Non-leather bags

(12 Posts)
OldJoseph Thu 31-Dec-15 15:45:43

Can't justify the cost of a decent leather bag (dsis bought me one a few years ago and although the leather lasted well the fabric lining didn't, so not that impressed). I don't want a look alike leather bag either.

So what are the alternatives to leather and where would I find them? I'd like some of the Cath Kidson coated cotton bags if they didn't have 'Cath Kidson' written on them for all to see. Also am avoiding cute patterns.

Ideally a cross body or shoulder bag, roomy enough for purse, phone, keys and my packed lunch.

Any pointers much appreciated.

earlyriser Thu 31-Dec-15 15:48:31

You could try Matt&Nat, they do non leather bags, they are really good quality too.

neolara Thu 31-Dec-15 15:49:48

Orla Kierly?

bookbook Thu 31-Dec-15 15:51:29

Kipling bags - my DD loves them, and they are as tough as old boots - they even go through the wash

bleedingheart Thu 31-Dec-15 15:51:52

Second Matt & Nat, usually on offer in the ASOS outlet.

For coated cotton bags, Amazon often have Orla Kiely or Orla Kiely esque styles on offer.

Sallyhasleftthebuilding Thu 31-Dec-15 15:54:48

Live Kippling. Look at denim, or do a search for oilcloth -

OldJoseph Thu 31-Dec-15 16:16:19

I knew you'd be able to help! Thank you for your suggestions, have gone for a Mat and Natt one.

OldJoseph Thu 31-Dec-15 16:16:57

Matt and Nat.

earlyriser Sat 02-Jan-16 11:12:42

Ooh which one did you get? Can you post a pic?

OldJoseph Sat 02-Jan-16 12:13:35

It's a Jorja shoulder bag in pewter. Now out of stock and not here yet.

earlyriser Sat 02-Jan-16 19:59:59

Thanks will have a look.

70isaLimitNotaTarget Sat 02-Jan-16 20:17:59

I have Kipling (not because I don;t want to pay leather prices but I choose to have non-leather) . Some are more £££ than a leather bag anyway.

I have 3 - black/chocolate brown/grey (they grey one is a small crossbody)

I bought an M&S non leather Bayswater-likey but it's a bit clumpy and IMO looks like I'm trying to copy badly

And YY - Kipling bags in the wash grin

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