The Still in Fashion Blog
We share news and stories about international designer brands with focus on hand- and shoulderbags, totes, clutches and travel bags. We give advice on how to best look after your valued designer bags, and what to look out for when buying and selling second-hand & vintage bags.
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Saint Laurent’s Creative Director introduces an all over monogram canvas bag this season. The new Monogram Canvas print features mini ‘YSL’ logos.read more
One option – What colour handbag to buy?
A black bag goes with almost everything. Last for years and never goes out of fashion.
Gucci Flora – the silk scarf fit for a Princess.
Iconic Gucci Flora scarf is a composition of insects, flowers and fruits in 37 different colours and is dedicated to the four seasons.
Louis Vuitton Monogram is a best seller Which designer brands are most sought after on the vintage market? Well, obviously luxury brands Hermès and Chanel are always in demand but overtaken far by Louis Vuitton and particularly bags in Monogram canvas.Though copied...read more
Soft leather doesn’t go well with dark clothes Soft leather, such as lambskin is very delicate. Soo, if you purchase a designer bag in lambskin, Chanel has numerous, be careful. Not only is the material so subtle that the wear easily shows, what is worse is the...read more
Hooks for hanging bags Store your designer bags on hooks. Hangers can serve well for storing your totes, shoulder bags, top handle bags, and even hobos. But the best is to use hooks, preferably that are shallow and wide so the handles won’t have to be on top of each...read more
Dustbags When not using your designer bags, do let them rest in their provided dustbags. The dustbag protects your bag from external exposure and the bag will keep its original colour. Leather exposed to strong light, or sun, will inevitably fade. Bags are best kept...read more
Is Chanel for Sale? Rumors this spring had it that the Wertheimer family (owner of Chanel) would sell the company after the death of brand icon Karl Lagerfeld. Nothing could be more wrong. Sales are soaring and by the end of 2018 Chanel employed over 25.000 people...read more
The Hermès carré scarf in numbers Hermès silk scarves Each seasonal collection consists of nine prints. From classic patterns (such as the 'Bride Gala' and 'Phenix') to special editions, that are just made once. Hermès has designed more than 2000 prints Every year 20...read more
Hugo Grygkar – The Father of the Hermès carré scarf Hermès Carré Pink Vue du Carosse Hermès Brides de Gala The Hermès silk made its debut in 1937, 100 years after Hermès which initially was a bridle and saddle company, was founded. The first silk carré was designed by...read more