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Back to School: History Lesson - Stories Behind the Most Famous Handbags

Back to School: History Lesson - Stories Behind the Most Famous Handbags

Posted by DARINA GRANIK

Last month on Instagram we asked if our followers were interested in knowing the history of Hermès Kelly bag and over 60% pressed “YES”. So September turned out to be a perfect time to share some stories and to take you through histories of the most famous, beloved and cult handbags of our time. These handbags are conversation starters, and not only status symbols but cultural symbols as they carry a plethora of cultural references and stories behind them. They don't only belong to our wardrobes and private collections, but also films, museums and art exhibitions.

Back to School: History Lesson - Stories Behind the Most Famous Handbags

Posted by DARINA GRANIK

Chanel Ditches Their Authenticity Cards for Custom NFC Microchips

Chanel Ditches Their Authenticity Cards for Custom NFC Microchips

Posted by TESSA HALL

This spring, while loyal Chanel customers were still processing the recent price hikes on their favourite Chanel bags, they had another development coming their way; no more authenticity cards. What was once a staple for verified assurance that what you purchased was the real deal, is now no more. Of course, avid high-end fashionistas may be aware of this change, as they keep up on the latest news pertaining to the luxury market, but others may be caught off guard by its absence.

Chanel Ditches Their Authenticity Cards for Custom NFC Microchips

Posted by TESSA HALL

Chanel Ups Their Prices, Again--and They’re Not Alone

Chanel Ups Their Prices, Again--and They’re Not Alone

Posted by TESSA HALL

If you’re a loyal Chanel fan, then you’re already aware that the iconic brand has once again increased their prices of styles, like the Chanel 19 Small Bag, up by 10% as of July 1, 2021. This most recent price increase from Chanel marks it’s third increase in the span of 14 months; during a pandemic no less. Yes, Chanel’s increase was noteworthy among many fashion bibles and publications, but it is not unique from the current trend happening within luxury brands at present. 

Chanel Ups Their Prices, Again--and They’re Not Alone

Posted by TESSA HALL

From Bond Trader to Handbag Trader, Diana Nguyen Shares Her Journey

From Bond Trader to Handbag Trader, Diana Nguyen Shares Her Journey

Posted by TESSA HALL

If you’re an avid Luxer, you may recognize this face as our fearless leader, founder, and CEO of Lux Second Chance, Diana Nguyen. If you’re new to the blog, then let me introduce you to the determined entrepreneur, passionate eco-conscious shopper, part-time Torontorian, part-time Parisan, and Chanel fanatic behind the success of Canada’s biggest consignment aggregating shopping platform.

From Bond Trader to Handbag Trader, Diana Nguyen Shares Her Journey

Posted by TESSA HALL

All Year Resolutions You Can Actually Get on Board With!

All Year Resolutions You Can Actually Get on Board With!

Posted by TESSA HALL

As we putter through January, it’s not too late to set your goals and resolutions for 2021! We’re talking in particular about fashion-related goals that are not only good for you and the environment, but also feasible enough that you can make them your All Year resolutions, as opposed to a New Year’s resolution.

All Year Resolutions You Can Actually Get on Board With!

Posted by TESSA HALL

Why Buying Secondhand Luxury Products is a Smart Investment

Why Buying Secondhand Luxury Products is a Smart Investment

Posted by TESSA HALL

Is investing in the cards for your future? Does that sound totally dry and really not something you’ve thought about in-depth? Once upon a time (when our parents were young adults and thinking about their first investments) you’d have to go into a bank, talk in great lengths to some generic-looking man and try and remember all the jargon words being tossed around like diversification, bonds, dividends, and volatility. Well, times have changed, in a big way! 

Love fashion? Great at scouting out a deal? Then maybe your type of smart investment lies in the resale luxury market. 

