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Pyramid for a Perfectly Balanced Designer Handbag Collection

Designer Handbag Collection

Let’s talk designer handbag collections… We took a page out of Who What Wear‘s notebook and decided to create our own pyramid for a perfectly balanced handbag collection. Take a look at our handy infographic (don’t forget to pin!), or keep scrolling past it to see in more detail everything your designer handbag collection should include.…

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Gift guides

Music Festival Essentials; What to Bring to Coachella

Coachella Essentials

Let’s talk music festivals… Coachella marks the beginning of the summer festival season in the United States. Every April, thousands of people flock to Indio, California to enjoy three days of sunshine, music, and good energy. The PORTERO team has a few seasoned festival goers who have compiled these 8 must-haves for Coachella, and all music festivals in general. Pack your bags, you’re going to Indio!…

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Gift guides

Think Pink; Pink Designer Bags and Accessories

Rose Sakura Birkin and Kelly

Let’s talk pink designer bags and accessories… What’s more feminine than a designer bag? A pink designer bag, of course! The color pink represents love and innocence, as well as good health. Whether you want to wear pink from head to toe, or use it as a pop of color, at  PORTERO we have hundreds of designer bags and accessories in all the colors of the rainbow, but pink always has a special place in our hearts.…

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Designer Handbags

Best It Handbags of All Times. Part 1

It Bags- Hermes Kelly

Throughout the years there have been some bags that are a “must-have” for serious fashionistas: from the classic Louis Vuitton Speedy, to the in-vogue Mansur Gavriel bucket bag. We call these bags “it” bags, because they’re carried by “it” girls and provide anyone with an instant “it” status. We’ve put together a list of the best It bags of the last 80 years. Stay tuned for part 2 and 3. Above photo courtesy of Zanita.…

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Designer Jewelry

Designers to Watch Series; Madyha Farooqui

Madya Farooqui

Today we’re excited to launch our new Designers to Watch Series, featuring talented fine jewelry designers. Our first designer is Madyha Farooqui. Maydha Farooqui was raised in New York City, while traveling the world as the daughter of a UN diplomat. Summers were filled with exhilarating continent hopping to locations such as London, Paris, Rome, Hong Kong, and Delhi. Having spent a lifetime inheriting and collecting jewelry, textiles and art from all over the globe, Madyha knew she would work…

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Celebrity Inspiration

The Top 10 Best Jewelry Looks of the 2016 Oscars

Oscars 2016 jewelry

It was a night filled with glitz and glamour. The red carpet was buzzing with the anticipation of the night’s awards, but also with the culmination of what was, undoubtedly, days, weeks, and maybe even months of preparations. Every detail, from the length of a hem, to the coif of a curl has been planned in advance, and the ladies of the Oscars red carpet did not disappoint. With so many beautiful and talented women (and so many diamonds) it…

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Consignment

Designer Handbag Consignment; what to consign, and where.

Alma Vernis- Designer Handbag Consignment

Spring is just around the corner, and with it comes the much dreaded Spring cleaning. You’ve heard the saying that if you haven’t worn something in over a year, chances are you’ll never wear it again. We know it’s hard to let go, but sometimes it’s for the best, especially if it will get you some money to purchase what you really want. Perhaps you were gifted a bag that wasn’t really your style, or you bought a handbag that…

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Celebrity Inspiration

The Best handbags of ABC’s SCANDAL

Scandal

Here at PORTERO we’re very excited that Scandal has returned to ABC. We love following the adventures of Olivia Pope and her associates (OPA for short), and her candid love for the president of the United States. We’re taking a look at some of our favorite handbags of the past seasons, but for those of you who haven’t caught up on the latest episode, don’t worry, we won’t spoil it. Warning, season 1-4 spoilers. Season 1, Episode 6. “The Trail.” We all know Olivia…

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