Man bags? Christmas gift guide for men

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.

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Something for the weekend – the best from insta this week

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”

Bag yourself a deal this Friday…

…and I mean this literally!  As it’s Black Friday this week, various retailers which have fine collections of handbags, will have offers on the day and over the weekend.  If you are familiar with my site you will know I like to review different bag retailers.

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Saturday Specials – the best from insta this week

Here’s a little something for the weekend – my 5 favourite bags spotted on instagram over the last week. But this Saturday there is something extra special.  The favourites have been selected based on the photography.  In these images the bag is still the hero but the shot itself stands out.  See if you agree…

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Covent Garden – to shop or not to shop for handbags?

The Christmas lights in Covent Garden are on, thanks to Kylie Minogue and Charlotte Tilbury. Whilst I spotted the largest silver reindeer ever seen, so what of the Garden, the first piazza in England?  A market destination since the 17th century, red light district in the 19th century; what does this neighbourhood of London offer the handbag shopper, among its pubs and street performers?

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Denim 101: Tips on the bags to carry

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?

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Hands free: your guide to backpacks

Yes, I promised last week when writing about corporate styled bags that I would review backpacks at a later date.  That date is now and I have for you a selection of backpacks that are on trend for this winter.

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#fridayfeeling – 5 favourite bags from British designers on instagram 13 Oct 17

When it comes to hashtags #fridayfeeling has to share some airtime with #BuyBritishDay.  Today on Brick Lane, London there is a BOB event (Best of Britannia) which is all about the finest British made brands.  With my nod to BOB here is my round up of favourite bag spots on instagram this week from British designers.

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How to bag yourself a deal at Bicester Village

When you hear Bicester Village mentioned what reactions does it conjure up?  Great parking? Last season’s product? Not as far from London as you first thought? 30% discounts?  Well, this pedestrian high street is home to over 100 designer outlets and is the 2nd most popular attraction for Chinese tourists visiting the UK (after Buckingham Palace!) Surely I can find a designer bag deal here?

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