New York Fashion Week is coming to an end. We saw some iconic moments and some interesting fashion moments. I think the most iconic moment was when supermodel Linda Evangelista closed the Fendi x Tiffany collaboration.
Ladies and Gentlemen, The Financial Times have reported on September 6th 2022 that the trend logomania is phasing out. While bittersweet don’t throw out your logomania items just yet.
There’s been a devastating home invasion robbery in Melbourne. Allegedly, thieves stole more than $250,000 worth of rare and vintage luxury handbags. According to reports, on August 3rd at 10pm, the homeowner entered their home to find every room had been torn apart and items were missing.
Sometimes we get tired of wearing the same bag over and over again. We want something new, and buying a new bag is undoubtedly a great idea, but not as affordable and practical.
Ah, the women’s briefcase, a lightweight bag with interior pockets for organisation and necessities.
A bag is one of the essential accessories in any closet. You may love a bg, but did you know the stars guided you there? At least, that’s what I told my bank account… When we buy bags, we are guided not only by fashion trends but also by the intuitive feeling that comes from choosing our own “it” bags.
Have you ever wondered how Luxe Bag Spa does a full restoration service? The great team over at Insider has given you a behind the scenes look at how our team would do a full restoration on a previously white Chanel Classic Flap that has been passed down.
Your closet can be designer. Why can’t your home? Here are some of our tips to make your home more luxurious
The counterfeit market is expanding more and more every single day. While it can sometimes be hard to spot a fake, it doesn’t mean there aren’t ways to tell. Bag Enthusiasts, be safe, out there. There are ways that the counterfeit market is dangerous and not safe.
Jamie Chua has a 700 sq ft closet filled with over 200 Hermes bags…our queen. Jamie Chua owns a mini pochette which is around $11,800 USD which she has referred to as “useless” due to it being only able to fit a tissue and credit card.
Franco Moschino started his journey in 1983 in Milian as an Italian fashion house. However, Franco Moschino has dreams of becoming a painter. Moschino may be a fashion house but has branched out into leather accessories, shoes, travel and cosmetics.
Adolphe Picard was a mentor to Louis-Franciois Cartier who was a watchmarket that purchased the small Parisian store in 1847 Adolphe Picard owned. His humble beginning transformed into a multinational luxury accessory and leather goods brand with 270 boutiques worldwide.
In the March 2019 Fall/Winter collection, The Chanel 19 bag was unveiled. The design was the last bag Karl Lagerfeild designed before his passing in February 2019. He designed it with Chanels creative director Virginie Viard. The bag was inspired by the reimaging of a Chanel classic, paying homage to the 2.55, the first shoulder bag by Gabrielle Coco.
The summer of 2021 was the summer of the Dior Saddle bag. The bag’s origin dates back to 1999, debuting in the Spring/Summer 2000 collection with creative director John Galliano. The saddle bag becomes an instant hit with every “it” girl rocking the bag on their shoulder.
Stay Calm, Luxe Bag Spa just announced a new product for their handbag care line!
Introducing *clears throat* Luxe Bag Spa’s Deodorizer! Permanently removing smells of musk, smoke, perfumes, along with other unwanted or unpleasant odours.
The Hermes Birking JPG was named after Jean Paul Gaultier, the designer and mastermind of the bag. During his tenure with Hermes, he did a modern day twist on the iconic Birkin by shortening the body, extending the handles longer and including larger hardware. Making this a perfect shoulder bag.
At Luxe Du Jour, we pride ourselves on our rigorous authenticity protocol. We do not accept, sell or condone the selling of counterfeit goods. Every item undergoes a rigorous authentication process by our experts who thoroughly inspect each piece and ensure that only 100% of authentic items are put on sale.
Chloe has announced an exciting collaboration with Lebanese designer Sarah Beydoun. The collaboration emerges in the brands having a similar pillar in uplifting women and their artistic vision and cultivating craftsmanship. Sarah’s Bag was established in 2000 and has been seen being rocked by celebrities like Beyonce.
