And no, I don’t mean Oxford Street and its mile long strip of shops catering for all budgets. Nor do I mean the designer handbag shops on Bond Street, be it on both it’s New and Old ends! Undeniably both these established retail addresses offer lots of choice. But it’s a neighbouring street that really does offer the handbag shopper one of the best experiences.
This week’s Sunday Specials are my 5 favourite bags spotted on instagram over the last week that bring you a taster of the pre Autumn or Fall and Winter ’19 fashion trends for bags. Get ahead and be inspired with a healthy serving of AW’19 instabags! If you’re sitting comfortably…
It’s time…to grab a clutch. Yes I said clutch – the bag to take to your parties! Next week the Christmas holiday events will be coming in quick and fast, right up until New Year’s Eve. And whether you are relying on your little black dress (the faithful LBD) or adding a bit of sparkle to your party outfit, here are the budget and designer clutch bags to consider, to catch the adoring eyes around the room!
Maybe a bold headline but one that takes inspiration from a great performer playing in the background as I type – James Brown. Now he was a man who wasn’t afraid of styling and in my defence, men tend to need a bit of help with their bag styling. If you have a man in your life who needs a new bag, here are the styles and choices that are in demand.
For the last couple of seasons designer brands have become much more noticeable on the side of their handbag collections. Luxury brands, once the prevailers of minimalist logos, in keeping with the mantra less is more, the more being reflected in the quality of materials, workmanship and the price tag, are now becoming bolder than ever. And not just in the women’s collection – the men can share in the font action too. Continue reading “The font of all knowledge – the logo bag”
Inspiration on instagram is becoming more and more difficult to find with the increasing number of sponsored posts and fashion labels filling their feed with spring fashion that isn’t available to buy just yet. However, have I got a ‘Sunday Special’ for you – I’ve navigated the feeds and have spotted a bag trend that will rock this winter and help you move into Spring and Summer effortlessly. How about that for a heads up!
What bags are ‘so good lookin’, so refined’ when you have a budget of up to £5000? Plenty of bags of distinction and brands fall into the shortlist. Overlay the fashion trends for winter 2018 and there are 10 designer handbags that you should spend a little time perusing.
When it comes to buying a bag and you’ve got a four figure budget to spend (result!), this season, you’ll no longer fall into one of the two camps; “I want the ‘it’ bag of the season” or “I want an investment designer handbag”. The good news is for autumn/winter 2018 this collection of bags under the £1000 will last more than one season and offer the fun detailing to turn heads. You’ve just got know what to look for.
When it comes to buying a designer handbag, what budget should you set? There are some fashionistas who struggle with the possibility of finding a designer handbag for under £1000. Fear not! It can be done, and these 10 beauties prove it – as they all ring up for under £500.
This week’s Sunday Special is my 5 favourite bags spotted on instagram over the last week that I promise will add the right dose of colour to your autumn and winter wardrobe. And with all the instagram feeds fully loaded with the Spring/Summer fashion shows, it can be hard to find inspiration for this autumn/winter.
About this time most of us talk about changing from our summer outfits and looking to our autumn and winter wardrobe but accessories don’t tend to feature much in the chat. How do you stay on trend and transition through the seasons, without breaking the bank on a one hit wonder?
Here it is, one of the most popular round ups every season, the best buys for bags on trend for autumn and winter 2018. All of these beauties are under £100. These top 10 are as a result of popping into the high street stores to grab a feel, all in the name of checking quality and then comparing with online stores for value.
If you’ve had the time to glance over my 3 guides to Autumn/winter ’18 fashion styles and bag shapes, you will know that I’m encouraging, urging or some might say begging you to invest or inject colour into your bag wardrobe. T’is the season to embrace ochres, purple, reds, greens and some shades of blue.
When the BBC asks ‘Why is the man bag on the rise?’ it’s my job to highlight the new season’s bag trends for the men who like an accessory to transport their belongings. Autumn/winter 2018’s executive summary of bag trends for men is fairly simple, cross body bags and bags worn over one shoulder; yep just the same as a women’s shoulder bag. But how many men do you know who’ll be rushing to adopt either of these two styles?