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Tote Bag from Craftsvilla

This was my debut shopping experience from Craftsvilla. Their site had always seemed appealing to me, what with artisans all across the country selling their wares here. Hence, the items here are very rustic/traditional as well as contemporary. Their pricing is very nominal. With their quick shipping time (my order was delivered in 2 days flat), they have moved a ...

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Types of BAGS!

A write-up of the various types of bags makes for an interesting read. I discovered some of them quite late myself. Each has its own purpose and style quotient. Let’s get started:   i)                    Shoulder Handbag This is a very generic term and refers to any bag that can be carried on a shoulder. Many of the bag types described ...

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Know Your Brand – Louis Vuitton

There are some luxury brands that one can only dream of. To me, the first such brand that comes to mind is Louis Vuitton. The striking identity of its bags is the “Monogram Canvas” that looks like:   The initials ‘LV’ are part of the canvas design.   Here are some quick facts about the brand that is every handbag ...

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SALE Alert – Michael Kors Bags at 99labels.com

There is a sale of Michael Kors bags at www.99labels.com, with upto 45% off. I have shopped with 99labels before. Their shipping times are high as with any other website dealing with multiple vendors. That is still fine, as long as the wares reach the customer and the customer service is easily accessible. But what irks me the most about 99labels is ...

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Just how many are enough?

A handbag is a woman’s must-have accessory. When asked just how many bags are enough, she is very likely to give an irritated look! However, it is a pertinent question that needs to be answered. Just how many handbags are good enough for a woman? One for each occasion or one for each time of the day or one to ...

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Jute Bag

Jute is one of the most versatile fabric that is also sturdy. It is a natural fiber, that incidentally requires minimal pesticides, and is next to cotton in terms of production. Owing to its abundant production, little or no fertilizer/pesticide requirement, jute is very affordable. This fiber is produced from the stem of the ‘jute’ plant. It is eco-friendly as, ...

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Caring for Your Handbags

As with any other thing, handbags need dedicated care too – especially the leather ones. For one they are expensive, but also very durable with a little care. Leather bags almost always come with care instructions but here are some generic tips: • The care needs to start right at the point of purchase – ensure to ask about the ...

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Embroidered Cloth Sling Bag

This bright electric blue sling bag is an instant mood lifter. This was bought at one of the many handicrafts fairs that are organized in the city. So this is an example of looks and functionality going together. The three zips in the front and the main central compartment bolster my point. The length of the handle is perfect, though ...

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Sling Bag from Picard

It is almost customary for me to pick a bag from whichever place I visit. Keeping up with this tradition, on a work related trip to Germany, I chose this one from Picard. The best thing about sling bags is that they give you a hands-free experience at the same time are very trendy to sport. The hands-free part is ...

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Kareena Kapoor’s Bag in Jab We Met

Kareena Jab We Met Bag Rajasthani Tote

Kareena Kapoor’s bags in Jab We Met were all the ethnic kind – embroidered, Rajasthani print cloth bags. Such bags are very colourful and vibrant, and they could be as varied as one’s imagination permits. I particularly liked this bag she carries in one of the scenes: The multitude of colors ensures that the bag would go with umpteen outfits. ...

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Cane Clutch

This is a small clutch made of cane with a wooden handle. I was sold over its simplicity and elegance. It’s a basic clutch with just one compartment and small pouch. This is reserved for those occasions when I do not have much to carry around – just the essentials. Whenever I have taken it, it has sure had second ...

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Baggit Clutch

This one was love at first sight. Baggit is another of my favorites as their bags are extremely well-designed and trendy too. Their designs come as a welcome change from the monotonous patterns we have all been familiar with. The best part is they are extremely reasonable in prices. Baggit bags are the sturdy kind and survive daily wear and ...

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Hidesign – Genuine Leather Bags

Bags have been a passion for as long as I can remember. All the pocket money was spent on bags of all kinds – though I tend to be drawn to the functional ones than merely the ones with looks. I had close to 100 bags at one point in time. Back then there wasn’t much of a choice, but ...

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