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Founder & Face ‘Coco’ Chanel was born Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel on 19th August 1883, in Saumur, France. In 1910 the fashion designer opened her first shop on 31 Rue Cambon, Paris, where the brand ‘Chanel’ still has a store on the famous address today. Chanel first began specialising in hats and then later introduced clothes, perfumes, shoes and accessories. This expansion and popular street location helped Coco to break through as an icon while creating the foundations for what has led to Chanel becoming the billion-dollar empire it is today. The LBD Chanel revolutionised the way women dressed and is...

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Hermès Haul - record breaking sales of $2.7 million

What does this mean for the luxury market post COVID-19?

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The History of the Louis Vuitton Neverfull

Every designer fashion maven worth their salt is a teeny bit obsessed with Louis Vuitton. This coveted designer brand brings out exquisite products season after season...

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Let’s face it, we’re all a little bit obsessed with the Hermès Birkin handbag and with good reason. It has a gorgeous and timeless style, it goes with every conceivable outfit and it’s a true designer staple. There’s also the fact that it has a fabulous history in line with its luxe aesthetic, so let’s take a trip down fashion’s memory lane to celebrate key moments in the history of the Hermès Birkin…   1983… where it all began   You might already know that the bag was named for Hollywood icon Jane Birkin, but it all began high in...

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The Lady Dior Handbag. One of the most popular handbag designs of all time, due in no small part to it being known as Princess Diana’s favourite bag. While there are lots of rumours about the relationship between Diana and the bag, little is known about the true story. Mainly, it wasn’t created for Diana (as widely believed), but rather re-named after her.  First launched in 1994, with no official name, it was then gifted to Diana in 1995 by France’s First Lady, Bernadette Chirac. The handbag was immediately loved by the Princess, who promptly ordered it in every available...

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