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    These Expensive Brands Are Truly Worth The Investment

    Sometimes a brand is **actually** worth your hard earned cash!

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    1. Dyson, a state of the art company that's constantly innovating and creating — its blow dryers are the best blow dryers on the market (we've tested them and can confirm).

    Seriously. BuzzFeed Reviews put the Dyson hair dryer through the wringer and it did not disappoint. We've also tested and reviewed the Dyson Airwrap Tool, and it's an actual miracle worker.

    Dyson is constantly innovating, using science, technology, and years of research to bring consumers state-of-the-art products. People across the planet swear by their vacuums too! Folks struggling with pet hair are especially keen on their ability to get every strand of their rugs. They can literally handle anything you throw at them — or on your floor. They aren't cheap but that's because they have full-on teams of scientists and engineers working to make sure their products are absolute perfection.

    Get the Supersonic Hair Dryer from Dyson for $399.99+ (available in a variety of colors and finishes).

    2. Hermes, Chanel, Louis Vuitton, and Supreme will give you the type of return on investment you'd only expect from buying a home or investing into a 401(k).

    From a strictly financial perspective, you'll probably have a better return on your investment buying one of these brands than you would playing the stock market. Seriously, it's even been investigated by Bag Hunter and the The New York Times explored the lucrative industry of pawning and selling a Hermes Birkin and other designer handbags.

    IF you can get your hands on a $10K+ Birkin handbag, chances are you can get almost double on the resell market. You read that right, DOUBLE. Problem is, getting your hands on the most coveted Hermes bags is no easy feat. The brand only sells their most popular bags (The Constance, Birkin, and Kelly) to their most loyal customers, which means you have to have an established purchase history just to be given the chance.

    Chanel's classic quilted handbags survive the test of time, both because of their quality craftsmanship and timeless design. In store a quilted Caviar chain bag retails for just around $5k and if you check out retail sites, chances are they're just around the same price when in pristine condition. Just be careful, there are a lot of sites out there selling counterfeit bags.

    Louis Vuitton is another example of a great investment brand because the brand NEVER goes on sale. Like ever. It's against company policy and they *supposedly* used to burn any items that didn't sell.

    Now if $5k and $10k price tags aren't even close to your budget, Supreme might be your investment opportunity. Their prices can start well under $100 and resell for way, way, way more! Netflix's Patriot Act did a phenomenal job of breaking down the absolute absurdity of the Supreme resell market.

    Check out The Real Real for some awesome pre-owned designs (that are *verified*) by these very brands.

    3. Jack Black, a luxury skincare line devoted to creating uncomplicated superior skin care for men — the Turbo Body Scrub is especially fantastic!

    Made with three biodegradable salts — Hawaiian sea salt, Dead Sea salt and Epsom salt — this body scrub will exfoliate and smooth skin like you didn't know was possible. You can even use it as a muscle soak!

    Jack Black is so detailed and thoughtful in ingredients lists that all of its products end up making you feel great (and leaving your skin feeling even better). It uses a perfect formula of natural ingredients, are cruelty-free, and the selection can help cover your skin care needs.

    Get the Turbo Body Scrub from Nordstrom for $32.

    4. Loewe, an IT girl brand with gorgeous luxury designs and a sustainability policy that'll make you proud to wear it.

    Loewe is a heritage-rich Spanish brand with decades worth of stunning pieces. But when London-based designer Jonathan Anderson took over the reins, he brought a British wit and glamour to the leather craftsmanship the brand was already known for.

    Loewe has always been dedicated to making quality, hand-crafted pieces while continuously improving their environmental practices. The mission is to prevent pollution, protect diversity, reduce waste, and minimize the consumption of resources — for not only its internal procedures but throughout its supply-chain. Basically, in a lot of respects, it's the exact opposite of fast-fashion.

    Anderson's fun designs are so stunning that they've captured the attention of many of fashion's elite. The now iconic Puzzle Bag can be seen outside of every major fashion show and on influencers all over the world.

    Get the Puzzle Bag from Nordstrom for $2,250 (available in four colors).

    5. Ganni, a contemporary Scandinavian brand that brings effortless style and high-end quality to super easy-to-wear designs.

    Normally Scandinavian design is thought to be sleek and minimalist but the Creative Directors at Ganni have decided that, although they're proud of the Nordic heritage, it wouldn't limit the potential of the pieces they created. By using playful cuts, intricate fabrics, and vintage prints they give its looks a personality fit for a street style star.

    If you're ever looking for a fun party dress, a cute weekend outfit, or the trendiest of fashions you can wear for seasons and seasons, you might want to give the selection at Ganni a browse.

    Get this sequin wrap dress from Nordstrom for $540 (available in sizes 2–8).

    6. Bottega Veneta, the luxurious Italian design house, creates timeless pieces you'll wear for a lifetime (and maybe even pass down a few generations) — and now that it's under a new creative director, their pieces are getting a perfect modern touch.

    Bottega Veneta is a brand rich in heritage, filled with classically designed, gorgeous pieces. Now that the design house is under the reins of Daniel Lee (formally of Celine), it's getting infused with his modern sensibilities while staying true to classic craftsmanship.

    The new collection is definitely an investment but what you're paying for is the kind of artisanal leather work that Italy is famous for. It's synonymous for their hand-woven leather pieces made using the iconic intrecciato technique instead of flashy logos. The brand’s philosophy is that construction is the most important part of the design, not a brand name.

    Get this leather clutch from Net A Porter for $2,400.

    7. Eugenia Kim combines adorable designs, intricate craftsmanship, and a keen sense of style when creating playful headwear designs — if hats are your thing then you probably are already familiar with the quality, unique shapes, and wittiness of her collections.

    The origins of Eugenia Kim's iconic hat brand are as attention-worthy as her covetable headwear. She took a "cafeteria-tray ride down a snowy hill" and that "landed her a month-long stay in the hospital." That hospital stay was so awful she decided to ditch her pre-med major and move to New York. (Remind me never to go down a snowy hill on a lunch tray...or, actually, remind to!) In New York she took a millinery class at the historic Parsons School of Design where she learned to create her playful, classic, and feminine designs.

    Her designs have been worn by the likes of Beyoncé, Sarah Jessica Parker, Jennifer Lopez, and Janet Jackson. You may even recognize the brand from their super fun diffusion line with Target or from the fact that Ms. Kim won the Perry Ellis CFDA Award for Accessories Designer of the Year — one of the fashion industry's most prestigious awards.

    Get the Mirabel Straw Hat from Nordstrom for $495.

    Now all you need are the funds to pay for these totally worth it splurges.


    The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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