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!
As we wave goodbye to 2017 with 5 days to go to 2018, here’s the rundown of some of the best designer bags discovered on instagram this year. If you have any of these in your possession you are lucky indeed as they will work with some of the spring/summer 2018 trends! If you are sitting comfortably…in at…
When is comes to handbags? Well, there are plenty of sustainable ideas for Christmas but they usually fall into recycled wrapping paper, crackers, greeting cards, giving to charity, rent a Christmas tree and for the Blue Planet II watchers, avoiding plastic is front of mind. But can you be sustainable when gifting a handbag?
When it comes to maximum fun on a party night out you need a bag that can hold the essentials, not impede your moves on the dance floor and not change your look by going from sexy to school girl because you’ve had to sling your bag crossbody!
It’s that time of year when invitations are being planned for work events, industry award evenings and parties. And as Chanel’s creative maestro, Karl Lagerfeld once said “one is never over-dressed or under-dressed with a Little Black Dress.”
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.
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?
Tuesday 10 October 2017 is National Handbag Day – who knew there was a day in the calendar dedicated to handbags?! Well if a handbag is proving to be a better investment than some financial products out there, perhaps we should all be celebrating what most women believe is an essential part of the wardrobe.
One of my favourite bands The Jam sang of London’s shopping icon, Carnaby Street… ‘This street is a mirror for our country, reflects the rise and fall of our nation’. The lyrics note this little street’s hip times of the swinging sixties and its later decline a decade later. But what does 21st century Carnaby street offer the fashion bag shopper today?
Having spotted some of the best bags from well known designer catwalk collections to wear this Autumn/Fall and Winter, I was set the challenge of finding handbags that rock the season’s fashion trends, but with one caveat, all had to be priced under £100! Continue reading “10 handbags that rock winter trends, all under £100”
Ladies, florals, dresses and waists are all ‘in’ for the next five months. When purchasing the belt to show off your waist don’t make the mistake of pairing your outfit with the wrong handbag.
There’s nothing like a full day of rain to shift the mindset from summer days to winter nights. Last night I even switched from a glass of prosecco to a full bodied red! So whether we are ready or not, the fashion media are and they are coming at you with the impending season’s trends for Autumn or Fall (for our state-side readers).
It is the time of year when study courses are being confirmed. And in London it is reported that handbag design is one of the fastest growing areas of fashion. With a variety of courses, universities and colleges offering different ways to study are you best to take a selection of short courses to specialise in specific areas, or invest in a 3 to 4 year degree, with qualification at the end?
There are reviews of handbags aplenty, so how do I help you navigate the choice that is out there? Well, if you find yourself in London SW1, along the Brompton Road, Continue reading “Handbags in Knightsbridge”