Handbag Clinic

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


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!


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

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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


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

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

Crowd Cube 31/01/2019

Handbag Clinic are Crowd Funding

Get shares and become part of our family We’re giving our customers exclusive access to this investment opportunity prior to us launching on Crowd Cube later in the month. You can invest anything from £10 to £100,000 or more and it is regulated and authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). This is the first time the company are offering shares to private investors after investment of £680,000 from the Directors to launch the business over the past few years. The Idea We started in 2013 offering cleaning & restoration... Read More


Leather Types: Vachetta Leather

What do you know about Vachetta Leather? Vachetta leather generally comes from the bull’s shoulder, making it a tough, long lasting and hard wearing leather. Vachetta is a very natural type of leather, coloured using only dyes. It has no protection or additive treatments applied after its colouring process, making it very absorbent. This comes with pros and cons. The leather doesn’t go through many processes in the tannery which is what makes it so natural; it’s soft, smooth and looks great! However, as there are no protection additives on... Read More


Leather Types: Saffiano Leather

Saffiano leather is one of the most commonly used leathers found in the fashion industry today. It is a durable leather which is easy to clean. But what exactly is Saffiano leather, and where does it come from?   Its origin is Italy. Originally patented by Prada for ‘real’ Saffiano leather, and it is known as one of Prada’s masterpieces. However in today’s market Saffiano can be found on many market leading designers handbags, and they are not all as good as they should be. It is thought that Mario... Read More


Louis Vuitton Bags Event in Newcastle

Newcastle Store filled with Louis Vuitton bags for one week Louis Vuitton is our most popular selling brand. Taking this into consideration we thought what better way to celebrate the brands popularity than to hold a Louis Vuitton Only event. With a wait list in our store on classic styles we thought what a fun way to create an exciting buzz surrounding the LV pieces we have for sale. Louis Vuitton most requested bags such as the Speedy and Alma were in stock plus more beautiful pieces on offer. All... Read More