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It's really not "just a bag".....

Why a Chanel bag is never JUST a bag by Chanel.   What’s a bag? I looked in the Cambridge Dictionary for a definition and got: “noun, a flexible container with an opening at the top, used for carrying things.” That is sooo not what a bag is and it most certainly is NOT what a Chanel bag is!   Coco Chanel  was a remarkable lady, tenacious and determined, she makes Meryl Streep’s character in The Devil Wears Prada look like a downtrodden ragamuffin and she was never, ever short of a good quote!   "Fashion changes, but style endures."   That is what a Chanel bag is … pure, enduring, everlasting style!  Instantly recognizable, instantly covetable.   I don’t...

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Best Shop In Dublin 2017! Will you vote for us?

http://www.98fm.com/bestofdublin So, we have been nominated again, and we cannot thank you all enough!  But now we are going to ask you to go a step further and vote for us under the "Best Shop" category. And vote as many times as you can or like! What does it mean to us? This isn't about self gratification, it is about us winning something that you feel we deserve.  At Designer Exchange Dublin, we consider it an award for our staff and management for outstanding determination and sheer hard work in developing this 100% Irish owned and independent business. We are proud of our achievements, we are proud every time we hire a new member to our team, we are proud...

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We Are Hiring!

Big news from Designer Exchange Ireland today!We are looking to add to our team and maybe this is the opportunity you have been waiting for!Two positions are available: Full Time Trainee Store Manager (40 hour week) Flexi Time Customer Service Specialist (20+ Hours Per Week) Full job descriptions will be emailed to all applicants. Why join us?Designer Exchange Ireland is Ireland's only dedicated pre loved designer handbag and accessory store. Founded in 2012, we are a 100% Irish and independent store.We have become Ireland's "go to" location for buying, selling and exchanging designer handbags and accessories. We have major plans for growth this year and in the coming years with big investment in both our bricks and mortar store and our...

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Designer Exchange Christmas Customer Appreciation Evening

We will certainly do more of these in 2017. What an incredible response we had to these evenings, where we have wine, coffee and nibbles and get to talk to you all outside of the humdrum of everyday retail. We get to spend more time with you, talk about what we do right, and what we could do better.    (All photos courtesy of the photographic magician Iwona Kielczykowska and JoinEco Photography with Seb Kaczorowski) We like to think of what we do as a community effort, open to all and making luxury designer items accessible to all budgets. We love what we do and we are strong believers that if you love what you do....you will never work a...

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Why you should have this classic Chanel in your life, from Designer Exchange

At Designer Exchange, we love Chanel. And the vast majority of you do too. We get it. It's a love affair, it's a passion, it's the kind of thing in life that makes your heart flutter. Some have likened it to the start of a new relationship with someone you are totally besotted with and want to spend every waking minute of the day with. Some have likened it to the arrival of your first born....maybe a little extreme but we know where you are coming from.  Its the moment you untie the ribbon, the folding out of the bottom flap of the box, the careful removal of the top layer of tissue paper, the delicate slide of your new...

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