Handpicked weekend bags
A weekend away is the perfect excuse to splash out on a new bag. Push over leather holdalls, we want bags that have colour, style and shape and something that can be used again for a quick local shop.
As much as I love my home, I also really relish any opportunity to get away. It doesn’t have to be for long, a short break can be enough to recharge the batteries, see some different sights and come back ready for the fray.
I’m quite a good packer, so for a mini-break this pompom bag from Joules is ideal. It’s neat enough to tuck under your shoulder but the right size as an airport bag when you’re juggling water, a magazine and your duty free. The combination of red and navy is a classic, and it’s lined too, so you can tuck a Pret salad or pud in there for the plane – anything to avoid the dry sandwich offering on board.
A bag can change your look in an instant, so these colourful carriers are ideal for a quick boost to any outfit. The blue fringed one from La Redoute adds a touch of hippy luxe