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The rainbow selection: fashion and handbags go under the hammer at Chiswick

Organised by pigment rather than object type, the sale comprises more than 300 lots of handbags, jewellery, shoes, watches, scarves, ties and a few items of clothing.

Vintage Fashion & Textiles
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The buyer's guide to second-hand and vintage handbags

What's more enjoyable than buying a new designer handbag? Discovering an even better one that's cheaper.

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Choose the sustainable route – buy at auction

Whether you’re looking for fashion, furniture or watches, buying pre-loved items at auction is always a sustainable choice compared with buying newly manufactured goods.

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Sustainably, stylishly second-hand: lots to celebrate World Environment Day

World Environment Day (WED) bills itself as the largest international annual recognition for the environment.

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Five foxy favourites: highlights from the Vernon Fox handbag sale

Most of us could stand to be a little greener when it comes to our fashion choices, but how to balance an eco-conscience with a killer look?

Christian Dior bag

Forget stocking fillers – it’s handbags that are in demand for Christmas

Designer handbags are coveted presents and pre-owned or second-hand versions are the best way to buy the top brands at attractive prices.

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Oxford butcher's auction bonanza from Upper Slaughter Manor is a cut above

He’s a good Feller, that Micheál Feller. In 2014, Micheál and his wife, Elizabeth, donated to the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford their extensive collection of 17th century embroideries – something which they had built up since they first married.

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Furniture and textiles from the collection of Lady Helen Hamlyn offered at Bonhams

Works from the collection of designer and philanthropist Lady Helen Hamlyn come for sale at Bonhams this month.

Handbag preview

Handbags and gladrags make appearance at Fellows Mayfair preview ahead of auction

Fellows hosted a preview of its upcoming auction this week.

Vintage Fashion & Textiles
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Ballet, theatre and opera related items from a single owner collection

The theatre, ballet and opera were just three of the many interests of a well-known art collecting couple.

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