Snapping up a Sandro

This week’s fabulous fashion find comes in the form of a midnight blue dress from French fashion brand Sandro. It features three-quarter length sleeves, an exposed zip and a belt with a snap fastener. I saw this dress on luxury fashion resale site Vestiaire Collective, priced at a bargain €29 and described as being in excellent condition. With postage, the total came to €37.90 – a pretty good deal given that Sandro dresses retail at between €165 and €325. I’ve never seen a Sandro dress priced this cheaply in a dépôt vente, and such an item would probably be quite … Continue reading Snapping up a Sandro

A visit to Vestiaire Collective’s Parisian pop-up

French luxury resale website Vestiaire Collective has opened a pop-up shop at Paris’ Mandarin Oriental hotel. The pop-up is running from Dec 13 – Dec 22, with prices ranging from €100 – €30,000, according to Vogue. Given that I regularly drool over the designer pieces on Vestiaire Collective (and because it’s not every day that I get to go to a five star hotel), I had to go and check them out in real life. Even though the designer items on display were ‘preloved’, they looked entirely unused. A leather Saint Laurent jacket, a Chanel bag, a beautiful beaded dress that I … Continue reading A visit to Vestiaire Collective’s Parisian pop-up