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hobo handbag help

(21 Posts)
321zerobaby Wed 29-Oct-14 19:48:11

I have been looking for a new handbag since forever. I have searched online and in the shops, John Lewis, Bentalls, House of Fraser, Selfridges, Bicester Village, to no avail.

I like a rounded soft look, I think they are referred to as hobo? I like tassels, studs, zips, not all together but one would be nice. Colour- something pretty, not brown or black. And a long enough shoulder strap to sling across body if needed.

I saw this Velvet one which I like, except for the colour. Where else can I look?

DaftSkunk Wed 29-Oct-14 20:02:53

Something like this?

321zerobaby Wed 29-Oct-14 20:05:09

Thanks for the reply Daftskunk (like your name btw). Yes a bit like that but without a flat bottom, a bit softer/curvy looking.

mipmop Wed 29-Oct-14 20:10:47

I also like hobo/cross body bags and I never buy black.

John Lewis often have this bag in other colours, the leather is nice and soft

Ecco usually have hobo/cross body styles in nice colours.

mipmop Wed 29-Oct-14 20:12:16

White Stuff seem to launch this bag in new colours each season. It's medium size.

mipmop Wed 29-Oct-14 20:16:04

I also like Furla. Some of their bags are highly structured but the hobo styles are made of the softest leather . Colors tend to be classic, they sometimes have lovely shades of red, blue etc as week as blacks and beiges.

321zerobaby Wed 29-Oct-14 20:21:33

Thanks for the suggestions so far, unfortunately none of them are The One. I want it big enough for my phone, purse, kindle, bottle of water, and whatever other crap 2 dc give me to carry. and not too plain. A stud, rivet or tassel would be perfect.

mowglik Thu 30-Oct-14 00:41:56

What about a bucket bag? Zara and mango do some nice studded ones although mainly in black

321zerobaby Thu 30-Oct-14 12:34:57

Thanks mowglik, will have a look, though definitely don't want black.

CointreauVersial Thu 30-Oct-14 17:27:50

mipmop - I have that John Lewis bag in taupe, and it is beautifully soft leather. I love the fact that it has two straps, so it can be carried on the shoulder or cross body.

The other place to look is M&S - they have quite a few hobo bags at the moment, and always lovely quality.

mipmop Thu 30-Oct-14 21:25:42

CointreauVersial I saw your bag this summer, it's lovely.

yazzy85 Thu 30-Oct-14 21:54:38

Oasis has some nice colourful ones

321zerobaby Mon 03-Nov-14 22:25:33

I've realised what it is I like about the bag, its the fact its a drawstring at the top. I saw
this bag and thought I'd hit the jackpot as it looked like soft suede, but its not its just fabric.

So any soft leather drawstring hobo's out there, please let me know!

Raptorrrethy Mon 03-Nov-14 22:54:52

Go to Fossil UK and search for 'Vickery drawstring' bag...any good?

Raptorrrethy Mon 03-Nov-14 22:55:22

Argh, link fail.

Raptorrrethy Mon 03-Nov-14 22:55:55

I give up angryangry
Just google Fossil uk instead blush

Abernathie Mon 03-Nov-14 23:08:58

This ?

Greengardenpixie Mon 03-Nov-14 23:17:45

Any of those??

yazzy85 Mon 03-Nov-14 23:29:12

River Island one below

yazzy85 Mon 03-Nov-14 23:31:33

In burgundy

321zerobaby Tue 04-Nov-14 08:43:13

Thankyou for all the links! Unfortunatley still not the one.

The Fossil and Next ones have flat bottoms, I want a curved or just a seam, not one that will stand up on its own, if you see what I mean. And I do want leather, the ASOS ones are pleather. But thantkyou all for looking, I really didn't expect anyone to do that, was just hoping for some website or shops suggestions {smile]

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