The sun is shining, we have a long weekend here in the UK, and everything is just peachy.  As if things couldn’t get much better, you can get a spectacular 30% off designer handbags and accessories until the 28th May over at My Bag with voucher code PREVIEW. Big brands like Ted Baker, […]

My Bag Voucher Code – 30% Off Sale Preview!

Have you ever wondered what exactly makes a bucket bag, a bucket bag, or how to tell your shopper from your saddle bag? We’ve decoded different handbag styles, and picked out some lovely examples of each, so you don’t have to wonder any more!  Here we go… Backpack Let’s start with […]

The Ultimate Guide To Different Handbag Styles

Iconic British label, Mulberry, currently has a flash sale running over at Brand Alley, so if you’re in the market for a new investment handbag, now’s the time to grab yourself a bargain! Since the 1970’s, Mulberry has been crafting luxurious leather handbags of the highest quality and attention to detail. […]

Mulberry Handbags Sale – 25% OFF!

White is never really out of fashion, and this season we’re seeing it in spades. Associated with purity and calm, white is the perfect palette cleanser.  It also makes a damn good backdrop for a splash of bold colour – literally providing a blank canvas for you to work with. If you’re […]

What Bag To Wear With..? #4 All White

OK, settle down.  I know it seems like a strange concept to some of you, but there are some women who hate handbags out there.  Yep, handbag haters are alive and well. While I do appreciate that not everyone has to be completely obsessed with handbags like I am, surely it’s a practical […]

Handbags For Women Who Hate Handbags

Got some time to kill and want to pimp up your Instagram feed with some bag porn? Here are the accounts you NEED to follow… @bagsnob Snob Essentials co-founder, Tina Craig, showcases some of the most lust-worthy bags you’re ever likely to see! @handbagcom For “lots of lovely pictures of […]

Instagram Accounts to Follow For A Handbag Porn Fix

The focal point of many a catwalk show for SS2015 was patterned handbags.  Florals, gingham, spots, stripes, animals, watercolours.. you name it, we saw it. If you want some arm candy that’s just a little bit different this spring, then you ought to seriously be considering a patterned or printed […]

HOT On Trend: Patterned Handbags

Project “Less is More”: Phase Two – The Execution (continued) You may remember that last week, I blogged about my frustrations surrounding my overflowing wardrobe that contained “nothing to wear”.  Something familiar to many of you, I would have thought, unless you are already smart enough to have adopted the […]

Spring Capsule Wardrobe – Project “Less Is More”

In case you missed Friday’s flash sale, Brand Alley have very generously extended their offer of 20% off their entire site* with a new voucher code OFFSITE20, so you can still pick up a new bargain designer handbag. Choose from Michael Kors, Sophie Hulme, Stella McCartney, Tory Burch, Lulu Guinness, and many more! […]

Brand Alley Voucher Code (UPDATED)

Are you saving your pennies for a summer holiday but still need to satisfy your handbag lust with some new arm candy?  Well, we’ve got the solution for you! We’ve found some great designer dupes at affordable prices, so there’s no need to break the bank or take out a second […]

Designer Look-Alike Handbags – Spend or Save?

One thing that absolutely cannot be ignored this season is the abundance of 1970’s revival fashion that hit the catwalks.  From Chloe’s floaty blouses and gladiator sandals to Mango’s suede skirts and embroidered tunics, everyone has been at it. You don’t have to dress head-to-toe in this retro trend – […]

What Bag To Wear With..? #3 1970’s Fashion Trends

The word ‘backpack’ probably conjures up images of the school playground for many people, but modern backpacks are the ultimate accessory these days. They’ve been around for a few seasons now, but are still going strong.  Moving slightly away from sports-luxe and into polished geek-chic, but still combining function and fashion, […]

HOT On Trend: Modern Backpacks

You are probably all familiar with the concept of a capsule wardrobe – a term coined in the 1970’s by Susie Faux, whereby the basis of your clothing collection is a handful of interchangeable staples, enhanced with a few seasonable pieces.  The result being, a minimalist style uniform. We’ve all […]

Capsule Wardrobe Essentials – Project “Less is More”

Everybody loves a good wedding.  But the first question that always pops into my mind is “what the hell am I going to wear?”.  I’m sure you are the same.  Well, any excuse to buy a new dress (and handbag) is welcome as far as I’m concerned. Thankfully, special occasions like […]

What Bag To Wear With..? #2 Spring Wedding Guest ...

Yes, ladies, skins are in this season.  Faux, of course.  Fear not, you don’t have to be cruel to be fashionable. Luxurious and elegant, reptile skin handbags are a classic addition to any wardrobe.  Their versatility knows no bounds – they go with anything and everything! When I saw reptile […]

HOT On Trend: Reptile Skin Handbags

If you’ve spent hundreds, or possibly even thousands, of pounds on a handbag, then you want it looking it’s very best at all times.  Just as you would take your car to get cleaned, you should also look after your investment piece and service it regularly with some TLC and a […]

How To Clean A Leather Handbag – The Ultimate Guide

Since Katie Holmes was snapped in 2009 wearing what appeared to be jeans that were a size or so too big for her, boyfriend jeans have shot up the fashion leader-board to become a style staple.  They’re effortless, versatile and, with the right accessories, can even be pretty damn sexy too. You don’t […]

What Bag To Wear With..? #1 Boyfriend Jeans

I can hardly believe it!  Mid-April and the sky has been blue for as long as I can remember now.  OK, so I’ve got a short memory, but that won’t stop me dreaming of warmer days to come.  As if things just couldn’t get any better, sales are popping up […]

Super Spring Handbags For Under £50

Forget the Arab Spring.  The ‘man handbag’, AKA the ‘man-bag’, is the latest, greatest modern revolution. With a market worth $billions each year, the man-bag industry is growing exponentially in popularity – sales in 2014 almost tripled what they were in 2013, and this year is set to be even bigger […]

LADS: Ten Signs You Need A Man-Bag

70’s boho-chic is going to be huge this season.  Perfect timing for the many upcoming festivals!  (If you’ve been at Coachella this weekend, yes, I am just a tiny bit jealous). Embrace the hippie vibe and accessorise with some tassels à la Anya Hindmarch, or go the whole hog with a […]

HOT On Trend: Fringed Handbags

This will probably come as no surprise to you, but I am a bit of a handbag addict.  There, I said it.  I confessed.  I’m an addict.  I’ve got a problem.  And, as the saying goes, admitting it is the first step towards getting help. I eat, sleep and dream […]

Confessions of a Handbag Addict