The Blag

Yes, even though you saw it on Monday here is the blog about my new handbag!

Retails £20 in River Island.

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I love the bright pink and blue zig zag pattern all over the bag – I really wanted something that made a statement (you mentioned statement pieces in your NY fashion post so I was on the lookout for things like that). I wasn’t sure at first but I did think this over for a good few weeks before buying. I also had a voucher there so made the financial dent not quite so big.

It has gold hardware on the front with buckles (magnetic so less hassle), a river island brand mark, handle bits making up part of the cute small handle on top of bag along with short chains leading to material straps. At first I was apprehensive about the gold hardware as I don’t have anything with it on however I have come to love it – It makes the bag just stand out even more. I love the juxtaposition (one of the coolest words ever) against the pink and blue pattern. 

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It has got a really handy front pocket where I keep lipsticks and my Oster/train tickets, along with a larger compartment where I can fit my glasses and case, phone, headphones, purse and keys well. However, if you want anything else in there and you are stumped – it’s like tetris getting that stuff in there. But the bag is only around 15cm high and 10cm wide so you can’t expect miracles.

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It will be perfect for summer for nipping into town and meeting up with friends so I know I’ll get a lot of use out of it. Mum did say it was so bold what would it go with but I think it that because it is a statement bag it would go with so many things in my wardrobe. Anyhoo – very excited about using it! What do you think about this purchase chum?

See you soon! 🙂 

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