2012

Michael Michael Kors Hamilton Tote

Michael Michael Kors Hamilton Tote Autumn Winter 2012

Michael by Michael Kors Hamilton Tote in Black, Taupe, Tan, Tangerine or Dark Pink

The new season Michael Michael Kors Hamilton Tote is available in five colours with polished gold tone hardware. Different to last season’s Hamilton, this version has a removable and fully adjustable shoulder / cross body strap which is all leather and lacks the chain link hardware, giving the bag a sleeker and more sophisticated edge.

Like previous versions, it has the strap around the top with branded padlock embellishment, the key contained in the leather hang tag.

The bag comes with a Michael Michael Kors dust bag.

Measurements: 34cm x 32cm x 15cm. (all measurements are approximate)

Material: leather

Practical and stylish, this bag is perfect for both on and off duty occasions. This bag is also versatile, with the option to completely remove the shoulder strap and carry it as a more traditional handbag, according to the occasion. With a choice of five colours (I must say I do rather like the tangerine!), you’ll be spoilt for choice.

UK based, worldwide delivery available.

D&G Leopard Lily Twist Bag

D&G Ocelot Lily Twist Bag

D&G Leopard Lily Twist Bag for 2012

From the final collection, D&G present the D&G Leopard Lily Twist Bag (well, it’s actually ocelot ūüėČ ). This version of the bag has an ocelot animal print fabric outer. It features the standard Lily Twist ¬†three zip fastening compartments and the zip pulls are branded D&G.

This bag is a shoulder bag / handbag with two rolled leather handles and a separate, detachable, cross body strap, It features shiny gold hardware throughout including the D&G brand logo on the front of the bag.

Inside, the bag is fully lined in grey canvas and there is a zip fastening pocket in the central compartment. It comes with a dustbag for safe storage.

Measurements: 32cm / 12.6″ x 22cm / 9.5″ x 17cm / 6.7″; all measurements are approximate.

Material: 56% viscose, 44% leather

Style note: This is your last chance to own the coveted D&G Ocelot print, in this case on the fabulous Lily Twist handbag. Nevertheless, the style credentials of this bag will ensure that it remains a trendsetter for many seasons to come.

UK based, worldwide delivery is available

Chloe Ethel Bag Red Chloe Ethel Bag Red

Chloe Ethel Bag in Red and Chloe Ethel Tote Bag in Black

Here we have two Chloé Ethel bags is available for the AW 2012 season.

The first style is the top bag in the photo on the left. Available in grainy red leather, this bag features gold coloured metal hardware throughout together with a Chloé embossed leather tag on the front. It has two top handles with the hand rest in a contrasting colour and a fasten with a top zip fastening. The bag also has a removable and adjustable shoulder strap.

Inside the bag is fully lined in cotton, and there is one zip and one slip pocket inside.

Measurements: 25cm / 9.8″ x 36cm / ¬†14.1″ x 18cm x 7″ (all measurements are approximate).

Chloe Ethel Tote Black Chloe Ethel Tote Black

The second style is the bag on the right.  Available in black, this bag is a shopper which has two top handles, which can be used to carry the bag over the shoulder. The bag has a top magnetic fastening and a cotton lining with one zip pocket and five slip pockets.

Measurements: 28cm / 11″ x 40cm /¬†15.6″ x 18cm x 7″;handle drop 16cm / 6.3″ (all measurements are approximate).

Practical and stylish, the Chloé Ethel tote is a covetable, premium quality lambskin leather bag and a statement piece for the new season.

UK based

Paul Smith Globe Croc Bag 2012

Paul Smith Globe Croc Bag 2012

Paul Smith Globe Croc Bag in Grey for Spring Summer 2012 in Grey

The new season version of the Paul Smith Globe Croc Bag ¬†has now landed. It’s a day handbag with a preppy, yet quirky feel, with interesting features, such as the yellow/ green leather tassel zip pull on the central zipped pocket and the similarly coloured leather tag on the outside of the bag. The hardware on the bag has an antique brass finish and it is embossed with the Paul Smith signature. There is also a small metal Paul Smith signature logo on the front of the bag.

Features of this bag include a foldover top with a concealed magnetic fastening, two rolled leather top handles and two main compartments, with a full width zip fastening pocket that separates them. One of the compartments also has a further zip pocket. There is also adjustable side studs which expand the size of the bag when they are undone.

Inside, the bag is lined in a beige swirl fabric with yellow /green accents and a yellow / green green leather brand label. There are studs on the base to help protect the bag from scratches.

This bag comes with its own dust bag.

Material: leather

Measurements: 26 cm / 10.2″ x ¬†35 cm / 13.8″ x 18 cm / 7.1″¬† (all measurements are approximate)

Style note: Enjoy the continuing moc croc trend and nod to concurrent trend for neon brights with this great new day bag from Paul Smith. Made from high quality leather with well organised compartments, it’s an ideal daily use bag for the well heeled girl, and will far outlast this season.

