Palm Beach Daily News: ‘Birkin Houdini’ Michael Tonello makes big bucks in the resale business

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Michael Tonello two trunk shows in Palm Beach this week. He will be at The Breakers on Friday and Serenella on Saturday.

When life hands you lemons, you make $1.6 million from a lemonade stand. That’s what Michael Tonello did, well sort of.

The Massachusetts native was once a makeup artist and hairstylist who found himself in Spain with a brand new apartment, zero income and no clue on what to do next. But his quick wit and entrepreneurship turned him into the “Robin Hood of desperate women,” a best-selling author and the shoe designer he is today.

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