Wanna hear a love story? Estelle Arpels, daughter of a precious stone dealer, married Alfred Van Cleef, the son of a stonecutter, in 1895. It was said that in the 19th century, the main goal of marriage was to create alliances between families in order to create strong economic ties. After the wedding, Estelles Estelle’s brother, Charles, formed a partnership with Alfred.
Summer is in the air! Which means it is river, boating, beach, country club, and BBQ shopping in Costco season. Here are some of my top picks for summer beach totes:
It’s summer, which means bright colours are in! One of our favourite summer trends right now are pastels, neons and bold colours. Never be afraid to style a bold colored bag, colour blocking is in and adding a pop of colour to your outfit is never out of style.
The Sac De Jour was an instant fan favourite with its sleek lines, simple design and roomy interior. Celebrities all over the world were rocking this bag.
Luxe Bag Rental is the Airbnb of bags.
You can “Rent to own” or “Rent and Return”
Rent to Own: Have you ever purchased a bag and regretted your choice afterward? If so, rent to own is for you. At Luxe Bag Rental, you can try any handbag from our designer’s collection before you commit to it and avoid the hassle of reselling it.
Coming to you live from Luxe Bag Spa. Luxe Bag Spa specializes in luxury designer handbag restoration services to make them look and feel as good as new. Over the years, we’ve helped many bag addicts and collectors restore and revive some of their most loved and cherished possessions.
My favorite videos to watch on YouTube are “what is in my bag?”.. I always watch and once someone explains the purpose of an item in their bag, I run and put it in my purse. Tape is the one thing I carry around that people think is strange – but the amount of times it has come in handy, I don’t regret that purchase.
Bag Lovers we need your help! Our sister company Luxe Bag Rental needs your input! Recently they announced their 3-day rental for those in Calgary, AB. They want to hear from our fellow bag lovers what you would like to see from them next.
Adjustable Card holder: Introducing our latest Luxe Du Jour Product; The Adjustable Card Holder Converter! You can easily transform any standard-sized card holder into a waist belt bag, crossbody or over the shoulder bag. It can easily transform any standard sized card holder (4.5″ x 3″) into a cardholder on chain. This new feature allows you to fully adjust the length and repurpose your card holder into a compact functional bag accessory! The clip on the clasp allows you to remove the strap from this insert and attach it onto any other felt inserts or any bag or item with rings. Here are some cardholder that would work wonderfully on the adjustable converter Hermes Compact Wallet: Hermes Constance Slim Hermes Compact Bearn Wallet Hermes Kelly Pocket Compact Wallet Bag Addict, Have you tried our adjustable converter yet?
Our Instagram is deactivated again! Last year, around the same time (October 2020), our account was disabled for the first time. The second time was the day before Black Friday, November 25th, 2021 around 5:30 pm. Our team was excited for our Black Friday Sale and getting ready for it when we were suddenly disabled from the IG world. On Friday December 17th at 6:07pm it was deemed a mistake on the account. Now the third, and final time (fingers crossed) On Wednesday April 14th 2022 at 9:34pm, We received notice of deactivation of our account. This ban came with no notice, except on Tuesday, April 12th 2022 at 9:27pm. We got locked out of our account for 24 hours due to “suspicious activity”. Here is a reminder of what to do if your account is disabled. Instagram has three […]
The influencer and celebrity “it” bag: the Givenchy Antigona. The Antigona first launched in F/W 2011 under Creative Director Riccardo Tisci. It followed the great success of his previous launch, the Nightingale bag. Riccard Tisci, now Creative Director for Burberry, was known for combining masculine and feminine design elements to create unique fashion statements. Where did the name Antigona come from? In Greek mythology, the “Antigone” was famed for unwithering beliefs. She was fiery and headstrong. Her name translates to anti-opinions. The Antigona is now deemed a classic piece, its design has withstood the test of time and is still being rocked today. Its timeless sturdy structure with its functional detachable shoulder strap. The bag has a spacious interior and multiple interior pockets. The Antigona bag is currently available in five sizes: Baby – 9cm x 8cm x 3cm Nano […]
