10 best designer bags for AW’19 for under £300

Yes it can be done – a designer bag that rocks the fashion trends for this autumn winter, can be bought for under £300 or $300!  This pay day may well mean a handbag treat for you that will see you all the way through to April, bringing you the best value or cost per wear ever.  First though, let’s just remind ourselves of some of the key bag trends for AW’19/20:

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AW19 women’s fashion trends and the bags to match

With pay day just a week away for most of us, there are autumn/winter wardrobe shops being planned as I type. To help complete your seasonal fashion wardrobe, here’s your guide to the key AW’19 fashion trends and of course, which bags to grab or throw over your shoulder to finish your look.  With lots of fashion articles out there, listing at least 6, and up to 12 key trends, below is your cheat sheet to the looks and the accessories, and this season, the accessories are front and centre.  Check out these 3 trends and 5 silhouettes:

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One of the best streets in London for bags

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.

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Something for the weekend – the best bags on instagram this week

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…

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Be a sale survivor – bag the bargain!

It’s that time of year when the weather is keeping us outside but the shops are enticing us back in with their summer sales.  This isn’t big news or in fact news at all.  What is news is how to navigate the sales so you avoid buying a bag that you will never, ever carry.  I’m going to help you from falling for the big price slash, how to resist the temptation of a big saving, all without the use of any mind games.  How?  Read on….

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Saturday Special – here comes the sun!

Whilst a few instagram feeds are sharing the trends from the AW19 catwalks, I’m not ready to even consider shopping for Autumn with 3 months of summer ahead and lots of sunshine (I hope)!  So to help you navigate the heaps of insta bag inspiration, Something for the Weekend has filtered like a demon and brought to you classic summer bags.  Here are my 5 favourite summer bags from the last week on instagram. Continue reading “Saturday Special – here comes the sun!”

The under £1000 edit of designer bags for this summer

For those of you who’ve found some extra spending money and want to invest in a designer handbag for this summer, this is the edit you want to check out. Not only does the £500 to £1000 edit gain you access to some big designer brand names, it’s the price bracket that also showcases the new designers coming on to the scene, allowing you to be the first to drop their name!

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Never tear us apart!

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.

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5 favourtie bags on insta this week – hello February!

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!

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The best designer handbags for under £500 to rock winter 2018/9 trends

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.

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Designer handbags for autumn winter 2018 fashion for £300 or under

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?

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Causal summer fashion fibres – no.1 bag

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!

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Bags for the formal occasions this summer

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?

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The best bags for Spring 2018 and under £100

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.

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