A Look At: 1stdibs – Hermes or Louis Vuitton?


As an interior design consultancy with a range of projects from executive offices to private homes all over the world, we receive requests for bespoke items and sort after pieces that will create investment for our clients and add value to a space. One of the most useful tools we’ve come across is recent years is 1stdibs.com – Connecting the world’s best dealers, finest shops and most important galleries with individuals and professionals throughout the world the site offers everything from furniture, fine art, fashion and jewellery to those in search of a single particular item or to the most sophisticated of collectors.

“Starting with the few dealers that were hand-selected by our founder Michael Bruno at Paris’s legendary antiques market, Marché Aux Puces, in 2001, we’ve become the global destination for those who must have ‘first dibs’ on treasures — from around the world — that would otherwise be inaccessible.”

In 2001, young, passionate, luxury real estate dealer Michael Bruno visited the historic Paris Marché aux Puces and found items of such beauty and authenticity, he was moved to purchase several for his own collection. But, like stumbling upon a great new restaurant or overhearing a juicy secret, Bruno couldn’t keep this discovery to himself. He created the website 1stdibs.com as a vehicle for sharing his find with the world. In just over a decade, 1stdibs has grown quickly to become the premier online luxury marketplace. It’s a testament to the quality of items and services made available and the enduring reputation of the dealers featured on our site.

We have handpicked a number of pieces currently on offer. So if you’re looking for an original Andy Warhol, you can visit the site now and instantly purchase Mickey Mouse II.265 from 1981 for the reasonable price of £98,752.16 offered by Revolver Gallery.


If you’re looking for something a little more vintage, why not pick up a 1930’s Louis Vuitton wardrobe trunk for £20,481.45 on offer by Reve De Bagages. An ideal show stopper for your living room or bedroom. 


For the gentleman with fine taste and in the market for a new time piece, take a look at the Audemars Piguet Rose Gold Royal Oak XL Tourbillon watch offered by Xupes Limited for a mere £99,950.


And for those ladies with a penchant for the finest handbags money can buy, pick up this incredible Hermes Birkin made from Himalayan crocodile skin finished in 18K gold and diamonds on offer from Janefinds for £286,699.83. 


Whilst its always fun to look at whats available at the higher end of the market, 1stdibs also offer a broad range of products with a wide scope on prices. 


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