The Handbook

The-Collectory's guide to smart luxury

How To Sell Your Luxury Handbag $$$

How To Sell Your Luxury Handbag $$$

In this guide, we will go over the most popular selling channels, how to list your handbag, and what you should look out for - all to make sure you can sell your bag in the easiest, safest, and most rewarding way.
Investing in Luxury Handbags: Unboxing the Myth

Investing in Luxury Handbags: Unboxing the Myth

Are luxury handbags really investments or is that just a marketing blurb, designed to make you justify a four-digit purchase? In this post, we explore the ins and outs of investing in luxury handbags. 

The Magic Inside Louis Vuitton Trunks

The Magic Inside Louis Vuitton Trunks

This is a cherished story written by one of our favorite clients about her love for Louis Vuitton. Her story is unique to all of us handbag lovers, as it highlights how one cherished piece can keep alive those very stories that will never be forgotten.

Louis Vuitton Neverfull Giveaway

Louis Vuitton Neverfull Giveaway

Get your hands on a brand-new Neverfull, an iconic piece from Louis Vuitton, worth $1,250. Because not every woman can afford luxury, but every woman deserves luxury #spreadthelove Open to all The-Collectory followers worldwide.

The Birkin: An Example of Smart Luxury

The Birkin: An Example of Smart Luxury

The  Hermès Birkin: it is one of the most interesting pieces in the luxury market. Why? Because buying and owning it goes against the rules of economics. The Birkin is a case of freakonomics . Why is it so valuable?

The Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide for Any Fashionista

The Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide for Any Fashionista

For every and any fashionista - looking for a stylish, chic and timeless present can be hard - and very hard. So we've done the heavy lifting for you, and complied our top picks that are bound to surprise and delight.

Spotlight: Can our partners be into handbags as much as we are?

Spotlight: Can our partners be into handbags as much as we are?

In the first edition of our interview series, Spotlight, we sit down with the husband of one our most loyal clients to answer something we have been wondering lately - could men be into handbags as much as women?
How to Avoid Getting Scammed When Shopping Online

How to Avoid Getting Scammed When Shopping Online

I was in Paris when a client of mine called: she asked me to go to the outskirts of Paris to pick up a bag. She'd bought a Birkin online and had yet to receive it. "Did I just get scammed?"