Sustainability: Just a Trend or the New Way to Shop?

Sustainability: Just a Trend or the New Way to Shop?

by Tessa Hall May 20, 2019

It seems like “fast-fashion” has become the new dirty word. Most commonly, you see it used as an insult directed towards specific companies in the name of the new sustainability craze. As sustainable fashion becomes a necessity as well as a trend, shoppers are looking for new ways to fill their wardrobes. Bring on the ever-growing rise of the resale—or second-hand—market.

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How to Get the Most Out of Your Next Investment

How to Get the Most Out of Your Next Investment

by Tessa Hall April 17, 2019

If you’re a well-informed fashionista, then you’ve definitely heard the term “investment bag” thrown around from time to time. Even if you are aware of this concept, you may not be familiar with the difference between the two types of “investment bags”. 

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Karl Lagerfeld’s Passing and the Resale of Chanel and Fendi Goods

Karl Lagerfeld’s Passing and the Resale of Chanel and Fendi Goods

by Tessa Hall March 25, 2019

Last month the fashion world was shocked to hear the passing of a legendary icon, Karl Lagerfeld. His extensive career and decades of dedication to the brands of Fendi and Chanel were mourned along with the innovative and creative genius himself. 

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How to Authenticate a Hermès Bag and Spot a Fake

How to Authenticate a Hermès Bag and Spot a Fake

by Tessa Hall January 25, 2019

Undeniably the “crème de la crème” of all luxury handbags is the Hermès. Craftsmanship, exclusivity, sophistication, and quality are what you can expect from Hermès, but what if these expectations have been compromised? What if your purchase isn’t the real deal? Chances are if you don’t leave it up to the experts, you’re purchasing a fake!

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Christmas Gift Guide: For Everyone on Your List or Just Yourself!

Christmas Gift Guide: For Everyone on Your List or Just Yourself!

by Tessa Hall November 19, 2018

Stunning gift ideas, for you or someone special on your list!  Here's how to put super chic designer looks together at a fraction of the price. It's all in the accessories. - Love Lux xoxo

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Why Shopping for Luxury Goods Online is Better than Ever!

Why Shopping for Luxury Goods Online is Better than Ever!

by Tessa Hall September 03, 2018

When you think of shopping for luxury goods, you’re probably thinking of beautiful storefronts with decadent window displays and rich interiors with courteous salespeople dressed as elegant as the shoppers doing the shopping themselves. Well, a lot has changed in the luxury market in recent years! 

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Battle of totes: LOUIS VUITTON Neverfull or GOYARD St. Louis??

by Darina Granik August 05, 2018

These two totes always compete for the Crown of Totes.  

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A Handbag for Every Summer Adventure

A Handbag for Every Summer Adventure

by Tessa Hall June 04, 2018

With summer right around the corner (finally!), we at Lux Second Chance have compiled a list of our top must-haves for the summer months! We’ve hunted the Spring/Summer runway looks for the best in summer accessories and have included looks that you can purchase today online at Lux Second Chance! Here are the staple bags you need in your wardrobe for every adventure in this summer!

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Only the Best for Mom this Mother’s Day!

Only the Best for Mom this Mother’s Day!

by Tessa Hall May 02, 2018

With Mother’s Day just around the corner many of us are faced with the annual question, “what do I get the woman who deserves the world?” Well this year Lux Second Chance has you covered! Treat the woman who does so much for others with a little luxury of her own!

Chic, practical, classic, reliable, and luxurious. Yes, we could be describing your mother, but we’re also describing our impressive gift ideas that are just as special as she is! No matter what her taste, we have something that’s the perfect match for her lifestyle and your budget. Here’s our best finds for all different kinds of women whether she’s your mother, your wife, or just a friend who needs extra appreciation this Mother’s Day!

 

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BOOK REVIEW - “HANDBAGS: A LOVE STORY. LEGENDARY DESIGNS FROM AZZEDINE ALAÏA TO YVES SAINT LAURENT” BY MONICA BOTKIER

by Darina Granik February 08, 2018

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching and it is the perfect timing to reflect on our love for handbags. As a matter of fact, Monica Botkier, an American designer of handbags recently has published a beautiful book with Harper Collins that we all can relate to, called “Handbags: A Love Story”. If you love handbags as much as we do, you should definitely read it!

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How to authenticate a CHANEL bag and spot a fake

by Darina Granik January 08, 2018 2 Comments

Chanel is a company that does not need an introduction - it is one of the most famous, covetable and respectable brands on the planet. Also, it is one of the most expensive therefore replicated brands. Sky high prices, that grow annually, long wait lists for the items and limited access to the most classic universal colours and models - all of these make it quite complicated to get a Chanel handbag of your dreams. This is where vintage and preloved stores come in very handy. But one must be careful to look out for fakes. While at Lux Second Chance we consider authenticity as our core value, we have prepared a list of signs that you should check before getting yourself a Chanel handbag in a store other than a Chanel boutique.

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Holiday Gift Guide: Best handbags of 2017 for any budget

by Darina Granik December 03, 2017

With the holiday season fast approaching, a hunt for the best gifts has begun. Here at Lux Second Chance we believe that a designer handbag is the perfect gift for your loved ones - your mother or daughter, wife or girlfriend, best friend or sister, or just yourself. With it, you can show how much you love them and it will put a big smile on their faces. However, the market is so big and saturated that it is quite hard to navigate through it for those who are not familiar with it! To help you out, we made some tips and picked some of the most covetable handbags and leather goods for any budget.

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