Category Archives: Bags / Purses

We’ve all gone Stripe crazy!

One of the biggest trends defining spring / summer 2013 is quirky stripes!  You can’t look anywhere without seeing them and the best part is, there are so many that it would be difficult to find something that doesn’t suit you!  Stand out in striking stripes this season no matter the occasion! 

Casey – Office Me  http://www.rebrojewellery.com  £38.00

Casey – Office Me
http://www.rebrojewellery.com
£38.00

I just love when trends team up and nautical is a trend that’s been going for the last few seasons.  This necklace is handmade by a local Irish designer and can be customised to suit any look by changing colour, style or length! What’s not to love!

Top Shop Stripe Print Satchel  www.topshop.com    £34.00

Top Shop Stripe Print Satchel
http://www.topshop.com
£34.00

Satchels have been very much on trend for the last few seasons so it’s fantastic to find an item that hits two trends at once!  This item is great to add a trendy up-to-date look to an existing item.  If I were you, I would go crazy and match with a bright pink or yellow dress!

Models Own WAH Nail Transfers - Stripes  www.asos.com  £7.00

Models Own WAH Nail Transfers – Stripes
http://www.asos.com
£7.00

More of a beauty girl than a fashion girl?  Then you’re in luck, we have just the thing for you to get your fix.  These very cool nail transfers are an easy way to get the trend everyone is raving about without having to break the bank.  Wear with a cute light shirt, black trousers and a colour block bag to be office chic.

House of Holland Striped Skinny Jeans  www.urbanoutfitters.co.uk  £140.00

House of Holland Striped Skinny Jeans
http://www.urbanoutfitters.co.uk
£140.00

These super skinny jeans really appeal to the rock chick in me.  I’ve always loved a beetle juice inspired jean, but I’m falling madly in love with these cool purple ones from house of Holland.  They are so versatile yet still striking that the looks you could create from these are endless.

Taiga Wet Look Panel Tee  http://www.missguided.co.uk  £15.99

Taiga Wet Look Panel Tee
http://www.missguided.co.uk
£15.99

One of the strangest spring / summer trends I’ve ever seen has to be leather look garments, in saying that, it weirdly works!  Don’t go all Goth though, team up with cute short shorts or bright pink jeans to keep that summer feeling alive!

1950s stripe Panel Dress  www.nor-lisa.com  £99.00

1950s stripe Panel Dress
http://www.nor-lisa.com
£99.00

This 1950s shaped dress is very flattering on most body shapes and is key on trend with its block colours and bold stripes.  Great for a wedding reception or a evening holiday dress.  The cotton material means its breathable for even the hottest of weather.

Hope you enjoyed the read and get busy buying!  Check back soon!

Stand out this season in Neon’s…

Shine bright this summer even if the weather is dreary, in this season’s super trendy Neon looks.  Straight from the catwalk this trend is guaranteed to stun.

Asos.com Equipment Skylar Sleeveless Shirt in Silk with Raw Edging £217.00 NOW £173.50

Asos.com
Equipment Skylar Sleeveless Shirt in Silk with Raw Edging
£217.00 NOW £173.50

I’m loving this super cute Skylar shirt by Equipment. It’s made from a delicate silk chiffon for a floaty feminine look, then finished off with raw edge trims which makes this sleeveless silk shirt has a little edge also. I would team this up with a pair of black leggings and some studded patent sandals for a hot rock chick look.

Topshop.com  Neon Flower Collar  Price: £28.00

Topshop.com
Neon Flower Collar
Price: £28.00

If you simply want to add some bright colours to your ensemble this Spring then look no further than this Neon collar by Freedom at Topshop. This is a two-toned Neon Collar with neon pink and yellow flowers on gold look metal. Wear this with almost anything from a casual pair of shorts and plain tee, to a show-stopping evening dress, you are sure to look fabulous.

