As a continuation of our peekaboo writeup, we would like to add this iconic bag to the deep dive series. In the previous blog we gave a ‘peek’ into the glorious history this design claims its origination from and how it has evolved over time to become the flagbearer of Fendi’s handbag vertical. In this [...]

The Fashion Industry is responsible for 7% of the CO2 emissions globally which is more than the aviation and shipping industry combined, let that sink in for a moment. The fast fashion trend growing at a breakneck speed was flagged as one of the greatest threats to planet earth at the historical 2016 Paris climate [...]

Authentic Chanel handbags from the mid 1980s on come with authenticity cards embossed with a serial number (pictured on right). The serial number matches the serial number appearing on a sticker placed somewhere within the handbag’s interior lining. The serial number sticker has Chanel logos and was protected by a clear tape with hologram security [...]

First things first: all modern Louis Vuitton items have date codes. LV bags do not have serial numbers, instead, Louis Vuitton handbags have "date codes" stamped on interior tags or directly on interior linings or in a hidden location on the exterior of the bag. These date codes serve to identify the manufacturing location and [...]

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Louis Vuitton's iconic Twist Bag was first unveiled at the brand's 2015 runway show, and has since become a beloved classic. The design was a brainchild of creative director Nicolas Ghesquière’s reinterpretation of a clutch from the house's archives: the Epi Trapeze clutch. The Twist Bag is characterized by its unmistakably bold hardware, which as [...]

The Handbag line of Dior has expanded considerably ever since the arrival of Raf Simons at the fashion house but the Dior Lady Dior Bag, one of the brand’s most classic styles still remains as widely loved as ever with Dior’s clientele. The bag comes in multiple sizes and an ever-changing color pallet. Most casual [...]

First showcased in the Spring of 2017, The Chanel Gabrielle was originally created in part to target Chanel’s young fan base. With the amount of resources Chanel had dedicated to push this new line, the fanfare around its launch was hard to ignore. The late Karl Lagerfeld widely rumored to have played a pivotal role [...]

Many brand houses integrate an identifier in their creations that consistently exudes their underlying DNA.  For Miu Miu, it has been their unique craft with matelassé leather. Miu Miu has perfected this design over decades, which combines rich texture and impeccable craftsmanship with each panel of quilted leather brought together seamlessly.   The manner in [...]

Céline is very cloak-and-dagger about all its products and we’ve assembled all the information on current sizes, prices, colors and leathers that we could up to the year 2018, but we surely have missed a few updates that we ll update if y’all shoot us any intel or if our team digs up something new [...]

It would usually be an exaggeration to call a handbag a classic right off the launch but that’s exactly what the Chanel Boy Bag was when it was first debuted in spring 2012. The Boy has since become another jewel in the brand’s famous flaps crown, using a similar formula inherent to its originals: versatile flap shoulder bag [...]

First showcased in the Spring of 2017, The Chanel Gabrielle was originally created in part to target Chanel’s young fan base. With the amount of resources Chanel had dedicated to push this new line, the fanfare around its launch was hard to ignore. The late Karl Lagerfeld widely rumored to have played a pivotal role [...]

Even if you’re new to High-steer fashion, the Louis Vuitton Alma Bag may still look much familiar to you. Alma one of LV’s icons, its famous domed shape being one of the most consequential designs in modern handbag history. The modern version of the Alma as we know it was first commissioned from Vuitton by [...]

The Fashion Industry is responsible for 7% of the CO2 emissions globally which is more than the aviation and shipping industry combined, let that sink in for a moment. The fast fashion trend growing at a breakneck speed was flagged as one of the greatest threats to planet earth at the historical 2016 Paris climate [...]

Louis Vuitton's iconic Twist Bag was first unveiled at the brand's 2015 runway show, and has since become a beloved classic. The design was a brainchild of creative director Nicolas Ghesquière’s reinterpretation of a clutch from the house's archives: the Epi Trapeze clutch. The Twist Bag is characterized by its unmistakably bold hardware, which as [...]

The Handbag line of Dior has expanded considerably ever since the arrival of Raf Simons at the fashion house but the Dior Lady Dior Bag, one of the brand’s most classic styles still remains as widely loved as ever with Dior’s clientele. The bag comes in multiple sizes and an ever-changing color pallet. Most casual [...]

Few brands can boast such longevity, dedication to hand-craftsmanship, and iconic status as Goyard. The notoriously exclusive luxury travel goods maker has stood as a symbol of wealth and classic French design, without ever displaying its products online. Yet, the name does not carry the same instant recognition as Louis Vuitton or Hermès, in part due to [...]

Unveiled in Spring 2017, the NéoNoé is a retake on the Louis Vuitton classic: the legendary Louis Vuitton Noé Bag. The House's first-ever bucket bag, the Noé was designed in 1932 by Gaston-Louis Vuitton, and was originally created as a stylish way to transport Champagne bottles. Louis Vuitton reimagined a House icon with the launch [...]

Authentic Chanel handbags from the mid 1980s on come with authenticity cards embossed with a serial number (pictured on right). The serial number matches the serial number appearing on a sticker placed somewhere within the handbag’s interior lining. The serial number sticker has Chanel logos and was protected by a clear tape with hologram security [...]

In case you need a refresher, the 19 Bag was designed by Lagerfeld alongside Virginie Viard, who has since taken over the creative reigns of the brand. The 19 Bag pays homage to the classic 2.55 bag, which was created by Coco Chanel in February of 1955—hence the name 2.55. Just like the bag that [...]

Hermes Authentication and Blind Stamp Guide Every Hermes item is handmade and therefore has its own intricacies based on the craftsman and leather. Each Hermes item will be embossed with the logo stamping in the natural, gold or silver with Hermes Paris logo. Everything should be lined up - evenly and centered with the Hermes [...]

As a continuation of our peekaboo writeup, we would like to add this iconic bag to the deep dive series. In the previous blog we gave a ‘peek’ into the glorious history this design claims its origination from and how it has evolved over time to become the flagbearer of Fendi’s handbag vertical. In this [...]

When it comes to investing our hard-earned money on designer pieces, it’s obviously important to find a style you absolutely love. Handbags have long been considered an investment staple, that if chosen prudently gives an excellent return on your investment over time, but that’s the keyword “prudently”. It’s important to educate yourself on which handbags [...]

First things first: all modern Louis Vuitton items have date codes. LV bags do not have serial numbers, instead, Louis Vuitton handbags have "date codes" stamped on interior tags or directly on interior linings or in a hidden location on the exterior of the bag. These date codes serve to identify the manufacturing location and [...]