Tuesday 6 May 2014

Hey, Big Spender! | River Island Pink Small Bowler Bag

If you've seen my 'Hey, Big Spender!' series you'll of seen I've had quite a big spend recently. My first post can be seen here and my second is on it's way very soon. I was going to do this in a three part series but decided this 'new buy' was way to lovely to wait, (third post will be made excluding this beauty, this deserved a post by it's self) and already out of stock at River Island just in case you wanted to go ahead and pick it up yourself from ASOS - which is where I ordered mine. 
 River Island Pink Small Bowler Bag - £30.00I came across this bag by luck really, probably reading a blog post and instantly fell in love. It was never far from my thoughts and I knew I had to get my hands on it, imagine my disappointment to find it was completely gone off the River Island website, I even looked at ASOS and thought it was gone - turned out I was clicking the wrong bag and it was in fact in stock, though I thought it was out of stock and didn't notice until a week later. You can get this bag in various colours - a metallic looking gold, black, white and pink. 
 I tend to go for plain bags, black and now nude shades, this was a little outside of my bag comfort zone - but oh, so perfect. There's only one way to describe the shade of this bag, ice cream, strawberry of course. It's not quite pastel but it's not quite neon either, it's somewhere in the middle. Made from leather-look fabric with a textured matte finish, it has twin hands with three different compartments, it's not the biggest bag ever but nor is it the smallest and is easy enough to fit all the basics in. Grab bag or a throw over the shoulder bag - I can't think of anything more perfect. This bag, even being pink is so versatile (or maybe that's just me saying it's versatile because I love it so much and will wear it with anything) and can be worn with almost anything vest tops and shorts, pretty dresses or jeans - the list is endless. 
I'm so in love with this little beauty and will be using it all Spring/Summer. I'd like to say a huge thank you to my Mum for treating me to this lovely, lovely bag.


  1. This bag is gorgeous, right up my street, xoxo.

  2. Absolutely gorgeous bag! I'm keeping my eye out for an eye popping Summer bag!


    1. River Island have some gorgeous bags for Summer - fabulous for a pop of colour added to any outfit x


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