Will 2018 beat the brilliant bags of 2017?

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…

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How to bag a handbag bargain in the sales

This is your guide to the Christmas and New Year sales when shopping for a handbag.  My golden rule to avoid a bag bargain that ends up at the back of the wardrobe and never sees the light of day; try and find a bag that will rock the incoming season.

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The handbag guide to Christmas

It’s that time of the month when you have Christmas items ticked off your list; presents bought, maybe a few more to wrap, food ordered, cards written and posted.  But have you got yourself sorted? Give yours truly a thought.  Here’s a little prompt with retailers that can still get you your holiday break all bagged up without breaking the bank!

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Is Etsy worth a handbag shop?

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?

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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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Is there such a thing as a sustainable Christmas gift guide?

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?

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The luxury Christmas handbag guide

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

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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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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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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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Bags to wear with your work wardrobe this winter

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!

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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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8 best bags to rock your street style look

Before we dive into my guide to street style accessories, maybe we should start with answering, what is street style? Not wanting to sound like I’ve just left a sociology class muttering about youth subcultures, this is a look that is sometimes easier to visualise rather than put into words.

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