20 of the World’s Most Expensive Purse Brands

What makes Gucci, Chanel and Hermès handbags so high-end? In this list, we’ll discuss the history and unique characteristics of some of the most well-known luxury purse brands.

How to Spot Fake Ray-Ban Sunglasses

Learn the devious techniques that counterfeiters use to sell inauthentic pieces at authentic prices. Of course, you don’t have to worry about that on 1stDibs, where all our Ray-Bans are highly vetted.

The ‘Queen’s Gambit’ Costumer Shares Her Strategy for the Show’s Haute 1960s Fashions

Gabriele Binder talks us through some of the iconic designer looks that inspired Beth Harmon's coquettish style in the hit Netflix series.
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How to Spot a Fake Louis Vuitton

What are the telltale signs that you're holding a real Louis Vuitton and not a knockoff? We spoke with expert Diane D’Amato to find out. Of course, you don't have to worry about fakes on 1stDibs, where every Louis Vuitton bag is highly vetted.

Martin Margiela: An Intimate Look at the Designer and His Surreal Fashions

In a recently released film, the elusive Belgian designer reflects on his time in the fashion world and his avant-garde creations, which have become coveted collector items.
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Too Soon for the Return of ’90s Fashion? As If

There's a renewed appreciation for the era's aesthetic, perhaps most notably among millennials seeking authentic, easy style.

Video: ‘Allure’ Fashion Director Rajni Jacques on Collecting and Making Art

The fashion director of 'Allure' and 'Teen Vogue' tells us how her home life is enhanced by her parents collection of Haitian art, the work of Newark painter Jerry Gant and her own creations.
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The Stories behind the Most Famous Luxury Fashion Logos

From Chanel to YSL, the logos of some legacy fashion houses spark instant brand recognition and have come to symbolize a kind of luxury that feels at once aspirational and attainable.

How to Spot a Fake Hermès Birkin Bag

The iconic Birkin bag is much coveted — and often copied. Find out how to tell the real deal from a convincing fake. Of course, you don't have to worry about this on 1stDibs, where every Birkin is highly vetted.

After Centuries, the Kimono’s Influence on Fashion Is Still Strong

We talked to museum curators and fashion experts to find out how and why the kimono has remained endlessly fascinating for more than 1,000 years.
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