Vestiaire Acquires Tradesy

Vestiare Collective announces the acquistion of Tradesy PARIS and LOS ANGELES, March 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Vestiaire Collective SA ("Vestiaire Collective), the leading global online marketplace for desirable pre-loved fashion today announces the acquisition of Tradesy, Inc. ("Tradesy"), the US pioneer in the fashion resale industry. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. [...]

Vestiaire Acquires Tradesy2022-12-09T11:18:47-08:00

Louis Vuitton Date Codes Are Gone

Did you recently purchase a new Louis Vuitton at the brands boutique and notice something missing? Perhaps the Date Code? Don't fret, there's an explanation for this sudden (not really) change. In 2019, Louis Vuitton started experimenting with placing chips in their handbags and leather goods and "unofficially" have moved to using this model [...]

Louis Vuitton Date Codes Are Gone2022-12-07T20:19:40-08:00

A Beginner Guide to Louis Vuitton – The Book

UPDATE December 2022 - I have just published a new, bigger book! Louis Vuitton: A Pre-Owned Authentication Reference Book which you can purchase on Amazon. 350+ pages with hundreds of images, visually reference date codes and heat stamps for most all manufacturing countries, vintage and newer heat stamps, a brief history along with comparison [...]

A Beginner Guide to Louis Vuitton – The Book2022-12-07T20:44:38-08:00

A Beginners Guide to Luxury Handbags – The Book

For the last few years I have been afforded amazing opportunities to speak at several national conferences about the luxury resale industry, how to get into and be successful and authentication. For each of these engagements, I spent months researching and putting together vast, educational presentations always thinking, this would be a great book. [...]

A Beginners Guide to Luxury Handbags – The Book2022-12-07T20:46:40-08:00

Another woman arrested for returning fake handbags

I literally cannot believe another woman has been arrested for the same scam of purchasing luxury bags as places like TJMaxx and returning counterfeits. Clearly something needs to be done about the massive amount of return fraud that is happening with e-commerce. MIAMI, Florida - Owning designer handbags is more often than not on [...]

Another woman arrested for returning fake handbags2022-12-11T06:52:21-08:00

The RealReal responds to Chanel’s lawsuit and it’s everything you expected and more

The RealReal has responded to Chanel's lawsuit filed last November claiming that they (TRR) are selling counterfeits and it's everything you thought it would be and more. Below you can read both filings, the original from Chanel and TRR's response. I want to make one point that is in Chanel's original lawsuit and highlighted [...]

The RealReal responds to Chanel’s lawsuit and it’s everything you expected and more2019-04-17T14:54:28-07:00
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