Do you remember the time when you were little and you had to wear belt bags? Especially during the school trips belt bags were a among those things you couldn’t forget at home. It was the place for your money, telephone numbers (of course written on the piece of paper, as you obviously didn’t have a phone) or anything that would be small and important. Well, I do remember! And it wasn’t a good look (then).
Now imagine that this fashion is back. However this time with a big bang! The biggest brands transformed this rather annoying but practical thing into stylish and highly fashionable accessory. The principle is the same. You still can’t fit much and you still wear it around your waist (or occasionally cross body). To be absolutely honest, I wasn’t excited when this trend came back. However I rather like it now. It can by chic, if you wear it right and choose the right design. But do you know how to choose the right one for you to look stylish and not like someone who fell asleep in the 8o’s and woke up now? Well here are some rules to follow.
How to wear belt bags
Choose a size that doesn’t look too big on you. You will wear this on your waist, so if you are petite, it can look like you are trying to wear a backpack on your belt (not a good look)
Try it on before the purchase. Everyone is a different shape and every style fits differently. Make sure the belt is a good length for you. I was just recently trying on the belt bags. However I couldn’t close it as it was simply too small for me.
Choose a design that nicely “sit” on your waist. It should look effortless and comfortable. You don’t want to be disturbed by it when you are walking.
It looks best when it is styled without additional belt (like on the trousers). Wear it over dresses, skirts, blazers. If you want to wear it with trousers, put on some longer top to cover the belt of the trousers and use the belt bag to create your waist.
Now that we have this sorted, let have a look at the best belt bags you can find right now.
Once in while I am thinking why I actually don’t own one single properly white handbag. Not creme, not off white, just plain crisp white. It is usually around the time when summer is starting, so I have decided to dedicate and article about it. Always thinking I would love to get one, I started to do the research and look for a white handbag that would be perfect both with the summer dresses as well as more casual clothes. A bag I can wear during the summer days as well as hot summer nights.
And do you want to know why I never get one? Here is the thing. White handbag get dirty quite fast. I know that fashion is not always about practicality or comfort, but still. Also for some reason, they can look “cheap” if the design and quality is not absolutely perfect. So the just the combination of the sky high price and the impracticality just puts me off a little. Also there is something 80’s about them, don’t you think? Kind of Miami Vice look.View Post
Floral bag. The expected “unexpected” trend? Every spring this trend never surprise and never fail to appear. Every spring we are like: “oh florals are back”. The thing is, they actually never left. It is every year, over and over again. SO I guess it is quite safe to say, that floral bags were, are and always will be with us. And because of that, I have decided to dedicate this article to this trend and the best handbags the designers have to offer. I am quite girly, but for some reason I can’t wear clothes with floral designs. They look a bit odd, but handbags? Yes please! They agree with me very well.
Anyway. As The spring officially started this week, I wanted to share with you the best handbags that feature flower design. It is always so nice when the start to feel like you don’t need to wear dark colours anymore and change into something more fresh and light. And the bags are more fun as well. View Post
Another year, another Valentines day. Those of you who read my article on this topic last year know, that I love this special day. So I will not repeat myself. Instead I will show you my favourite bags for this year celebration. As theme seems to be presenting itself on a silver plate I couldn’t resist but go for the sexy red and softer pink colours. Normally I am not much into red accessories but this time I will make an exception. In the end of the day we are celebrating love, right?
So I have chosen these top 10 perfect handbags. They are so cute you will feel like a cupid just shot you with his handbag arrow. View Post
End of January is always a bit weird. Sales ended, all the festivities ended, no public holiday to look forward to soon and it is still cold and dark outside. One could say it is the perfect time to stay at home, lit the fire place (if you have some) and have a glass of wine (no guilt). I have days like this as well (especially when it is raining as a bonus) however I also now have time to go through my wardrobe and sort out seasonal clothes. Christmas and skiing holidays are over so for me winter is over as well (at least mentally anyway).
I can start thinking about what I would like to buy for the new season and how can I combine it with what I have already. Shops are already revealing their new collections so browsing through the ranks for clothes and shelves full of new great handbags is a delight. It is like a gust of fresh air promising nicer weather. View Post