Thursday, 10 September 2015

Neat tricks - how to take care of your handbag!

 How to take care of your bags keeping them clean, organized, fresh and good looking.  My smart tips and tricks will help you keep your handbag looking great and smelling sweet.
  •  First of all lighten up your overloaded bag. It is hard leaving home with only the bare essentials, especially for those of us with busy, multitasking lives. But this is essential as overloading will damage your bag and also it can lead to headaches, back pains and body aches. Your bag should weight no more than 10 percent of your body weight.
  •   Try, if possible, to avoid getting the bag wet. In those rainy days choose an leather old bag and do never leave your bag on the floor.
  • Store your bags properly. Stuff them  with tissue paper. Cross the handles over each other. Organize them by color and style. Always keep them in their dust bags. I you don't have dust bags find a few cotton pillowcases and store your bags in them. Never use a plastic bag.
  • Empty your handbag every night and leave it opened during the night time. With this your bag will be more organized, clean and fresh.
  • Avoid handling your handbag with dirty hands.
  • Never use household chemicals and cleaners. Cleaning depends on the material the bag is made from. Always use a soft cloth or a soft brush to clean a bag. If the bag is difficult to clean take them to a professional cleaner.
  • Because it is packed with makeup, gym shoes, packs of cigarettes, perfumes, creams or food it doesn't always smell good. Try cutting the foot of a pair of old tights filling it with baking soda and knotting before tossing this into the bag. Replace it regularly.

FENDI Silver Pebbled Leather Selleria Large Satchel Bag: Model 8BN156     £ 895.99


Miu Miu Bambu + Nero Vitello Soft Leather Shoulder Bag      £ 635.99










Miu Miu Pavone Vitello Soft Leather Shoulder Bag    £ 635.99


Sunday, 9 August 2015

How to choose the perfect bag to complete your outfit!

Buying the perfect bag is a real challenge with such a wide range of styles, designs and brands.
What I always say is that we don't have to follow the fashion to achieve a fashionable style. The important thing when buying a handbag is to choose the one that suits you, that matches your body type and the one that will make your outfit look stand out.
Keeping in mind a few rules will make your job easier:

  1. Size - First and the most important aspect to consider before buying a handbag is the size of it. And it is very simple: if you are short and petite try to avoid selecting big handbags as it will make you look smaller. The right choice is a small bag. And vice verse, if you are tall and slim, you must avoid small bags. Try mid size and large handbags. 
    Shop online Prada Gray Saffiano Leather Small Bag - The Beauty World - £ 464.99

  2. Shape - Here is also very simple. The shape of your handbag must compliment your body type. For example, if you're slim and tall, the best match up for your body shape will be a rounded bag. However, for short and curvy type I will recommend rectangular bags. 
    Shop online Versace Collection Handbag Vitello Perlato - The Beauty World - £ 522.99
  3. Color – Try choosing a color that will match most of your clothes and shoes. Black color will always be the perfect choice as it can be associated with any color of your outfit. White or brown are other two neutral colors which can match most of the colors of your clothes. 
    Shop online Prada Pomice Quilted Chain Crossbody Tote - The Beauty World - £ 611.99
  4. Occasion – I'm sure that all of us are familiar with this rule. You can't choose a formal handbag when going out with friends or a large handbag when invited to a wedding or a clutch when going for a walk with your kids.  
    Shop online Red Leather Braided Tassel Large Clutch Bag - The Beauty World - £ 461.99

Thursday, 30 July 2015

Why women love buying luxury designer handbags....

  Did  you ever feel sad or disappointed and as a therapy went shopping and came home all over the moon because of that new handbag you couldn't resist?
No...then you had a very efficient month and as a reward you bought that handbag you had your eye on for so long time, or at the end at the week you have a party and you need a bag for that green dress?
 There are multiple reasons and purposes why we like and we buy handbags and the fact is that this is a phenomenon studied by the scientists ( most of them men of course ). A new survey has revealed that women spend more on handbags and this is the most satisfying purchase for them.
"It might seem irrational that each year Americans spend over $250 billion on women’s luxury products with an average woman acquiring three new handbags a year, but conspicuous consumption is actually smart for women who want to protect their relationship," says Griskevicius. Well, I assume that women in America are very happy!
 This highly desired accessory is an indispensable companion. Gladys Obi, a business woman, says “Most of the time, women carry a lot more stuff than men do, so we need to carry them in a bag. Besides, when a woman is on skirt or a dress, the idea of a bag comes in because a she feels more comfortable and complete when she has a bag to go with. It gives her that self confidence and assurance.” A lot more stuff means mobile phones, sun glasses, notebooks, diary, painkillers, snacks, umbrella, make-up bag, chocolate and some of us things we didn't even imagine. Somebody thought things in details and made The Hidee handbag have a secret compartment for heels, make-up or private possessions. Lets not forget married women with kids who automatically gave 70% of the space in their handbag.
“Handbags are a lexicon of style and not just items to be carried about; they also tell something about woman's style and they come in different shapes” says Chinenye Eze.
Carlson School of Management Associate Professor Vladas Griskevicius and PhD student Yajin Wang discovered luxury products and brands play important roles in relationships. Men are those who use luxury products to attract mates, while “women's luxury possessions often serve as signals to other women. Some women use pricey possessions to signal to other women that their romantic partner is especially devoted to them. In turn, flaunting designer handbags and shoes helps women deter romantic rivals from poaching their relationship partner.”

 I'm sure that the list of why women buy luxury handbags is endless. We are open to hear your opinions and the reason you choose to buy a designer handbag.