From Anya Hindmarch to New Look, I show you the bags I love with all my heart and why.
My husband often asks me, baffled it must be said, why I need so many bags. And here’s the thing, I don’t need them all, I want them- they’re an expression of my personality and mood, current trends and times in my life-just like all fashion, is.
Yes they each have a purpose (they hold my complete life in some cases or just my lipstick and phone, if a small clutch) but they’re more, much more than that, they make a fashion statement or remind me of a favourite place or person, a moment in time, a memory and they often reflect goals met too.
I sometimes treat myself to bags when I achieve something special in my life-be it having babies or ticking work-related boxes. Other times, I save and save purchasing a bag I’ve lusted for, forever!
I remember the first designer bag I bought at uni: a small Burberry clutch in its signature print I fell for whilst browsing in store one afternoon. Taking on a part time job at a stylish shoe shop near my campus, I lived on lentil soup for months and felt so proud hitting Harvey Nicks eventually, picking up that bag.
I used that clutch for years and years, club nights and special occasions and still vividly remember that moment of handing over my hard earned cash for something I loved so much.
I still feel that way today when I shop. I love the thrill of buying something beautiful and new-be it high street or designer. Don’t you?
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