• How to Buy an Hermès Bag: The Hard Way and the Easy Way

    How to Buy an Hermès Bag: The Hard Way and the Easy Way

    Think you have what it takes to buy a Birkin or Kelly from the Hermès boutique? If not, is there an easier way? Find out now.
  • Chanel Bags Switch from Serial Stickers to Microchips in 2021

    Chanel Bags Switch from Serial Stickers to Microchips in 2021

    Goodbye serial stickers and authenticity cards! Chanel bags starting with the 21A collection will switch to a new microchip authentication system. Here's the scoop.
  • Hermès Space Sac à Malice: A Bag That’s Out of This World

    Hermès Space Sac à Malice: A Bag That’s Out of This World

    The Space Sac à Malice is a spirited space-themed collector's item that's positively out of this world! Find out what makes this whimsical bag so special.
  • Hermès Birkin vs. Kelly: Features and Parts Comparison Guide

    Hermès Birkin vs. Kelly: Features and Parts Comparison Guide

    Birkin vs Kelly – what's the difference? Compare key features and parts, plus a glossary of components. Which bag is right for you?
  • The Chanel Logo: The Origin, Design, and Meaning Behind a Legendary Status Symbol

    The Chanel Logo: The Origin, Design, and Meaning Behind a Legendary Status Symbol

    What does the Chanel logo represent? Learn about the history, design, and meaning behind an iconic status symbol.
  • Make Mother's Day 2021 Really Special

    Make Mother's Day 2021 Really Special

    We know it’s been a difficult year for mothers and their children everywhere. If you have a mom, you’ve felt her love when she talks about hugging you and your kids. If your wife is a mom, you’ve seen her cope with the stress of a year plus remote schooling and work. If you are a mom, you’ve given your all under the most...
  • The Cargo Birkin

    The Cargo Birkin

    Hermès' new limited edition 'Cargo Birkin' makes us wistful for traveling in style. The Cargo is today’s perfect travel companion, in that it is both practical and elegant. In the classic 35cm size, this bag is primarily made of Toile Canvas, making it lightweight and durable — and accented with Swift calfskin leather. It has a large interior to carry everything needed for a...
  • We Love Hermès' Birkin Sellier

    We Love Hermès' Birkin Sellier

    We love Hermès’ new Birkin Sellier, introduced by Hermès toward the end of 2019.  The Birkin Sellier is a highly sophisticated and modern interpretation of the Birkin. The bag has a rigid, structured and minimalist design that makes it appear more elegant compared to its togo and clemence counterparts. Made of a fine grain, lightweight leather that has a bit of shimmer – Epsom,...
  • How to Purchase an Hermès Special Order Bag

    How to Purchase an Hermès Special Order Bag

    While the Hermès Kelly, and specially the Birkin bags are considered Holy Grail bags, there is an even higher tier in this already ultra luxury handbag world: the Special Order (SO) bag, otherwise known as the Horseshoe Stamp (HSS) bag. What is an Hermès Special Order Bag? A Special Order Hermès bag is a handbag that is designed to the exact specifications of a...
  • How do I Know I'm Buying an Authentic Hermès Bag?

    How do I Know I'm Buying an Authentic Hermès Bag?

    The best way to guarantee your Hermès bag is authentic is by purchasing it from a reputable dealer, like Madison Avenue Couture. But if you’ve been gifted or purchased a bag elsewhere, you will want to check it for the following features. The Embossed Logo    First thing to check is the iconic Hermès logo, an embossed stamp located on the front of the...
  • Why Is Hermès’ Himalaya Bag So Coveted?

    Why Is Hermès’ Himalaya Bag So Coveted?

    Hermès’ holy grail bag is the Himalaya, and with one glance it’s easy to see why.      The Himalaya is, for many Hermès lovers, the ultimate bag to own.   They are unique, unrivaled in design and construction. They are a symbol of refinement and success, as only Hermès VIPs have access to them.  And they are highly collectible, increasing in value over time due to...
  • New Hermès Colors For Fall 2019/Winter 2020

    New Hermès Colors For Fall 2019/Winter 2020

    A new season means new Hermès hues are in, and we’re loving the colors for Fall 2019/Winter 2020. Our experts have hand-curated a selection of the hottest hues, and we’re constantly adding new luxury options to our collection. We know these new colors will go fast, so read on to see what styles we’ll have in stock.    Vert Amande   One of the...
  • The Kelly Sellier vs. Retourne — Which One Will You Choose?

    The Kelly Sellier vs. Retourne — Which One Will You Choose?

    The Kelly Sellier vs. Kelly Retourne debate is a tale as old as time. While both styles have die-hard fans, we believe both are wonderful additions to any wardrobe. When it comes to similarities, both the Kelly Sellier vs. Retourne come with detachable shoulder straps that allow for hands-free carry. They both take anywhere form 18-24+ hours to make and are crafted by one...
  • The Best Celebrity Birkin Bags

    The Best Celebrity Birkin Bags

    The Birkin bag is beloved by many celebrities around the globe. Below are some of the best celebrity Birkin bags, in alphabetical order. We have also listed the same or very similar authentic Birkin bags that are available at Madison Avenue Couture. All these bags could be yours with just the click of a button, or by visiting our NYC showroom. Call today to...
  • The Louis Vuitton Prism Keepall

    The Louis Vuitton Prism Keepall

    From the mind of Louis Vuitton’s Men’s Artistic Director, Virgil Abloh, comes this eye-catching piece. While it debuted in the men’s Spring 2019 runway, we think this Keepall is well-suited for women as well. From LouisVuitton.com: “This colorful take on the Keepall Bandouliere 50 represents the pioneering vision of menswear artistic director Virgil Abloh: the combination of his youthful vibrancy with the timeless elegance...
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