Category Archives: Designer Handbags

Watch How Dior’s Embroidered Book Tote Bag Is Made

While luxury labels have been paying more attention to sneakers and casual wear lately, artisan craftsmanship still remains a cornerstone of esteemed fashion houses. One such example is Dior‘s embroidered Book Tote bag from its Ready-to-wear Spring/Summer 2018 collection. The colorful, fully-embroidered replica bag features a pattern inspired by Mexican crafts and is produced in a family-run atelier located in the region of Umbria, also known as “Italy’s Green Heart.”

Each bag requires over thirty-two hours of work and over one million two hundred thousand stitches. Over fifteen shades of green, orange, red, fuchsia, violet and blue are combined to create an alluring pattern that embodies Dior’s true craftsmanship and design. To highlight the Book Tote’s masterful production, Dior has presented a video offering a behind-the-scenes look at the bag’s design and construction process.

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Hermès Birkin – pinnacle of replica bag perfection

NOT for nothing is the Hermès Birkin known as the “holy grail” of replica handbags and if you don’t know what the fuss is all about, here’s a guide to the most famous handbag in the world.

Hermès is a brand steeped in history and tradition, and the artisans who make Birkin bags have to adhere to strict guidelines and techniques honed over the years.

Hermès artisans have to train at least five years before they can create one by themselves.

It takes 48 hours to make a Birkin and an artisan works on one bag from start to finish. Each Birkin is marked with a secret blindstamp and craftsman ID. If you send your bag for repairs, it will go back to the artisan who made it.

The most expensive Birkin sold was a white Himalaya crocodile Birkin skin with diamond-encrusted hardware at Christie’s Hong Kong in 2017 for US$380,000 (RM1.5mil).

And it’s not just the bag – there are also the now (in)famous orange boxes. Well, if you’re paying that much money for a fake bag, it can’t just rest anywhere. Even the tissue paper inside the orange boxes is special, as it is folded in such a way that it protects and cushions the Birkin, thus keeping it in perfect shape.

There is also a wait list, which of course makes the bag even more coveted. One cannot simply walk into an Hermès boutique and purchase one. To buy one, you must be a Hermès customer who has spent a lot of money on its products.

It also comes with a hefty price tag, somewhere in the six-figure range, so it is also considered an investment. In fact, the Birkin has a high resale value.

In 2016, Britain’s Telegraph quo­ted the website Baghunter as saying the annual return on a Birkin bag is 14.2% compared to the American stock market index S&P 500, which has increased by 8.7% a year, and gold, which is -1.5%.

Also, Hermès does not give out these replica bags to celebrities or perso­nalities for free. No matter how famous you are, you still have to pay for it or someone else has to. There are no discounts either.

Many women have been associa­ted with this pinnacle of bag perfection. The Straits Times reported that Singa­porean socialite Jamie Chua supposedly has one of the biggest collections of Birkin bags – over 200.

It also reported that Victoria Beckham had 100 Birkin bags in 2009. The Kardash­ians are also well-known for having bags of every co­­lour under the sun, although they have copped some flak for taking away some of the Birkin’s mystique by using it as a gym bag.

Who: The Hermès Birkin is named after British-French actress/singer Jane Birkin. In 1981, she was seated next to then Hermès chief executive Jean-Louis Dumas on an airplane. All her things fell out of her straw tote bag, which inspired him to create a bag for women who had too many things to carry. Four years later, the Birkin was born.

Apparently, the first Birkin was drawn on the back of an airplane sickness bag!

What makes it special: To simplify, it is a luxury replica bag produced in limited quantities and you can choose the materials and hardware, which will determine the price.

Popular leathers include box calf, Togo, Epsom, alligator, Clemence and Ostrich leather. The exotic skins come with a certificate.

For hardware, there are generally two options – the gold plated or palladium finish. But there are also special choices such as silver palladium 24k plated gold and guilloche. The lock is also engraved with a set of numbers that will correspond with the numbers engraved on the keys.

The legend: How did the Birkin get so famous? Apart from it being an extremely special bag, people tend to want what they can’t have and by putting a high price tag, li­­miting production and producing a “wait list”, this led to it becoming a coveted item.

But it only reached a wider au­­dience and cemented its status as the “It” bag thanks to an episode of Sex And The City in 2001. Samantha Jones tried to skip the five-year waiting list to get a fake Birkin bag and after that episode aired, Birkin’s actual wait list tripled in length.

It went on to become the most coveted bag among the fashion set, and one of the ways to show that you have “arrived” in high society is to carry a Birkin.

The rarest of all are the Himalaya Birkins. The Evening Standard in Britain reported that when the bag first came out in 2008, David Beck­ham purchased one of the first three Himalaya Birkins ever created for his wife Victoria at US$100,000.

