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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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Top 5 Most Iconic Louis Vuitton Handbags

Iconic Louis Vuitton handbags

We have previously discussed what makes a bag iconic, but every brand has their own bags that are immediately recognizable. In the case of Louis Vuitton, it’s safe to say that most people in the world, whether they’re handbag lovers or not, can identify the iconic monogram logo, and these five styles: 1. The Keepall   Louis Vuitton started his career by making travel trunks and bags. Designed by Georges Vuitton, Louis’ son, The Keepall made its debut in the…

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The ABCs of PORTERO – Part 2


N is for Nick Marmol, our Creative Director Born in London, Nick is a second-generation antiques specialist; a field the English take very seriously. A lover of historic landmarks and an avid traveler, Nick has been all over the world, but his favorite place to visit is India. Nick enjoys playing tennis and fishing, and his favorite restaurant is The Inn at Pound Ridge, where he enjoys the Maine Lobster pan roasted in the shell with oregano and chili. Although he’s British,…

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Monogram Madness

Sometimes all you want is a classic, and that’s why we spent some time collecting Louis Vuitton monogram bags in all shapes and sizes. We amassed quite a collection, and now we’re offering them to you in today’s First Finds. We have  your basic Speedys, Almas and Keepalls, but we also have limited edition Malletier Messengers, Papillons and Reporters. The best part about these bags is that they’re pre-owned, so they’re already broken in. That means it’ll look like you’ve…

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