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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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A History of Chanel; a Timeline [Infographic]

History of Chanel- Coco Chanel

The French House of Chanel, with its iconic Double C logo was established more than a hundred years ago, and has since immortalized itself as one of the world’s most chic and classic brands, completely in tune with the stylish and functional needs of its devotees. Its founder, Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel comes from the humblest of beginnings, and is now considered a style icon, incredible businesswoman, talented couturier, and an example of perseverance and hard work. Learn about the history of Chanel…

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Types of Chanel Leathers and Skins

Chanel Half Moon Flap Bag available on PORTERO.com

Chanel has immortalized itself as one of the world’s chicest and classiest brands, completely in tuned with the stylish and functional needs of its devotees. From the iconic Classic Chanel Flap to the most avant-garde of designs, Chanel never disappoints when it comes to elegance and impeccable craftsmanship. Below, our Senior Director of Handbags and accessories, Elizabeth Bernstein, has compiled six of the most common Chanel leathers and materials used in their exquisite handbags, in alphabetical order.…

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Chanel 2.55 Flap Bags; Classic vs. Reissue

Classic vs Reissue

A question we get asked often is about the difference between the Classic Chanel Flap and the Reissue bags. At the beginning of the 20th Century, all women’s handbags were held as a clutch, making them less than convenient. Chanel, a lover of comfort, wanted to give women the freedom to use their hands while carrying their personal belongings. The very first Chanel flap bag was created by Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel herself. Inspired by the packs soldiers carried during WWI, Coco added a strap to a…

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How to Care for Your Chanel Bag; by Elizabeth Bernstein

Chanel handbags for sale at PORTERO

As you know, here at PORTERO we sell authentic, pre-loved and pristine designer handbags, including Hermès, Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Céline, and more. It’s important to keep your designer bag in the best condition possible, because with the proper care, they can be passed on from generation to generation. Should you ever wish to sell or consign your bag, you will get the best price if you’ve kept your Chanel bag in the best condition possible throughout the years. Our Senior…

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Jewelry from Chanel to Liven up Your Wardrobe

When it’s time to put your money where your mouth is, you want to go to the brand that never goes out of fashion. Who wouldn’t want a little more Chanel on their arm?  In honor of the legendary French fashion designer, a roundup of our five favorite Coco Chanel quotes that are full of stylish wisdom and wit, while spotlighting some of the chicest Chanel jewelry. Luxury Must be Comfortable, Otherwise it is Not Luxury A Chanel charm bracelet…

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