A wander along any high street or a browse of your top five fashion websites right now will no doubt inundate you with floaty florals, boho basics to linens for your summer. And for these relaxed dresses, casual tops and trousers, there is one bag which is a match for them all!
Whether your style is the cool relaxed street style vibe or fashion designer logo follower, there tends to be a formal occasion that pops into everyone’s calendar in the summer; a wedding (in Windsor perhaps), a day at the races, a christening or a garden party. The bag that will always get you through one of these summer events is a top handle handbag. Continue reading “Something for the weekend – best of the top handles”
Music and fashion are tight siblings, complimentary as tea and biscuits (statesiders read oreos and milk), Easter and eggs, movies and popcorn. Need I go on? And when you are outside, dancing just like you don’t care, you want your hands free, to put them in the air. Continue reading “Festival Fashion Fix – bags to carry your essentials this summer”
Here’s your guide to the bags for the beach this year. Rest those feet and get them flip flop ready (or thongs if you are reading this Down Under!) and find where to buy the bags that you’ll want to keep and use again and again. There are bargain and bust options to suit all budgets, though all are worthy of a weekend in St Tropez or a fortnight in Cabo in Mexico!
When it comes to a special occasion which bag is that you reach for and have your event needs covered? Some would say the classic clutch bag. But anyone who has spent a day at the races or at an English wedding, where you are expected to go from day to evening effortlessly; might want to have a bit more space in the bag. Hands up who’s going to the Royal Wedding in Windsor this May?
Anyone else thinking that a saddle bag was last seen in the Wild West? Well my bag loving friends, the saddle bag is a welcome feature for Spring and Summer. The curved aesthetic of the bottom of the bag brings a refreshing shape to the crossbody and shoulder bag.
On the day when the BBC reports a Hermès birkin bag has sold for more than the average house price in the UK, some designer bags may seem out of reach for many of our budgets. Never fear, Bagwhispers is here! For those of you who are looking to carry a designer bag this Spring/Summer, here is a guide on the bags which will have your friends coveting your purchase, all for under £1000. Go on treat yourself!
Here’s a run down of best bag buys for Spring 2018 – £300 edit. This is your time saver where you find out the key trends for Spring and the designer labels without the big bucks spend. No pounding the streets, scrolling multiple sites or trying to get those filters working. 6 key trends and the designer bags bang on trend.
Back by popular demand; here’s the run down of the bags that rock the season’s trends with a budget in mind. It’s the toughest challenge – find bags under £100 that feel quality and on trend for this Spring.
How do you edit the designer handbag collections to find your ‘on trend’ accessory for Spring/Summer 2018? One way is budget – how much do you want to spend? If you are wanting to spend £5000 plus, you might want to seriously weigh up investing in a classic bag from brands such as Hermès and Chanel.
It’s only fair the men get a look in when it comes to matching the accessories to the new season’s trends. Whilst the stores are still dragging out their winter sales, Spring is definitely vying for shelf space. For those guys looking to stay trend smart or for those who have a man whose accessories need a refresh (lucky them), here’s your guide to what to keep in hand!
Whether you styled the New Year sales like the Wolf of Wall Street or made strategic choices, the retailers are ready to feature their selection of spring and summer fashion trends inspired by the catwalks. You’ll be spoilt for choice on the accessories front with over 7 trends to choose from. Here’s your guide to the designer trends so you know what to spot.
I love discovering handbag designers and I wondered whether it was time to take a break from the high street and online shops and checkout Etsy, the home of handmade and vintage goods. Is it possible to uncover the next upcoming handbag designer on Etsy?
When it comes to an item of clothing we may all share, the humble pair of jeans has got to be up there. In shades from ice blue to dark indigo, with maybe an extra pair too; black with well placed rips or a pair of ankle cropped whites for the summer holidays?
Before we dive into my guide to street style accessories, maybe we should start with answering, what is street style? Not wanting to sound like I’ve just left a sociology class muttering about youth subcultures, this is a look that is sometimes easier to visualise rather than put into words.
This week’s Sunday Specials on instagram are helping us get beach ready. This is no April Fools nor am I talking about getting beach body ready on Easter Sunday – pass me another mini egg! But now that it’s Easter, we can start counting down until we are on that beach break, with sand between the toes and the bags that can hold your sun essentials.
Here’s a little something for the weekend – the bags spotted on instagram last week which are channeling a summer vibe. With the clocks jumping forward last night, we are officially in summer time. Whilst we haven’t stepped into a day of sunshine, high five to the five designers who are getting us ready for a summer of fun.
This Spring you are forgiven for choosing a bag with its ‘all over colour’, likely to be a pastel (maybe lilac) or primary (pillar box red), the two key colour trends. Single colour bags are everywhere. But let’s not overlook those whose designs are intriguing, so much so, its practically art! Step away from the monochrome and say hello to the detail!