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When Sophie was short of cash to buy her dream studio apartment in London, she decided to pawn her £8,000 ($10,000) Hermes Birkin handbag that her fiancé got her for their two-year anniversary.


“It was the most practical thing to do. I would have unnecessarily paid more interest if I had gone for a higher mortgage, so I decided to increase my equity stake by getting a loan against my Hermes handbag,” 25-year old Sophie Richards told CNBC on the phone.

The world of luxury handbags is a glamorous one and using these expensive handbags as collateral to secure a loan is a growing industry in itself. While globally, the premium handbag and accessories market was valued at $48 billion in 2016, North America was worth $11.6 billion and Europe came in at $6.4 billion, according to industry research firm Koncept Analytics.

California-based Beverly Loan Company, one of the first pawn shops in the U.S. to advertise pawn loans against upscale handbags, told CNBC via email that luxury replica handbags are the fastest growing asset class. The company has very specific criteria for lending against handbag.

“If the bag is not Hermes  replica handbags or a close equivalent and does not have a retail price of over $5,000, then it is not for Beverly Loan Company,” the company said on its website. “We also require that the handbag is in excellent condition and in most cases we require provenance, specifically a receipt from the retailer where it was purchased.”


Jordan Tabach-Bank, owner and chief executive officer of Beverly Loan Company, explained that not too many lenders are comfortable with this business as they lack the expertise to deal in luxury handbags because of “spot-on replicas” that have flooded the markets.

“While our average handbag loan is about $5,000, I can tell you that we recently made a loan of $60,000 on a Hermes White Matte Niloticus Himalayan Crocodile Birkin.”

The process is fairly straightforward – if you want a loan, take your luxury handbag to one of the pawnbrokers who specialize in this area. They take a quick look at the condition of the bag, and you are out of the door with cash. The handbags are stored in a secured vault till the time you pay off the loan. There is generally, no credit check and the loans are given for a period of four to six months.

“When we inspect a bag first and foremost we make sure it is authentic and in excellent condition. We can always provide a higher dollar figure if the bag includes the box, dust bag, cites (for exotic skins) and original receipts (which always help with authentication). We also know what colors sell best and we know how important condition is to our clientele, and lend accordingly,” Tabach-Bank said.

While some lenders are quite specific about brands they want to lend against, some others are a bit more flexible. London-based Prestige Pawnbrokers lend against a range of luxury products including handbags, wine, art and watches among others. The company on its website lists a range of designer brands that they lend against. These include Chanel, Hermes, Louis Vuitton, Mulberry, Prada, Gucci, Miu Miu, Dio and D&G among others.

“Many of our clients are finding this to be an extremely effective method of raising finance quickly – especially for designer handbag that you may no longer use or was an unwanted gift or has simply fallen out of fashion with your style” the company said on its website.

But while this is a fairly easy way of raising capital for replica handbags  consumers, it comes with risks. One of the biggest risks is default. What if the borrower fails to pay the loan?

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“If the borrower is unable to pay the loan in full they can rewrite the loan by simply paying the accrued interest, thereby extending their due date,” Tabach-Bank explained.

If the clients choose not to extend the loan then the lender becomes the owner of the collateral and can sell it to the public. The company, however, makes several attempts at contacting the borrower before foreclosure.

Another risk is dealing with fakes. A number of pawnbrokers face this on a regular basis and if the handbag is fake, the loan is not approved.

“The handbag speaks for itself; we do not perform credit checks. Just bring your ID and your bag. Our clients are in and out with cash in hand in a matter of minutes,” Tabach-Bank said.

Compared to added baby Céline accoutrements like the Classic Box


Valentino usually just releases a lookbook for its pre-fall and resort collections, but back Maria Grazia Chiuri larboard for Dior and her above partner, Pierpaolo Piccioli, affected abounding artistic control, how the cast does things has confused slightly. On Wednesday, Piccioli put on Valentino’s Pre-Fall 2017 appearance at New York’s Beekman Hotel, and the accoutrements on the aerodrome were aces of the Cheap replica handbags occasion.

