Choosing a handbag on a budget

I don’t believe you have to spend a lot of money on a great handbag or clutch, you just have to be smart about choosing the right one! The biggest telltale sign of an inexpensive bag is cheap hardware! Trust me, nothing cheapens a bag faster than shiny buckles, flimsy studs and zips plastered all over it. Hardware is something you cant fake, so if you’re purchasing a bag on a budget, simply choose a one with either less hardware or make sure the finer details that look high quality. One of the best signs of quality is how the zipper opens and closes. The zipper should glide smoothly!  

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  • • Slide Perfection • Super cute @seedheritage right now & perfect for this long weekend we have coming up! Which ones would you choose?? • #shoelove #slides #summerstyle #leopard #personalstylist
  • • Such a pleasure shopping with this gorgeous lady! She loves dresses, but what she really wanted was items that worked a wee bit harder so we mixed and matched away! 3 pants, 6 tops, 1 pair of shoes and I think I counted at least 15 outfit variations with these items alone 😁💪🏻 #lovemyjob #personalstylist #personalshopper #smartshopping #mixandmatch #wearwhatmakesyoufeelgood #melbournestylist
  • • LOVE MY JOB • #personalstylist #testimonial #wearwhatmakesyoufeelgood #smartshopping #dresswithconfidence
  • • The power of a haircut 💪🏻• Went a wee bit shorter yesterday and feeling like a brand new woman this morning! Thanks @mobostylelounge - you always seem to nail it👌🏻• Shopping time it is!! • #personalstylist #wearwhatmakesyoufeelgood #smartshopping #dresswithconfidence #lovewhatyoudo #dowhatyoulove #outfitoftheday
  • • What to wear when it’s going to be 37 degrees, grey and sticky? Opt for something floaty and avoid anything tightly fitted as it may just make you a little sticky. I’m wearing my fave @decjubaofficial dress and minimized the fabric by knotting it instead of wearing a belt, that will just stick to my body and make me sticky and hotter💧 Off I go to hit the shops with a gorgeous new client, then ending my day with a lucky lady who was gifted a package for Xmas by her very thoughtful partner. We will start with a consult and wardrobe review to figure out what gaps we need to fill next week! • #smartshopping #personalstylist #wearwhatmakesyoufeelgood #dresswithconfidence #personalshopper #outfitinspo #outfit #summerstyle