Nothing blew up this year more than the Prada Re-edition. As the name suggests, the Prada Re-edition was a previously issued bag from the early 2000’s. The bag initially launched in Prada’s iconic nylon and now it comes in materials such as ruched nylon, saffiano leather and even fully rhinestoned.
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.
Ah, the women’s briefcase, a lightweight bag with interior pockets for organisation and necessities.
We are all for an investment bag that will be a money bank 10 years from now. Balenciaga has always been known for its avante-garde pieces. The fashion house is selling a drawstring pouch made out of calfskin that is made to resemble a trash bag.
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:
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.
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 […]
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 […]
Hi, my name is Megan, and I am a Sales Representative at Luxe Du Jour. I wanted to introduce myself to both new and existing Luxe Du Jour Clients. I work out of the head office here in Calgary, Alberta. My personal favorite brands are Hermès, Chanel, Celine, Christian Dior, and Chloé. In terms of products, I specialize in Hermès, Chanel and Celine, so I am more than happy to answer any questions you may have about these brands. Now, here are FIVE more things to know about me: 1. I am an Administration Assistant turned Sales Representative I got my bachelor’s degree in Business Administration a long time ago; I was certain that being an administration assistant is what I should do. After being a stay-at-home mom for a couple years, I really want to go back to work […]
Kanye did what?!?! On February 2nd, 2022 Kanye West gifted his girlfriend, Julia Fox and her best friends all Hermes Birkin 25 bags… So, is she accepting new friend applications? In total there were four gifted Birkin bags in a black, baby blue, navy and royal blue in size 25 . Each bag cost anywhere between $10,000 USD to $25,000 USD. He also gifted her two necklaces and a beanie from the designer Thermal Taveras brand WHENSMOKECLEARS® with the jewelry alone costing $1188 USD. Safe to say he spent around $50,000 USD to celebrate her birthday in style. Do we all suddenly want to buy Baby Birkin’s? Lucky for you we have two Birkin 25 in stock! Orange is the New Black This beautiful orange Birkin is the perfect pop of color to any of my all neutral bag lovers! […]
You or someone you know must be a designer bag addict right? Well, don’t be ashamed because most of us here at Luxe Du Jour also are proud handbag addicts, and we have the perfect gift ideas for you or them whether it’s for their birthday, anniversary, Valentine’s Day, Christmas or a ‘just because’, whatever the occasion is, we are here to help! You don’t need to buy them an expensive designer bag because these bag hacks and bag accessories will make them just as happy without breaking the bank! Ok, maybe not just as happy because yes we all want another Chanel or Hermès bag added to our collection HA! But sometimes it’s not about the price and its about the thought and the uniqueness of the gift, am I right? We want to share with you some of […]