With almost 1,000 items received since we re-opened last week, we have been thrilled with the quality of products you are all bringing us. A big THANK YOU to all consignor’s for knowing exactly what to bring us! This week is heavy on the designer handbags, from collectible Chanel pieces, to Louis luggage and brightly colored Spring shoulder bags. If any products catch your eye, call us at 503.224.7884, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. (Customers in person and phone calls are always first served at or after 10am PST, emails second.) Remember, we cannot feature all of our fantastic items on the blog, but we do feature additional gems on our Instagram feed. Make sure you follow us so you are up to date with other amazing pieces at http://instagram.com/seamstofit.
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CHANEL RARE Black Satin and Gold Cage Chain Handbag
This is a true gem and a rare vintage find. From 1995, we are drooling over this black satin compact handbag covered in gold chains!!! This has us imagining the days when Karl Lagerfeld was dressing supermodels like Claudia Schiffer and Linda Evangelista in gaudy and gorgeous over the top chains. Black satin is stitched with CC at front top center of back, but is hidden behind all the gold chains in a lattice grid weave. Top of bag has a zipper closure with CC etched ball charm zipper pull. Interior is lined in black satin with one zippered pocket on each side. Measures 7″[H] x 6.5″ [W] x 1″ [D] with a 7″ small chain handle drop. A true collector’s item, priced at $2,500.
LOUIS VUITTON Pistache Epi Leather ‘Marly BB Purse’
Perfectly popping for Spring this lemon-lime colored Epi leather is bold and unique. From the 2014 collection, Louis Vuitton calls this the Pistache or pistachio color. Sleek curved lines form sides of this small structured tote with both top handles and crossbody strap options. Sides of purse have silver snap buttons to keep your belongings tightly secure. Lined in green suede with one zippered and 2 slim side pockets. Measures 12.5″ [W] x 7.5″ [H’ x 5″ [D] with a 3.5″ top handle drop and 23″ shoulder strap drop. Sold with original dust bag. In like new condition. Retailed for $2,350, priced at $1,400.
LOUIS VUITTON ‘Eole 50’ Rolling Suitcase – SOLD
We were recently in the Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris, and almost everyone was rolling their Louis luggage through the halls. Be like the French, and pick up this damier printed luggage piece from 2008 that is in excellent shape, and take it with you on your next adventure. A well thought out design, this rectangular shaped roller has a gold buckled top clasp that opens wide to help you see and organize your belongings. One gold zippered pocket rests on outside of piece for items that you might need easy access to. Lined in brown canvas with 2 side organizing pockets. Measures 19″ [W] x 10″ [H] x 12″ [D]. Sold with original dust bag. Retailed for $2,340, priced at $1,400. SOLD
PRADA Pumice ‘Double Bag’ Tote – SOLD
Chanel your inner Olivia Pope with this neutral structured double handle tote. From Prada’s current collection, a grained pumice colored leather that will go with anything. An open top tote design, but with one magnetic snap center compartment for security. Finished with silver hardware and buckles along handle strap attachments. Snap buttons on sides can be opened for more access to interior. Measures 13″ [W] x 10″ [H] x 5.5″ [D] with a 6″ handle drop. Sold with original dust bag. In like new condition. Currently retailing for $2,600, priced at $1,300. SOLD
CELINE Coral ‘Trotteur’ Purse – SOLD
The Trotteur purse first introduced in 2013, was such a hit for Celine, that each year they release new colors or tweak the design. This coral color from 2014 is a lovely pink hued leather perfect for sunny days or shine through on a rainy Portland afternoon. A rounded hobo shape has extra dimension with 3-D seam that runs along sides and base. Front of bag features a full flap with hidden clasp underneath, while back of bag has a silver zippered pocket. Interior is lined in matching coral leather with one dividing center compartment. Measures 11″ [W] x 9″ [H] x 4″ [D] with a 14.5″ minimum and 19″ maximum shoulder drop. Sold with original dust bag. In brand new condition. Retailed for $2,600, priced at $1,000. SOLD
LOUIS VUITTON Damier ‘Ribera GM’ – SOLD
This rounded luggage tote from 2001 has a striking profile and is an elegant alternative to your typical weekender bag. Crafted out of the brown damier print with leather top handles, this bag will keep you stylish no matter where you jet off to. Gold zipper runs entirely across top of tote so interior is easily accessible. Lined in brown canvas with one zippered side pocket. Measures 20″ [W] x 13″ [H] x 13″ [D] with a 4″ handle drop. Retailed for $1,940, priced at $1,000. SOLD
REED KRAKOFF Cream and Grey ‘Atlantique’ Tote
Reed Krakoff’s ‘Atlantique’ tote always features two tones that compliment but do not overpower each other. This cream neutral large tote is accented by cement grey detailing in separate pouch and top handle accessories, for an understated statement. Designed in a trapeze shape with tan, light grey and cream lining, this purse opens wide and is bright inside, so nothing can be lost. Finished with silver hardware and pockets on all four sides. Measures 19″ [W] x 13″ [H] x 6″ [D] with a 5″ handle drop. Sold with original dust bag and in like new condition. Retailed for $1,890, priced at $1,000.