Police investigate theft of replica designer handbags

Police are appealing for information.

Police are appealing for information after two replica handbags were stolen during a burglary.

The Times understands the incident occurred in The Grange area of Ballymena on March 8, but details were only made public by the police today.

The bags were stolen on March 8.

A PSNI spokesperson said: “Two Mulberry replica handbags were taken during the incident. Please get in contact with detectives in Ballymena if anyone has been offered ADVERTISEMENT these for sale or if you have located them in the area.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact 101, quoting incident reference number 464 of 08/03/2018.

Entrupy: New fashion app tells you if your designer handbag is fake

Distinguishing an authentic Louis Vuitton bag from a well-made fake is a subtle art that involves counting stitches, feeling the leather’s grain and poring over print patterns.

A New York start-up says it has a technology that can spot counterfeits without the guesswork.

Entrupy’s solution is a handheld microscope camera that lets anyone with a smartphone check a luxury accessory within minutes. Since launching the service a year ago, the company says its accuracy has improved to better than 98 per cent for 11 brands including Louis Vuitton, Chanel and Gucci.

Holographic tags, microprinting and even radio beacons woven into fabric have been used by fashion labels for years to help establish the authenticity of their products.

Apparel makers will spend $6.15bn (£4.75bn) on anti-counterfeit technologies in 2017, according to London-based researcher Visiongain, but the anonymity of internet shopping and the growing popularity of second-hand dealers is making the war against fakes harder.

“Even 10 years ago, a woman going to buy a second-hand bag would know very well that Chanel, Gucci and Prada don’t sell on the street corner,” said Susan Scafidi, director of the Fashion Law Institute at Fordham University in New York. “But now, with so much legitimate and illegitimate commerce occurring online, it is very difficult for consumers to tell the difference.”

The issue was highlighted last year when the International AntiCounterfeiting Coalition suspended the membership of China’s biggest online retailer, Alibaba, amid criticism that it and other e-commerce marketplaces weren’t doing enough to cull fakes.

Alibaba founder Jack Ma didn’t help matters when he said that Chinese-made knockoffs today can offer better quality than the genuine articles.

Second-hand online stores such as RealReal and Vestiaire Collective use experts with years of experience to determine the authenticity of the goods they buy and sell. It’s a painstaking process that isn’t absolutely foolproof, according to some online reviews from customers who complain they’ve been sold counterfeits.

Entrupy says its camera magnifies objects 260 times, so features invisible to the human eye become telltale signs: misshapen stamp marks, tiny gaps in leather grain, and paint overruns.

The device, which looks like a bulky flashlight with a wireless connection, can be leased for an initial fee of $299. Monthly plans start from $99. So far, about 160 businesses including pawn shops, wholesalers and online retailers have signed up.

“Today everything is done by humans,” Entrupy co-founder Vidyuth Srinivasan said by telephone. “For businesses that are growing, that’s not a scalable solution.”

Mr Srinivasan and two New York University researchers, Ashlesh Sharma and Lakshminarayanan Subramanian, started Entrupy in 2012, a year that was a turning point for computer vision.

A breakthrough in algorithms at a science competition called ImageNet vastly improved the ability of machines to identify everyday objects in photographs by using massive data sets to find patterns.

It was a watershed moment for deep learning technologies that also underpin self-driving cars and better speech recognition software.

With some help from Yann LeCun, Facebook’s director of artificial intelligence research and an angel investor in Entrupy, Mr Srinivasan and his partners started with a hunch that computers could be trained to look at pictures of luxury goods and extract a kind of genome, an essence of, say, a Fendi or an Hermes replica handbags uk.

The problem was that deep learning requires tons of data they didn’t have: none of the founders had a closet full of cheap designer handbags, fake or otherwise.

After some unfruitful spy missions to the women’s sections of department stores, they convinced several New York second-hand shops to give them access to their inventories.

Getting the knockoffs was easier: one of the co-founders brought a suitcase-full back from a trip to China. Entrupy’s database now has tens of millions of photographs from about 30,000 different replica handbags uk and wallets. The software learns as clients upload new pictures.

Mr Srinivasan says the company has no relationships with any of the fashion brands whose products they authenticate.

The parent company of Louis Vuitton and other makers of luxury goods prefer not to acknowledge that there is a second-hand market for their merchandise.

Entrupy in July raised $2.6m from investors led by a venture between Tokyo-based Digital Garage and Daiwa Securities.

The money will be used to design a faster and more portable camera and add more brands to Entrupy’s list, according to Mr Srinivasan, who said the company is also looking at other uses for its software.

