Tuesday, March 16, 2010

It's wicker, man!


What's more, it's just £7 from Primarni (aka Primark!).

Who'd have though straw could be so sophisticated? But take a cool boxy design and elegant gold and leather trim (faux, of course) and you've got yourself a new-season bag that will add class to a multitude of looks from utility to safari to military. Right now, I teaming it with a vintage cape, but I'm picturing it with a wardrobe of khaki or stone once the weather warms up.

It was my friend Laura who first spotted 'the hamper' - and it lives up to its nickname, being roomy enough to carry a bottle of wine (yes, I tried!). But, just so that we're clear, on office days it's used for my personal effects and sarnies!

8 comments:

  1. That bag looks so much more expensive then £7 from Primark! Love the wicker combined with the leather and like you said, could look pretty good with some of the khakis/military colours summer is bringing :)
    Might have to pay a visit to my local store!

    Camilla xx

    http://www.allcamillawrote.blogspot.com/

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  2. I tried to buy one earlier........will have to try another branch as Assistant in Leeds Primark told me they sold out witin an hour!

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  3. Just thought I'd let you know that I have given you an award on my blog :)

    x

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  4. Did you ever customize the oversized striped top from H&M? I bought one in coral and I'm itching to do something with it!

    http://jadefungblog.blogspot.com

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  5. Love this bag! And such a bargain!

    starsandshoes.blogspot.com

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  6. Thanks for the award Makeup Kitten! x x x

    Hey Jade, I have to admit I've been enjoying wearing the top so much I haven't got round to customising it yet. Will see what I can do! x x x

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  7. eeeep, love this bag and spotted Laura's, never knew it was Primark - now off to the shops... xxx

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