It’s A Girl Thing
860 Willow St., Suite 400
San Jose, CA 95125
This vintage consignment shop promises a great selection of designer handbags to choose from. All items are gently used and definitely vintage. The owner keeps quality standards on all consignment items, meaning you get a great value for your purchase. Vintage is always fashionably chic, and this is the only vintage shop to grace our list. The shop offers classic Chanel, Kate Spade, Louis Vuitton and Christian Dior handbags alongside awesome finds like a Gucci Anita hobo bag at discounted prices.
447 Great Mall Drive
Milpitas, CA 95035
This shop is located within the Great Mall in Milpitas, a Simon property. Simon offers discounts at their customer service kiosk, so keep an eye out for deals on this store, or simply go online to have deals sent to your email. You can expect to find mid-range handbags such as Kathy Von Zeeland, Guess or Lotus here. Mailey’s Handbags also carries a few replica brands. The perk of this shop is that the quality isn’t sacrificed with the price, so you get newer-looking purses without the exorbitant price tags that usually accompany them.
1115 Minnesota Ave.
San Jose, CA 95125
This consignment shop in the South Bay has much to introduce to the new gently-used shopper. Located in an old, Our Secret is located in a quaint former home that holds five rooms of designer fashions for your perusing pleasure, which include the designer handbags. All items are less than two years old, so you will not find vintage here. Handbags look completely new and are either designer label or high-end “faux” handbags. If you’ve never shopped for used items before, this would be a good place to start. Handbags are checked for authenticity before they’re sold to the public.
Crossroads Trading Co.
1959 W. San Carlos St.
San Jose, CA 95128
A retail phenomenon that has made its success market the young adult crowd, the Crossroads Trading Co. stores have the offbeat mid-range to lower end designer labels that are popular in certain scenes. Consider that one can find new items added to the inventory each week, including handbags, and you can see why this is a big hit in our fast fashion world. When it comes to having a new look or accessory such as handbag while being on a budget, you can’t lose with this place. You can also sell back that previously bought handbag once you tire of it.
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1322 Saratoga Ave.
San Jose, CA 95129
This is a place to find deep discounts on all of your needs. Dd’s Discounts has a large selection of handbags to choose from. Shoppers will also find high-end designer labels on occasion, making this place a great find. Similar to a Ross or TJMaxx, the brands in this store continuously change. This destination is great for families and is located within a small shopping center on Saratoga Ave. Sign up for email alerts on the store’s website so you know when new merchandise comes through.