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If it seems like it was very recently that we brought you news of a brand new world record Hermès Birkin sale, that’s because it was. In April, Privé Porter sold a Birkin in braise …

If you’ve been contemplating a handbag purchase that rivals the price of a ranch home in many parts of suburban America, then we have some timely news to share with you: Heritage Auctions has once …

It’s hard to believe that Alessandro Michele has only been the creative director at Gucci for about a year and a half. Almost immediately, Michele transformed the brand into one of the buzziest companies in …

Like most brands, Céline usually distributes photos and information about its upcoming collections about six months in advance, and thanks to the wonders of social media, that information then becomes widely available public knowledge almost …

If you’re one of our readers who has marveled incredulously at the meteoric rise of Mansur Gavriel‘s simple, traditional bags, some new research may help explain the phenomenon a little more clearly. According to a …

Chanel Cruise 2016:17 Cuba 19

Last week, right after the Met Gala, Chanel debuted its Cruise 2016/17 collection in Havana, Cuba. The controversial location was announced months ago and many awaited what Karl Lagerfeld had in store for one of …

Last week, Mulberry released to shoppers Johnny Coca’s first handbag designs as creative director of the British label, and this week, the brand has debuted something that may prove even more interesting to longtime fans: …

Handbag names are usually pretty boring. Designers routinely choose supermodels’ first names, names of famous Manhattan streets (uptown or downtown, depending on the brand’s market positioning), nonsense words meant to sound expensive or exotic and …

Bottega Veneta Beverly Hills Maison

This past Friday, Bottega Veneta opened its second Maison in the heart of Beverly Hills at 320 North Rodeo Drive. Spanning two floors, this 4,828 sq ft store features bags, small leather goods, ready-to-wear, shoes, …

When Reed Krakoff suspended operations in March 2015, the brand’s namesake designer promised that wouldn’t be the last we heard from his company. A little over a year later, he’s back, but at an entirely …

It was just last June that we reported to you about a new high in handbag resale prices: Christie’s Hong Kong had just sold a pink crocodile Hermès Birkin for a record high of $221,000. …

You may have heard about Kendall and Kylie Jenners’ recently launched shoe line, aptly named Kendall + Kylie; the youth-focused (but not cheap) collection landed in some huge retailers, including Nordstrom and Neiman Marcus. Handbags …