Today’s Saturday Special sees the return of ‘Something for the Weekend’ where you have my favourite five bags spotted on instagram over the last week. And why do these bags reach parts that others don’t? Because they offer you the right combination of colour and fashion in one. Here’s your summer handbag inspiration in 5 glorious steps!
If you didn’t make California last month for Coachella, but have Isle of Wight, Glastonbury, Latitude, Wilderness, Reading or Leeds in your festival summer diary, remember, getting your festival bag is probably the second most important thing to sort – after your sleeping plans, of course! What you’re going to use to carry your essentials all day long is the next important item on your to do list.
Today’s something for weekend are the bags spotted on instagram which have got the summer vibe and who isn’t ready for a summer of fun! A summer wardrobe is all about white and accents. And for eye catching accents you can’t go more dramatic than red and black! With just five bags, I’ve got casual and special occasion bags covered. If you’re sitting comfortably, let’s get inspired!
Well hello to the girls who are getting in on the backpack action! Once the domain of the boys heading to and from the office, carrying laptop and gym kit; now as I walk around the city by day I spot more and more girls with their bags on their backs. AND this stands true when I exclude the teenage girls with their Fjällräven packs and the ever popular Longchamp Le Pliage nylon backpacks. Here are 10 different backpack styles.
One sure way to stand out this Spring and Summer is to add a retro accent to your outfit. There’s no better way to do this than using your bag to add that eye catching twist. And whilst there’s a nod to the 90’s in the SS19 list of trends, you can go further back to earlier decades in the 20th century for style ideas. Here are 5 designer bags to inspire your retro vibe.
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!
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”
This week’s Sunday Specials on instagram are helping us get beach ready. This is no April Fools nor am I talking about getting beach body ready on Easter Sunday – pass me another mini egg! But now that it’s Easter, we can start counting down until we are on that beach break, with sand between the toes and the bags that can hold your sun essentials.