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

Be real - buy authentic!

Be real - buy authentic!

Posted by DARINA GRANIK

At Lux Second Chance we strongly believe and champion authenticity. It is a core value of our company. The counterfeit fashion market has long been reported as an economical, social and cultural problems. In this article we want to discuss why it is so bad! We will discuss not only the criminal activity of deceptive counterfeiting, including a theft of intellectual property, tax evasion and even funding of terrorist activities, but we are also going to discuss a customer and their motive, who still purchases the counterfeit item consciously, “non deceptively”.

Be real - buy authentic!

Posted by DARINA GRANIK

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

Fashion and Function: The New 2020 Essentials

Fashion and Function: The New 2020 Essentials

Posted by TESSA HALL

So clearly 2020 has been nothing like we anticipated. As an extension of that, our new wardrobe looks and choices have kind of been the same way. Have you been opting for CK sports bras over your favourite sultry lace bras? Are you finding new ways to incorporate athleisure wear into going out outfits? Has that tube of mascara you bought in March lasted you into the fall? It’s okay! That’s where we’re at too!

Let’s take the shame out of low-maintenance looks and let’s embrace this new normal for what it has to offer: functional and fashionable alternatives!

Fashion and Function: The New 2020 Essentials

Posted by TESSA HALL

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

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

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

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

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

This is a standard cookie notice which you can easily adapt or disable as you like in the admin. We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website.

Pre-loader