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Not another Chanel price increase 1st July 2021!

Chanel is at it again, in a matter of hours there will be a price increase on their already exorbitantly priced bags. There is also little to show in terms of where the price increase is going towards, I mean seriously? How can Chanel justify these constant increases in prices where quality is being compromised [...]

Did Hermès really make Mel of Purseonfleek cry?

Unless you’ve been living under a rock you would know that Mel of Purseonfleek had posted a YouTube video back in April 2021 that claimed that Hermès made her cry and ‘treated her like crap’. The short version of this story is that Hermès’s Human Resources (HR) had called Mel to say that she had [...]

What you NEED to know before buying your FIRST preloved designer handbag

What you NEED to know before buying your FIRST preloved designer bag! Finding that designer bag that you really want for a much discounted price is no easy task.  There are SO many sellers and platforms that offer preloved designer bags, but which ones can you trust?  It seems as though new designer bag sellers are coming into the market on a daily basis, and it’s easy [...]

Coolest Luxury Collaborations We LOVE

Today on the blog we discuss Luxury Collaborations we love right now from Gucci, Dior and Hermès to name a few.  When brands come together, magic happens!  These are our favourites below. 1. Latest collab between Gucci x The North Face When you’re exploring the great outdoors, of course, you need to be donning the [...]

Interview Series: How to care for your designer bag with LUXEGARDE

Today we learn about the important but often neglected topic of how to take care of our bags. We interview the founder of Luxegarde to learn more about their products and some clever tips on how to care for our bags! We spend SO much money on these luxuries that we want them to last [...]

Interview Series: How I scored my first Hermès Kelly with Ms Rach

Today we are interviewing the beautiful and sweet Ms Rach of @msrach_ whom we have asked her to share her exciting story of how she managed to score her first Hermes bag at the Sydney flagship store! Tell us more about yourself and your IG account @msrach_ we absolutely love your photos they are so beautiful!   [...]

Chanel Houndstooth Tweed Classic Flap Review

Today we're introducing Markus of @imperfectiongg as an official writer on our blog!  He is funny and sharp witted with impeccable taste and we at The Luxaholic are thrilled to have him on board!  In this article, Markus gives us his in depth review of one of the hottest Chanel bags to have come out [...]

Interview Series: Adele Tipton and The WOC Saver

Tell us a bit more about the lady behind the WOC Saver    So, I live in Yorkshire, England with my son (who is an adult, but life’s too good at home and he hasn’t yet flown the nest) and my ten year old spaniel Charlie. I’m an HR Professional and Business/Life Coach by day, [...]

Interview with Virginia of ‘Whatveewore’

Today we're interviewing Virginia from her 'whatveewore' blog!  She is a Sydney-based lawyer and juggles being a mum, a demanding career and of course, being a fashion blogger!  How does she do it?  Lets interview her to find out! What Inspired you to become a fashion blogger?   I’ve always loved fashion and I love reading [...]

Interview Series: 10 Things about Conrad’s Closet

In this article, we get to know Connor by asking him 10 questions about his luxury consignment business 'Conrad's Closet' specialising in Hermès. What made you decide to become a consigner? As a sensible university student who decided to spend their casually earned wage on food over designer items, I found the temptation to crave [...]

How I turned the Louis Vuitton Toiletry Pouch 15 into a cute mini handbag!

My Louis Vuitton Toiletry Pouch 15 has been transformed into a cute small handbag! I bought this pouch back in 2014 and I absolutely loved it as it is a good size to carry your makeup essentials as well as to use it as a catch all. However I found myself reaching to my Pochette [...]

Our 2021 Designer Bag Wishlist

The Luxaholic team got together to decide on their 2021 Wishlist bags. What better way to start the new year by having big goals, and an even bigger bag collection!  Don't forget to add the bags to your 2021 wishlist by pressing the 'heart' button. Shey I'm all about style and functionality.  I don't care [...]

Unboxing: Louis Vuitton Nano Speedy

In December 2020 I got a call from my SA at Louis Vuitton at the Rocks Sydney store. She left a message to tell me that one of her clients had cancelled their order for the nano speedy, and that if I still wanted it I had better be quick. I literally ran out of [...]

5 Pros & Cons of the Chanel Mini Reissue

Today we have guest blogger @lisaluxurycorner share her 5 Pros & Cons of the Chanel Mini Reissue. Get the latest tips on your favourite designers on her website and YouTube channel. On the next part of my Chanel series, I will be sharing 5 pros and cons of the Chanel Mini Reissue, and analyse whether the [...]