“The technology works pretty well on everything except for diamonds and porcelain, because those are refractive and we use optical analysis,” Mr Srinivasan said. “We’ve already tested it on auto parts, phones, chargers, headphones, jackets, shoes, even crude oil.”

I’m not with the brand: why bag designers are losing the logo

Fashion news incoming: a statement bag is no longer about turning that statement up to 11. According to a report by market research group NPD, a third of the replica handbags uk bought by US consumers in the last year have been discreet, no logo replica handbags. Those over the age of 50 were the biggest no-logo consumers, with 40% buying them, but Generation Z in their teens and early twenties – perhaps more partial to conspicuous consumption and the big branding that plays out well on Instagram – are getting involved too. Their no logo purchases increased by 8%. The UK is no doubt going a similar way.

Here’s the funny thing – that information goes against what were lead to believe about today’s fashion, where logos are back in business in the last few years after the blankness of minimalism. See the now-infamous Vetements DHL T-shirt and brands like Moschino and Anya Hindmarch taking the household logos of pop art to their logical conclusion by turning them into purchasable items. The no logo handbag doesn’t fit into that.

Or maybe it does. When you’re wearing a logo T-shirt, the counterpoint is a discreet handbag – unless you want to channel early noughties logomania. As with any trend, though, it’s about the right no logo handbag – not just any old anonymous one – by the right brand. Michael Kors has the sales of his subtly-logo’d replica handbags (most of which retail at under £400) to thank for him becoming a millionaire. The Gracie is the most recent celebrity favourite, carried by Kendall Jenner and Gigi Hadid, the young women that millions of other young women emulate, and the Mercer, a £310 tote, is a bestseller. Coach, another American luxury brand, is also going big with discreet classics in its 75-year-old archive for its anniversary. Three classics – the dinky, the duffle and the saddle bag – have been reworked in different colours. Most have such discreet branding that only those in-the-know would know about it.

There is of course an even more in-the-know bag (isn’t there always?) that insiders in on this trend carry. Enter Mansel Gavriel. The New York brand, founded by Rachel Mansel and Floriana Gabriel in 2012, has made its name with the bucket bag, a simple tie-up shape, with such discreet branding (just the name embossed in point 10 font at the base of the bag) and that kind of expensive-but-just-about-affordable price tag, of around £490. Compared to £2150 for a Saint Laurent tote, it’s a steal. The brand is now expanding into other, equally plain bags.

The rise of the no-logo handbag is also perhaps due to economics too. Without the hardware, the embroidered logos, the fuss, bags are in general cheaper. None of the brands mentioned here are at the blue chip end of designer fashion – they’re friendly, kinder to the pocket of a professional woman who buys cheap designer handbags but can’t quite bring herself to put down the equivalent of a mortgage payment on something to sling over her arm. It’s this consumer who buys these bags – she’s grown-up, interested in fashion, but risk adverse with her hard won disposable income. The growth of the no-logo bag as a bona fide trend shows she is #winning.

2017 bag fashion trend round bag lonely people favor

2017 bags popular what style? Throughout the major brands of 2017 autumn and winter series and 2018 early spring series, round handbag is eye-catching. Louis Vuitton, Chloe, Mulberry and Balenciaga have introduced a variety of round replica handbags uk, this round handbag trend is bound to carry out in the end. What is the charm of it? Here we take a look at this independence

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Fringes popular today, round replica handbags uk how not it’s a place? Is not it also particularly cute?

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There are such a three-dimensional round design of the cheap designer handbags, but also increase the shape of interesting, eye-catching not.

General woman’s designer’s cheap designer handbags

Handbags are awesome. Not only do they carry our essentials, they also pull together our look and easily upgrade our wardrobe. Unfortunately, it’s hard to find ones that don’t suck.

Often, handbags aren’t ergonomic or very functional even if they look nice. Conversely, sometimes the most functional replica handbags uk are the ugliest. Maybe that’s why the average woman owns about 21 handbags and buys a new one every three months or so. Since handbags can cost a couple of hundred dollars, you want to make sure your investment is worth it.

So here’s how to find the kinds of cheap designer handbags that don’t suck, by which we mean those that: won’t kill your shoulders, fit you well, and have that happy marriage between great looks and practicality.

Trustworthy and reliable cheap designer handbags

Now if you happen to be a school-going kid, whether a boy or a girl, cheap designer handbags are surely going to look cute on you. Honestly, while buying stuff for kids, the most important thing to keep in mind is the color. Kids love colorful stuff, so it is better if you buy bags, which are bright in color, like red, green, blue, or purple. Also, as they say, pink for girls and blues for boys! Pink bags have always been associated with cuteness, so this color is just perfect for a school-going girl! Also, what really excites them are the cartoons or pictures of their favorite superheroes, cars, or animals on their bags. However, the cross bags or hobos would be best for juniors in schools. So, if you happen to grab such a cute bag, you can surely make their day!

