Luxury Preowned Designer Goods, Handbags, and Purse Auction

Luxury Preowned Designer Goods Auction

Saturday, June 11, 2022, 9 am

JOIN US LIVE IN PERSON 13310 Luthe Road Houston, TX 77039

This auction will feature 350+ lots from well-known designers

ALL ITEMS ARE KEPT OFF-SITE UNTIL AUCTION DAY. Preview Friday from 11 am – 3 pm and on Saturday at 9 am. just before the Auction

YES! We are OPEN FOR LIVE IN-PERSON BIDDING – reservations suggested, just mention you saw it on the Houston Young Professionals website – call 281-931-0100

All items have been fully vetted & authenticated allowing buyers to purchase with confidence. All Items have Certificates of Authenticity.

Brands Represented – Louis Vuitton, Balenciaga, Celine, Chanel, Dior, Fendi, Gucci, Hermes, Prada, Yves St-Laurent & More!

We will also have a selection of wallets, belts, scarves, backpacks, Messenger bags, duffle bags, and bracelets.

Gallery Auctions is Houston’s best-kept shopping secret, this shopping adventure will take buyers into the international world of high style, best quality designer elegance.

This auction features items for men as well as women. 

All items include a certificate of authenticity and have been fully vetted & authenticated allowing buyers to purchase with confidence.

Quality handbags are investments, buying at auction is incredible “Value for Money”. 

Vintage Luxury Handbags are Eco-Friendly and Environmentally Sustainable, a quality handbag can last decades.

Vintage Luxury Handbags are an investment and not just an expense.

We will offer items at all price points in the auction.

Designer handbags are the ultimate fashion accessory.

Buying at Auction is an affordable way to get that “pretty woman feeling”. Think Julia Roberts as she walked down Rodeo drive after her shopping spree. 

Vintage Luxury Handbags are convenient, more durable, and more economic over time. 

The auction will feature light bites & an open bar with cocktails. 

Payment in full is required on auction day via Cash or Credit Card with matching ID, 18% Buyers Premium in house, 22% online 

·      All sales final, absolutely no refunds for any reason.

·      Four ways to bid

o Come to the auction IN-PERSON & BID LIVE, touch, see & feel the items for yourself!

o   Watch and Bid Live on

o   Place an absentee bid before the auction on

o   Call or Email to place a bid any time at 281-931-0100 or [email protected]


All items are PRE OWNED, all items are sold as-is, and all sales are final.

An explanation of condition grades for our Preowned Designer Goods:

AA= ‘practically perfect’ has barely been worn, kept in excellent shape, this is the best-preowned condition.

A=’Excellent Condition’ May show some signs of wear, perhaps a small watermark, mild discoloration or scuffs in an isolated area, minimally used, maintains structure & hardware is intact.

AB=’Very Good Condition’ Regular signs of wear, has been used often but kept in good condition. Can show watermarks, discoloration, or scuffs in areas, Hardware intact may be very mildly tarnished.

B=’Good/Fair Condition’ Well used patina, may have some cracks and stains, and hardware can be tarnished, but the overall structure is intact.

While great care is given regarding condition classification all statements (whether written or oral) regarding condition are opinion only and do not represent any warranty or guarantee, please review the photos carefully prior to bidding.

All lots in the auction are Pre-owned may show signs of use & may have odors. It is the Bidder’s responsibility to ensure the condition of the lots meets their satisfaction BEFORE bidding. If you are in doubt that the lot will meet with your satisfaction you are advised NOT TO BID.



5 Reasons Why Louis Vuitton Bags Are Worth the Money

It’s pretty well known that the ‘Big Three’ rule designer bag land. Next to Chanel and Hermès, Louis Vuitton is undoubtedly part of the Big Three. The quality, the craftsmanship, the resale value and other big benefits add up to the conclusion that a Louis Vuitton bag is an investment for life. If you’re still not sure if you should buy one: we’ve listed the reasons why you definitely should!

1. Best value
One thing that’s for sure, is that Louis Vuitton bags are durable. And by that, we mean extremely durable. The canvas is so easy to maintain that an LV bag can be worn for decades. It’s also relatively well priced for a designer bag, as it’s not as expensive as Chanel or Dior. Of course, it does age a little, but we think the honey-colored patina gives the bag a little more personality. Oh and not to forget, Louis Vuitton bags maintain their value perfectly, so the resale value is pretty high.

2. Throw it like you just don’t care
You really don’t have to worry about any kind of damage if you are the lucky owner of a canvas Louis V. bag. The canvas was originally developed for travel gear, like suitcases, so it’s a sturdy material. Don’t fear for any scratching as this type of canvas is indestructible. You can easily toss your bag around, no biggie.

3. Let’s get personal
You’re not going to be the only one wearing a Louis Vuitton bag, so you might want to make it your own. Luckily, Louis Vuitton has everything in the store (literally) to personalize your bag. You have the Monogram service, which is great for color-loving ladies, or just anyone who really wants to stand out. Your other option will be hot stamping your initials, a more toned-down way of showing that the bag is yours.

