5 reasons the Mulberry Lily is a modern bag classic

We’re big fans of the Mulberry Lily.  We truly believe it’s a modern classic and here’s 5 reasons why:

  1. Its understated elegant design has become instantly recognisable
  2. It features Mulberry’s signature postman’s lock
  3. The adjustable chain strap can be worn at 2 lengths
  4. It’s made out of gorgeous leather and available in a number of finishes
  5. It comes in various different sizes (mini, small and medium) so there’s a bag for every occasion

We’re fortunate to have two bags on our site – Mulberry Medium Lily in natural leather and Mulberry Small Lily in plum leather.  Why don’t you check them out?

Do you have a Mulberry Lily? We’d love to her your thoughts in the comments below.

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We tell you about the accessory of choice for a bone fide princess

Designed by Robert Dumus, the Hermès Kelly bag has been around since the 1930s.

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Copyright: Pursuitist.com – Grace Kelly with her Hermès Kelly Bag

The bag’s aesthetic was very different to the decorative styles that were in fashion at the time.

It took its moniker from Grace Kelly after the Princess of Monaco reportedly ordered six of the bags in different colours in 1956.  Photographs of the Princess with her various bags and other celebrity fans soon made the design an icon.

Do you have a Kelly bag? Tell us your thoughts in the comments below.

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What’s so special about a Jimmy Choo clutch bag?

Jimmy Choo accessorised red carpet dressing before it became “a thing” and remains a favourite with celebrities and the style savvy.

Those of us who watched Sex and The City will fondly remember Carrie’s despair as she, “lost her Choo” whilst running for the Staten Island Ferry.  Jimmy Choo was a brand to covet and a pair of Jimmy Choos or one of its bags was an aspiration.

We love Jimmy Choo.  Why not check out the Jimmy Choo Tube Clutch in leopard print on our site?

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Why do we love the Anya Hindmarch Halver bag?

We love the sophistication of Anya Hindmarch’s Halver shoulder bag.

It’s a modern classic made out of beautiful pale grey leather and gold-coloured hardware.  We think it goes with anything and can be dressed up or down.  Check out the Halver on our site.

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Make a statement with Lulu Guinness

If you haven’t already met, we’d like to introduce you to Eloise.  She’s a canvas shoulder bag with an eyeshadow printed scarf by Lulu Guinness.

We love a shopper and the Eloise is perfect for work, shopping or a day out, if you’re anything like us and are a girl with lots of stuff!

We love detailing and Eloise isn’t short of that.  As well as the eyeshadow printed scarf the bag has patent leather handles and trim, a Lulu Guinness logo on the back and a number of internal pockets.

Unfortunately Lulu Guinness no longer makes the Eloise bag but we’ve got one on our site for rent so why don’t you have a look?

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Why we love Louis Vuitton’s signature check canvas print

Louis Vuitton’s Damier print is universally recognisable whilst being subtler than its eponymous LV initials print.

Created in 1888, the Damier brown check canvas pattern, originally bore a logo that read “marque L. Vuitton déposée”, which translated as “L. Vuitton registered trademark”.

Just over a century later, in 1998, the pattern was reintroduced as the Damier Ebène, and it has proven to be a huge success.  A number of Damier canvases have been introduced since then: Damier Azur (beige and blue), Damier Graphite (black and grey for the 120th anniversary of the canvas in 2008) and the embossed leather of Damier Infini (soft calf leather textured in the style of Damier check).

We’re fortunate to have a classic Damier Ebène Neverfull tote bag for rent on our site.  Why not check it out?

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We give you our view of Victoria Beckham’s bags

Victoria Beckham launched her fashion label in September 2008.  It quickly grew and is now a fixture at New York Fashion Week.  The brand was named Designer Brand of the Year at the British Fashion Awards in 2011.

Initially the label was known for its dresses and has expanded to add separates, eyewear, and accessories including handbags and shoes.  We believe the brand’s bags take modern luxury and clean lines to a new level.  They are made from beautiful materials and provide quiet sophistication to any outfit.

We’re fortunate to have two Victoria Beckham bags available on our site – the small zip pouch with detachable strap in blush pink and large zip pouch in blue/grey leather zip pouch delicate cut-out detail on the front.

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T is for Tory Burch: Vintage-inspired bohemian glamour

Tory Burch is another of our New York finds.  We find the vintage-inspired brand glamorous and bohemian with a hint of preppy.  Wearing one of Tory’s bags always adds a touch of Upper East Side chic and sophistication to my outfit.

We feel so wonderfully decadent whenever we enter a Tory Burch store.  They are beautifully decorated and so enticing.  The team are super friendly and very accommodating.  We were thrilled to be offered not only a comfy seat but a cold glass of water when we went shopping together on an extremely hot day.

It was inside one of the stores that we fell in love with the intricate cut-out detail on the Kelsey.  She’s such a great bag that works from day through to evening.  She’s versatile too with three ways to wear her – shoulder, cross-body or clutch.  For those of you with a bit more stuff to carry check out the City Messenger in gorgeous soft grey leather which can also be worn as shoulder, cross-body or clutch bag.

Tory Burch launched with a small boutique in 2004 and is now a global brand.  Do you have a Tory Burch story to tell? We’d love to hear it in the comments below.

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Stella McCartney: Where modern sophistication is also ethical

The Stella McCartney brand has become ubiquitous with modern sophistication.  Stella is a lifelong vegetarian and consequently does not use any leather or fur in her designs so it’s faux-leather and faux-suede all the way.

The label’s Falabella bag, instantly recognisable by its braided chain, has now reached icon status.  Introduced in the Winter 2010 collection and refreshed each season it has become one of the brand’s best-selling designs.

We have a couple of bags from the Falabella family available for rent on our site – the black faux-suede Falabella shoulder bag and the grey faux-suede Quilted Baby Bella.

Stella McCartney’s label was launched and showed its first collection in Paris in October 2001.  Its collections include women’s ready-to-wear, accessories, lingerie, eyewear, fragrance and kids’ fashion.

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