Second Hand September – Why I Purchase Pre-Loved Luxury

I purchased my pre-loved Louis Vuitton Trousse 23 for £180 (discontinued item)

Oxfam have launched #SecondHandSeptember – a campaign to try and discourage people from buying new clothing and accessories for the entire 30 days of the month. The campaign aims to raise awareness of the environmental impact of fast fashion and highlight the importance of limiting the amount of clothes we send to landfill. 

How I cleaned the zip on my vintage Louis Vuitton Trousse Toilette 23

I bought the Louis Vuitton Trousse 23 pre-loved from a seller on Facebook about 9 months ago. I was really impressed with the quality of the item, being a vintage piece from 1989 (the year of my birth!). However, I knew from the offset that it would be worn – I fully expected it to have a bit of an old smell and the hardware to be faded.

Best to Worst – Rating My Entire Luxury Handbag Collection!

I rate my entire collection of luxury handbags and small leather goods. This was so difficult, I love them all! But it was a fun video to make. Let me know what your best and worst pieces are or if you disagree with any of my choices!

My first vintage piece: Louis Vuitton Trousse Toilette 23

Reveal: Louis Vuitton Trousse Toilette 23

I’ve gone through countless makeup bags in the past; often really cheap ones that would fall apart all the time. And while it was sometimes enjoyable heading to Primark before every holiday for a new toiletry case, I made the decision to purchase something that would last.