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Chanel Price Increase 2022

Chanel Price Increase 2022

Chanel Price Increase 2022: Chanel's You Can Purchase at The Handbag Clinic Another Chanel price increase. The dreaded words no handbag lover ever wants to hear. Annual price hikes for luxury super brands are nothing new and normally happen in spring. But in recent years, Ch... Read more

Ultimate Bag Guide: Gucci Marmont

Ultimate Bag Guide: Gucci Marmont

Gucci Marmont: Ultimate Bag GuideGucci Marmont’s were first released in the 2016 Fall/Winter Ready to Wear Collection. Despite only being a recent addition to Gucci’s vast handbag designs, Marmont’s have secured their spot in the Gucci Hall of Fame. Predominantly crafted in zig-zag quilted leat... Read more

5 Discontinued Bags You Need To Secure

5 Discontinued Bags You Need To Secure

5 DISCONTINUED BAGS THAT YOU NEED TO SECURE We understand that luxury handbags become part of the family when they’re adopted into your collection, which is why Handbag Clinic have curated a list of discontinued designs you need to look out for!  Fashion power houses have broken our hearts... Read more

Ultimate Bag Guide: Classic Chanel

Ultimate Bag Guide: Classic Chanel

Chanel Re-Issue 2.55 Despite Coco’s famed success originating in the early 20th century, the brands cult creation, the Classic Chanel, didn’t drop until the 1980s, when Karl Lagerfeld stepped into steer the helm of the fashion powerhouse.   Taking inspiration from Coco’s infamous... Read more

Do You Know the Secrets Behind Hermès Stamping?

Do You Know the Secrets Behind Hermès Stamping?

Secrets of Hermès Stamping To the untrained eye, Hermès Stamping will appear ambiguous and even irrelevant, but in reality, each stamp tells a unique story. Hermès refer to these markings as ‘Blind Stamps’. Essentially, it’s a code that indicates the date of manufacture and can be utilised to d... Read more

How To Authenticate Gucci

How To Authenticate Gucci

Authentic Gucci Handbag Gucci is a brand favoured by models, the fashion elite and you.  Initially, Gucci crafted detachable leather bags for horse saddles, but Guccio Gucci swiftly transformed the manufacturing efforts of the company and before long, they became synonymous with luxury han... Read more

Chanel Leather Types: Lambskin vs Caviar

Chanel Leather Types: Lambskin vs Caviar

CHANEL LEATHER: The popularity of Classic Chanel’s is nothing new. With the annual price of a Classic increasing by 16% YOY, there’s never been a better time to invest.  Originally, Classic Chanel’s were made from a jersey fabric. However, not long after the conception of the 2.55 flap bag in... Read more

Now's The Best Time To Sell Your Handbags

Now's The Best Time To Sell Your Handbags

Sell Pre Loved Designer Handbags Are you looking to make money or maybe refine your collection? At Handbag Clinic, our dedicated team of buyers are here to assist you every step of the way, from quote completion to courier collection. PRICE INCREASES: It’s no secret that every year, fashion h... Read more

Ultimate Bag Guide: Hermés Birkin

Ultimate Bag Guide: Hermés Birkin

Handbag Clinic have curated everything you need to know about the iconic Hermés Birkin… Since their conception in 1984, Birkins remain the epitome of prestige within the realms of high fashion. Due to the timely nature of completing saddle stitching, it takes 48 hours to make just one.  Ins... Read more

5 Reasons to Shop Vintage Chanel Bags

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 ... Read more

The Many Handbags of Kylie Jenner

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. Re... Read more

Mulberry Restoration - Art Insider

Mulberry Restoration - Art Insider

We spoke to Art Insider about the art of Handbag Restoration and showed them one of the most damaged bags we have seen to date. This Mulberry was substantially worn, the colour was significantly bleached out of the leather, areas had became burnt and warped, the handles were so heavily contaminated ... Read more

Celebrating the LGBT+ Community within Fashion

Celebrating the LGBT+ Community within Fashion

June celebrates the LGBT+ community and their history in achieving representation and awareness.  As an inclusive company, Handbag Clinic has chosen to recognise the progressive field of fashion and explore the iconic designers that represent the LGBT+ community. Pride (the annual celebration... Read more

Restore a Vintage Louis Vuitton Dog Carrier With Us

Restore a Vintage Louis Vuitton Dog Carrier With U

We recently received an incredibly worn Vintage Louis Vuitton Dog Carrier from a customer in Monaco, who required our assistance in restoring the entirety of the external Vachetta. Our team of Artisan’s regularly restore Louis Vuitton merchandise and utilised their knowledge of Vachetta, sewing a... Read more

How Dirty Is Your Handbag?

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 an... Read more

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Hermès Birkin’s continue to retain their title as the hardest bag to secure but you’re in luck, as we’ve dropped two Birkin 35’s on our website and they will be in our Chelsea store this week 👜