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What is your favourite changing bag? I need one for my fluffles...

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Sanguine Tue 15-Jul-08 00:04:26

Oh, I can't believe I am actually asking this. At some point over the last eight months, I have become someone who actually thinks about nappy changing bags!

Oh well, here goes. I'm using the boots parenting club one (who isn't? - nightmare at baby groups when we all have the same one!), but it's a tad on the small side. Also, I've had to sew velcro loops onto it so I can attach it to the handle of my pushchair. It's a Stokke Xplory, so I really do need one with special loops to attach it because of the design of the handle. It wants to be pretty roomy so I can get a couple of fluffles, a wrap, liners, wipes, bottles, pots of food, toys, muslins and some spare clothes in, but I would like to have a place for my phone and purse away from the nappies I'm sure someone will have the perfect solution... TIA.

NorthernLurker Tue 15-Jul-08 00:10:04

Have you seen this website?

Sanguine Tue 15-Jul-08 11:46:44

Oh, thanks NL, that's a good site. Now, how much do you think DH will let me spend on a changing bag?

accessorizequeen Tue 15-Jul-08 20:56:12

The ones that will attach to a buggy that I know of are Allerhand, Skip Hop, Little Company, Ju Ju Be and Wallaboo (all I think sold by Happybags). Little company ones are huuuuge but I don't find the internal pockets that easy, I hanker after a Ju Ju Be which has a parenting section. Tried a skip hop duo but it lets the rain in and too deep to retrieve things easily. Fluffles are particularly bulky ones to carry around, aren't' they?

Sanguine Tue 15-Jul-08 21:23:15

Useful info about the skip hop - I was looking at that one. Also, thanks for enlightening me as to which ones attach to pushchairs! I was looking at this one. I saw one in RL in a shop today and it looks like it will swallow a few fluffles! I also saw some Ju Ju Be ones, but they weren't as big, although totally desirable . I'm a bit blush at finding changing bags desirable, but you end up spending a lot of time with your changing bag!

Sanguine Tue 15-Jul-08 21:25:47

Oh, and I've been looking on e-bay and am shock to see some people are actually flogging the free boots parenting club one! that's a bit cheeky, don't you think?

accessorizequeen Tue 15-Jul-08 21:45:04

The skip hop dash or the new messenger won't let the rain in though and seems a better shape but I found the duo very stiff and uncomfortable to wear over your shoulder. Boots have them often, the bigger ones so you can see for yourself - others on here really like them. They're a slimline bag though, don't really seem to go with fluffles!

Ju Ju Be do several different sizes of bags - the Be All I think is the biggest? I love the OiOi giraffe print tote (same style as one you like), but do they attach to a buggy (one of my prerequisites too)? OiOi hobo bags seem very well liked but they're not big enough really. God knows what I can get this time as I'm expecting dt's and ds2 is only 19 months!

accessorizequeen Tue 15-Jul-08 21:46:01

Did you see the kipling baby bags on ebags btw? I think they attach and are very capacious with lots of pockets.

Sanguine Tue 15-Jul-08 22:16:49

all the oioi bags attach, I have discovered. The one I saw today was the giraffe print one, but the kiwi one matches the stroller (!). Expecting DT? congrats! You'd be wanting a biggish bag then!

NorthernLurker Wed 16-Jul-08 16:15:37

I love changing bags! Never apologise for being fascinated by them smile

Accessorizequeen - happybags has a section for bags for twins - have you seen it?

LuckySalem Wed 16-Jul-08 16:19:54

Bruin black messenger style changing bag here

missblythe Wed 16-Jul-08 16:23:33

Good choice here, and the woman who runs this shop/site is change-bag obssessed (and also a retailer for the Xplory), so will be able to give you some good advice if you call her up and ask to speak to Mia.

missblythe Wed 16-Jul-08 16:24:18

that should be

Eleta Mon 21-Jul-08 12:29:03

Hi, just to let you know the OiOi tote does hav fasteners to fit onto a buggy. I've jut bought the giraffe one grin I don't see any shame in having a changing bag fetish. I used to love handbags but they tend to become redundent when you need a changing bag so I like to choose one I feel good carrying around but it needs to be practical too.

Squarah Mon 21-Jul-08 14:15:28

Also I've just bought a load of these:-

fabulous hooks which you can attach any bag to and then I've just bought myself a mustard yellow topshop bag - they have some corkers. I've got a Phil and Ted's.

Couldn't quite bring myself to spend £70 but if I was going to, I wanted the Oioi hobo sack in giraffe - it's massive! But DH gave it a massive thumbs down. Let us know what you decide wink

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