UK based, worldwide delivery available

Alexander Wang Donna Hobo

Alexander Wang Donna Hobo

Alexander Wang Donna Hobo Bag in Red, Blue, Black and Toffee for SS2012

The Alexander Wang Donna Hobo bag is a soft, crinkled leather bag, available in four cool colours for the new SS2012 season. The bag has a leather shoulder strap which ties in a knot over the shoulder, so you can adjust the length of the shoulder strap to suit. It can also be expanded with the central zip fastening, which not only gives you more space but also changes the silhouette of the bag, giving it a more chunky base.

There are  four zipped pockets on the front of the bag and the bag has a sunken top zip fastening.

Inside, the bag is lined in soft black twill and trimmed in leather. There is a single zip pocket together with a leather Alexander Wang label.

Measurements:
Fully expanded: 31cm /12.2″ (H),¬† 40cm / 15.6″ (W),¬† 5cm / 2″ (D);¬† 10cm / 4″ expansion; length from strap to bag 40.5 cm / 16″. Width of strap 6cm / 2.5″. (All measurements are approximate)

Style note: Alexander Wang is the King of the off duty look, and this season’s Donna is a luxurious and enviable design. With multiple pockets, it’s great for the girl who likes to have everything organised and I love the zipped gusset at the front, which adds versatility into the mix. Team it with your skinny jeans and suede boots for an easy and achingly cool daytime ensemble.

UK based.

Mulberry Evelina Hobo Bag

Mulberry Evelina Hobo Bag

Mulberry Evelina Handbag Range for Spring Summer 2012

The Mulberry Evelina Handbag range is new for the Spring Summer 2012 season. The collection has three styles in it so far, and they are:

  • The Mulberry Evelina Hobo
  • The Mulberry Evelina Large Satchel, and
  • The Mulberry Evelina Satchel
Mulberry Evelina Satchel

Mulberry Evelina Satchel

The bags are made from leather and are available in a smooth fudge coloured leather, which is a light tan colour, as seen above in the Evelina Hobo; a khaki coloured textured leather, as seen in the large Evelina Satchel below, and  black textured leather, as seen in the Evelina Hobo pictured at the foot of this page.

All the metal hardware on the bags is gold in colour.

UK based, Selfridges deliver to the UK only, Harrods offer worldwide delivery.

Mulberry Evelina Hobo

The Mulberry Evelina Hobo (pictured at the top and the bottom of this post) has a single top handle with gold tone plaque detail and a top zip fastening. It also has a detachable cross body strap. There is a small Mulberry tree logo to the lower front centre of the bag, and the shoulder strap is detachable. Inside, there are two pockets, one of which is zipped,  and the bag is fully lined in Mulberry tree fabric.

Measurements: 35.5cm/14″ ¬†x 34cm / 14.4″ x 16cm /6.3″; ” (all measurements are approximate)

Mulberry Evelina Large Satchel

Mulberry Evelina Large Satchel

Mulberry Evelina Satchel

The Mulberry Evelina Satchel is a flap over bag with a Mulberry tree logo on the centre of the flap. It has an adjustable and detachable shoulder strap and inside there is a zip pocket and a slip pocket.

It is available in large (pictured right) and small (pictured above left).

Measurements:
(large) 
24cm/9.4″ ¬†x 32cm / 13.6″ x 10cm /3.9″; ” (all measurements are approximate)
(small)¬†21cm/8.2″ ¬†x 28cm / 12″ x 9.5cm /3.7″; ” (all measurements are approximate)

Style note: These new bags from Mulberry are achingly cool  and make it fun to be a girl. With a range of neutral colours and three different styles, it seems Mulberry have thought of everything. The satchels have a preppy feel to them and the hobo is slouchy and perfect for working your understated look.

Mulberry Evelina Hobo in Black

Mulberry Evelina Hobo in Black

Armani Jeans Patent Shoppers for 2012

Armani Jeans Patent Shoppers for 2012

Armani Jeans Patent Shoppers in Navy, White, Yellow, Red and Black

These Armani Jeans patent shoppers are brand new for the Spring Summer 2012 season and are available in navy, white, yellow, red or black patent PVC.

These shiny shoppers  have a top magnetic  fastening and they are also expandable in size via the stud fastening on either side of the bag. The bags have a large AJ Eagle logo on the front and a removable silver coloured metal AJ handbag charm. Inside,  the bag is lined and there is a zip pocket and two slip pockets.

Measurements: 40cm x 28cm x 12cm

Material: 100% pvc

Style Note: The Armani Jeans Patent Shoppers are brought out each season in different colours and the same or a similar style. They are stylish and practical shoppers, great for teaming with jeans and perfect for daily use. The silver logo gives them a dash of designer luxury, and these bags are perfect for weekend shopping trips.

UK based, worldwide delivery.

DVF Lytton Clutch 2012

DVF Lytton Clutches for SS 2012

Diane Von Furstenberg Lytton Clutches for SS 2012

Take a peek at some of the new DVF Lytton clutches for SS 2012. Available in black, chalk, pink and aqua, with no doubt more colours to follow, they have been update to coincide with this season’s trend towards colours bright and beautiful The DVF Lytton clutch is a rounded box clutch made from leather featuring either smooth leather or an all over snakeskin textured embossed design.