4. L’histoire de Louis
The house of Louis Vuitton has been around since 1854, which is a very long time. During that long period, the fashion house has been developing multiple suitcases and bags. Most of them have been around since the beginning of the 20th century, especially the classics. They all have their own personal story, so you’re not only buying a bag, but you’re also buying a little piece of history.

5. Quality over quantity
We’ve already covered the fact that the quality of a Louis Vuitton bag is astonishing, but we just want to point out that if you quit buying a new Zara tote bag twice a season (as these simply don’t last that long), you’ll have gathered the money for a Louis Vuitton Neverfull within 5 years. That Neverfull will stick with you for the rest of your life.

Why a Classic Chanel Flap Bag Is Worth the Money

Coco Chanel revolutionized the handbag industry when she brought to life the iconic Chanel Flap Bag in 1955. Inspired by military satchels worn in the 1920s, the Classic Flap Bag boasts several instantly recognizable features, including signature handles wrapped in protective chains, and an interlocking “CC” on the clasp.

Coco Chanel is the epitome of a visionary because over 60 years later, the Classic Flap Bag remains the most sought-after Chanel bag of all time. Its timeless and functional design makes it the ideal accessory for sophisticating any outfit.

Reasons to Invest in a Chanel Classic Today

Today, Chanel handbags are much more than arm candies — they set a statement. If you are on the fence about this, here are seven reasons a classic Chanel Flap Bag is worth the money:

1. Flap Bags are getting more expensive every few months. Like most luxury fashion houses, Chanel bumps up their retail prices every six months to a year, sometimes by as much as $500 per bag. This maneuver is the very reason why Flap Bags are easy to resell for the same amount of money (sometimes more). How? Look at this way: If you invest $5,000 in a Chanel bag today, you can sell it for the same price or even higher if Chanel’s retail price for the item jumps to $6,000. As long as you maintain the structure and quality of your Flap Bag, there is bound to be a buyer willing to shell out a decent amount of cash for it, versus paying for the more expensive counterpart at a Chanel boutique.

2. Flap Bags can be a sign of wealth and high status. Socialites like Paris Hilton and the Kardashians; singers like Demi Lovato and Lady Gaga; Victoria’s Secret angels like Alessandra Ambrosio and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley; and even actresses like Dakota Fanning, Jessica Biel, and Gwyneth Paltrow are high-status public figures that love Chanel’s iconic Flap Bags. For decades, the handbag has become the go-to accessory for women who want to show the world they can pay the bills and treat themselves extravagantly, too.

3. Flap Bags may outlive you, meaning they can serve as heirlooms. Chanel Flap Bags made from caviar leather are pretty much indestructible. In fact, caviar leather is the most resilient of the Chanel leathers. It is made of pebbled calf leather, which is responsible for creating the raised effect on a Flap Bag’s surface. Caviar has a grainy texture, is less susceptible to scratches, and holds its “puffier” appearance better than lambskin. If you run your fingernails along the surface of a Caviar Leather Chanel Flap Bag, you can feel how durable and high-quality the material is. In addition, as long as you are meticulous about maintaining the structure and appearance of your Flap Bag, it can remain functional for decades on end. This classic may even last long enough to be passed on to future generations.

4. Flap Bags are wait-listed and in high demand.
More and more women realize that Chanel bags are beautiful investments. Due to the high demand, the bags are sometimes limited in availability. In hindsight, the struggles of getting your hands on a Chanel bag is not as dire as those chronicled by Hermès customers. However, it can prove difficult to have your clutches on the exact Chanel Flap Bag you are looking for, and for a lot of loyal customers, it makes the hunt far more rewarding.

5. Flap Bags offer more variety than ever before.

Today, the Classic Flap Bag is available in a wide array of:

Colors: Classic black, white, nude, and more bold colors like electric pink and neon blue
Finishes: The soft and smooth lambskin and the durable caviar
Sizes: Mini, medium-sized, jumbo, and the maxi bag
The more women want Chanel Flaps, the more versions the company creates and releases. In fact, Chanel designs several heavily themed collections every year, which means there is a distinct Flap Bag for everyone’s sense of style. Whether you are a classic lover of black and white, a grunge goddess, or the ultimate girly girl, there is a Flap Bag out there with your name on it.

6. Flap Bags are timeless. How often do you buy something that hangs uselessly inside your closet? You will never feel that way about a Chanel Flap Bag because fashion may come and go, but a classic remains evergreen. Chanel, in general, is known for their timeless and sophisticated pieces, meaning they never go out of style.

7. You don’t have to pay full price for a Flap Bag. Finding, buying, and carrying the right Chanel bag is a blissful experience. Not paying the full retail price for it is the delicious cherry on top. A Flap Bag is typically warranted due to impeccable construction and high-end materials. Thus, it does demand a lot of cash. However, buying second-hand from a reputable seller is an excellent way to knock a couple of hundred off the price tag. Thanks to the recent increase in the number of high-end consignment and resale stores popping up over the past couple of years, people can now buy their dream designer bags for much less.