Zara.com  COLORED METHACRYLATE BOX BAG  £19.99

Zara.com
COLORED METHACRYLATE BOX BAG
£19.99

If you’re a girl who likes to travel light then you’ll love neon orange methacrylate box bag only at Zara.com. This box bag is small enough to be used as a makeup bag or even a purse so you’ll definitely get the use out of this bargain buy. As you can see on the catwalk this season, Burberry show their super stylish transparent hand bags. These bags are a big hit this season so don’t miss out!

Newlook.com  bambam Neon Aztec Print Shorts  Was £49.99 Now £44.99

Newlook.com
bambam Neon Aztec Print Shorts
Was £49.99 Now £44.99

Want to stay on trend this season? Then follow the fashion tribe with these funky printed Aztec raw edge shorts with adorable neon embroidery across the front. They are finished off with all over stud design on the reverse with single detailing on the pocket. These printed Aztec shorts would be perfect with a rock tee or with a Tank top especially if you’re partying at this summer’s hottest festivals.

Misguided.co.uk  Arbre Striped Backpack in Pink  £22.99

Misguided.co.uk
Arbre Striped Backpack in Pink
£22.99

If your loving the geek chic trend this season as well as the striped trend,  you’ll definitely love this striped canvas bag pack in neon pink colour. With simple buckle fastenings and adjustable straps to suit all sizes. So whether you’re in your teens or maybe a little older, you’ll look darling with this backpack. Wear this with a simple ensemble so that your bag can stand out in style or if you like that over the top look then I’d also wear stripes with this cute bag.

 

Nor Lisa’s Christmas Wish List

Every year I wish and wish for that something special, I suppose every girl does. If you are anything  like me and you would like to leave a few hints this Christmas then you may want to check out some of  my favourite Christmas gift ideas.

RiverIsland.com
Black skull print Devore scarf
£25.00

When my eye caught a glimpse of this gorgeous Black skull printed Devore scarf, I immediately fell in love with Devore again. This scarf is soft, silky and quite warm. I know this because I’ve already tested this luxurious scarf out in store! This is a bargain buy and would make anyone very happy this Christmas!

Asos.com
Disney Couture Exclusive To ASOS ‘Have Faith In Your Dreams’ Black Enamel Bangle
£35.00

This little piece is beautiful and very charming. It is Disney Couture Exclusive to Asos.com and reads ‘Have faith in your dreams’ in black enamel. This Disney bangle adds a little magic into your life and reminds you to believe in yourself every time you look at it!

Vivienne Westwood.com
Mouth Pendant
£110.00

What can I say – this is lovely! It has to be Vivienne Westwood of course, who else would create something so delicate and edgy at the same time? This Mouth pendant is part of the new collection which is based upon a mouth pendant design from 1993, Vivienne Westwood has produced this playful love token. Accompanied with a heart-shaped medal with the slogan ‘don’t you ever kiss me once, kiss me twice’ an ode to the famous Elvis Presley song, give the new love in your life a daring and unique gift with this decadent enameled Valentine Pendant. Vivienne Westwood is a genius and has included one of the most amazing rock and roll legends of all time into her piece, this will definitely be under the tree for me this year, one can only hope I suppose.

UrbanOutfitters.co.uk
Melissa Black Ultra Girl Peep Toe Flats
£50.00

Melissa plastic shoes always makes my feet all comfy and sweet, so when I saw these new Melissa shoes I just couldn’t resist! I love these flat Ultra Girl peep toe pumps featuring an almond toe with a shimmering glitter effect throughout for added sparkle! These flats are subtle with an explosion of glitter and are just divine. I hope that Santa will hear me when I beg for these bad boys this Christmas!

Zara.com
BAG WITH METALLIC CLASP
£29.99

This Deep red handbag from Zara is just so lovable with its black handle and its long black strap with a metal clasp at the front. This handbag is compact and would look great with a little black dress and a pair of wedges! At a very affordable price why wait till Christmas?  Treat yourself now to this cutie!

Goth it up this Winter!

Everyone’s gone Vamp crazy this year and if you want to work that very stylish Gothic trend this Winter but you’re stuck on a small budget, then you’ll love these very affordable pieces chosen by Nor Lisa.