Mario Prada originally founded Prada in 1913, however, it didn’t make an impact in the fashion world until Miuccia Prada took charge of her grandfather’s company in 1978. Prada was originally a leather goods firm. Initially, it sold animal goods and imported English steamer trunks and handbags. Miuccia Prada’s initial success was selling a nylon backpack with a silver triangular label. Shortly after, her shoes and handbag designs became popular in various international markets. In 1989, they added their ready-to-wear line, in 1992 they founded Miu Miu, a slightly less expensive line, and finally they added Prada Sport. Miu Miu was Miuccia Prada, a nickname of her family. Here are top 5 Prada picks we currently have instock: Prada Re-Edition Bag Prada Double Cuir Prada Lux Promenade Prada Saffiano Studded Tote Prada Shearling Tote Bag […]
Easter is fast approaching and we want to give a loyal bag addict a chance to win cash, $1000 CAD to be specific. Are you ready for our 2nd annual Easter Egg Hunt? Starting April 10th – 20th, one of our social platforms will post an Easter bunny emoji! It could be posted on stories, posts, websites, Luxe Bag Rental, Luxe Bag Spa, Tik Tok, or in our emails. If you spot it, screen screenshot it and DM us saying you found the Easter bunny and you will win $1000 CASH! ^This is how the bunny emoji looks like First person to spot and send us a screenshot between April 10-20. If there is no one that finds it by April 20th midnight, the game is over. There can only be one winner! Ready for a hint? The hint: […]
It’s Spring, and in spring 2017 the infamous Chanel Gabrielle bag was first launched. Gabrielle was targeted towards a younger demographic. It was designed by the late Karl Lagerfeld. His inspiration was Gabrielle Chanel. Gabrielle paid tribute to the founder and her constant desire to put women’s freedom first, freedom of style. The bag was said to be an effortless “it” bag with a contemporary twist. The bag’s shape takes inspiration from oculus glasses. The adjustable strap lets you wear it three different ways: over the shoulder, cross body or both at the same time. The Gabrielle received mixed reviews amongst Chanel fans, doubting the longevity of the bags’ style. The bag was well received amongst celebrities and influencers. The Gabrielle has become a staple in Chanel’s collection. Here are some Chanel Gabrielle Hobo Bags that we have in stock: […]
Did you know that Celine was originally a made to measure children’s shoe shop? That is 100% factual. In 1945, Celine Cipiana and husband Richard opened their first shop of made-to-order shoes, and they became notorious for their style. In the 1950s-1960s, the couple slowly made their mark in women’s footwear and began their expansion into accessories and ready to wear sports collections. In 1996, Celine was purchased by LVMH (Louis Vuitton) in a $540 million dollar deal. Michael Kors was the first creative director of Celine in 1997. Kor’s made the brand desirable and well recognized in elite fashion. Since Kors, there have been 4 appointed creative directors changing the brand vision constantly. Celine Luggage Tote Nano Celine Luggage Tote Micro Celine Luggage Tote The Celine Luggage Tote is one of the most popular bags amongst the […]
Guccio Gucci founded Gucci in 1921, making it the oldest Italian fashion brand. Gucci initially started out as a baggage manufacturer and equestrian goods for the upper class. During the Second World War, Gucci introduced the iconic Double-G logo – as well as the stripe, the two red stripes with green running down the middle. From the 1950’s onwards, the company experienced great success with A-list celebrities, high-class citizens and luxury shoppers recognizing the brand. With the passing of Guccio Gucci, there were a few creative directors appointed to continue the brand’s memory. To this day, Gucci still remains one of the most iconic brands in the world. Looking to purchase a Gucci Bag? Here are the top five picks for Gucci Bags. Gucci Sylvie The Sylvie bag was great in 1969 – the same year an astronaut touched down […]
