Bag a bargain! Hermès, Chanel and Louis Vuitton among 84 designer handbags up for online-only auction from 2pm TODAY

Sorry Louis Vuitton, China’s No Longer Into You

The handbags feature among an enticing collection of 102 exquisite items, including a variety of day wear, larger luggage, jewellery and limited edition pieces by iconic labels including Chanel and Louis Vuitton. Bidding opens today and will run for 10 days providing opportunities for those around the world to land some of the most sought-after designs ever created, with some dating back to the 1950s. One Direction polish off the bullies! Boy band launch varnish and stationery range to fight bullying in schools Highlights include 40 classic Birkin and Kelly bags covering a spectrum of bright spectacular colours to brighten up summer wardrobes and a stunning selection of exotic leathers. The price points ensure there is something for all tastes and budgets. ‘Hermes is known as the leading luxury handbag designer and it is unsurprising that the iconic Birkin and Kelly designs continue to thrive at auction,’ says Pat Frost, director of Christie’s fashion department.

Angela bags dream job in relaunch for designer Vuitton

In a chance encounter with the former Hermes CEO on an airplane, the celebrity suggested the design for a weekend bag, which paved the way for the consistently popular ‘Birkin’ bag. Birkin highlights include candy coloured classics in ‘Aztec Bleu and orange’, ‘Violet’, ‘Orange’, ‘Rose Jaipur and gold’, ‘Rose Tyrien and Tosca’ and ‘White’, estimated to fetch between 5,000 and 8,000 each. Chain link charm belt, Yves Saint Laurent, 1980s (l) Large black enamel cuff, Kenneth J Lane, 1970s (r) Charm necklace Chanel, around 1986 (l) Large, Victorian style brooch and red floral earrings, Chanel, 1970s (r) Chanel’s highly anticipated signature quilted bags include a khaki green caviar leather classic flap bag (estimate: 2,000 – 2,500) and a black quilted leather bag (estimate: 1,000 – 1,200). They are offered alongside unusual designs such as a limited edition Louis Vuitton football, made to commemorate the World Cup tournament held in Paris in 1998 (estimate: 1,500 – 2,000). ‘The art of dressing’ is highlighted by a collection of vintage Louis Vuitton luggage.

Chanel In China Is Most Sought-After Fashion Brand, According To World Luxury Index

The latest Roman Empire to fall is Louis Vuitton Find Out , left in the dust by Chanel . united states According to the World Luxury Index, Chanel is now the most sought-after brand in China. Previously, Louis Vuitton had held the top slot, but Digital Luxury Group, the company that conducted the market research, claims that Chanel’s edge in the lucrative beauty industry pushed it ahead. (Louis Vuitton currently has no stake in beauty.) It’s no wonder Chanel is all the rage in China. Aside from hawking some pretty covetable bags and perfumes, the fashion house has been a model for many of its competitors with its emphasis on exclusivity , especially when it comes to China. After the company opened stores in Shanghai last year, Chanel’s president of fashion, Bruno Pavlovsky, told CNN: “We try to get the best three boutiques in Shanghai instead of having 10 boutiques.” Are you listening, Louis Vuitton?

Christie’s holds online auction of Birkin bags, Louis Vuitton luggage and pieces by Elizabeth Taylor’s jeweller from just £200

Bracelet with matching earrings, necklace with matching earrings and gilt necklace, Yves Saint Laurent, 1990s

Photo: Gerry Mooney 27 June 2013 02:30 PM SHE is one of Ireland’s best known fashionistas and now style guru Angela Scanlon has got the nod from leading fashion house Louis Vuitton. Also in this section despite all the fuss, thicke’s a lightweight The 28-year-old has been hand-picked by the world-famous designer to take part in a relaunch of one of their most famous handbags. The special project is due out later this summer and Angela had a leading role in bringing her quirky style to the famous Vuitton handbag. The campaign is aimed at magazines and other fashion publications in the UK. “It was a relaunch of one of their iconic bags, so they asked me to get involved to put my spin on it,” an excited Angela told the Diary. “We shot in London and it will all be coming on-stream pretty soon. I did a video and shots.

Top seller: Lot 33, the 2011 35cm amethyst matte crocodile Birkin bag has a whopping final sale estimate of up to £28,000

Its firmly in the No. 2 spot. David Sadigh, Founder & CEO of Digital Luxury Group,said Louis Vuittons weak first quarter had a lot to do with China being over-sold the brand. Brands from different segments ranging from Chanel to Coach or Burberry are continuing to grow. The Chinese market is still developing. In order to stay ahead of the game, brands must have the ability to adapt (and) reduce the risk of brand saturation. In the case of Louis Vuitton, LVMH has already shifted gears, putting the brakes on its global expansion, while raising prices and developing more leather upmarket products, he said. This years China World Luxury Index shows Chinese consumer interest in the luxury fashion segment is mostly fixated on 10 global brands.

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