Handbag Clinic | Blog

20/03/2020
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Mother’s Day 2020 Gift Guide

With Mother’s Day nearly upon us (mere days away), here at Handbag Clinic we thought we’d help you get in the good books this year… and yes we do offer next day delivery! Whether you’re treating your mum, grandma, partner or even yourself this Mother’s Day, our gift guide has it covered. While she may be happy with the yearly card and garage flowers, why not up your game and get her something that she can treasure. After all, the best gift you can give is style! The fashion conscious: ... Read More

11/02/2020

Restoring A Vintage Chanel

Chanel handbag is often seen as a staple item in the wardrobe of the fashion forward, however when worn daily the condition can diminish from its former glory. This gorgeous Chanel Classic Flap is ten years old and was in serious need of a refresh!

29/11/2019
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Handbag Clinic’s Ultimate Christmas Gift Guide 2019

With Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, and Kim Kardashian spotted in vintage wear, shopping pre-owned, is bang on trend this Christmas. Shop sustainably with Handbag Clinic, with our amazing range of designer Handbags. Whether you started your Christmas shopping in the Summer or left it till last minute, when it comes to choosing Christmas gifts, there is no more dreaded sentence than ”get me a surprise”. But don’t worry we are here to help you out! In order to keep up the Christmas spirit we have prepared a guide to the... Read More

Handbag Cleaning 06/03/2020

How Dirty Is Your Handbag?

With germs spreading like wildfire and the world going to meltdown over the current epidemic that we will not mention by name cough cough, we thought it necessary to share a little of our expert knowledge regarding the cleaning and maintenance of our beloved handbags. Our handbags can be cleaned and ridden of germs (tips at the bottom) but they are far dirtier than we ever could have imagined. One in five handbags contain enough bacteria to cause a serious risk to your health Our handbags contain more bacteria than... Read More

07/02/2020

Second Equity Raise

Handbag Clinic launches second capital raise to drive sustainable business model Following a successful equity capital raise via Crowdcube last year, we are now embarking on a second raise of £2 million to support our global expansion programme and evolution into the resale market, now widely recognised as the fastest growing business in fashion retail1. The funds will be used to expand in four core business areas; brand building, inventory acquisition, streamlining systems and recruitment of personnel. The capital injection will also finance expansion into new geographic markets, identified via... Read More

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