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.
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.
Unfortunately, the counterfeit market is continuously growing. Louis Vuitton is among one of the most counterfeited brands in the world. Us bag lovers need to protect ourselves out there. Here are some tips to spot a fake…
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.
Debuting the Fall/ Winter collection of 2013, The Capucines Bag has the essence of old-money elegance, but it still has that modern glam to it. The bag itself is very practical; it has room for all necessities and then some. The logo is subtle, the flap once tucked in. You will see the Louis Vuitton logo. The flap has the classic monogram flower. The bag itself comes in three sizes: Mini, BB, PM and various exotic leathers such as python, alligator, ostrich, crocodile and lizard. The Capucine Bag was named after the street, Rue Des Capucines, in Paris. Louis Vuitton started their first store in 1854 on Rue Des Capucine. You are in luck! We have two Capucines still in stock! Black and Beige Capucine: Ivory Capucine: Bag lovers, what is your opinion on the Capucine?
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?
The coveted Chanel Trendy was first spotted on the spring 2014 runway. The trendy is recognized by its “Chanel” top plate, top handle, CC clasp in the front, woven chain strap, three separated compartments and a back pocket. The Trendy was designed to be a working women’s go-to bag. It flew off the shelves on its initial launch, making it an instant success. It’s now considered a classic amongst the Chanel addict community. This bag is made in limited quantities. That means when shopping at the store there are very rarely any Trendy’s lined up on the shelf. Chanel only releases a handful of Trendy CC’s easy season, making it unique and rare to other Chanel styles. The Trendy is priced more than a Chanel 19 and Coco Handle. However, it’s still a lower price point than a classic flap. […]
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 […]
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: […]
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 […]
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 […]
Does everyone feel busier in February than any other month? Maybe because it’s a shorter month. Since I survived the February blues and I feel like I have become a strong business woman – I’m going to need a new work bag to treat myself. I think you need to treat yourself too. Sac De Jour Classy, structured, and spacious. “Sac De Jour” translates to “Day Bag” – you go to work during the day, which is a sign that this should be your work bag. The structure of the bag gives the bag its elegance to be paired with a power suit or delicate dress. The bag itself isn’t bulky and has delicate pleats along the side to give it more of a feminine design. Chanel Jumbo Flap It can fit a laptop. Need I say more? I […]