LANVIN Suede’Gloria Turnlock Saddle Bag’ – SOLD
This honey colored suede is oh so soft and yummy!! Accented with a brassy gold turn lock front clasp and a brown leather top handle, this purse has vintage detailing but a modern aesthetic. Flip up front flap and find that purse can accordion open wide to have full access to both black satin lined interior compartments. Measures 13″ [W] x 10″ [H] x 6″ [D] with a 8″ handle drop. In brand new condition. Retailed for $2,590, priced at $799. SOLD
LOUIS VUITTON ‘Cabas Mezzo’ Tote – SOLD
Louis monogram totes fly out the door here at Seams, so be the first to call to reserve this perfect shoulder tote with plenty of interior room. Tan leather is used for base and side corners of tote as well as top handles. This piece from 2002, shows only minimal signs of wear on top handles. Lined in brown canvas with one zippered side pocket and key ring on top side. Measures 15.5″ [W] x 13″ [H] x 6″ [D] with a 10″ handle drop. Retailed for $1,440, priced at $699. SOLD
LOUIS VUITTON Red Epi Leather ‘St. Tropez’ Purse – SOLD
Brighten up your outfits, from jeans to day dresses, with this cherry red grained leather. From 2008, this proves that the Epi leather is one of the most durable materials used today, there is not a single sign of wear throughout. Two thin leather straps connect to smooth, rolled LOUIS VUITTON embossed panel at top of bag. Interior is lined in red canvas with one zippered side pocket. Measures 12″ [W] x 11″ [H] with a 9.5″ handle drop. Retailed for $840, priced at $399. SOLD
CHANEL Vintage ‘Micro Flap Crossbody’ – SOLD
Live life like you are in 1996 again, with no need for a huge cell phone, just your one credit card and house key. Take this to your next concert and you will be dancing all night with your hands free tiny purse. A soft lambskin leather is stitched with CC on front flap and interior has a gold key ring. One chain link on strap is open, where leather was broken and then professionally repaired. Measures 2.5″ [W] x 3.75″ [H] with a 21″ chain strap drop. Priced at $349. SOLD
CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN ‘Marpolo’ Slingback Heels Size 9 1/2 – SOLD
Sturdy block heels, yes please! We love a shoe that takes us to new heights but will not have us stumbling all night. This patent slingback features a front platform with criss cross vamp straps along toe box, and a 4″ thick heel. In like new condition, with extra rubber traction sole applied to front half of shoe. Italian size 40, fit like a size 9 1/2. Retailed for $895, priced at $299. SOLD
Toby Pomeroy 18k Gold and Diamond Necklace – SOLD
In a day and age where sustainability is on everyone’s mind, our choices in fashion should reflect that as often as it can. Toby Pomeroy grew up in India, where he learned a foundation of living life in a harmonious balance. This ethos is reflected in his high end jewelry designs using only recycled gold and sterling metals. This 18k hammered gold open circle pendant is detailed with 9 small diamonds for just the right amount of sparkle. Finished with an adjustable silk cord with maximum length of 14″ and 18k yellow gold rounded tips. Sold with protective Mario’s jewelry box. Retailed for $925, priced at $399. SOLD
JOHN HARDY ‘Kali Hinge Cuff’ SOLD
John Hardy’s Kali collection is meant to resemble the natural formations of river rocks. This solid sterling piece measures 6 1/2″ circumference with a hinged clasp. Stack with your other Hardy pieces for a visually stunning wrist. Retailed for $750, priced at $349. SOLD
HERMÈS ‘Wa Ko Ni’ Scarf – SOLD