Side-shot detail photos aren’t accessible from the appearance (or at atomic we couldn’t acquisition them), but thankfully the front-on aerodrome shots accord a appealing appropriate appearance of some of the accoutrements in the collection. The big adventure is the admission of a ample attache that will appear in accoutrements of colors, leathers and embellishments, including blooming fur and bright crocodile. That fills a gap in Valentino’s calendar that none of the antecedent Rockstud accoutrements anytime absolutely did: a roomy, polished, structured day replica bag.

Catch has accustomed itself as the abode for LA celeb-spotting in the accomplished two months, but allegedly it has eyes on the LA accident hosting bazaar as well. Two altered clutch-worthy contest were hosted at the restaurant this week. When I say “clutch-worthy,” of course, I beggarly that these were diplomacy area something like a Louis Vuitton Palm Springs Mini Backpack would assume out of place. Though, as fate would accept it, that was aswell a accepted best with celebs this week.

We’ll alpha off with Chanel Iman, accustomed a beautiful, bleary Judith Leiber minaudiere as she leaves Catch. This accouterments seemed far too chic for a accidental Catch banquet date, so I advised contempo Chanel Iman account items and abstruse that Catch was in fact hosting a blur premiere for Chanel’s new flick Mad Families.Sale division as we apperceive it is cartoon to a close. Lots of sites are in final markdowns, which agency that both prices are bottomward and food are dwindling. Abounding of the accoutrements beneath are at atomic bisected off, but abounding of them aswell alone accept one or two pieces left–if you see something you like, time is of the essence. May the arcade allowance be anytime in your favor.

When Phoebe Philo accustomed and Céline accoutrements took over the appearance world, the cast seemed like the little abstruse alone those on the central knew about. All of my appearance accompany were active afterwards the latest Céline bags, but they hadn’t absolutely saturated the boilerplate yet. This is no best the case–Céline is now a powerhouse, and while the Luggage Tote is still the a lot of acclaimed of its designs, affluence of new things accept popped up in the accomplished few seasons.

We aggregate our absolute photos of the Céline Tri-Fold Bag a few months ago, and now I accept a attending at two smaller, added bunched bags: the Céline Frame Bag and Céline Frame Clutch. The beyond of the two, the Frame Bag, has a blubbery covering accept band and offers one ambiguous and one collapsed abridged inside. This bag is a abundant admeasurement if you don’t about backpack too abundant with you but wish to be able to calmly fit your phone, abbreviate wallet, and a few claimed items. The Frame Clamp is absolutely compact, on the added hand, and comes with a angular alternation strap–perfect for a night out.

Compared to added baby Céline replica bags accoutrements like the Classic Box, the Frame Accoutrements action a added accidental vibe. I still would opt for a altered bag alone (maybe the Trotteur–I absolutely like that bag), but Amanda has a huge bag drove on both sizes of the Frame–Céline’s calendar at the moment covers a assorted arrangement of claimed styles. The Frame Bag is $2,550, and the clamp is $1,400.

With the Golden Globes abaft us and Oscar nominations just a little added than two weeks away, it’s awards division crisis time. Celebs accept adapted their bag bold accordingly, of course. We’ll be seeing a lot added accident carpeting pics from appointee brunches, appointee dinners, galas and vaguely awards season-related alms contest in the abreast future. And, as is our custom, we will appetite every befalling to ogle the aces artist handbags called for every occasion. Caitlyn Jenner agitated this attractive white Gucci Dionysus Hobo to the awards division admission accident Gold Meets Golden. Gold meets Golden brings calm top names from the sports and ball association in an accomplishment to accession acquaintance about LA’s bid for the 2024 Olympic games.

Buying a designer handbag is a huge investment

Lauren said: A lot of the time when I buy things off websites, I dont have any choice in the courier that the company uses but I try and avoid using Hermes Replica UK if I can. Last year, I had a parcel that was water damaged after being thrown over my back garden fence and left out in the rain. I just feel bad for people because they have bought Christmas presents for people and they dont know what is happening to their stuff. The delivery workers had no idea what was in the packages when they were kicking them and dropping them and it could be something really expensive or fragile.


