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Should a vintage bag be repaired?


DECRYPTION - Sharp Americans like them threadbare. The French, they discover the repair workshops.

There are two schools.

Those who proudly carry around their conspicuously worn luxury bag - they will say "

weathered by time


And those who care about it like the apple of their eye and, at the slightest scratch, entrust it to a repair service.

In the past, American women and their taste for polished


were in the second category, but recently, mentalities have changed.

On second-hand platforms such as RealReal, vintage bags in

“fair condition

” have never sold so well, can we read in the

Wall Street Journal


According to the journalist, it would be a reaction to the influencers appearing at length in posts on social networks, flanked by it-bags so new that you would think they had barely come out of their box.

The latest snobbery in New York is therefore to wear a bag “

that has lived

” while pretending to disdain any excessive fetishism for this outward sign of style and wealth.

With us, the exact opposite is observed.


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Source: lefigaro

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