French painter Antoine Tzapoff began his career in the 1970’s and produced beautiful portraits of his favorite subject, North American Natives. This scarf is a reproduction of one of Antoine’s most detailed paintings, Wa Ko Ni, an Apache princess surrounded by the forests of her land. With an orange and purple bold border, this portrait is stunningly lifelike. This is one of the most unique Hermès designs out there, and would be perfect framed on the wall, as was originally intended. Measures a 35″ square. Sold with original box. Priced at $399. SOLD
HERMÈS ‘Parcours D’H’ Scarf – SOLD
Printed like a labyrinth maze this silk scarf was designed by Dimitri Rybaltchenko. Even though it is hard to focus on at first, it is designed with an H center and even features an Hermès staple, a horse within. Two corners show origin and end of maze with silver balls ready to begin, or just finishing. Don’t miss out on this iconic and collectible piece that reflects the true Hermès character. Measures a 35″ square. Priced at $399. SOLD
HERMÈS ‘Mexique’ Scarf – SOLD
If you were disappointed you did not get one of our 2 ‘Mexique’ scarves last week, another client brought us a different color scheme. This blue and periwinkle background compliments the bright gold design beautifully. An Aztec inspired design by Cathy Latham, this piece celebrates the ancient culture of our neighbors to the south. Measures a 35″ square. Priced at $299. SOLD
CHANEL Vintage Satin Bow Belt Size 8
The last of our vintage Chanel collection this week is from 1995 and is a wide satin belt with large bow that can be worn in front or back of waist. Belt is lined in leather so the satin does not wear off with use. Finished with a square buckle and gold metal prong. French belt size 90/36, fits like a size 8 waist. Priced at $249.
PRADA Saffiano ‘Travel Wallet’ -SOLD
Part of Prada’s current collection online, this wallet is a staple for the brand and hopefully for you too! Durable saffiano grained leather is used in this large wallet with room to hold all your life’s needs. Silver zipper that wraps around 3 sides of wallet, opens to reveal one side with checkbook or travel documents compartment. Opposite side has 12 credit card slots, zippered coin compartment and bill sized compartment. Measures 9″ [W] x 5″ [H]. Sold with original box. Retailed for $665, priced at $249. SOLD
LOUIS VUITTON Key Holder – SOLD
This monogram piece from 2000 is a great piece to grab out of your purse for quick trips to the store. Just large enough to hold a few credit cards, some cash and a key or two, you can carry only your essentials. Finished with a gold key ring inside and a gold LV embossed zipper pull. Measures 4.5″ [W] x 2.5″ [H]. Priced at $99. SOLD
PRADA Silk Floral Dress with Knit Details Size 4
Miucci Prada is know for incorporating vintage inspired prints into her modern pieces. Even the super current label tag has a vintage vibe. The dusty rose silk fabric has a bold black floral print. Silk is expertly tailored with fold pleats along sides under bust, and a slightly dropped waist. Knit details adorn the 3/4 sleeve cuffs and high neck collar, in a grey and maroon striped design. Italian size 40, fits like a size 4. Priced at $499.
PIAZZA SEMPIONE Grey Wool Belted Coat Size 6 – SOLD
Have you ever wanted to stay in your robe all day long? Now you can do that in the chicest way with this plush textured wool coat with robe like draping. Collar is designed to be folded around neck for a relaxed and cozy finish. A taupe suede belt elevates this piece from the bedroom to the office. Finished with taupe lining for cuffed sleeves and snap buttons at waist under belt. Size 6, but fits slightly over sized. Priced at $399. SOLD
VALENTINO Voluminous Wool and Silk Sweater Size S-M -SOLD
Play with your volumes and textures in this all in one gorgeous sweater by Valentino. A slightly cropped cut, this piece would look elegant with a high waist pant or pencil skirt. Crafted out of a ribbed wool with sheer silk flatter short sleeves, this 2008 sweater, has all the right drama. Size S-M. Priced at $229. SOLD