Why Buying Secondhand Luxury Products is a Smart Investment

Posted by TESSA HALL

9 Tips for Holiday Shopping in COVID Times

9 Tips for Holiday Shopping in COVID Times

Posted by TESSA HALL

We refuse to use the words “strange,” “unprecedented,” or “uncertain” one more time in 2020! But when describing this year’s holiday shopping season, let’s just say it will be like none other before in the history of holiday shopping! Mad dashes to the mall are highly discouraged, extended store hours are likely not to happen, and complete hassle-free shipping is something we can only dream about. However, going into the holiday season, there are still ways to prepare yourself as best as you can. We’ve compiled a list of nine things to keep in mind as we head through November and soon enough, December. Remember, nabbing the perfect gift for everyone on your Christmas list always feels like a home-run, but this year let’s prioritize everyone’s safety above all else!

9 Tips for Holiday Shopping in COVID Times

Posted by TESSA HALL

Thinking about Mother Nature this Mother’s Day!

Thinking about Mother Nature this Mother’s Day!

Posted by DARINA GRANIK

After celebrating Earth Day and looking forward to Mother’s Day, it is about time we discuss Mother Nature and how we can help her. Scrolling through social media, filled with past travels and one-wear #ootds, it seemed like the meaning of Earth Day was misinterpreted and lost. This is why we have to take actions in order to protect our Mother Nature from disastrous climate change and destruction. In this month's blog post, we will discuss how we can easily do it and what role companies like Lux Second Chance play in this.

Thinking about Mother Nature this Mother’s Day!

Posted by DARINA GRANIK

The Gifts of Love (and Luxury) 😍

The Gifts of Love (and Luxury) 😍

Posted by TESSA HALL

Get out your finest reds and pinks, your cheesiest pickup lines, and your cliché date ideas, because it’s that time of the year again boys and girls: Valentine’s Day! Or maybe we should use the more inclusive alternatives, Galentine’s Day or Palentine’s Day. Whatever which way you decide to celebrate February 14th, whether it’s love-theme or anti-love theme (see Jessica Biel’s character from the 2010 film, Valentine’s Day, as inspiration), you can always do it with fun and colorful style, killer gift ideas, and the ultimate excuse to “treat yo-self” or someone you love!

The Gifts of Love (and Luxury) 😍

Posted by TESSA HALL

What Does Black Friday and Cyber Monday Mean for Luxury Brands?

What Does Black Friday and Cyber Monday Mean for Luxury Brands?

Posted by TESSA HALL

For most people, when you hear “Black Friday” you think of mobs of people almost breaking down the doors of a Walmart or Best Buy to get an insane deal on flat screen TVs or laptops. Similarly, when many people hear “Cyber Monday” they think of sites like Amazon crashing due to the high volume of traffic and users trying to get in on the hot, online discounts. Which leaves us wondering, “how do luxury brands do Black Friday and Cyber Monday?”

What Does Black Friday and Cyber Monday Mean for Luxury Brands?

Posted by TESSA HALL

Gold and Stocks vs. Investment Bags: We Put It to the Test!

Gold and Stocks vs. Investment Bags: We Put It to the Test!

Posted by DIANA NGUYEN

They say money can’t buy happiness, but I truly believe those that say that have never held a brand new Chanel quilted handbag in their hands. The feeling you get from owning luxury is a feeling that cannot simply be put into words. However, owning luxury is only the tip of the iceberg; making money off of owning luxury is the cherry on top!

Gold and Stocks vs. Investment Bags: We Put It to the Test!

Posted by DIANA NGUYEN

How Women Have Changed the Fashion Landscape

How Women Have Changed the Fashion Landscape

Posted by TESSA HALL

It’s no news that women (generally speaking) love fashion. Since the beginning of time women have made it a hobby, a way to connect, earn a living, and claim ownership of something in a world that hasn’t always been perfect for us. Over the years, decades, and centuries, fashion has changed and with it so has its meaning towards the female population.

How Women Have Changed the Fashion Landscape

Posted by TESSA HALL

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