​EVERY SEASON PRESENTS a lineup of designer bags to lust after - but how do we know if what we’re buying is really worth the investment?

THE MONOGRAM WAS the reigning status symbol in the 90s up to the early 2000s, thanks to an era of conspicuous consumption sparked by a booming US economy. That would change when the financial...

THE death of Chanel legendary designer and mastermind Karl Lagerfeld this week has left voids in both Chanel and its rival house, fur-maker Fendi.