Event Date28 November 10:00 AM - 9 December 10:00 AM EST | Online auction 20965

Handbags Online: The New York Edit

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Handbags Online: The New York Edit

Sale Overview

Handbags Online: The New York Edit will offer a curated selection of the most rare, desirable and sought-after handbags & accessories. The sale will be live for bidding from 22 November to 9 December (dates subject to change), and will include pieces from Hermès, Chanel, Louis Vuitton and many more. The lots offered in this sale will be exhibited at Christie’s in Rockefeller Center during the holiday Luxury Week. 

We are currently inviting consignments to this auction. Please contact one of our specialists for a free and confidential valuation, or visit our Request an Auction Estimate page.

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Auction times
28 Nov 10:00 AM (EST)

Our specialist’s selection

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Caitlin Donovan

Caitlin Donovan

VP, Head of Department, Americas | Handbags & Accessories

Caitlin Donovan is the Vice President, Head of Department, Americas, for the Christie’s Handbags & Accessories Department, and Head of Department for Sneakers, Streetwear & Collectibles, based in New York City. Caitlin is responsible for sourcing, curating and selling all US based Handbags & Accessories Auctions, recently founding Sneakers Streetwear and Collectibles, sourcing, curating and selling these sales globally, supporting US clients overseas, as well as working with clients to manage their private collections. In addition to sourcing and curating auctions, Caitlin has extensive experience in authenticating and cataloguing luxury goods. Prior to joining Christie’s in 2014, Caitlin was a Specialist based in New York City. Before entering the auction world, Caitlin worked as the Director of Sales and Marketing for the handbag company Holly Caldwell LLC and as the Director of Education for Women Corporate Directors, launching chapters of the organization around the world. Caitlin speaks frequently on her expertise of the Handbags & Accessories, Sneakers and Streetwear markets, featured and quoted in numerous publications online, in print and on television. Born and raised in Manhattan, Caitlin holds a B.A. in History and Sociology from Vanderbilt University.
Madeline Lee

Madeline Lee

Associate Specialist | Handbags & Accessories

Madeline (Maddie) Lee is an Associate Specialist based in New York. In addition to overseeing sale production processes for online auctions, she plays an active role in the department’s business-getting efforts, client development, and Private Sales initiatives. Globally, she collaborates with Christie’s regional teams in EMEA and APAC to support international sales.

Maddie joined Christie’s in 2019 as a Junior Specialist. Originally from Dallas, TX, Maddie holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing from Southern Methodist University’s Cox School of Business where she also studied French and Art History.
Rachel Koffsky

Rachel Koffsky

SVP, International Head of Department | Handbags & Accessories

Rachel Koffsky began her career at Christie’s in 2014 as a Specialist in the Handbags & Accessories department. In 2017, Rachel relocated to London to bring the Handbags & Accessories department to King Street. In her role as Associate Director, Head of Sale, EMEA, Rachel presided over the first 100% white-glove live Handbags auction in 2019, and the launch of King Street online auctions, which also achieved 100% sold in its premiere season. In 2021, Rachel was named VP, International Senior Specialist, and was instrumental in bringing to market the first single-owner collections of Handbags to appear at auction, both in Paris and in Milan. Rachel is also responsible for the strategic partnership initiatives at Christie’s including the 2020 Marnifesto auction of runway pieces created by Marni, sold to benefit Alliance of Artists Communities and the Christie’s x Gucci Vault partnership. In 2022, Rachel was appointed SVP, International Head of Department, Handbags & Accessories. She currently oversees international strategy, in addition to advising clients on their Handbag collections. She is an expert in designer handbags and accessories, with extensive experience in Hermès, Chanel, Gucci, Dior, Fendi and more. Rachel is also an auctioneer at Christie’s and has been at the podium/ on the rostrum in New York, London and Geneva. Rachel is from Connecticut and holds degrees in History of Art and Mathematics from Johns Hopkins University. She frequently lectures internationally on the topic of the Handbag & Luxury markets, and has been featured or quoted in publications such as Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, the BBC, FT How to Spend It, Barron’s, and more.

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