The regular Bagwhispers readers amongst you will know that each month, I share my favourite five bags from instagram, in ‘something for the weekend’. They are favourites for various reasons: channelling a key shape or colour of the season or just being fabulous at standing out. I’ve reviewed each month’s round-up and picked one stand out bag from each month’s instagram edit. If you’re sitting comfortably, let’s celebrate the bags of 2021 that made an impact. Here are top 12 bags of 2021.Continue reading “That’s a wrap! 2021’s bag styles reviewed”
Saturday Special – the bags on insta this week for Spring
Something for the weekend is back after the Christmas break. And instagram has been trawled to save you the scrolling and repetitive strain finger injuries! Today’s Saturday Special are the bags spotted on insta this week that will rock a Spring/Summer fashion trend. Here in the northern hemisphere we’ve had the shortest day of the year, so let’s say thanks to the handbag designers who are getting us ready to adopt the new season.
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Spring into the sales – bag a hero
Looking at the stats, one of my most popular posts is the guide to the sales. I’m here to stop you being hypnotised by a double figure discount and buying an item that goes straight to the back of the closet, without even being worn. As some of the end of year sales are beginning to surface, I’m here to give you the top tips on what to look for in the New Year sales. First, a quick checklist of where to start:
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Bag trends 2020: Guide to the fashion bags
Whether you’ve got lots of spare cash about or prefer to bag a bargain, the catwalks are the ideal starting place for inspiration and planning a new season wardrobe. If you didn’t happen to make it to Paris, New York, London or Milan (back in September), here’s your guide to the designer handbags for Spring/Summer ’20. Introducing six fashion trends and the fashion bags, spotted on the runways. Continue reading “Bag trends 2020: Guide to the fashion bags”
Sunday Special – sustainable bag designers on instagram
Here’s a little something for the weekend – the bags spotted on instagram this week which are channelling sustainable and eco qualities. With the new year around the corner, with resolutions in mind, upping your environmental activities may well be on your list. If so, here are five handbag brands that need to be on your radar. As some of us haven’t finished our Christmas shopping yet, there may be time to secure one of these as a gift! High five to the five designers who are giving us sustainable and ethical options.
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For Friday – it’s all about black!
As some of you might know my ‘something for the weekend’ spot focuses on my five favourite bags on instagram from the weekend. This week it stays true but it comes a day early in case you’re looking for Black Friday deals. And in honour of the colour theme, all the beauties featured here are in that favourite winter colour, black!
So if you’re sitting comfortably here are the top 5 black bags on Instagram, rocking one of the key fashion trends, and if you’re lucky, you might get at an even better price tomorrow. Good luck!
The evening bags to make your party dress pop
The party season is around the corner and whether you’re dusting off the LBD (little black dress) or rocking a jumpsuit, you’ll need a bag to carry your essentials that adds the fun factor. Here are the evening bags from clutches to shoulder bags to swing out to that will add that colour pop to your party dress!
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The bags that the men are carrying this autumn/winter
The designers who sent their male models down the runways for the AW19/20 fashion shows had bags carried at every angle. Whilst the styles have their edge, they are high on function, with lots of pockets. Here’s a top 10 list of this season’s bags. And it doesn’t matter if there are corporate days, in a start up or agency or casual weekends, the bag should no longer be an after thought. There’ll be trouser pockets breathing a sigh of relief that they no longer have to be put to the test! And if you have a man in your life who has everything he can want for, this may be your Christmas gift list of inspiration.
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10 best designer bags for AW’19 for under £300
Yes it can be done – a designer bag that rocks the fashion trends for this autumn winter, can be bought for under £300 or $300! This pay day may well mean a handbag treat for you that will see you all the way through to April, bringing you the best value or cost per wear ever. First though, let’s just remind ourselves of some of the key bag trends for AW’19/20:
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Get a handle on these instagram bags
Something for this weekend is a look at one of the key trends for AW’19 – top handle handle bags. These are the five most fun top handle bags on instagram this week.
The quick guide to the bag trends of AW19
The speed guide to the AW’19 fashion bag trends is here and the tip is to focus on two styles that will guarantee you ‘en vogue’ points: go for a top handle bag or a micro bag. Both trends have been sneaking their way on to the designer catwalks but now they are elbowing their way as this season’s dominant styles. And here’s your inspiration for your autumn wardrobe shopping. Sitting comfortably? Here’s my top 10:
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One of the best streets in London for bags
And no, I don’t mean Oxford Street and its mile long strip of shops catering for all budgets. Nor do I mean the designer handbag shops on Bond Street, be it on both it’s New and Old ends! Undeniably both these established retail addresses offer lots of choice. But it’s a neighbouring street that really does offer the handbag shopper one of the best experiences.
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The under £1000 edit of designer bags for this summer
For those of you who’ve found some extra spending money and want to invest in a designer handbag for this summer, this is the edit you want to check out. Not only does the £500 to £1000 edit gain you access to some big designer brand names, it’s the price bracket that also showcases the new designers coming on to the scene, allowing you to be the first to drop their name!
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Festival Fashion bags for summer 2019