Do Expensive Designs Give Value for Money?

Many Canadians would just not feel that it is worth buying expensive designer items because they are just so expensive. You could be forgiven for thinking that buying a designer piece of clothing or accessory is rather like buying a brand new car and once it is bought the value begins to quickly diminish. She could be very much mistaken.

If you buy something and wear it out or damage it, then the value will drop. However, if you look after a designer piece, then the quality will speak for itself. It should last a lot longer than other cheaper things and you could find that despite the large price tag, that you will get a lot of use out of it, more than you would from cheaper items.

It can be quite a balancing act though. Not many people could justify spending thousands on a single item, even if it is guaranteed to last them a life time. However, by finding items that are good quality, they will last a long time and therefore it could be worth spending a bit extra.

You do need to be careful about what you are buying though. If it is something that will go out of fashion very quickly then you will find that you will not want to use it for that long and that could mean that you will not get a lot of use out of it. This means that it is better getting something that is more classic in style.

Obviously you may get to a time when you are bored with the piece even if it is still in great condition and completely wearable. If this is the case you might be able to make some money selling it as a vintage piece or give it away to a friend or family member who has really admired it and would get use out of it. Better still swap it with a classic piece of theirs so you have something new to enjoy.