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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


 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


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


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


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


S/S 19 Colour Direction

The Spring/Summer season is here and has hit the fashion world with striking new styles and colours. We have the essential Colour guide to getting this seasons on trend colour ways. From tonal and pastel’s, to sophisticated neutrals, what colour will you choose to accompany you this upcoming season? Core Colours  The continued trend for natural materials such as raffia, together with the wealth of neutrals seen on the S/S 18 catwalks, confirms the continued importance of fashion neutrals. Buttercream evolves the trend for white leather items, with a commercial... Read More


Mothers Day Gift Guide

Your Mother’s Day Gift Sorted… Want to impress the most important woman in your life…your mum! We’ve done the work for you and come up with five gift ideas ideal for Mother’s Day. From a luxurious designer item for under £500, to the ultimate extravagant limited-edition gift.  Scroll down to check out our picks! Chanel      Chanel Wallet on Chain £1,345.00 You can’t go wrong with the gift of Chanel. This gorgeous Chanel Wallet is a timeless classic that will amaze anyone. The versatile piece features beautiful quilted patent... Read More


Hermes Restoration Specialist

Here at Handbag Clinic we take pride in the fact that over the years, we have become experts in many brands that we stock, one in particular being Hermès from specialist knowledge, authentication right through to restoration work.   CRAFTSMANSHIP AT ITS FINEST… Hermès is known for its handmade luggage and handbags, which can take a craftsman 18 to 24 hours to handcraft. The construction of each Kelly bag, for example, requires 18 hours to fully realise. Hermès’ leathers come from all over the world, customers may currently wait from... Read More


Made to Recycle – Made to Last

Made to Recycle – Made to Last Eat, Sleep, Recycle, Repeat. Here at Handbag Clinic recycling is a must! Keep reading to find out what we do to reduce our carbon footprint and be eco-friendly…   Wastage Our skilled team of experts always ensure they template designs on materials to ensure minimal wastage.  Any excess leather that cannot be used for bag components is then reused for customer samples and colour matching processes. We reuse cardboard until it cannot be used and is then recycled. We use electronic invoicing and... Read More


Sustainability is the New Black

It’s no secret that fashion has been named and shamed for being one of the top 5 most polluting industries in the world. However, times are changing and so are modern day consumers. Customers change of attitude towards sustainability is growing at a rapid rate and for the better. Read on to find out what we do at Handbag Clinic to be more ethical.     It’s time to fall back in love with our wardrobes! Here at Handbag Clinic, we repair and restore handbags and shoes back to their... Read More