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Everything You Need to Know about the Hermes Twilly

Hermes Twily Scarf

The Hermes Twilly is an indispensable accessory for all Hermes lovers. The natural oils of your bag, mixed with lotions/perfumes and dirt you are bound to pick up once you leave your house, can leave your Hermes bag handles looking less than perfect after some wear. Twillys are a great way to not just protect your bags handles, but also showcase your personality and style. With countless beautiful designs, there’s bound to be one (or two, or hundreds!) that speak to…

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The History of the Coco Chanel Camellia Flower

Chanel Flower Minaudiere

From jewelry, to pins, textile design and more, we’re all familiar with the Coco Chanel Camellia Flower. This symmetric and iconic motif exemplifies the house of Chanel to perfection, with its understated elegance and timeless appeal. Legend has it that Camellias first peaked young Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel’s interest when, as a teenager, she saw a stage performance of Alexandre Dumas’ The Lady of the Camellias, with Sarah Bernhardt playing the leading role of Marguerite Gautier. Years later, Chanel’s lover Arthur…

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7 Hermes Bags Every Hermes Lover Should Know

Everyone knows and loves Hermes Birkin and Kelly bags, but there are many other Hermes bags worthy of the same love and admiration. Here are 7 bags every Hermes lover should get to know better.   Constance Instagram: @j_que_ Introduced in 1959, the  Hermes Constance is one of Hermes’ most sought-after style. The Constance can be worn on the shoulder, or crossbody. This sleek bag was named after the daughter of its designer, Catherine Chaillet. The Constance is instantly recognizable…

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The Best Chanel Leather for Your Bag

The decision to buy a Chanel bag is always easy, but the decision of which Chanel leather to pick isn’t always straightforward. With many options readily available, how do you know which one is the best one for you? You should consider your lifestyle and how you plan on wearing your bag. Is it an everyday bag or do you plan to wear out in the evenings?  Most importantly, you need to consult our guide below to make sure you…

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The Perfect Valentine’s Day Handbags

Valentines Day Bags

With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, it’s time to start thinking of gifts for your loved one, or even for yourself! At Madison Avenue Couture we have curated the best and the most romantic luxury and ultra-luxury handbags, to make this Valentine’s Day your best one yet.…

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Everything You Wanted to Know About Hermès Date Stamps but Were Too Afraid to Ask

Hermès Date Stamp

Whether you’re an Hermès lover or looking to buy your first Hermès bag, you will have certainly heard of Hermès Date Stamps. We often get a lot of questions, and we’ve provided the some answers below. What are Hermès Date Stamps? Authentic Hermès handbags have a date stamp embedded into the leather that signify the year a handbag was manufactured. These are also called Blind Stamps or H Stamps. Why are Hermès Date Stamps important? Hermès Date Stamps are important…

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Hermès Exotic Skin Bags and Accessories

Hermès Exotic Skin Handbags

Hermès exotic skin handbags are worshipped by any Hermès lover and are virtually impossible to procure from an Hermès boutique. In recent years, Hermès has reserved their exotic handbags and accessories for their ultra VIP customers; those who have spent close to or above seven figures in store. This has created a scarcity of exotics, and we predict the price of these items in the secondary market will go up exponentially vs. the classic leather handbags. This is why many consider…

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Madison Avenue Couture’s 10 Handbags Commandments

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Happy New Year. With every New Year, comes resolutions, which are almost immediately broken. So this year, we’ve issued our Ten Handbag Commandments, which are set in stone at Madison Avenue Couture, and should be followed by every handbag lover worldwide. 1. Thou Shall Not Buy Fakes This tops our list. Buying fake handbags may seem like it is a money saving idea, but supporting the production and sale of these bags is a bad idea. It devalues the brands…

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The Best Bags for the Chanel Collector

Chanel Collector

A true Chanel collector will have among her selection a mix of classic handbags, such as the the Wallet on Chain or Classic Chanel bag, and also more importantly an assortment of very special, limited-edition runway handbags. Chanel presents six collections per year, four of which are known as Metiers d’Art and presented on the runway with a different theme each time. The handbags featured there are produced in limited quantities, and every Chanel collector years to get their hands on o ne of those…

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How to Buy a Birkin for your Significant Other

How to buy a Birkin

Are thinking about how to buy a Birkin bag for your significant other but are overwhelmed with the options? Here are five steps to follow to find the perfect bag for that special someone in your life. 1. Consider whether or not it’s their first Birkin If you’re purchasing their first Birkin ever (lucky them!) your best best will be black. Black matches with everything in their wardrobe, and most women need a black handbag in their closet. 2. Consider…

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