Asos.com
Gothic Prom Dress
£95.00

 

This evening dress by ASOS Collection has been made from chiffon fabric so it’s sheer and flowey with a tonal lining for that little extra .This beautiful dress has an embroided design with cutwork through the bodice and a fitted high waist for that feminine look. This dress is perfect for winter because it looks classy and has a full skirt attached to keep those gorgeous legs warm. Wear this elegant piece with some nude tights and a pair of stilettos.

Asos.com
Hanging Crosses Arm Cuff
Was £ 10.00 Now £ 5.00

This silver plated arm cuff with hanging cross detail is just so attractive. Wear this cuff with almost anything and you will definitely look super-hot!  This will add a little edge to any basic dress and at a very affordable price how can you resist.

Asos.com
Liquorish Bag with Embossed Skull and Scarf
Was £68.00
Now £38.00

I’m loving this leather look bag by Liquorish at Asos this bag has been made with a skull embossed leather-effect finish and is very trendy. This bag is very spacious and has a twin chain handle strap and an adjustable shoulder strap and to add to this stunning bag there’s a soft black and white skull printed scarf tied onto the side.

New Look.com
Iron Fist Monochrome Lace Print T-Bar Platform Heels
£69.99

To set of that Gothic ensemble why not treat yourself to a pair of these Iron Fist T-bar platforms with a monochrome lace print. Make sure that you’re working that gothic trend in style this winter with these fabulous shoes at an affordable price.

River Island.com
Black peplum waist belt
£20.00

This Black peplum waist belt from River Island has that luxurious look and would look fantastic with a suggestive knee length body con dress with a pair of platforms to add a little extra Va-Va-Voom to your Gothic look.

RiverIsland.com
Grey lace trim over the knee socks
£8.00

These black over the knee socks with a grey lace detail are darling. I would team them up with a black kilt, a white chiffon blouse and a pair of patent stilettos. Make sure that your looking your very best this winter.

Money, Money, Money, Where shall I put my Money??

I ‘m in love with this stylish and on-trend Geometric Purse. It has a clip top fastening and a zip front detail, this purse also has an inside coin purse, along with some card compartments so that you have plenty of room to keep your bits and bobs. There is also a matching bag in store if you would like your purse to match up with your hand bag. This Geometric printed purse will go with almost anything but if you want to look your best this A/W then wear a block coloured dress along with this beauty!

River Island.com
RED PRINT CLIP TOP PURSE
£17.00

 

If you love to rock the vintage look, then you’ll love this stylish light brown croc effect push-lock fold over purse. It has a zip close pocket for your spare change with multiple card and cash slots inside. Wear this purse with a cute floral printed dress or with a smart floaty shirt dress. Be sure that you look sophisticated this A/W with this purse, and at a discounted price you can’t miss out!

Urban Outfitters.com
Push Lock Purse
Was £16.00
Now £8.00

Colour Block yourself through winter with this funky three toned panelled Fiorelli Purse with a metal clasp detail. It has a wrist strap so you can wear it two ways. This trendy Colour Block purse is quite versatile so you can dress up or down with this piece and you’ll still look fabulous.

New look.com
Fiorelli Lorenzo Colour Block Purse
£34.99

If you just want to splash the cash on something expensive and designer then why don’t you purchase this stunning embossed Biba purse. The purse is black with the Biba logo embossed on the front with a gold edged detail also on the flap. This Biba purse is plain and simple, does its job and leaves you feeling empowered. Wear this with a Printed dress and you’ll have all eyes on you.

House of Frazer
Biba Metal corner embossed logo flap over purse
Now £ 69.00
Was £ 79.00

Add a bit of edge to your handbag this A/W with this Premium leather studded purse and you’ll definitely be ready for anything that comes your way. The purse is made from black premium leather and has a chunky gold zip on the front along with a cluster of gold studs and another gold zip opening at the top. This Purse looks expensive and will definitely add to any wardrobe change whether it’s a rock tee with skinny’s or with a skater dress, be sure you stand out!

Topshop.com
Premium Studded Leather Purse
Price: £30.00