Something for the weekend is back and it’s great when you get something more for nothing and this weekend, most of us in the northern hemisphere will be enjoying an extra hour as the clocks go back tonight. But all of us can enjoy something a bit more when you use a tall tote bag – it has the economy of scale – you get the benefits of more space without having the wide dimensions. And here are my 5 favourite tall bags on instagram this month.Continue reading “Saturday Special – the bags on insta this October”
Carnaby Street – to shop or not to shop for handbags?
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?
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Hunt for designer handbags in London’s thrift shops
Mary Portas, in her TV show Queen of Charity Shops, advised us canny shoppers that you might discover a designer handbag in a London charity shop, as long as you headed for the right postcodes. With this top tip being shared 8 years ago, I wondered if these bags were being snapped up by the growing number of vintage shop owners.
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