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Posted by Connie Lawton Andrade under Bags, Bags in General, Fashion

fall fashion bagsAhhh, fall! Time for pumpkin-flavored everything, cozy hand knit sweaters and crunching leaves beneath your feet everywhere you go. Wondering how to incorporate the latest seasonal trends into your handbags? Here are a few simple fashion trends you can easily use when you’re designing your own bag:

Bold burgundy. The hottest fall fashion trend this year is actually a color. Deep red, or burgundy, is making the rounds on all the runways.

 

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Posted by Connie Lawton Andrade under Bags, Bags in General, Fashion, Handbags

sewing bagsIf you are someone who loves to give unique, exciting and handmade gifts for the holidays, then experimenting with sewing crafts, sewing projects and embroidery might be just the answer for your family and friends this holiday season. Whether you follow seasonal trends or make traditional gifts, the people who receive your handmade gifts are sure to love them. With all the different types of fabrics and sewing materials that are available today, the types of sewn and handmade crafts you can make are nearly endless. There are options for everyone on your list.

 

 

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Posted by Connie Lawton Andrade under Bags, Fashion, Handbags

seasonal handbagsFall is here, which means it’s time to toss out your old duds and make room for more, right? Wrong! With a little creativity, you can update your closet in a snap!

1. Sweater Weather The old saying has never been more true! Fall weather means chillier temps. Lucky for budget fashionistas, a surprisingly hot look for this fall is the classic knit sweater. So before you snub that snuggly wool turtleneck, try pairing it with a sleek skirt or a pair of high heels to add glamour. This season is all about surprising combinations, so see what you can to do glitz up your warm sweaters and wear this look for less.

2. Pretty Patterns Ornate patterns are in this seasons, from dresses to handbags, and even shoes!

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Posted by Connie Lawton Andrade under Bags, Bags in General, Fashion

personalized bag designAs summer draws to an end, most families have started fine-tuning their back-to-school budgets in effort to gear up for the new school year. Like every year, parents will need to get the basic supplies: pens, pencils, paper – and of course, backpacks. While you’ll want to invest in a sturdy book bag for home-to-school use, consider creating a personal handbag, tote, or student messenger bag for lighter class-to-class use.

 

 

 

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Posted by Connie Lawton Andrade under Bags, Fashion

personalizing bagsEveryone likes to express her individuality. That is one of the reasons why fashion is such a crucial element to so many people’s lives. Fashion allows you to express yourself. Through your fashion style, you can portray elegance, class, creativity, and more. Sometimes you might not always be able to find the styles that you like in stores, or you might simply want to create something that is uniquely “you.” Thanks to today’s modern technology, there are plenty of tools and services that you can find directly online from the comfort of your own home to assist you in creating your own personalized fashion trends.

Every girl has to have a purse or handbag of some sort to keep her necessities in, like her wallet, lipstick, hand lotion, pen, and whatever else she needs on the go. Consequently, a handbag can arguably be called the most important accessory that a girl has. The perfect purse can oftentimes completely polish off your look.

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Posted by Connie Lawton Andrade under Bags, Fashion

What’s your favorite fashion accessory? Is it something that’s easily available to everyone who can afford it, something that you see other people wearing or carrying around? More likely it’s something unique. Perhaps it’s a brooch that belonged to your great grandmother or a birthday gift from your favorite person. Maybe a friend sewed it for you herself.

 

 

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Posted by Connie Lawton Andrade under Bags, Fashion, Shopping Tips

spring bagsConsumer tastes have always been a bit quick to change, but they’ve been kicked into an especially high gear with the introduction of broadband technologies, Fashion Week celebrations, and a window into the fashion world which has never been available before. While some trends often stayed consistent throughout at least a few consecutive seasons in years past, designers are increasingly altering their entire approach to consumer fashion roughly every three months in order to keep up with consumers’ fast-changing tastes and style preferences.

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Posted by Connie Lawton Andrade under Fashion

shopping fashionable accessoriesFor far too long, people around the world have relied on big-name designers and expensive style publications to tell them how they should feel about anything form the color of the scarf they’ll wear this season to the type of bag they’ll carry alongside them as they head for a fun weekend evening with friends. That’s fine, of course, but it’s an incredibly impersonal way to go about dressing up and shopping for new and exciting accessories during a shopping trip with friends and loves ones.

 

 

 

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Posted by Connie Lawton Andrade under Bags, Fashion

sewing bagsDo you like following fashion trends but hesitate to purchase items that may only temporarily stay in style? If you are willing to do a little hand sewing, you could opt to invest in clothing or fabric handbags of a more basic look or color that you find more comfortable and then “jazz them up” with some sequins or beads to match the latest style in a non-permanent way that can be easily removed if you tire of or want to change the look later.

 

 

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Posted by Connie Lawton Andrade under Bags, Fashion

fashionable summer bagsEvery stylish fashionista knows that one of the best parts of summer isn’t the sun, surf, or festivals… it’s the fun summer fashion! If you really want to make a stylish splash this summer, invest in a customized, one-of-a-kind summer bag. Seasonal trends change every year, but if you design a seasonal handbag that is tailor-made to your personal style and preferences, you are sure to be able to wear it for years and years to come.

 

 

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