Investment pieces are a complicated thing. The price tags on luxury items can be a tough pill to swallow, but those iconic pieces that have been around for decades (or at least years) have the kind of longevity that amounts to a low cost per wear if you think about it. If it’s something like a versatile handbag, you could feasibly wear it practically every day, which can’t be said for many fashion items.
We pondered the shoes, outerwear, jewelry, and yes, bags, that we’ve all been collectively coveting for years and that are still just as coveted and current today. To prove it, we found recent street style examples that show these investment items fit right in with today’s trends and It items.
Below, prepare to be hit with plenty of eye candy via Gucci, Chanel, The Row, Prada, Louis Vuitton and more. And in case you’ve been saving up for a fashion item that will remain in your wardrobe for years and years, you can shop some of the most iconic options below.