Lastly, luxury bags are an investment, not only because of their hefty price tag but also because many designs multiply in value with time and can be resold for a profit. Think about an Hermès Birkin bag for example.
In this regard, Ace recommends not buying a restored bag if you have plan to resell it in the future. Because restored bags are treated, they would a) not last as long and b) not be in the original colour, which also makes it more difficult to ascertain their authenticity. If the bags are not advertised as being restored, Ace adds that you can get a clue by touching them — restored bags feel hard or have