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Paris Shops – Vintage Chanel, Dior, Hermès, Gucci, Louis Vuitton

Another vintage shop worth mentioning, which I stumbled upon walking back from the Musée d'Orsay is the LaGallery on Rue de Lille in the 7th Arrondissement. It’s a tiny shop that carries a well-curated selection of designer handbags and accessories from the 40s, 50s, 60s and 70s. I could have easily missed it, except that the contents in two distinct birdcages di[...]

Paris Shopping: Chanel & Hermes

There are plenty of vintage stores throughout Paris. I checked out a few of them. One proprietor, in the St Germain des Près area, who has two shops right next to each other is worth mentioning. For years, Catherine B has been scouring the world for vintage Hermes and Chanel. In her shops, she has a great selection of handbags and accessories. There were lots of [...]

Barneys Summer Sale – Now up to 75% off Retail

When we heard that Barneys had marked down its sale merchandise further, we headed over to the flagship store on Madison Avenue to check it out… Despite the signs that items are up to 75% off retail, we didn’t see much on offer reduced that low.  Instead, many of the pieces we picked up were around 60% off, including designer shoes which surprisingly still had lo[...]

Barneys Summer Sale - Up to 60% Off Retail

Many of the department stores are now hosting their summer sale... We headed over to Barneys a few days ago to check out the women's designer shoe department where sale shoes were organized on racks by size. The discount is now up to 60% off on select items. There was quite a selection of styles from high-end designers such as Chanel sandals at $599, Lavin heels [...]

PREVIEW - Steven Alan Spring Closet Cleaning

We managed to get images from the press preview of the Steven Alan spring closet cleaning party in Tribeca, which is taking place tomorrow (Sunday). As we mentioned in an earlier post, it's an event put together by the retailer and the online fashion community, Material Wrld where shoppers will find pre-owned designer and vintage pieces. We're told they receive[...]