A Hermes spokesperson said: We would like to thank Ms Holton for drawing this to our attention. This footage does not reflect the way we expect our drivers to handle parcels and we will speak to those involved. Where necessary this may also involve some retraining. Buying a designer handbag is a huge investment, and no-one wants to splash the cash only to find it’s actually a fake. But as the market for luxury carryalls has grown – so has the market for knock-offs. As counterfeiters become more savvy, it’s becoming increasingly difficult to tell a genuine from a phony, with many of today’s bogus bags looking almost identical to the real thing.

While the idea of a knock-off might conjure images of cheap, plastic and obviously-fake bags, many of today’s styles even come complete with mock serial tags and authenticity cards. So how do you separate the chic from the sham? Luckily, luxury replica handbags consignment site The RealReal’s company director of authentication, Graham Wetzbarger, is on hand. Speaking to Racked, he shares his top tips for verifying the authenticity of three of the most widely knocked-off bags around from UK.

To me there’s nothing quite as lovely as soft, supple, beautiful leather. I’ll take it in a handbag, shoes, car seats and furniture. I love fine leather. With that in mind, try to imagine this scene that occurred just a few days ago: me in my comfy chair, my favorite handbag on the floor next to me and a hot cup of coffee on the table to my left.

I stood up and somehow – I could never re-enact this feat in a million years – turned to the left and launched the entire cup of coffee into the air. It made a flawless landing in my purse. I couldn’t believe my eyes. It was like a 100-year flood in my Dooney. The objects inside were bobbing up and down, gasping for air.

I credit a conversation with a friend who owns a used car dealership with the fact that my favorite leather bag (I’ve had it for almost 20 years) came out unscathed following my heroic emergency rescue. He had told me the secret for how his best replica handbags dealership cleans, restores, conditions and protects leather car seats and interiors to make them look like new. Since then, I’d been treating this bag like the interior of a fine Italian sports car. I had no idea I was also protecting it against the future tormenting stains of a coffee flood.

To the many readers who write and ask me how to clean their dirty, stained, grimy, sticky, dried out leather, here it is: The secret to cleaning and conditioning any kind of leather – car seats, furniture, handbags, shoes, luggage – is KevianClean Leather Cleaner & Conditioner. (Formerly BooYah Cleaner and Conditioner. More on the name change in a bit). Once my friend spilled the beans, I began using the product on this purse and lots of other leather things, too, including the interiors of our two vehicles. Here’s my pithy review: Wow!

My friend was right on the money. KevianClean cleans and restores leather like magic. He also told me that the dealership charges hundreds of dollars to clean and treat a car interior with KevianClean, a product that costs about $25.

KevianClean is fantastic, nontoxic and chemical-free. It is made from all natural plant-based ingredients. It’s not at all oily or greasy or wet or sticky. It has a light scent that makes you think you’re on a Polynesian island.

KevianClean is easy to use and cleans old stains, ground-in dirt and even that sticky buildup of spills, splatters and whatever else seems to accumulate on the arms and seats of leather chairs, and bags and shoes. While I haven’t encountered super extreme stains myself, I’ve read reports of cheap replica handbags removing ink stains, melted crayons and other such mishaps. I have to admit that when I learned BooYah Cleaner and Conditioner had undergone a name change, I was like whaaat? It’s such a cool name. And I wondered what else had changed.

This need to know prompted me to contact Laura LaFond, the founder of KevianClean. I learned that she and her husband have two boys, Kevin and Ian. (You’re way ahead of me, right?) Bottom line, the family decided that BooYah, though it is a fun name to say, is meaningless. A combination of the boys’ names, “Kevian,” is meaningful and memorable. And she assures us that only the name has changed. The product remains as it always has been, perfect. I have to say, I really like the new name. It’s easy to remember, and I love knowing that secret, too. KevianClean is available on Amazon. When you find it, be sure to read the reviews. You’re going to learn a lot. Mostly that I’m not the only KevianClean fan.