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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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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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A History of Louis Vuitton; Timeline [Infographic]

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Louis Vuitton is one of the most recognized luxury brands in the world, thanks to its iconic Monogram pattern. According to Forbes, LV was the most valuable luxury brand of 2015. At PORTERO you will find authentic pristine and pre-owned Louis Vuitton bags and accessories, at up to 75% off retail. Learn about the history of this classic brand in this brief infographic, or dig deeper into the story of this French maison by scrolling through the timeline.  …

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Gift guides

National Wear Red Day; The Color Psychology of Red

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Happy National Wear Red Day! We’re celebrating by donning our best red outfits, and carrying our most stylish red bags. If you’re looking for a little something red to draw someone’s eye, or just give your look a pop of color, visit our Red Handbags and Accessories curation. The color red is not for shy people. It’s very attention grabbing; which is why STOP signs and fire trucks are red. Red is also associated with love and passion, making it…

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Louis Vuitton Patina

Fresh Louis Vuitton Patina

Every luxury bag has a different aging process. Just like a good pair of jeans, good leather will get better with age, as it molds to your lifestyle. Louis Vuitton bags are not an exception. Some LV bags have vachetta leather (also known as cowhide), which is an untreated leather that is very susceptible to water, stains, and even sunlight. Louis Vuitton uses it a lot in their monogram collection for trimming and handles. When an LV bag is brand…

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A French Connection; French Fashion Designers

French fashion designers

What is it about the French that exemplifies elegance and sophistication? Is it something in the water, or the eau, is it the French air that makes French designers so effortlessly chic? French design is instantly recognizable by the clean silhouettes, and minimalist approach. The French truly believe that “Less is More,” after all, it was Mademoiselle Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel who first said “Before you go out, always take something off.” Get to know our Top 5 French Fashion Designers…

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Giveaway! Win a Louis Vuitton Backpack!

Louis Vuitton Ellipse Backpack

    In honor of National Handbag Day this October 10th, we’re giving away a Louis Vuitton Ellipse backpack! The iconic Louis Vuitton monogram in this pre-loved bag makes it a great Fall piece. All you have to do is sign up with your email address. You get extra entries if you refer your friends, so don’t forget to share via a referral link, or on Facebook, or Twitter. Good luck!  …

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Gift guides

How to Find the Perfect Gift on PORTERO.com

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Buying the perfect gift is not easy, there are many factors to consider and there’s always the fear our loved one will end up disliking our gift and never use it. But there’s no need to fear anymore- with thousands of items on PORTERO.com, ranging from small luxury accessories to luxury travel trunks, you are bound to find something your loved one will cherish forever. We’ve put together a little guide to make the gift selecting process a lot easier.…

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