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

10 Trends Heating Up Summer 2021

10 Trends Heating Up Summer 2021

Posted by TESSA HALL

The runways and trend forecasts for summer 2021 are promising hot styles, daring choices, the return of old favourites, and classics that just won’t go away! We scoured our faithful fashion bibles to take a tally of the trends that we saw repeated on runways, included in trend lists, and already hitting the streets. Take a look at our top 10 trends and style inspos that we see dominating the designer scene and creeping their way into the mainstream!

10 Trends Heating Up Summer 2021

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

Status symbol: Princess Diana and her handbags

Status symbol: Princess Diana and her handbags

Posted by DARINA GRANIK

One of the people who has an enduring influence on fashion, handbags in particular, even decades after her death is Princess Diana. Her sense of style has always inspired designers and artists; she used fashion as her armour and weapon and still today her style is appealing to a new generation of fashionistas who learn about Lady Di through their icons like Rihanna, Hailey Bieber, Off-White’s designer Virgil Abloh, Instagram and the latest season of a TV-show  “The Crown”.

Status symbol: Princess Diana and her handbags

Posted by DARINA GRANIK

See What's In the Cards for Fashion This Fall!

See What's In the Cards for Fashion This Fall!

Posted by TESSA HALL

Although summer is in full force, everyone knows fashion is always looking months ahead. With that, we wanted to switch it up this month and bring you our latest trend forecasting! Looking ahead to fall 2020, you can expect daring choices, reoccurring staples, and a way to incorporate your style into any trend! We scoured the fashion Bibles: Vogue, Marie Claire, Elle, and Harper’s Bazaar to note the common denominators in each list. This brings us the top six reoccurring trends for the fall

See What's In the Cards for Fashion This Fall!

Posted by TESSA HALL

Brunch and Learn: discussion on sustainability and the future of retail

Brunch and Learn: discussion on sustainability and the future of retail

Posted by DARINA GRANIK

To kick off the New Year, Lux Second Chance invited selected fashion insiders and media to discuss sustainability and the future of retail over brunch at Soho House Toronto. With the changing scape of retail and climate disaster, these currently are the biggest concerns in the fashion industry.

Brunch and Learn: discussion on sustainability and the future of retail

Posted by DARINA GRANIK

THIS OR THAT: BATTLE OF THE ULTIMATE CROSSBODY BAGS

THIS OR THAT: BATTLE OF THE ULTIMATE CROSSBODY BAGS

Posted by DIANA NGUYEN

This month on the blog we tackle a “this or that” debate that I’m sure everyone has an opinion on! What is the ultimate crossbody bag? How do you define it? What makes it unique, but practical? We dive into the specifics of our top four based on reviews and research of these luxury finds.

More common than ever, designers are including a longer crossbody strap to many handbags in order to add more versatility and ways to wear (which we love, of course!). As a result, the distinct criterion for this list is that these bags can only be worn crossbody; otherwise the options on what to include would be limitless! Let’s get started!

THIS OR THAT: BATTLE OF THE ULTIMATE CROSSBODY BAGS

Posted by DIANA NGUYEN

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

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

Posted by TESSA HALL

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

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

Posted by TESSA HALL

Only the Best for Mom this Mother’s Day!

Only the Best for Mom this Mother’s Day!

Posted by TESSA HALL

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!

 

Only the Best for Mom this Mother’s Day!

Posted by TESSA HALL

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

Posted by DARINA GRANIK

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!

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

Posted by DARINA GRANIK

Purse Trends You Need to Know for 2017

Posted by BRIAN BRIAN

As 2016 wrapped up this past week and the new chapter of 2017 began, we wanted to focus on keeping you ahead of the purse game for the coming seasons—insuring you know all the trends set to appear throughout the next few months.

Purse Trends You Need to Know for 2017

Posted by BRIAN BRIAN

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