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Best Designer Handbags to Invest In

Chanel Plate Bag

We consider a true investment to be those bags you can purchase today and sell a few years down the road for a profit. If you’re in the market for a handbag that will give you the possible highest ROI (Return on Investment), look no further than an Hermès Birkin. If you haven’t already, you should read the New York Times article on the world’s most expensive handbag ever sold (as of June, 2016) titled “Who Would Pay $300,000 for a Handbag?”…

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Celebrity Inspiration

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen’s Best Handbags

Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen handbag

We have been idolizing Mary Kate and Ashley’s fashion evolution from a very young age. Since the days of Full House and movies like Holiday in the Sun, they have built an empire with fashion lines Elizabeth and James and The Row, among many other innovative companies. In honor of their 30th birthday, we’re taking a look at some of Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen’s best handbags!…

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Designer Jewelry

The History of Van Cleef & Arpels [infographic]

Van Cleef and Arpels Alhambra Necklace(2)

Van Cleef & Arpels is some of the most sough after pieces in the world. Crafted with precious stones and the highest quality materials, VCA jewelry often depicts intricate, whimsical designs like flowers and animals. Van Cleef & Arpels’ iconic Alhambra collection was first launched in 1968, and continues to be the maison’s identifiable emblem, symbolizing luck, love, fortune, and good health. At PORTERO one will find pieces from the coveted Alhambra collection, as well as many of Van Cleef…

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Designer Handbags

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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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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