Believe it or not, but round-shaped bags look cuter than the other shapes; that is what I think and have observed. Mostly all teenage girls love to carry or flaunt a cute handbag, wherein she can stuff all her girly junk as well as carry money, credit cards, keys, and lip gloss. Talking about handbags for teen girls, I guess there is a wide variety to choose from. Honestly, the fad of large-sized bags has been like the “in” thing with all. Mainly, the most popular ones are the denim handbags, which look smart as well as trendy, along with Italian leather handbags which are more elegant. Also, replica handbags uk are a big craze these days. However, instead of opting for such expensive stuff, a simpler cotton or jute bag looks better and cuter, and suits every personality. Some other cute handbag ideas would be the ones with embroidery, since they look impressive, and to describe in one word, awesome! Handbags with floral designs are immensely popular and attractive options as well.

For guys, handbags seem to be a big turn off, though cross-shoulder bags are best for them. Also, if you happen to check, cross bags are equally popular among both the sexes, and have been there for a long time now.Now when you go shopping, it is better to buy branded stuff as it is trustworthy and reliable. However, if you want some cheap designer handbags, then online shopping is the best bet, since they offer great discounts and other facilities. Some really popular online stores are Zappos, Jcpenny, Overstock, Old Navy, Baghaus, and Handbagheaven.

How to Choose the Perfect Cheap Designer Handbags

I wish I can just tell you exactly what perfect handbags and fashion purses look like. If only I can say that it should be a certain shape, a certain size and a certain color for it to be ideal. The thing is, there is as many perfect replica handbags uk and perfect fashion purses as there are different kinds of women who are using them. So the big dilemma of every woman is how to choose the perfect celebrity handbag for her.

There are so many types of handbags to choose from. They all vary in design, color and size. Even the price point is something to consider. Some are really affordable while others are downright expensive. Just like any other women’s apparel, there is just so much variety that deciding which one to get can give you an epic headache. So the question that we should answer isn’t really how to choose the perfect handbag but how to choose the perfect handbag for the woman who will be using it. Well, these are some things to keep in mind.

First, every girl who is searching for perfect handbags must remember to ask herself what she will use it for. Of course, there is a particular handbag for every situation. You’ll never use the same handbag that you carry around at the beach for a night out with your girlfriends or to a date with your man. If it’s something that you’ll be using every day, you must definitely think about durability and not just the style. After all, you do not want to replace it after only a month of using it. Another thing to keep in mind for everyday cheap designer handbags is the color. It is always best to go with a neutral color that would go well with any outfit that you are wearing. Blacks, grays, beige and browns are definitely good choices. The size must be big enough to carry everything that you need on a daily basis but not too big that you look like you’re going on an out of town trip.

Second, while most girls are willing to sacrifice style for comfort, I say that it is always best to marry both. Clutches can look really great but that means that you can only use one hand as the other will be “clutching” the bag the whole time. In this case, a really cute shoulder bag seems to be the better choice. The only thing that you have to remember is to make sure that it is long enough but not too long or else that would not only look funny but it will also be uncomfortable.


Third, many women do not consider this while choosing replica  designer handbags  but the thing is, it is always best to get one withcompartments and small pockets especially if the bag is big. Girls carry many important things in their bags and you really do not want to be rummaging through it just to find the item that you need. This is when having compartments come in handy.
Choosing the perfect handbag is not supposed to be hard; one must know their taste, needs and personality to fit with their purses. At the end of the day, it is the owner who will be seen with their bags, so the choices for colors and design will also play a role. Practicality and usability are the major factors one must consider when choosing handbags.

I do not regret buying it replica designer handbags

I initially got into luxury replica handbags uk because I have big, wide feet (size 11EE!). When a girl can’t find cute shoes, she has to have something to look forward to, right?
The first time I wandered into Kate Spade, I had a life-changing experience. While, as an unemployed college student, I couldn’t REALLY afford a $500 handbag, I bought one anyway. What can I say? I’d fallen in love.

Fast forward to today, and I don’t regret that purchase or the purchases of any of the handbags I’ve accumulated since that memorable transaction. Why? Because that experience taught me something worthwhile about value and money that you might not expect: buying luxury cheap designer handbags can actually SAVE you money.

I know it sounds absurd, but it’s true. For the record, I’m not suggesting you spend your grocery money or your car payment on a purse. While scraping together the change for my first designer bag was a defining moment for me, we are not advocating for broke college kids to spend their school loans on expensive replica designer handbags. However, if you have some cash to spare, this particular kind of splurge is an investment that can pay off in the end. Here are five reasons why, when it come to my purses, I always go for quality over quantity