Mommy Bag (noun): Mary Poppins of bags usually contain diapers, snacks and everything you and everyone around you may need. Contrary to popular belief, you don’t need to have a kid to rock a mommy bag. How is a mommy bag different from a tote? I’m glad you asked. A mommy bag can be even a small bag that if organized correctly, can fit everything you could possibly need. A tote is usually larger and typically made of canvas, leather or any easy to clean material. These bags are perfect since they are able to carry all essentials while remaining stylish and elegant. The Birkin is the OG mommy bag – Jane Birkin originally used it as a diaper bag. Bags are meant to be enjoyed and used. If you are worried about them getting a little dirty, don’t worry, we […]
The origin of the word tote is “to carry” with roots dating back to the 17th century. In the West African language, Kikonho, the word “tota” means to “pick up”. In Kimbundu, the word “tuta” means “carry;load” and in Swahili “tuta” means “pick up,carry”. Did you know that the first tote bags were originally worn around the waist? Back in the day, if your tote was embellished or embroidered, it was a status symbol of wealth. In 1940, LL Bean created their first tote bag to carry Ice and Wood. This practical canvas bag was made to last – it’s now known as a boat bag (because of its broad shape). In the 1960s, Bonnie Cashin started a tote collection called Cashin Carry tote bag which is now known as Coach. Her collection was spacious, colorful, beautiful, modern and made […]
Honest question, would you like a belt that’s only purpose is to hold your pants up or would you prefer a belt that not only holds your pants up but can carry your essentials too. I’m not talking about fanny packs, I mean the ever-so classy belt bags. A fanny pack can be wonderful for running errands or going for a jog. However, the belt bag is a sophisticated, fashionable bag that’s perfect for on the go, being a style statement or even more. Belt Bags 101: Sophisticated version of a fanny pack It’s become a must-have accessory. When the big wigs like Alexander Wang and Louis Vuitton debuted during Fashion Week, the belt bags became something that everyone needed to have Men can wear belts too, The name “belt bag” has status attached to it too. Perfect for all […]
Ah women, they do some of the great things! There are so many incredible women in fashion. Today, let’s take a moment and honor them and the brands they have created and/or contributed to. Coco Chanel The famous Coco Chanel – if you were to google most famous women designer, guaranteed she is the first result. Considered by many to have been the greatest fashion force who ever lived. Coco Chanel changed the way women wore clothes – she capitalized on the changing times and she was a fashion icon. During the war, women only wore trousers when working a traditionally male job – Coco Chanel played a massive role in making trousers for women a popular fashion item. Nadège Vanhee-Cybulski The creative director of Hermes. Nadège Vanhee-Cybulski studied at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts of Antwerp. She then […]
In early December, Pantone released its color of the year. This year they decided on the shade “Very Peri”. It is a purple hue with violet-red undertones and a slight quality of blue. Lilac has been a massive trend in fashion in 2021 we saw it in clothing, makeup and also handbags! The Pantone press release stated that the color was chosen with intent of what is currently taking place culturally. Leatrice Eiseman, Executive Director of the Pantone Color Institute said, “Creating a new color for the first time in the history of our Pantone Color of the Year educational color program reflects the global innovation and transformation taking place.” The mission statement for Very Peri is: “A New Pantone Color Whose Courageous Presence Encourages Personal Inventiveness And Creativity. Here are our top picks for purple shade bags: Chanel Classic […]
Ahhh spring has sprung. Which means we are updating our winter wardrobe into spring. I, for one, am looking forward to warmer weather and some new trends that get me excited about style again. Also, a new excuse for a bag is always exciting. Green Is So In You will have everyone green with envy when you’re rocking one of these green bags. Green is perfect for a monochromatic look or even a pop of color in an all-neutral look. Bucket Bags The bucket bag is making a comeback just like its distant cousin, the bucket hat, which made a comeback in 2021. The bucket bag is perfect for an evening bag that can dress up any outfit. I personally love how secure the bag is with the strings that pull the bag […]