My Bag Collection

As promised here is my bag collection to celebrate my blogs 2nd birthday which was on 10th March 2012. It took me a while to do these photos because I didn’t realise how many bags I had! I think I might have too many actually! I put them in two different piles, one being non designer bags (which make up most of my collection) and the other is my designer bags. I have also included some close up photos of all of the bags in this post too.

Above photo from left to right is:
1st row – River Island, Topshop, River Island, Topshop.
2nd row – Topshop, ASOS, River Island, Topshop, River Island.
3rd row – Peruna, Topshop, Topshop, ASOS, Topshop.
4th row – Urban Outfitters, River Island, ASOS, FCUK, Topshop.
5th row – MaryΒ  Frances, Mary Frances and AVON.

I realised after making this post that I seem to love Topshop and River Island bags. They do make up most of my collection because I think they are cute and they are not expensive either!

Now on to my designer bags (below), which I have collected 7 over the past couple of years now. The best part is I never paid the retail amount for any of them except my Mulberry Pink Denim Lily and the MbMJ Dandelion Karlie. The Mulberry one I saved for months for! I am going to list these individually and where I got them from.

Top left is my Marc Jacobs Bruna. I got this from The Outnet back in 2010 with 70% off the retail price!

Top right is my Marc Jacobs Sonic Pouch. I got this also from The Outnet when they had their birthday sale. The most amazing part is I got it for only… Β£2!! Everything was Β£2 in their birthday sale so I was so excited to snap it up.

Bottom left is my Mulberry Oak Lily. I got this from an authentic seller on eBay for a good deal! I haven’t yet shared this one with you either.

Middle is my Mulberry Sparkle Tweed Alexa. I got this one from the Mulberry Factory Shop last summer at 70% off the retail price too.

Middle right is my Marc by Marc Jacobs Berry Haze Percy. I bought this from Shopbop with a 20% off code.

Bottom middle is my Marc by Marc Jacobs Dandelion Karlie. I bought this at the beginning of last year from Net-A-Porter. I fell in love with it and it has been one of my most used bags.

Bottom right is my Mulberry Candy Pink Quilted Denim Lily. I bought this from the Mulberry website not long ago and I am obsessed with it! I am so glad I saved for it!

So this is how my bag collection currently stands! I have tonnes and unfortunately there are more that I want, but those have to wait until I have saved. I think I have saved enough for another Marc by Marc Jacobs bag I want. It’s not too expensive, so it’s definitely manageable soon! The only other expensive one I want is the Mulberry Taylor in Deer Brown. I am waiting for that to appear at the Mulberry Factory Shop in a few months so I can get it really cheap! Hopefully it does! What do you think of the collection? Be sure to click this post to see all of the photos.



    • March 13, 2012 / 5:47 pm

      Thank you πŸ™‚

    • March 13, 2012 / 5:50 pm

      Thanks Aurelie & Angelo πŸ™‚

  1. Adam
    March 13, 2012 / 5:53 pm

    A lovely collection of bags there πŸ™‚

    • March 13, 2012 / 5:54 pm

      Thanks Adam πŸ™‚

  2. March 13, 2012 / 5:56 pm

    Wow so many beautiful bags!!

    • March 13, 2012 / 5:57 pm

      Thanks Shen!

    • March 13, 2012 / 6:12 pm

      Thanks irene!

    • March 13, 2012 / 6:17 pm

      Thank you Marie!

    • March 13, 2012 / 6:35 pm

      Thanks Veronique πŸ™‚ It was totally insane! I was so excited!

    • March 13, 2012 / 7:10 pm

      Thank you! I’m glad you like my collection!

  3. March 13, 2012 / 8:15 pm

    Oh my god, you’re such a lucky girl. You have a great collection. Love the neon yellow purse!



    • March 13, 2012 / 8:16 pm

      Thank you Danijela!

    • March 13, 2012 / 9:34 pm

      Thanks Caroliina and Veronique again πŸ™‚

  4. David
    March 13, 2012 / 9:56 pm

    No comments!! πŸ™‚ just glad that you didn’t put up your vibrator collection πŸ˜‰

    • March 13, 2012 / 9:56 pm

      Oh my goodness! David that is terrible!

