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….
The holiday break may have had us trying to influence the future #bandersnatch or guessing whether Idris Elba will throw on one more grey shirt and bring Luther 6 to the movie screen, but no predictions are required about the fashion styles which will be hitting the stores soon.
We’ve all heard that we should spend wisely in the sales; top tips range from ‘only buy if you NEED it’ or only open your wallet once you’ve calculated the future ‘wear to price’ ratio! How about your guide to guilt free sales shopping? Here’s a shortlist of 20 bags that will nail a Spring/Summer 2019 trend, guaranteeing plenty of wear most of next year. Now that’s what I call sale shopping, with savings of over 50%!
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.
Whether you’re a ‘splash the cash’ type of shopper or ‘smart and savvy’, a good starting place for planning a new season wardrobe is seeking inspiration from the catwalk. So if you didn’t happen to make it to Paris, New York, London, Milan etc (who does!), here’s your guide to the designer handbags for Autumn/winter 18. Introducing the top 10 selection.
When it comes to belts, we tend to keep them to the waists. But over the last couple of seasons this little accessory is adding impact to our bags.
This week’s Saturday Specials – my 5 favourite bags spotted on instagram over the last week that will wow you with their lines. These designers are making shapes and statements and the bags will jump out from any outfit. Let’s see which one catches your eye…
I love discovering handbag designers and I wondered whether it was time to take a break from the high street and online shops and checkout Etsy, the home of handmade and vintage goods. Is it possible to uncover the next upcoming handbag designer on Etsy?
Only you know how many gift guides you have stumbled upon to date and it’s not even December yet. So let me help by saying this guide is for you if you’re looking for
This week’s Saturday Specials – my 5 favourite bags spotted on instagram over the last week bring you that bit extra, they are the place to shop to enjoy Black Friday weekend discounts. Continue reading “Something for the weekend – the best from insta this week”
To prepare for this guide I chatted with quite a few women about their work bag needs. Armed with a comprehensive list of what’s in women’s work bags I began to wish Mary Poppins wasn’t a figment of Disney’s imagination, that she was on speed dial and she could reassure me there was a black leather version of her bottomless carpet bag!
As a Londoner born and bred I like to think I know my way around the captial. With a passion for bags I also like to bring you where’s best to shop; which store has the best selection of bags – who will over deliver in choice so you don’t won’t have sore feet at the end of the day.
Just in the last week I have noticed an increasing number of designers using a classic sewing technique in their handbag designs. Welcome back whipstitching, the overcast stitch which combines two pieces of fabric together in a visible stitch. No discreet stitches for us, checkout the designers celebrating the stitch!
As the Fashion Weeks for SS18 come to a close and the designers and fashion editors draw breath, here is my round up, not of Paris but of the bags spotted on instagram which looked like they were up to something. 5 favourite bags on Friday!