There are many places to buy used designer bags in Singapore but only a few are what you can consider “good” shops. Not all shops can be trusted because not all retail shops selling pre-owned designer hand bags sell authentic or real designer products. With the technology we have today, it is becoming more and more difficult to recognize a real from a fake due to the fact that counterfeiters are use advanced techniques in producing their products. From shoes, bags, clothing, and even jewellery, fakes are being sold everywhere, sometimes even in your most trusted store. Bags from famous labels like Prada, Chanel, and Gucci are really sought after which is why they are highly counterfeited. If it’s your first time to buying designer bags then you might have to examine the bag more closely before buying it, especially if it’s pre-owned.
That is why it is important to go to a shop that sells only authentic products, may it be old or new. The following retail shops are the ones which you can trust to be only selling genuine items.
First in the list is JHP, which is a boutique that has two branches in total, one of which stands in Taiwan and the other at Singapore. All their designer products are guaranteed to be authentic and in mint condition. They are open daily from 12 PM to 9 PM. Their shop can be located in 1F. No. 36 Ln. 45 Liaoning Street, Zhongshan District, Taipei City 104.
This is another great shop to visit if you are looking to buy mint condition looking, pre-owned items from famous labels like Gucci, Hermes, Louis Vuitton, and others. Bagzaar can be found at 304 Orchard Road #02-101 Lucky Plaza, Singapore. They have a very strict “No Fake” policy. Only authentic items get to be displayed in their store.
3. Brands Exchange
Brand Exchange has been buying and selling pre-owned designer products since it rose up in 2005. Payment is easy because they a 6 months installment plan. They are located at #01-K4 Far East Square, 33 Pekin Street, Singapore but operate from 11:30 AM only until 4:30 PM.
4. House of Brandz
They have in stock bags, shoes, wallets, and other products from the most popular designer labels in the fashion world. They only sell authentic products so you can be sure you aren’t buying any knockoffs. House of Brandz can be found at the Parklane Shopping Mall, 35 Selegie Road, Singapore.
5. Interesting Shop
Founded by Aaron Chua, Interesting Shop sells both new and used designer items for much lower prices. The shop was awarded the “Most Trusted Designer Luxury Goods Resale” award in 2006. Interesting Shop has two branches located separately at One Raffles Place and The Adelphi.
Jess.sg is a retail store which sells pre-owned designer product for much lower prices than new ones. They open from Mondays all the way to Fridays, starting from 11 AM to 8 PM. They are also open during Saturdays from 11 AM to 5 PM. It is located at 132A Telok Ayer Street Singapore. They have a – No return, no exchange, and no refund – on all their items. Unlike other boutiques, they charge an addition of 3 % when using credit cards for payment.
7. Madam Milan
Their first branch of pre-owned bags and other products, called The Second Hand Shop, is located at Holland Road Shopping Centre in Singapore which opened in 2000. Due to their successful start, their customers insisted that they put up their second branch at Change Alley, which was called The Second Wardrobe.
8. Paris Station
This unique boutique shop was first launched just nearly a year ago in 2011 and is located at 810 Geylang Road #01-32 City Plaza, Singapore. They open 7 days a week so you can shop all week you want and they open from 11:45 AM to 7:30 PM. Paris Station buys and sells all 100% authentic pre-owned designer items for much lower prices than new ones.
Prestige is a boutique which buys and sells both new and pre-owned designer products. The company was built in the year 2003 and now has 2 branches in Singapore. They have branches at United Square and International Plaza.
10. Queen’s Ave (Closed)
Queen’s Ave is a retail store which sells designer items ranging from Coach, Chanel, Prada, Gucci, Burberry, and others. Queen’s Ave offers payment to be made in installments with 0 % interest. Queen’s Ave is located at the 2nd floor of Tampines 1, next to the MRT station. They are open daily from 11:30 AM until 9:30 PM.
11. The Attic Place
The Attic Place is a boutique in Singapore which resells pre-owned luxury products of different brands like Chanel, Hermes, Louis Vuitton, Coach, Gucci, and many more other famous designer labels. All the products The Attic Place buys and sells are 100 % authentic. They are located at 545 Orchard Road, Far East Shopping Centre. Store hours are from 11:30 AM to 5:30 PM on Mondays to Fridays and 11:30 AM to 6:30 PM on Saturdays. Unfortunately they are closed every Sundays and public holidays.