Since I did an update on shoes that I adore, I thought it’d just be fitting to do a post on bags! Not as extensive though. To me, bags, shoes and accessories really finish off an outfit. My mom always stresses that it’s better to splurge on bags that are classic and are good quality so they can last you forever. I’m always teasing my mom asking her if I can borrow her Birkin, and she always just laughs it off. One day I’ll come out to meet her with her Birkin on my arm and let’s see what her reactions will be…
And just for fun: Alexander McQueen Neon panel clutch
Among me, Sha and my mom, we pretty much share all our bags and accessories. I swear if all 3 of us had the same size feet we could have a goldmine collection of shoes cos it’d be SO worth it to buy one pair – 3 for 1! Since me and sha are in NY and poor little mumsy is at home in HK, we have to pick and choose which bags we take with us to NY for the semester. We have our basics, like my favourite Miu Miu bag and Mulberry Bayswater, then we have some other good-for-school bags like the Marni one and this big red Chloe gym-like bag. However, I’ve noticed that most of our bags are dark brown and so I am in dire need of a good everyday/good with all outfits BLACK bag.
Okay big bags first: The PS1 black satchel is like the ultimate perfect bag for me right now, minus the price tag. I’ve been searching for a great satchel for ages and this one definitely sits on top of the list. Sha wants this Balenciaga bucket-type bag. I’ve ALSO been wanting a good bucketbag and this one looks super handy and looks so perfect to fit my crap in there. I loooove my Mulberry Bayswater and having it in BLACK too would make my life one step more complete. I think the YSL Muse bag is one of my ULTIMATE omg-must-have bags. It’s one of those things you add to your list that you really want but doubt you’ll ever be able to get. Next the Miu Miu bag in the middle looks really cute. Miu Miu is one of our favourite brands but we had the Gucci hobo with the bamboo handle before and I gotta say it’s kinda uncomfortable. But still looks super cute! Lastly, the Prada bowler is also a classic shape that I’ve wanted for a while now. I’ve seen it in all sorts of colours but I think the bowler looks best with a slight gradient, really subtle but key. Lastly, the Chloe bag looks just really handy for everyday use, as long as it fits my camera in there (big requirement). It looks like a great summer satchel-type bag, good for hanging out and chillinz with the pengyauz.
Okay lastly, I just threw in a couple clutches that I thought were awesome. I’ve been wanting a giant/large clutch ever since I saw Mary Kate use the tie-dye Miu Miu suede clutch here at the CFDA 2007 Awards. I think I prefer clutches in a light colour, not like my big bags. I am seriously dying for the Mulberry bayswater clutch and especially in this awesome pink/coral colour. The PS1 clutch is also to die for. The pale nude is so precious and omg I just want it so bad. Lastly, I just threw in this fun NEON PINK Panel clutch from Alexander McQueen. Looks like something fun to pair with an all black party outfit, although tbh looks a bit annoying to hold all night.
I can’t wait till the $$ from my bag-fund start rolling in. I will thank all my contributors in advance now! Thank you thank you! (I wish.)
Thought I’d just share some of the sales that I want to go to with you guys. Hopefully you can all make it to them and score some great finds! I wish I could..but I don’t even know if i can afford anything on sale! We’ll see by the end of the weekend (;
BARNEYS WAREHOUSE SALE
Barneys New York launches their bi-annual warehouse sale at their Chelsea Co-op location now through Sunday, March 21. Score amazing deals on their coveted designer merch, including men’s and women’s clothing, shoes, handbags, and more. Plus, be sure to check back as they take additional markdowns as the sale progresses. Barneys Warehouse Sale, 255 West 17th Street, (between 7th and 8th avenues); 212-593-7800.
I HEART SALE
NoLIta’s I Heart boutique is spreading the love this weekend with additional discounts on their sale merch. Shop markdowns of up to 70% off their lovely dresses, tops, coats, jackets, accessories, and much much more. I Heart Sale, 262 Mott Street, (between Houston and Prince streets); 212-219-9265.
Alexander McQueen for Target pre-target-store
New York’s most fashionable will be running all over the city to cover the shows, so it’s no surprise that Alexander McQueen is joining the fray with a weekend pop-up for his latest Target collaboration. Get early dibs on McQ’s affordable edgy frocks, jackets, tops, and more at this special McQ Market on Saturday, February 14, and Sunday, February 15, from noon to 10 p.m. Preview and pick up the entire collection before its March release and score exclusive one-of-a-kind McQ pieces created by young NYC artists. It’s time to queue up for his bold printed frocks and jackets before they hit suburbia. Alexander McQueen’s Target McQ Market, St. John’s Center, 330 West Street (at West Houston Street); no phone.
ALL SALES INFO AND TEXT TAKEN FROM REFINERY29.
COMING SOON: A JEWELRY POST!