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7 Fashion Luxury Brands Rising and 4 on the Verge of Collapse

From decade to decade, season to season, and sometimes every other week, the fashion scene is on a constant path to progression. New brands and designers, as well as some classic brands rediscovered, ...

Hermes, Chanel, and Louis Vuitton: Comparing the Holy Trinity of Designer Handbags

Hermes, Chanel, and Louis Vuitton are usually among the firsts to come to mind when one hears of the term “luxury.” After all, the three are considered by many to be the Holy Trinity of designer h...

How to Care for Jewelry in Arizona’s Hot Weather

You should take good care of your jewelry all year round, and Arizona’s blistering weather (especially during the summer) calls for extra love and care when sand and water activities expose prec...

Trending: Handbags From Luxury Jewelry Brands

While some consumers considered bags useless in 2020 due to the COVID-19 lockdowns and stay-at-home orders, handbags and other leather goods have remained one of the most resilient luxury products thr...

Top 9 Types of Bracelets to Buy: Tennis, Cuff, & More

The word “bracelet” is an umbrella term describing any category of ornamental jewelry worn on the wrist or arm. From the everyday chain link bracelet to statement cuffs from leading design...

Antiques

Pros and Cons of Investing in Collectibles

Before the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, the total value of collectibles from private collectors reached about USD 1 trillion. The biggest parts of these are fine art, watches and jewelry, wines, and classic cars. Collectors have a diverse range of profiles, and they also have diverse motives of collecting what they collect—whether it be […]

Afternoon Tea With Tiffany: Tea Set Collecting Guide

Bags

Five Cult-Classic Designer Handbags and Their Muses

Nowadays, handbags are more than functional accessories, they are collector’s items, too. Although the earliest documentation of bags dates back centuries, it was British businessman Samuel Parkinson who envisioned the modern carry-all in 1841. Parkinson commissioned luxury leather handbags in a variety of sizes for his wife. The designs later inspired Guccio Gucci and Louis […]

How Designer Logomania Asserted Its Place in Fashion History
Purse Party this Sat Sept 17
Rise of Dior: Popularity and the Best Dior Bags of All Time

Arts

Everything You Need to Know About Collecting Art

For some people, collecting art is often seen as only accessible to the elite and affluent, just like in the portrayal in Nathaniel Kahn’s film called The Price of Everything. This perception makes building an art collection an intimidating and overwhelming task surrounded by many questions like works of which artists are worth collecting and […]

Modern Vs. Contemporary Art: What’s the Difference?
Art History Timeline Part 3: Emergence of Contemporary Art
investments
5 Luxury Investments That Guarantee Financial Return

Golds/Silver/Rare Coins

Pros and Cons of Collecting Coins

Coin collecting, also called numismatics, has been around for centuries and was once practiced by kings and wealthy families. According to the US Mint, the earliest recorded coin collection was conducted by Augustus Caesar, the first Roman emperor who lived between 63BC and AD14. In the Renaissance period (around the 12th century), coin collecting has […]

6 reasons More Gold Investments Won’t Produce Gold in 2022
Silver or Gold: A Guide to Choosing the Right Metal
Value of Rare Coins: How Much Is Your Nickel Worth?