Denim bags were once the territory of festival days but are now one of the bag styles for summer 2023. And the denim revolution this season is for everyone with bags for every budget. Sure, if you want to splash some cash you have the big name designers all with denim options; from the Chanel mini flap bag, the Bottega Veneta Teen Jodie shoulder bag to Celine’s Matelasse denim shoulder bag. However, there are plenty of denim bags at lots of different price points that all have a distinctive look.Continue reading “To carry denim or not to carry denim?”
Bags of investment for under £500
With the continued pinch on our wallets with the increasing inflation, is it possible to find an investment designer bag in 2023? With a strict budget of £500 and in search of designer labels with designs that can stand the test of time, here are 10 bags to choose from, if you are able to treat yourself. Be reassured, these bags have classic shapes, can be worn several times, all bringing down the cost per wear, just as an investment bag should.Continue reading “Bags of investment for under £500”
It’s a London thing!
When it comes to bag design centres in Europe, Milan or Paris are hard to beat. For those of you who are fans of London vibes, you’ll find you are also spoilt for choice this Spring. With the top handle, slim shoulder and clutch bag styles dominating the trends for this spring and summer, the UK has a lot of home grown fashion talent. Here’s a rundown of 10 London bag brands worth checking out.Continue reading “It’s a London thing!”
Something for the weekend – the alternative top handles
A key bag trend for spring and summer is the short-strap bag. The SS’23 runways featured models carrying small to medium handbags – there wasn’t a crossbody in sight. For those of you who think handbags are too formal, and will never be persuaded to take off your long strap cross-body bag, may I try and seduce you? Here are five favourite ‘alternative’ top-handle bags that rock a modern vibe.
Luxury handbag brand masterclass?
So it has been 5 months since two luxury fashion houses combined their brand power to showcase the handbag of 2023, the Fendi x Tiffany baguette bag. It went on sale last month and is already ‘sold out’ online. If you’ve got your hands on this icon, do you consider yourself one of the lucky ones or are you delighted that you didn’t fall for a wonderful marketing collab? Here’s what’s to celebrate and what’s not.Continue reading “Luxury handbag brand masterclass?”
Something for the weekend, best bags on insta in January
What has the first month of 2023 provided us in the way of bag fashion? With lots of Spring colours and some early snaps from the Pre-Fall runways, there’s lots to inspire.Continue reading “Something for the weekend, best bags on insta in January”
Affordable fashion bags for SS’23
With inflation still in double digits, many of us may want to look for more affordable fashion solutions for the new season. Bagwhispers has taken the 7 fashion trends for SS’23 and the dominant bag styles and has created a shortlist of bags to inspire as well as take care of your wallet. Looking for a bargain? You’ve come to the right place. If you’re sitting comfortably…Continue reading “Affordable fashion bags for SS’23”
What will you be carrying? The bag trends for SS’23
Ah, what a relief, SS’23 bag trends are a delight as they are wonderfully straightforward. Black is back, which makes a change for spring and summer and denim bags make a return after a long absence, which will make sense once you’ve read up on the fashion trends of the season. But it’s not all black and blue.Continue reading “What will you be carrying? The bag trends for SS’23”
What to look out for when building your wardrobe for spring and summer
Now the end-of-year holiday season is drawing to a close it’s an ideal time to start looking forward to the next season, Spring and Summer 2023. There were lots of styles to inspire on the SS’23 runways back in September. Here’s a look back on 7 key looks from the designers to have front of mind when planning your wardrobe.Continue reading “What to look out for when building your wardrobe for spring and summer”
When less is more!
When it comes to bag designers, the smaller brands can find it hard to get airtime in and amongst the big hitters of Gucci and Fendi. Something for this weekend is a spotlight on 10 bags from some brands you might not be so familiar with.Continue reading “When less is more!”
I’m going to party like it’s 1999…
…because that’s probably how much my salary is probably worth! With all the cost of living headlines and inflation rises, I’m bringing you the bags to rock at this season’s party events, that won’t bust your bank account. With Black Friday/Cyber Monday deals still live, the prices quoted below could be even cheaper when you get to checkout. And there’s a colour range to make any LBD pop!Continue reading “I’m going to party like it’s 1999…”
Now that’s what I call colour!
A little ‘Something for the weekend’ feature covers the stand-out bags spotted on instagram. This weekend’s inspiration for fashion bag lovers is a range of bag shapes that have earned attention for their colour and enduring appeal. Investing in a bold, bright-coloured bag, bought on a whim whilst skimming instagram can bring regret; the bag arrives and looks different in shape and shade, and now you’ve got to return it. Avoid this hassle as here are my top 10 bags of colour for AW22/3 that don’t carry eye-watering price tags. Be brave and go boldly towards that pop of colour with confidence.Continue reading “Now that’s what I call colour!”
10 fashion bag bargains under £100
Each season I compile a top 10 list of the fashion bags under £100. Researching the designers and retailers’ offerings this time was always going to be a challenge with inflation sweeping the globe and increasing prices. Fear not, whilst it has taken a bit longer than normal, here are your money saving fashion accessories that are bang on trend for autumn/fall and winter 2022/3.Continue reading “10 fashion bag bargains under £100”
Autumn/Winter 2022 bag trends
It was back in March when the fashion world introduced us to the autumn/fall/winter fashion trends and bags. And back then, when it was the start of spring in the northern hemisphere and the temperatures started heating up, it was difficult to take notice of the new faux fur trims and tactile shearling bags. But now it feels time to give you the edit of the styles, which, if I’m honest, are difficult to summarise.Continue reading “Autumn/Winter 2022 bag trends”