Korean women

Young S. Korean women opt for renting luxury goods

Won Hee-seon recently switched from a Givenchy bag to a Prada for a "fresh look," but the decision did not result in a big dent in her bank account.

The secret behind the change of designer luxury bags that ordinarily would have cost a tidy sum of money was simply renting the accessory.

Won is one of a growing number of young South Korean women who have signed up for a monthly membership to rent luxury bags and watches.

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