Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Tuesday, May 25, 2010


We were definitely "oohing" and "aahing" at the newest mark downs before we left the store tonight. Included in the list is are Marc Jacobs, Jimmy Choo, Valentino, Chloe and Burberry.
Chloe and Burberry can go out the door tomorrow and the others on June 2nd. If you are thinking about buying a great designer bag at a fantastic price now is the time!

Marc Jacobs included styles:
Red leather Stam
Blue Asa crossbody
Blue Jen satchel
Purple Amber (photo does not do it justice, sides zip in for a cool shape)
Large singles (multiple and textures)
Many other totes that would fit a laptop

Jimmy Choo included styles:
Ricki (certain colors)
Fringe hobo
Champagne Bree and Bardia

Chloe included styles:
Paddington (certain colors)
Heloise satchel (certain colors only)
Heloise hobo (certain colors only)

There are others but I am pretty beat from set up and a long day! I will post more tomorrow (if I survive) Email me if you are interested and I will get you more details!

Friday, May 21, 2010

My Jimmy Choo cherry has been popped!

I sold my first Jimmy Choo on Wednesday! My customer chose the "Bardia", a soft champagne leather bag with a beautiful microsuede lining. As a taller woman she was able to easily wear this style as it has a nice drop and the north/south shape is quite slimming. As a petite person the bag drops too low on me.

She also selected a great Michael by Michael Kors clutch in beautiful blush metallic (photo does not do the color justice). A fantastic evening bag for hot summer nights.

The Ultimate Cat Fight!

I am in LOVE with the knuckle duster clutches from McQueen! Chalk it up to the side of town where I was born but seriously they are fabulous. It makes me fantasize that I am attending a stuffy cocktail party and in a sea of penguin and canine minaudière it is clear who the coolest girl in the room is. Think of it as a functional and sophisticated weapon!

We are carrying a few styles for Fall 2010, FYI.

Monday, May 17, 2010

Discounted Louis Vuitton?

Each and every day we have at least one customer who asks "Do you carry Louis Vuitton?". My answer is always the same polite "no we don't carry Louis but we do carry Marc Jacobs". Usually a puzzled look appears on their face and I explain to them who Marc Jacobs is (as if) and that in addition to designing his own fantabulous collection he has been the Creative Director of Louis Vuitton for over a decade.

Many people are looking to buy labels. They want Louis Vuitton, Burberry, Gucci, etc. Now don't get me wrong, these are all celebrated luxury houses and produce quality products. Who am I to judge someone for wanting what they want, regardless of their motivation to obtain such an item. However, I do feel the need to step in and be the expert when a customer asks if we have Louis because she wants to see the size of a bag she saw on a discount "authorized Louis Vuitton dealer" on the internet. After asking her a few more questions this customer explained that she saw a $1400 bag on the LV web site that was listed for $750.00 on this discount site because of slight flaws in the stitching. I recommended to the customer that she call the local Louis Vuitton boutique and ask them directly about the authenticity of this internet dealer.

The bottom line? Never ever buy a discounted luxury item without doing your research first. Always check the designer's web site on where to shop for their goods. Can you imagine paying $750.00 for a fake bag? Be smart, do your research.