FIRST LOOK AT THE BVLGARI SERPENTI FOREVER BAG

Today we have guest blogger @reviewsbyrachelle share her story on why she purchased the Bvlgari Serpenti Forever bag. The elegance and craftsmanship of this bag makes it worth looking at. Even though the Bvglari brand is fine jewellery, they have created a leather range with jewellery which comprising of fine materials; gold, black and white enamel [...]

Luxe Gifts: Father’s day

Sunday 6th of September is Father’s Day in Australia and here at The Luxaholic we are all about the Luxe Gifts! So what should you get the luxury loving dad for this special day, we have a few things we have picked out from our favourite retailers SSENSE.com, Nordstrom and Amazon. We love this Gucci [...]

Luxe Style: Working from home

Who is still working from home since the pandemic hit early on in the year? We miss going out and getting dressed up for work but that doesn't mean we have to look like a slob at home in our sweat pants with nothing matching, right? What if the love of your life knocks on [...]

10 Facts about Louis Vuitton Speedy and why it’s the ultimate first luxury bag choice for most people

Today we have guest blogger @lilysthoughts_share her story on why she purchased the Louis Vuitton Speedy and why it is a great choice when starting out in luxury.  You can read more about designer bags on her blog here: https://lilysthoughts.com/ Luxury aficionado or not, everyone knows the iconic Louis Vuitton monogram canvas and their Speedy [...]

CHANEL 2.55 Reissue Metallic Multicolour

Chanel Metiers d’Art 2020 Bags have just been released this month and we could not be more in love with the 2.55 Reissue multicolour metallic. This bag is a MUST as it can be worn casually or dressed up for a fun night out. It's a true rainbow unicorn! This bag was so popular that [...]

The Luxaholic June Edit

Welcome to our monthly The Luxaholic Edit series!  This is where we share new items we are loving for the month and all the goss on our favourite brands, price increases and more!  Be sure to SIGN UP to The Luxaholic and we'll send you the latest straight to your inbox! Louis Vuitton Have you [...]

Emxreblog: Gucci Marmont Review

The Luxaholic welcomes @emxreblog as she gives us a very detailed review of the Gucci Mini Marmont! Note: All images and content sourced from emxre's blog with permission from the author.     If you don't follow me on instagram, which you should (it's @emxreblog- shameless plug), then you would know that my Gucci Marmont has not [...]

Introducing our Dior Queen ‘Karen Doan’

You’re known as the Dior Queen in the private luxury groups / forums, we just love the way you put pieces together and how you advocate for the brand.       What is it about Dior as a brand that has you smitten and so loyal? I believe that Christian Dior (Dior) is one of the [...]

The Luxaholic Edit: Work Bags

Image sourced: @fromluxewithlove Here is The Luxaholic's round up on the best work bags for 2020. The intern For that girl that is working her way up the corporate ladder, and wants to leave her mark we recommend these bags. Celine Micro Luggage Celine Nano Belt Bag Louis Vuitton Neverfull MM Celine Micro Luggage handbagRated [...]

Designer Nappy Bags Review by @Katlittlepetite

Image Source @katlittlepetite 1. Describe a bit about yourself? I am from Adelaide and from Monday to Friday, 8 to 5pm I am a Mathematics teacher. However outside of work my passion is for fashion. I love to read fashion magazines, browse through boutique sites and find inspiration for fashion on Instagram. I love to [...]

Collection Louis Vuitton Escale

Here at The Luxaholic we are loving the new Escale collection from Louis Vuitton. Someone at Louis Vuitton had the great idea to mix pastel colours with giant monogram and voila tie die magic! We think it's just delightful. These bright statement bags are perfect for Spring / Summer and it is unfortunate that we [...]

Chanel Classic Mini Flap Review

@myprettyflair Rectangular or square? This is probably the first thing that comes in mind when we talk about which Chanel Classic mini flap to go for. This tiny but mighty piece is one of the most sought-after bags from the fashion house. Mini bags have been the “IT” bag for several years now and have […]

The Luxaholic Diaries: Buying the LV Pochette Metis

I came across the Louis Vuitton Pochette Metis back in 2016 when I was working in Sydney CBD, and on one of my lunch breaks I met with a girlfriend that wanted to see the bag in person. We were lucky to get a hold of one in store and we both fell in love […]