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  1. The Crazy Rich Paints on Birkins?

    The Crazy Rich Paints on Birkins?
    Yes, you heard that right. Celebrities like American Business Women Kim Kardashian to Famous Filipino actress Heart Evangelista paint on Hermes's Birkin purses that can range from $12k to $300k or more based on materials and the resale value. Take for example, the most expensive handbag is Hermes Birkin Ginza Tanaka Bag starting at $1.9 million. So, the question is...
  2. Bella Hadid's Faux Birkin Bag; Political Statement or Stylist Snafu?

    Bella Hadid's Faux Birkin Bag; Political Statement or Stylist Snafu?
    For those who follow the fashion world, the names Bella and Gigi Hadid are instantly recognizable as the young, rising model sister-stars of the street style world. In addition to being born with a certain amount of inherent privilege (genetic and otherwise), the Hadid sisters are practically the poster children for some of fashions most covetable trends. That is why...
  3. New Brand on the Block: Senreve

    New Brand on the Block: Senreve
    In the fashion world, designers are always striving to create what comes next, whether it be a must-have handbag or the way we are tucking our shirts into our jeans. However, it wasn't until the last few decades or so that lesser-known designers and indie brands even got a look-in; the lion's share of the accolades and trend forecasts were...
  4. Moynat is Taking the Handbag Scene by Storm

    Moynat is Taking the Handbag Scene by Storm
    One of the downfalls of being a fan of luxury handbags is that it seems that the very top end of the market comes with a certain amount of predictability. Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Hermes, Chloe...the list of fashion editors' “must haves” always seems to boast a very familiar list of names. However, for the hardcore collectors in all of us...
  5. Quietly Unique: The Tod's Wave Bag

    Quietly Unique: The Tod's Wave Bag
    There are more varieties of handbags on the market than ever before. There is everything from the quiet minimalistic sophistication of Mansur Gavriel to the wild and wacky cartoonish creations of Moschino. However, as it so often happens when we are surrounded by choice, some of the best options often slip pass us, lost in a sea of possibilities. One...
  6. Chanel's Super-Luxurious Beach Set for the Friend Who Has Everything

    Chanel's Super-Luxurious Beach Set for the Friend Who Has Everything
    Chanel is a brand that has been long-associated with luxury, so their latest offering for a summertime gift for the friend who has everything should come as no surprise. In the past, they have dipped into everything from sneakers to table tennis paddles , so in the whole scope of some of their more outrageous luxury offerings, this one is...
  7. Still Got It: Birkin Shatters Record for Most Expensive Secondhand Handbag Ever!

    Still Got It: Birkin Shatters Record for Most Expensive Secondhand Handbag Ever!
    The Hermes Birkin has long been the hallmark of the most expensive handbags in the biz, whether they're bespoke versions of the classic handbag or straight off the rack. Just under a year ago, we reported on am auction that took place at Christies in Hong Kong that was the first of its kind; the secondhand handbag auction featured many...
  8. Boating While Bag Shopping: The World's First Pop-Up Yacht!

    Boating While Bag Shopping: The World's First Pop-Up Yacht!
    The Fort Lauderdale International Boat show happens every year, drawing hundreds of the world's most spectacular yachts to the area's waterways to see and be seen during this massive event. This year however, there was a slightly different kind of yacht in the mix. Luxury sourcing company Prive Porter specializes in supplying their well-heeled customers with high-demand, low-supply luxury goods...
  9. New Brand In Town: Spotlight On Zaneta Handbags

    New Brand In Town: Spotlight On Zaneta Handbags
    While it may not have the name recognition of some of the larger luxury handbag brands such as Louis Vuitton or Gucci, the Zaneta Owens Collection is already starting to generate some buzz as it approaches its second year in business. The line is named for its founder, Zaneta Owens, a San Diego native who graduated from San Diego State...
  10. The Dubious Business of Fake-Spotting

    The Dubious Business of Fake-Spotting
    There's no denying that the high-end designer handbag trade is big business; so big in fact, that it has spawned a whole secondary industry of counterfeit goods. However, the high demand and collectable nature of designer handbags has also spawned another type of secondary industry, the authentic second-hand luxury goods retailer. While the presence of high-end consignment stores in and...

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