Vintage Fashion & Textiles

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Travel in style - five vintage trunks, suitcase and boxes including Louis Vuitton at Somerset auction

OK, so it may seem like taunting you at the moment considering the travel restrictions, but many vintage items from that world are proving highly collectable.

Vintage Fashion & Textiles
Chanel New Mini Classic Flap handbag


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

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Fitting prices - vintage fashion such as Chanel on offer at auction

As Tennants auction house helpfully points out, “fashion changes but style endures”. One thing that doesn’t usually endure, however, is the price level for luxury goods. Which is great news for bidders who can pick up second-hand fashion for great prices.


From a Grayson Perry tapestry to 'The King's Speech' cigarette case, view the variety of items at auction this week

With estimates from £1000-6000 here are three previews of upcoming items this week.


Pop art-inspired luxury Hermès handbag comes to online auction

A rare Hermès Birkin handbag called ‘Endless Road’ which was inspired by Pop art will be auctioned today at Fellows Auctioneers.​

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Five fashionable options at auction to get the look from the 1800s to the modern day

Don’t be a fashion victim – take control instead and start your own collection. One way to do this is to scour the many opportunities to buy vintage and more recent styles on

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Five designer handbags destined for Santa’s sack this Christmas

Luxury items make great Christmas presents and a savvy way to find the best brands at great prices is pre-owned handbags at auction.

A fake Yves Saint Laurent handbag

How to spot a fake designer handbag

It can be difficult for non-specialists to spot the differences between genuine designer items and reproductions. Here is what to look out for.

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Five ways to brighten up your room from auctions on

If you are looking for simple ways to brighten up a room at home without planning a full redecoration, the easiest way is to pick statement objects that will make an impact when you walk into the room.