Category Archives: Purses

A is for Annie, Alesund, Al Ain and Arromanches

Today is the first of 26 days of A-Z posts so here goes. Annie is a new purse design that I came up with last year and it was released in the Autumn of 2015. A is for Annie The Annie purse already has its fans and when I meet one, it’s always great to…

Meet the Handbag Maker: Sujatha

Meet Sujatha. It’s 4 years now since she came to work at our rural Indian workshop which is in a converted farm in the village where she lives. Sujatha is 33 years old and has a 7 year old son. Before she came to work with us, Sujatha was a housewife and looked after her…

Purses for The Lady

If you happen to read The Lady magazine, you might have seen my designs featured there in the last few weeks. It was great to see such amazing women on the covers too. The first week featured Alison Steadman, then Francesca Annis and out today, the star of the new issue is Dame Helen Mirren….

Roses Are Red, or Pink

Roses are red, they wilt after a day but gorgeous handbags are here to STAY!!   What will you give your Valentine? Raspberry leather large sporty shoulder bag, £68 Pink handbag keyring £11, holds several coins and Pink heart keyring £8.50 Lucia handbag with matching purse, £48 Gina mini shoulder bag in super soft kid leather, £75 Pink…

Annie Brown Purse: More comments on a new Design

Following my recent post with initial impressions of the Annie purse from 2 reviewers, I have received some photos and new comments from Maureen Sharphouse. Maureen has had her purse for a couple of weeks now and here is what she said to me. Maureen says:  I absolutely love the purse and with use the…

Annie Purse: First Impressions of a New Design

Here are the first impressions of our new Annie purse design by 2 independent reviewers, Melanie Bundock and Maureen Sharphouse. Melanie and Maureen were sent 5 questions to answer after receiving their purse for review. Q 1. We used a courier with a timed prediction service for your delivery. Did you need to change your…

What’s your Ideal Purse?

Everyone’s ideal purse is different – some like a simple coin holder and use a seperate wallet for cards, others want to be able to fit the kitchen sink in theirs 🙂 I know I can’t please everyone but I try! I’ve recently designed 2 new purses, so here’s a little about them. Bertie The…

Donegal Tweed: A New Purse or Mini Bag Design

I love finding new fabrics and leathers and this time I’ve managed to combine 2 of my new favourites into one design. The Donna purse is a soft tweed and leather design which could even double as a mini clutch bag. I have chosen 3 gorgeous handmade tweeds from Donegal in Ireland and combined them…

Go Green for St Patrick’s Day

Think of Ireland and St Patrick’s Day and what colour springs to mind? Here are a few green things for you. Some say that it’s great to have a green wallet or purse because green is the colour of money (US dollar notes). I wonder if having a green wallet attracts money. That would be…

Some Ideas for Mother’s Day

It’s Mother’s Day here in the UK this Sunday, so I have some ideas for you. Why not treat your Mum to a nice new handbag or purse instead of the usual flowers and chocolates. Cosmetics bags in leather, from £18 to £30 From left to right: Nicky bag in black leather with yellow suede…