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Bag Lust: Three Of My Must-Have Handbags

Last week I went to Forever 21 *post coming soon on my buys* but after dreaming about a bag I stupidly didn’t buy I thought I would blog about the three bags that I completely lusting over. All three bags are so different, but all so me, and I have to buy them!!!

1. Embroidered Aztec Duffle Bag, Forever 21, £29.75

I picked this bag up about four times on my first visit to Forever 21’s new London store but for some reason I talked myself out of buying it. But come on what is not to love about this Aztec-inspired colourful duffle?? I love everything from the colour to the size of this bag, and that buckled front pocket is perfect for storing my train ticket, which I am always loosing in my bag!!

2. 14″ Pink Satchel, The Cambridge Satchel Company, £81

I have been wanting a satchel for a while, and I couldn’t decide between navy, a classic colour such as tan or this pink one, I think bright is the way to go. The Cambridge Satchel’s come in various sizes from 11″, which would make a great clutch, to 15″ perfect for a laptop, as well as various colours. What I also love is you can either have shoulder straps or backpack style, and you can get the satchel embossed – this pink beauty would look amazing with DWS *my initials* in silver lettering!!

3. Colour Block Thatcher Top Handle Bag, Oasis, £30

So as well as a fun casual bag and a funky satchel I also chose a vintage-inspired handbag from Oasis, which would complement any work outfit, and also reminds me of a Celine handbag. Great size, cute handle at the top, and I love turn locks. Classic in design and will go with everything.

Shop Her Style: Bip Ling In Forever 21

As the face of Forever 21 it is hardly surprising that Bip Ling worked the label for their launch party last week, but what is great is that you can steal her whole outfit for just over £50 *minus the shoes – Miu Miu’s for under £50 would have been amazing!*. Oh, and did I mention you don’t have to wait until next season to buy, you can buy Bip’s outfit now.

My favourite piece from this outfit has to be this crisp My Boyfriends Cotton Shirt, £19.80, perfectly matched with the Pleated Leather Shorts, £19.75, which look stunning in teal but also come in red, coffee and black. What I always find great about F21 has to be the accessories, and I love how Bip has finished off her look with this Leatherette Heart Handbag, £10.50, and a cute Lamé Bow Hairband, which is a bargain at £3.15.

It isn’t often you see a look for just over £50, and each piece would make great additions into any wardrobe; as you can never have too many boyfriend shirts, and everyone always need a cute bag.

Party: Forever 21 Takes Us To Santa Monica Pier

Last week American retailer Forever 21 brought the spirit of California to the amazing space at the Old Sorting Office *better known I think as the Redbull Fashion Factory*. At lot of effort went into creating this hanger space into a cool Santa Monica Beach carnival, complete with its very own F21 Hollywood sign, Henna Tattoo Caravan, ice-cream truck, beach huts filled with pick n mix sweets and jewellery, a burger van, teepee tent bars, a mini carousel, and my favourite bit being the roller girls.

All this to launch their new store in London, I know crazy right, but seriously what an amazing night it was, if only the weather had been better as when I left I really just wanted to see the sun!!

As well as a great bash there was also a hologram show, which was interesting to say the least, complete with retro cinema tickets we saw the latest Forever 21 on holographic models and it was a great show. I took a few snaps and I love how the models disappeared and the illusion of rain was very real.

I also love nights when I get to have a laugh with my friends, so it was good to see the amazing Kelly, who was celebrating her new job in PR, and it was also the unofficial birthday party for the wonderful Alex Loves.

I couldn’t resist a little photo  opp on the carousel.

Biggest feeling I left with is how much I want to be a roller skater girl!! How cool does this Barbie-esq beauty look?

As well as roller girls, B-boys, skaters, and the hoola-hoop crazy off Britain’s Got Talent, Bip Ling, face of Forever 21 was also in the house to DJ and relax in her own ‘Star’ lounge.

Big thanks to Forever 21 and Shine Communications for the invite I had an amazing time, and I can’t wait to check out the store tomorrow.

Daily Shop: Forever 21 Hello Kitty Maxi

I like quirky and this Hello Kitty Tank Maxi Dress from Forever 21 is right up my street!! Priced at only £14.75, it really is a bargain, and is perfect for summery days. I like marl grey basics as it works well with bright pink, and the distressed Hello Kitty graphic on the front works really well.

I reckon for the summer just wear with a pink vest underneath for a spot of colour and in the winter this can easily be layered with a chunky cardigan.

I know for some Forever 21 isn’t really on their radar yet as we do only have one store in the UK in Birmingham, but come July London will get its first store, and until then you can buy this beauty online at the dedicated UK store.