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.
Have you ever seen that effortless summer shopping look? You know the look, flat strappy sandals, long floaty dress, hair up or down but with a panama hat to finish the look. It works when buying fresh fruit and veg on holiday in Spain, perusing a French flea market or closer to home, wandering down Portobello Road in west London.
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!
Whether your style is the cool relaxed street style vibe or fashion designer logo follower, there tends to be a formal occasion that pops into everyone’s calendar in the summer; a wedding (in Windsor perhaps), a day at the races, a christening or a garden party. The bag that will always get you through one of these summer events is a top handle handbag. Continue reading “Something for the weekend – best of the top handles”
Music and fashion are tight siblings, complimentary as tea and biscuits (statesiders read oreos and milk), Easter and eggs, movies and popcorn. Need I go on? And when you are outside, dancing just like you don’t care, you want your hands free, to put them in the air. Continue reading “Festival Fashion Fix – bags to carry your essentials this summer”
Here’s your guide to the bags for the beach this year. Rest those feet and get them flip flop ready (or thongs if you are reading this Down Under!) and find where to buy the bags that you’ll want to keep and use again and again. There are bargain and bust options to suit all budgets, though all are worthy of a weekend in St Tropez or a fortnight in Cabo in Mexico!
Here’s a little something for the weekend – the bags spotted on instagram last week which are channeling a summer vibe. With the clocks jumping forward last night, we are officially in summer time. Whilst we haven’t stepped into a day of sunshine, high five to the five designers who are getting us ready for a summer of fun.
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?
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!