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Margaret Thatcher bag set to fetch £1,2m | Daily Mail

Margaret Thatcher is one of the most iconic politicians of the 20th Century – and her place in history is reflected in the rising value of related collectables. To mark the 40th anniversary of her becoming Britain’s first female Prime Minister, a sale of her famous handbags, jewellery and clothes is taking place at the …

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Fake Influencers Costing Brands $200 Million USD – HYPEBAE

Last month, an in-depth report by The Atlantic broke down how fake influencers are taking advantage of social media platforms like Instagram to portray sponsorships. Brands are now being hit hard by the loophole and are reportedly losing $200 million USD (approx. £157 million GBP) on said influencers, in a study by New York marketing company Captiv8. …

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Up in your loft you may find a pile of old luggage worth hundreds – if not thousands – of pounds | Daily Mail

Peer up in the loft and you may find a pile of old luggage worth hundreds – if not thousands – of pounds. Louis Vuitton revolutionised the baggage industry when, in 1854 as a 16-year-old box-making apprentice, he started to make canvas cases that could be stacked on top of each other. Innovation: Louis Vuitton …

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S. T. Dupont Celebrates 145 Years With New Luxury Collections – Forbes

S. T. Dupont is celebrating its 145th anniversary this year, and some fascinating new products are making their debut in recognition of this milestone, including the Conquest of the Wild West shown here. Founded by Simon Tissot-Dupont—hence the “S. T.” in the brand name—the company is known for such luxury items as lighters, pens and other …

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Slow fashion brands work to put the brakes on disposable fast fashion – Los Angeles Times

Fast fashion is getting its comeuppance with a surge of interest in its opposite, slow fashion. Fast fashion is the promotion of high-volume, low-quality, super-trendy clothes meant to be purchased and worn just a few times, while the cycle quickly repeats. In contrast, the slow fashion ethos reacts against all things quickly and cheaply produced, …

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The designer handbags that are as good as the stock market | Daily Mail

Most sought-after handbags have matched performance from shares. Chanel bag that cost £1,000 in 2004 now worth £3,000. Bags from Hermes, Christian Dior and Louis Vuitton have doubled in value. Novice buyers warned market is awash with fakes. A vintage handbag is more than a luxurious accessory to swing on the arm. It can also …

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Investing in vintage sunglasses | Daily Mail

Vintage sunglasses are all the rage on the catwalk, but they also have serious appeal to investors. Top brands made by companies such as Ray-Ban, Persol, Versace and Armani, once discarded as out-of-date, now fetch hundreds of pounds at auction and in antique shops. And if you were lucky enough to possess a pair of …

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