The iconic feature of this clutch is the branch clasp, which is a trademark feature seen in ¬†Diane Von Furstenberg’s handbags and jewellery. This clutch also comes with a removable silver chain strap for alternative carry options.

Inside, the clutch is lined in black fabric and there is a single slip pocket together with a slim silver tone DVF brand plaque.

Material: 100% leather

Measurements: Width: 6.5″/16.5cm, Height: 4″/10cm,¬† depth: 2″/5cm (all measurements are approximate).

Style Note: The Lytton is reintroduced each season in different shades and textures of leather. There is a leaning towards bright colours for this season, in keeping with seasonal trends, but in many ways the bag is a classic ¬†does not date. For example, last year’s Lytton collection included metallic leather – and metallics – especially silver – are big news again this season, as is evidenced by this season’s¬†DVF’s silver Tonda clutch.

UK based, worldwide delivery.

Radley Angelica A4 Tote Work Bag

Radley Angelica A4 Tote Work Bag

Radley Angelica Work Bag, Grab Bag and Tote Bag

The new season Radley Angelica handbag collection is a set of structured handbags made from smooth leather and available in three colours – black, mustard (tan) and daffodil (yellow). The styles available include the:

  • Radley Angelica A4 Workbag
  • Radley Angelica Grab Bag
  • Radley Angelica¬†Tote Bag
All the bags have two top handles, a zip top fastening and a well organised interior which is split into three separate compartments.
Each bag has a matching leather Radley Scottie dog hang tag. Inside, the bags are lined in a lively green tulip print fabric and there are further interior pockets.

Click here to view and buy the Radley Angelica Bag collection

These gorgeous handbags are perfect for on or off duty use and offer timeless and classic styling which will still be on trend ten seasons from now!

(UK based, worldwide delivery is available)

Further details

Radley Angelica A4 Workbag

The Radley Angelica A4 workbag, pictured above right,  is suitable for carrying A4 files and documents with its three compartments and interior pockets, and it makes doing business a pleasure! It will also look fab with your smart work outfits.

Radley Angelica Medium Grab Bag

Radley Angelica Medium Grab Bag

Measurements: 41cm x 26cm x 11cm; the length of the straps from the top of the bag to the apex is 25cm.

Product code: 60898

Radley Angelica Grab Bag

The Radley Angelica Grab Bag, pictured left, is a medium sized bag, designed to be carried in the hand. Not too large, this stylish bag will keep you well organised with all its compartments. Plus there’s a zip pocket and a slip pocket too!

Measurements: 30cm x 21cm x 10cm; the length of the handles from the top of the bag to the apex is 34cm.

Radley Angelica Medium Tote Bag

Radley Angelica Medium Tote Bag

Product code: 60895

Radley Angelica Tote Bag

The Radley Angelica Tote Bag, pictured right, ¬†is a lady-like bag that you can just pop over your shoulder to add instant style to any outfit, and it’s suited to on or off duty use.

Measurements: 35cm x 25cm x 10cm; the length of the straps from the top of the bag to the apex is 25cm.

Product code: 60896

Chloe Paraty Tote in nude

Chloe Paraty Tote (small) in Nude from Harrods

Chloe Medium Paraty Tote in Tan

Chloe Medium Paraty Tote in Tan from Selfridges

Chloe Paraty Tote Bags for 2012 in Black, Grey, Nude, Taupe or Brown Calfskin Leather

This Chloe Paraty Bag in a beautiful and iconic design by Chloe; one that is reintroduced each season, sometimes in different colours or textures of leather, but always with the same iconic, trapezoid shape.

Chloe Medium Paraty Tote in Black

Chloe Medium Paraty Tote in Black from Harrods

Key features of the bag include the goldtone eyelet detail  and chunky tubular piping on both the front and the back of the bag.

The bag is available in different sizes ¬†– small, medium and large – and this season’s colours are a mouthwatering black, grey, taupe, nude and brown.

Made from soft calfskin leather, the Paraty features

chunky gold-tone hardware throughout and has a fabric lining. The bag has a top zip fastening, two grab handles for carrying it in your hand and a

Chloe Paraty Tote in Taupe

Chloe Paraty Tote (Small) in Taupe, available from Harrods

shoulder strap for popping it over your shoulder instead.

Measurements:
Small Paraty: 22cm x 30cm x 13cm
Medium Paraty: 37cm x 25cm x 20cm
Large Paraty: 39cm x 50cm x 20cm
All measurements are approximate.

Material: 100% calfskin leather

This Chlo√© bag is the definition of “investment purchase” when it comes to handbag that you’re going to love, which will never go out of style. It is a bag to be loved, treasured and enjoyed for a lot longer than a single season, or even ten seasons, and will garner envious glances from your friends. All of this year’s colours are neutral, so the bag will team well with anything in your wardrobe.

UK based, Selfridges deliver to the UK only, Harrods and FlannelsFashion deliver worldwide.

Chloe Large Paraty Tote in Grey

Chloe Large Paraty Tote in Grey, available from Selfridges

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