    • March 13, 2012 / 10:38 pm

      Thank you wayoutsidelookingin! I agree with that! Ha ha! Although I do feel bad having so many sometimes.

  5. kalpana
    March 14, 2012 / 4:58 am

    nice, really love the dandelion karlie and berry haze percy, they are very cute! I’m so glad i chanced upon your blog and denimblog a year and a half ago. i eagerly wait for your outfit posts and denim reviews, have become a ritual now.

    • March 14, 2012 / 4:59 am

      Thank you kalpana! That’s really sweet of you! I’m so glad you like my blog and reviews and everything else! It always makes me happy to know I have a fan! You can let me know if there is anything you would like for me to review too! Maybe I might have it!

  6. March 14, 2012 / 10:27 am

    cool collection..may i know which Mulberry Factory Outlet you’re hoarding your arm candy?

    and btw, Happy Birthday!

    xoxo β™₯

    • March 14, 2012 / 10:28 am

      Thank you Michelle! And sure, it’s the Shepton Mallet factory shop, in Somerset! Maybe you might be near it? There are 4 I think, all over England, so you might be closest to another one!

  7. Fiorenza
    March 14, 2012 / 1:53 pm

    wowowwoow how many lovely bags!!

    follow each other??

    kisskiss from italy

    • March 14, 2012 / 1:54 pm

      Thank you Fiorenza! Where do you want to follow each other?

  8. March 14, 2012 / 2:56 pm

    Oooh! Girl look at that collection!!!

    • March 14, 2012 / 2:57 pm

      Lol thanks Sarah!

    • March 14, 2012 / 4:07 pm

      Thank you patty and lo!

  9. March 14, 2012 / 4:24 pm

    I love your bag collection specially your sparkle Alexa, by the way happy blog anniversary πŸ˜€

    • March 14, 2012 / 4:25 pm

      Thank you Paola πŸ˜€

  10. March 14, 2012 / 4:53 pm

    nice post ilike

    • March 14, 2012 / 4:54 pm

      Thank you QQ!

    • March 14, 2012 / 9:11 pm

      Thank you Puski’s Closet πŸ™‚

  11. March 14, 2012 / 9:54 pm

    You can never have too many bags πŸ™‚ and the ones you have are so great.

    Interested in following each other ? πŸ˜€

    xx mimi

    • March 14, 2012 / 10:28 pm

      Thank you Mimi πŸ™‚ Where do you want to follow each other? πŸ˜€

  12. David
    March 14, 2012 / 10:47 pm

    What’s terrible? :O

    • March 14, 2012 / 10:58 pm

      What you said! That was terrible!

    • March 15, 2012 / 12:12 am

      Thanks Hanna πŸ™‚

  13. March 15, 2012 / 2:51 am

    love your bags!

    • March 15, 2012 / 2:52 am

      Thank you Jas!

  14. March 15, 2012 / 8:53 am

    Uoh! What a collection of bags! Really amazing!

    • March 15, 2012 / 8:54 am

      Thank you The Slow Pace!

  15. March 15, 2012 / 9:19 am

    you have a great bag collection! to die for!!! i like all of them! πŸ™‚



    • March 15, 2012 / 10:17 am

      Thank you Le FreakS πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

  16. kalpana
    March 15, 2012 / 10:44 am

    an outfit post focusing on the mulberry oak lily would be really nice since you haven’t shared it with us yet. and ya, I’m a big fan of Raindrops and Denimblog. you have an amazing sense of style, just love the way you coordinate your clothes and accessories.
    a big hug from india!

    • March 15, 2012 / 10:45 am

      Thank you so much kalpana! You are very kind! And ok, I will do an outfit with the Oak Lily as soon as I can! I plan on wearing it soon, I have just been waiting for the really strong leather smell to go away a bit, ha ha! A big hug from England back!

  17. David
    March 15, 2012 / 11:18 am

    You can’t have too many bags! πŸ˜‰

    • March 15, 2012 / 12:34 pm

      Thank you Maria πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

  18. March 15, 2012 / 5:38 pm

    Didn’t you own a Lulu Guinness as well? Anyway, amazing collection! So jealous of your Mulberry bags! xx

    • March 15, 2012 / 5:40 pm

      I own a cosmetic bag from Lulu Guinness and a couple of umbrellas. I did buy one of their bags online, the Annabelle, but it was too heavy for me so I returned it.

