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28/10/2019

Bottega Veneta Takes Fashion Week

With Fashion Week drawing to a close, we sum up our top favourite street style looks from the month… and Bottega Veneta take the top spot! Bottega Veneta handbags, designed by Creative Director, Daniel Lee, who was hired by the Italian brand in 2018, were EVERYWHERE. It comes as no surprise, that the former Celine womenswear designer has made a major impact on the fashion house; Lee’s debut runway show from February in Milan received astounding reviews, and we’ve already spotted plenty of his pieces all summer long on our... Read More

24/09/2019

Fashionistas Shop Pre-Owned Handbags!

Celeb Alert! It comes as no shock that celebrities are buying pre-owned bags because of a modern day-shift in consumers attitude towards sustainability. At Handbag Clinic our eco-friendly approach to fashion is the perfect option to lower your ‘fashion-footprint’ as a customer, whilst still looking stylish in top designer brands. Read on to find out which celebs are shopping pre-owned handbags and what they are wearing.  Rosie Fortescue’s Chic Holiday Handbag    ‘Made in Chelsea’ fans saw star Rosie Fortescue (@rosiefortescue) rocking a luxurious vintage Chanel beach bag this summer, purchased at Handbag Clinic! The vintage Perspex number was a... Read More

17/09/2019

Flagship Store in Chelsea Relaunched & Bespoke Concierge Service Unveiled

Our Flagship store, on Kings Road in Chelsea, has had a gorgeous new refurbishment and we wanted to show it off by hosting a spectacular VIP Event. That’s not all there was to celebrate, we also launched our brand-new bespoke Concierge Service… no wonder we wanted to throw a party! From the comfort of their own home, clients can now book a consultation with our trusted team of dedicated technicians who will be on hand to audit, authenticate, value, clean, restore, and sell client’s designer handbags through our nationwide chain... Read More

10/09/2019

5 Reasons to Shop Vintage Louis Vuitton Handbags

This week, we explore the many reasons you absolutely must own a vintage Louis Vuitton handbag.  Since 1854, Louis Vuitton have been designing the most exquisite trunks and handbags – an iconic staple in the world of luxury accessories. So, why do you need a vintage Louis Vuitton handbag?… 1) Vintage Louis Vuitton handbags are DURABLE. There’s nothing worse than spending a fortune on a bag which barely makes it through the season. The Louis Vuitton canvas material is renowned for its durability, as proven when in use for their... Read More

HC on BBC 31/07/2019

Handbag Clinic are being featured On BBC1’s Shop Well For Less

How much are you hiding in your wardrobe? The pre-owned luxury fashion market has grown 21 times faster than the Luxury Market and it is becoming the new way for the style conscious to shop, it can also be a great way to make some extra money. BBC1’s “Shop Well For Less” saw Handbag Clinic as the perfect way to help Melissa from Selby in Yorkshire to generate some extra cash after leaving her full time role to work on her own business due to a change is circumstances. Melissa... Read More

14/06/2019

5 Reasons to Shop Vintage Chanel Bags

  This week we have delved into the archives of vintage Chanel couture. Since the founding of the fashion house in 1910, the brand has created classic enduring pieces of art, which continue to be just as relevant and on trend. These rare vintage items are the original source of inspiration for future Chanel masterpieces, do you need any more reason to invest in your own work of art? If so, read on to find out 5 reasons to invest in vintage Chanel…       1.    Be Original. Be... Read More

09/05/2019

 The Many Handbags of Kylie Jenner

Our obsession with Kylie Jenner continues. This week we take a closer look at Kylie’s extensive collection of designer heaven. Mid last August, the 21-year-old self-made billionaire shared a tour of the entire “room” in her house dedicated to just her purses! 8 months on, it’s time for an update. Read on to delve into the archives of Kylie’s luxury chic…     Fendi Forever  In October last year, Instagram fans were graced by the vision of Kylie in baby blue latex paired with an eye catching Fendi Purse. The... Read More

30/04/2019

Donatella Francesca Versace – An Icon

An Italian fashion designer and current vice president of the Versace Group, as well as its chief designer. We all know her as a fashion icon and true diva, Donatella, Born 2 May 1955 (Happy birthday) has truly been a fashion icon over the years. During the 1980s, Donatella’s brother, Gianni Versace, launched a perfume dedicated to her, Blonde, and gave her her own fragrance label, Versus, which Gianni formerly ran for her. After Gianni’s death, Donatella took over all aspects of the label.  She had planned to work for... Read More

16/04/2019

Victoria Beckham – An Icon’s Birthday

Today is a true fashion icons birthday, Victoria Beckham! From Spice Girl to one of the most talked about fashion designers of this era Victoria Beckham turns 45. The life of an icon… In 1994, Beckham joined the all-female group, the Spice Girls. Each member of the group received a nickname from the media and Beckham was named “Posh Spice” The group is the best-selling female group of all time, selling over 80 million records worldwide. Not only did they have massive success in there music but also sparking girl... Read More

11/04/2019

Influencers of Fashion

Here at Handbag Clinic we know how hard it is to decide whether to buy or not to buy. It’s only until you see how a bag is styled on someone that you can truly imagine what it would look like on yourself. So, we’ve done the work for you and found six influencers of fashion who we are sure will inspire you.  In the Frow – Dior The desirable Lady Dior is a true iconic bag. Influencer Victoria, aka In the Frow, is rocking it with this contemporary crisp... Read More