The honeymoon period is officially over and the photos from the most snapped wedding of the year, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex (aka Prince Harry and Meghan Markle), have been poured over. And the bag of choice held by their many guests, on this special occasion, was the understated clutch bag.
This Spring you are forgiven for choosing a bag with its ‘all over colour’, likely to be a pastel (maybe lilac) or primary (pillar box red), the two key colour trends. Single colour bags are everywhere. But let’s not overlook those whose designs are intriguing, so much so, its practically art! Step away from the monochrome and say hello to the detail!
Anyone else thinking that a saddle bag was last seen in the Wild West? Well my bag loving friends, the saddle bag is a welcome feature for Spring and Summer. The curved aesthetic of the bottom of the bag brings a refreshing shape to the crossbody and shoulder bag.
On the day when the BBC reports a Hermès birkin bag has sold for more than the average house price in the UK, some designer bags may seem out of reach for many of our budgets. Never fear, Bagwhispers is here! For those of you who are looking to carry a designer bag this Spring/Summer, here is a guide on the bags which will have your friends coveting your purchase, all for under £1000. Go on treat yourself!
Here’s a little something for the weekend – the bags spotted on instagram from the designers who are regulars at Milan and Paris fashion weeks. Whilst they were busy wowing the world on the catwalks, I kept an eye on their instagram. These are the ones who brought us knock out handbags in the last week from miniature to see-through handbags, even flown in by drones!
With a blink of an eye London Fashion Week has been and gone and the fashion buyers are holed up in Milan. But before we are indulged in the spoils from the la dolce vita en Italia, here is my round up of the bags spotted on instagram that were spotted at #lfw. Rule Britannia!