      • March 15, 2012 / 5:45 pm

        Aah, okay! I thought you owned a lips clutch. Must’ve got that wrong, sorry.

        • March 15, 2012 / 6:22 pm

          Oh I wish I did! I find them too expensive for just a little clutch though, but I adore the crystal ones!

          • March 15, 2012 / 7:02 pm

            Yeah, I know what you mean. I can’t resist though, I’m going to get one in 3 weeks, as soon as I’m back in London.. but a snakeskin lips clutch, not a crystal one, because they really are too expensive!

            • March 15, 2012 / 7:05 pm

              The snake print ones are pretty! I like how they are like foil! I would love to see which one you get!

              • March 15, 2012 / 7:17 pm

                I haven’t quite decided yet, but it’s either the vintage red, the pink or the lipstick red one. I hope the lovely shop assistants will be able to help me with my decision. I’ll do a blog post on it after I bought it, in April.

                • March 15, 2012 / 7:29 pm

                  My vote would be pink, but then vintage red is more classic I think, it is a tough choice! I’m sure they will help you, the Lulu team are lovely and Lulu herself is amazing!

                  • March 15, 2012 / 7:33 pm

                    I’m sure they will. They’re always amazing at the Ellis Street shop! Unfortunately I haven’t met Lulu herself yet, and can’t make it to the Press Day in April either, which I’m really sad about.

                    • March 15, 2012 / 7:36 pm

                      Oh I may have seen you there! I’m going to it! Last time I was 20 minutes too late to meet Lulu, she had gone for lunch and gone for the day! Ugh! I watch her on QVC all the time though! Do you?

                    • March 15, 2012 / 7:59 pm

                      Yes, she’s on QVC with Donna (presenter) very often, who lives in my neighbourhood in North London! I watch her on QVC all the time (Lulu Guinness, not Donna). It’s like a curse though, the Lulu press day is only 2 days before I’m back in London next month. The one in October was also only a day before I came back from a trip to Germany!

                    • March 15, 2012 / 9:04 pm

                      Oh no!!!! That’s such bad luck! I’m not London based, I’m sure you know, so I travel up for the press days, I usually have to make appointments for some so they fit in. I’m sure you can email the team and set up a non press day appointment! They said I could if I needed to, maybe you could head to their office when you are back?

  19. March 15, 2012 / 9:34 pm

    You mean for a preview of the AW12 collection? I didn’t know they do that; would be soooo fantastic! I’ll definitely email them, thanks so so much!

    • March 15, 2012 / 10:50 pm

      Yeah! If you have a good blog they will probably be up for it! No harm in trying right! They are located East I think, not sure where you are, so hopefully it’s not too far!

      • March 16, 2012 / 4:51 pm

        Lulu’s press officer just replied to my e-mail and made an appointment with me. Thank you so much again! πŸ˜‰ xx

        • March 16, 2012 / 5:25 pm

          Yay! πŸ˜€ How exciting! And no problem, I’m glad I could help! When are you going?

  20. March 17, 2012 / 12:22 pm

    I adooore your collection! The pink MJ is stunning!

    • March 17, 2012 / 4:52 pm

      Thank you!!!!

  21. March 17, 2012 / 5:19 pm

    Lovely collection !! i want me too your collection !!!;)))
    Thx 4 your com` !
    Do you want to follow each other?! πŸ™‚
    Marina ,

    • March 17, 2012 / 5:46 pm

      Thanks Marina πŸ™‚ Where do you want to follow each other?

    • March 21, 2012 / 1:10 pm

      Glad you like it!

    • March 21, 2012 / 6:40 pm

      Glad you like it! It’s one of my favourites too!

    • March 21, 2012 / 3:17 pm

      Glad you like the bright colours!

  22. March 30, 2012 / 8:56 pm

    Sorry, I didn’t see your comment earlier! I’m going to the Burlington Arcade store on April 11th for a preview of the AW12 collection. x

    • March 30, 2012 / 10:35 pm

      Cool! That will be great! I’m excited for the 4th!

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