Denim bags were once the territory of festival days but are now one of the bag styles for summer 2023. And the denim revolution this season is for everyone with bags for every budget. Sure, if you want to splash some cash you have the big name designers all with denim options; from the Chanel mini flap bag, the Bottega Veneta Teen Jodie shoulder bag to Celine’s Matelasse denim shoulder bag. However, there are plenty of denim bags at lots of different price points that all have a distinctive look.Continue reading “To carry denim or not to carry denim?”
Bags of investment for under £500
With the continued pinch on our wallets with the increasing inflation, is it possible to find an investment designer bag in 2023? With a strict budget of £500 and in search of designer labels with designs that can stand the test of time, here are 10 bags to choose from, if you are able to treat yourself. Be reassured, these bags have classic shapes, can be worn several times, all bringing down the cost per wear, just as an investment bag should.Continue reading “Bags of investment for under £500”
Luxury handbag brand masterclass?
So it has been 5 months since two luxury fashion houses combined their brand power to showcase the handbag of 2023, the Fendi x Tiffany baguette bag. It went on sale last month and is already ‘sold out’ online. If you’ve got your hands on this icon, do you consider yourself one of the lucky ones or are you delighted that you didn’t fall for a wonderful marketing collab? Here’s what’s to celebrate and what’s not.Continue reading “Luxury handbag brand masterclass?”
Affordable fashion bags for SS’23
With inflation still in double digits, many of us may want to look for more affordable fashion solutions for the new season. Bagwhispers has taken the 7 fashion trends for SS’23 and the dominant bag styles and has created a shortlist of bags to inspire as well as take care of your wallet. Looking for a bargain? You’ve come to the right place. If you’re sitting comfortably…Continue reading “Affordable fashion bags for SS’23”
What will you be carrying? The bag trends for SS’23
Ah, what a relief, SS’23 bag trends are a delight as they are wonderfully straightforward. Black is back, which makes a change for spring and summer and denim bags make a return after a long absence, which will make sense once you’ve read up on the fashion trends of the season. But it’s not all black and blue.Continue reading “What will you be carrying? The bag trends for SS’23”
Now that’s what I call colour!
A little ‘Something for the weekend’ feature covers the stand-out bags spotted on instagram. This weekend’s inspiration for fashion bag lovers is a range of bag shapes that have earned attention for their colour and enduring appeal. Investing in a bold, bright-coloured bag, bought on a whim whilst skimming instagram can bring regret; the bag arrives and looks different in shape and shade, and now you’ve got to return it. Avoid this hassle as here are my top 10 bags of colour for AW22/3 that don’t carry eye-watering price tags. Be brave and go boldly towards that pop of colour with confidence.Continue reading “Now that’s what I call colour!”
Do you wear the bag or does the bag wear you?
A question you may have never asked yourself or been asked. However, at a recent event, the above question was posed and an answer was considered. And the one time we felt, when the bag wears the outfit, is when you go iconic and wear a bag with heritage, even when it has been given a modern reinterpretation. So, if you are looking for such a bag to dominate your outfit, head to one of these heavy-weight designer brands.Continue reading “Do you wear the bag or does the bag wear you?”
Hot summer fashion bags for cool looks
Have you got a handle on the summer fashion? Here in the northern hemisphere, we are welcoming warmer days which means time to go on holiday. But before you do, let’s get a low down on the bags that are looking great for vacation days. The bags in this edit are already on location and there are plenty of styles to inspire.Continue reading “Hot summer fashion bags for cool looks”
Prepping for wedding season and need a bag or two!
‘Tis the season to brace oneself for the upcoming weddings on the horizon and the mandatory hit the bank balance will get. I’ve sourced three outfits which I’m going to invest in not just because they work for the special events but they also guarantee lots of wear elsewhere. Thankfully the weddings have a relaxed but elegant vibe where anything starting from boho chic is acceptable. However, wedding season economics means I need to see if I can get through the summer and make these three outfits work with one bag. Challenge on!Continue reading “Prepping for wedding season and need a bag or two!”
Fashion joins forces
The monthly edit of fashion bag inspiration for February, from instagram was due last week. And with the fashion shows previewing AW’22/3 in full force, the month’s round-up is always a bumper one. However, on 24 February the news came through of the invasion by Russia into Ukraine and since then it has been 9 days of shocking headlines. Breaking with tradition, the following fashion inspiration edit isn’t the top 5 bags of the month but instead, a spotlight on five of the fashion brands that have come out showing a different kind of force, support for relief in Ukraine. If you are looking for ways to support, here are some destinations being championed by fashion brands.Continue reading “Fashion joins forces”
Men’s fashion and bag trends for SS’22
Despite the Winter Olympics dominating the airtime, Spring is starting to feel a little bit closer here in the northern hemisphere. It’s a delight to start the working day with the sun in the sky. The dark starts and ends to a working day are fading. And with covid restrictions lifting, talk of taking holidays and commuting to work is much more common. It feels time then to give a rundown of what styles and bags for men will be adopted by the stylish gents around town. Here’s the guide to men’s fashion and bag trends for spring and summer 2022.Continue reading “Men’s fashion and bag trends for SS’22”
Have you got the love?
…for this Valentine’s Day? Here’s a treat for those who want to show some love for another with fabulous bags as gifts, those who want to say it with flowers but with a twist, and those who want to show some red hot love for themselves. Are you ready for a quick two minutes to indulge in the 10 designers showing the love this year? There’s something for everyone in this bag edit of love.Continue reading “Have you got the love?”
How to go vegan with your bag fashion
Hello Veganuary! Whether you’re challenging yourself this month with removing animal products from your diet or alternatively, looking at other ways to embrace more sustainable sources for your lifestyle, there are an increasing number of vegan fashion labels to consider. And when it comes to bags you are spoilt for choice.Continue reading “How to go vegan with your bag fashion”
Cute times for bag fashion
Say hello to the cute bags that are available in various well-known retailers online and on your local high street. Whilst this mini collection of bags might not be rocking one of the key 2022 fashion trends, these bags deliver heaps of joy. You’ll definitely catch an eye and or a new adoring fan. Here are the 10 cute bags for 2022 and some of them come with a discount, thank you January sales.Continue reading “Cute times for bag fashion”