The Summer Bag

The summer is slowly fading, in a pleasantly British way, with the rain and the slight feeling of all in the air. Looking back at the summer, and taking stock of style, one thing was obvious, a shift in style and an embrace of the anonymous accessory be it in small handbags or large straw…

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The Many Faces of Gucci

I bought my first Gucci bag well over a decade ago, closer to fifteen years, I recently passed it on to my fifteen year old niece and her excitement at getting this old canvas and leather little bag reminded me of how excited I was that day I walked into Gucci New Bond Street and…

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National Handbag Day

Today is National Handbag Day, aka, my second birthday (you know how much I love a good handbag). Every year, on my birthday, I buy myself new handbag hence most every bag I have is significant; regardless of brand. I’m the kind of woman who cherishes a handbag more than a diamond ring; I don’t even think…

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Coccinelle- A Distinguished Simplicity

My first part time job was in McDonald’s, I lasted about two weeks because even though  I’m a huge foodie, working in a restaurant did not appeal to me. Especially on a busy Saturday afternoon, shout out to all the waiters and waitresses working it through rush hour saturday. Fast forward a few years later and…

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