Longchamp, Marc Jacobs, or Kate Spade bag?  The Nordstrom Rack at The Overlook at King of Prussia is where you should head. Those looking for a steal can find fashion-forward handbags at discounts of 40 percent or more. Many hidden treasures can be found at this King of Prussia gem, making you feel as though you’ve struck gold.

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1700 Chestnut St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 963 – 9996

Starting in 1961 at the original store in Elizabeth, NJ, folks would travel from miles away to buy items such as silver dollars for 88 cents at Daffy Dan’s Bargain Town. Fast forward to 2012, and fashionistas in Philadelphia can still find great bargains on everything here, including handbags by Calvin Klein, Michael Kors and more. Not only does the store offer great prices, but if a woman has her eye on several bags, she has the option of layaway!

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Fashion Forward Designer Resale Boutique
7906 Germantown Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19118
(215) 247-3868

In the Chestnut Hill area of Philadelphia, consignment boutique Fashion Forward is where stylish, luxury handbag-seeking women will find a great selection. Boutique owner Ayanna Mitchell opened Fashion Forward Designer Resale with the intention of bringing the feeling of shopping on New York’s Madison and Fifth Avenue directly to women in Philadelphia and for a fraction of the cost. Whether you’re searching for a Marc Jacobs purse or Prada bag, you’ll be thrilled to find a high-quality luxury designer item at such a deal, and your friends are sure to be green with envy.

Naima Turner knows a thing or two about fashion and style. Her resume includes: fashion styling; market editing; working behind-the-scenes on fashion segments for national television shows such as The Today Show, The View and A Movie and A Makeover. She currently resides in Philadelphia. Her work can be found at