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A History of Saint Laurent Paris [Infographic]

History of Yves Saint Laurent

Yves Saint Laurent is considered one of the greatest designers of the past century. The history of the house of Saint Laurent Paris, as it’s been called since 2012, it’s closely linked to its founder, Yves. A creative genius and tormented soul (if you haven’t yet, you must watch the documentary L’Amour Fou), the legacy of Yves Saint Laurent has lived on, long after his retirement in 2002, and his death in 2008. See a brief history of the house…

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Hermes Hermes Birkin Bags

7 Things to Consider Before Buying Your First Birkin Bag

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Congratulations on your decision to buy a Birkin bag! Some of the most important questions to address before you being your process include: “How to buy a Birkin?” “Where to buy a Birkin?” “How do you make sure it is authentic?” At PORTERO we have been selling and consigning Birkin bags for more than 10 years, and here are the 7 things you absolutely must consider when buying your first Birkin bag.…

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PORTERO’S Pick of the Week – Van Cleef & Arpels Cosmos Clip Pendant

Pre-Owned Van Cleef and Arpels Cosmos Pendant Brooch available on PORTERO.com

This week’s pick is this delicate Van Cleef & Arpels Cosmos Clip Pendant Necklace, crafted from beautiful and trendy rose gold, round diamonds, including one larger central one, weighing approximately 0.29 cts, and mother of pearl. In true Van Cleef & Arpels fashion, the pendant can be worn alone as a brooch. This lovely necklace makes for a great gift for yourself or others, as it comes with its original box, ribbon, a pouch, and protective felt. This piece retails…

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