How you can borrow from some of NYC's best closets
Just like Uber and Airbnb have become the go-to services for sharing rides and lodging, fashionistas around the country are using the Style Lend app and website to share designer dresses, handbags, jewelry and more for events, parties or just a regular Tuesday. Founder Lona Duncan began the site in ... More
Avoid the dreaded “handbag hospital” with tips from a seasoned repair pro
Buying that beige Celine Phantom bag seemed like a brilliant idea at the time—it was the perfect wear-with-anything neutral!—but now, 10 months later, your once pristine suede bag has suffered a red wine stain, an ill-timed thunderstorm or, worse yet, an ink pen explosion. Enter Leather Spa, ... More
1. A Birkin sold in four minutes at auction for $300,168. The matte Himalayan crocodile edition, purchased by a private collector at Christie’s Hong Kong, featured white-gold details and 245 F-color diamonds.
2. Hermès never mass produces its bags. Instead, each one is handmade by a craftsman.
3. The bag takes over ... More
Meet the company that’s helping the world revamp its wardrobes
In the relatively short lifespan of online shopping, seasoned disciples of fashion have too often found themselves in undisciplined territory. Questions of authenticity run rampant, and exclusivity grows increasingly elusive as any hidden gems you may discover are guaranteed to show up on someone’s “insider” shopping guide within days. And ... More