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Why I love PORTERO, featuring Wannabe Fashion Blogger

Why I Love PORTERO ft Wannabe Fashion Blogger

An interview with Tamryn Miller of Wannabe Fashion Blogger. We first met (and immediately loved) Tamryn over social media. She had purchased a mini Chanel flap bag from us and was sharing her experience with her readers. “When I first started looking for a Chanel bag, I was very overwhelmed. So many people warned me not to buy designer handbags online because they had heard so many horror stories about authentication issues and misrepresented images,” she says. “Since I knew…

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How to Protect Your Hermès Bag

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Congratulations on purchasing your Hermès bag! You have in your hands a beautiful piece of art crafted from the most exquisite of materials, by the most meticulous artisans. You bag could have taken anywhere from 10 to 24 hours, or perhaps even more, to be handmade by a single craftsman. Whether you bought it in pristine condition, or pre-loved, it’s only natural that you would want to keep it in the best shape possible, especially in case you want to sell…

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The Difference between Crocodile and Alligator Handbags

Chanel Alligator Flap Bag available on PORTERO.com

In the world of luxury handbags, exotic skin is one of the highest quality materials in the market. Not only is it sleek and beautifully designed, but it is also sturdy, lasting for many years to come. There are a few different types of exotic skins used to make handbags, but the most sought after are alligator and crocodile. There is a lot of confusion and questions about the difference between alligator bags and crocodile bags. So let’s delve into…

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A History of Saint Laurent Paris [Infographic]

History of Yves Saint Laurent

Yves Saint Laurent is considered one of the greatest designers of the past century. The history of the house of Saint Laurent Paris, as it’s been called since 2012, it’s closely linked to its founder, Yves. A creative genius and tormented soul (if you haven’t yet, you must watch the documentary L’Amour Fou), the legacy of Yves Saint Laurent has lived on, long after his retirement in 2002, and his death in 2008. See a brief history of the house…

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