Need a present for a man you know? Should anyone buy a man bag? AA Gill once wrote ‘The problem with a man bag is that it’s called a man bag. “Man bag” is obviously unconscionable’. So let’s drop the namesake and think practically and consider when a bag is required.
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.
The afternoon sun is still shining on London – I wonder if this is a first for this late in September…sticking with firsts, the high number of handbags spotted on display at London Fashion Week Festival. What a delight to get up close and personal with these five lovely designers. Continue reading “Bags uncovered at London Fashion Week Festival”
Fall into winter; the clocks have gone back and the temperature drops. Time to wrap up warm and throw on a coat. In your haste to get out of the door, give a second thought to the bag which will buddy up with your winter outfit.
Calling all those investing in a new pair of boots to add to their Autumn/Winter ’17 wardrobe. Long gone are the days of matching what’s on your feet to what you are carrying in your hand. And this is the season to ensure you never match your handbag to your shoes!
Ladies, florals, dresses and waists are all ‘in’ for the next five months. When purchasing the belt to show off your waist don’t make the mistake of pairing your outfit with the wrong handbag.
There’s nothing like a full day of rain to shift the mindset from summer days to winter nights. Last night I even switched from a glass of prosecco to a full bodied red! So whether we are ready or not, the fashion media are and they are coming at you with the impending season’s trends for Autumn or Fall (for our state-side readers).