Can you help me decide on a name for a bag shop?

(35 Posts)
lynniep Tue 16-Jul-13 10:31:55

I know what I want sort of, but I'm wondering it it needs modifying a bit. I'm well aware that once I've chosen it - I've chosen it LOL

Bags will be quirky, kitchsy, retro, rockabilly style. But some a little more mainstream. Not just handbags. Some totes, lunchbags etc.

What I was going to go for was The Quirky Little Bag Shop. I like 'quirky' and think it suits what I'm going for.

I'm not sure if thats too long - or does it sound fine? Should I call it a shop - or a company?
I will just be running it from folksy/etsy to start with.

The Quirky Bag Company?
The Quirky Bag Co.?
Quirky Bags?

I was looking at words other than 'quirky' but none of them seemed right. I liked 'curious' as well. and 'kooky' (but someone else has kookyhandbags on etsy)

Beehatch Tue 16-Jul-13 10:34:44

Mad Old Bags
A Different Bag
Glad Bags

lynniep Tue 16-Jul-13 10:42:27

LOL at Mad Old Bags!

MortifiedAdams Tue 16-Jul-13 10:42:37

In my opinion, using the word quirky negates the quirkiness iyswim.

Carry Me Home
Satchels and So On
The Bag Lady

lynniep Tue 16-Jul-13 10:47:24

What about something that suggests retro, but doesn't use such a specific adjective

Such as

the darling little bag shop
the delightful bag company

?

Beguiling Bags?

VelvetStrider Tue 16-Jul-13 12:55:58

I think the word Emporium rather than Shop sounds more quirky and retro.

Bag is a bit of an ugly word - is there another word that means the same thing, generic and not specific types of bags?

Bagpus

grin

lynniep Tue 16-Jul-13 14:30:37

I like emporium too - but to me it indicates somewhere that sells a wide range of stuff. Which I think is misleading.

I agree 'bag' is a bit of an ugly word. But I've been using the thesaurus and I cannot find another word that suggests to a buyer that I am selling 'bags' quite as well
I have been thinking about using the word 'carry' as another poster suggests - then I got into a 'carry on' loop and couldn't concentrate LOL

I like the word 'beguiling' - just not next to 'bags!'

SillyTilly123 Thu 18-Jul-13 21:44:12

Bags Of Choice? or similar?

BrigitBigKnickers Fri 19-Jul-13 08:43:23

Baguiled

PestoSwimissimos Fri 19-Jul-13 08:48:04

Bagatelle

Bagatella ?

DameFanny Fri 19-Jul-13 08:48:42

Iirc there's already a quirky bags online.

If you want a name that'll be fashionable for all of 5 minutes then Totes Awesome [silly]

Or the handy baggage? Lends itself to a fun logo?

bootsycollins Fri 19-Jul-13 08:50:50

Bags of style

westcoastnortherner Fri 19-Jul-13 08:51:45

She Bag

Purse

Handle with care

Quodlibet Fri 19-Jul-13 08:53:59

Carry me home is a brilliant name!

PeterParkerSays Fri 19-Jul-13 09:23:47

How about some play on the "Carry on...." theme.

What a carry on
Carry on regardless

Twitterqueen Fri 19-Jul-13 09:32:04

Bag It!

PeterParkerSays Fri 19-Jul-13 09:54:35

Don't know if you're allowed to use the name because of copyright but how about "Mary Poppins"? A bit bizaare but definiately has links with bags in people's minds, and conveys the feeling of retro / older style items.

Wishfulmakeupping Fri 19-Jul-13 09:56:20

I like The Bag Lady suggestion

aftermay Fri 19-Jul-13 10:03:24

Bagsy Me

meganorks Sun 21-Jul-13 14:00:45

Bags of character

FannyMcNally Sun 21-Jul-13 14:09:39

Hold me Love me

Rock 'em Bags

Glitzy Ritzy

Arm Candy?

I agree you can't tell people you are quirky you have to show them by being quirky. Otherwise it's a bit sad

FannyMcNally Sun 21-Jul-13 18:11:44

The Quaint Little Bag Shop
Lynnie's Quaint Little Bag Shop

VodIsGod Sun 21-Jul-13 18:13:15

Totes Amazeballs? grin

piprabbit Sun 21-Jul-13 18:32:19

Kitty's Bags

Practically Perfect Bags

BikeRunSki Sun 21-Jul-13 18:46:42

Surely it needs to have 'bag" in the title for Google searches etc ?

If i am wrong about this, how about "Emotional Baggage"

Nykola1234 Mon 22-Jul-13 20:50:45

In the bag.
Bag it.
Bag of bags

piratecat Mon 22-Jul-13 20:55:49

Bags Of Fun

Funbags (rude but funny!!)

fluffandnonsense Tue 23-Jul-13 21:50:42

I vote for Carry Me Home!! Love it!

lynniep Mon 05-Aug-13 14:01:54

I'm back. And chuckling at some suggestions. I like arm candy but done already.

I also like 'carry me home', but I'm erring towards 'carry me, darling'. Is that bad? to me that hints at the audience i'm aiming for (retro, rockabilly)

Also, Love Handles Bags. Bit tongue in cheek. would you baulk at that?!

lynniep Tue 06-Aug-13 15:58:54

handbagarama?

Edendance Wed 07-Aug-13 17:05:47

Bag it up

lynniep Wed 07-Aug-13 19:48:34

carried away bags?

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