On what was scheduled to be the first weekend post Brexit, where Britain waved its goodbyes to the rest of Europe, this ‘something for the weekend‘ is a celebration of Europe’s fabulous handbag designers. Despite the political struggles, the joy of the continent’s craftsmanship and quality of materials will always stand out. And in true SFTW style, here are the top finds on instagram this week – the European handbag designers that might not be front mind, but should be for SS19 inspiration.
Something for the weekend is back after a long January. And instagram has been trawled to save you scrolling. Today’s Sunday Special are the bags spotted on insta this week that will rock a Spring fashion trend. Whilst all eyes may be on New York Fashion Week with AW19 previews, let’s give a nod to the 5 handbag designers whose SS19 collections are arriving online and in-store NOW!Continue reading “5 favourtie bags on insta this week – hello February!”
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.
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?
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!
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?
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.
This is your guide to the Christmas and New Year sales when shopping for a handbag. My golden rule to avoid a bag bargain that ends up at the back of the wardrobe and never sees the light of day, is to try and find a bag that will rock the incoming season.
It’s that time of the month when you have Christmas items ticked off your list; presents bought, maybe a few more to wrap, food ordered, cards written and posted. But have you got yourself sorted? Give yours truly a thought. Here’s a little prompt with retailers that can still get you your holiday break all bagged up without breaking the bank!
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?
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.
Having spotted some of the best bags from well known designer catwalk collections to wear this Autumn/Fall and Winter, I was set the challenge of finding handbags that rock the season’s fashion trends, but with one caveat, all had to be priced under £100! Continue reading “10 handbags that rock winter trends, all under £100”
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).
It is the time of year when study courses are being confirmed. And in London it is reported that handbag design is one of the fastest growing areas of fashion. With a variety of courses, universities and colleges offering different ways to study are you best to take a selection of short courses to specialise in specific areas, or invest in a 3 to 4 year degree, with qualification at the end?