Hello and Happy 2019 to You All!
This post did begin as an End of Year Bag Summary of course … well, here I am again and wishing I’d been able to post a lot more last year.Well what a glorious, glorious Summer we enjoyed in UK, worth every moment staying home for us although we did take the chance to travel abroad twice, more on that later. Continue reading
After walking across the Millennium Bridge from the Tate Modern in Part I, we arrived eventually at Green Park and Old Bond Street. This is my usual starting point in the West End and I never knew that a minute’s detour down St James’ Street, is where a certain gentleman’s shop is located, The Kingsman x Mr Porter – featured in the films that a lot of teens love – mine included! Continue reading
I hadn’t been to London for over a year, this is most regrettable and completely unintentional. This past week, I organised a trip into ‘Town’ with my eldest daughter for a long overdue Jolly – just her and me. My younger two are not terribly interested in the big city sadly. Continue reading
In the last four years, I guess the biggest change in my bag collection is with Chanel. Let me discuss the factors involved:
- 2.55, Reissue and Classic styles – these were my main considerations from the start and I came to realise that the Classic suits me and my purpose the least
- Hardware – the golden hardware is much too blingy for me, I can only wear the vintage 2.55 golden chain and the modern versions are simply too much. It’s not just the gold tone, it’s the very shiny nature of the hardware
- New styles – the Boy and now the Gabrielle bags do not light my fire. At all.
- Size – such an obsession of mine – lol – as I mentioned before, I have downsized my wallet and don’t carry that much else on a day to day basis plus I have come to appreciate small bags are simply more me
This floral skirt and here is from several seasons ago (Oasis, a UK High Street retailer) and as soon as I saw the print online, I knew it was me. I’m so glad it still fits! Continue reading