For me, Broderie anglaise is the epitome of summer fabrics. In the 19th century it was mainly used on nightwear and underclothing. Nowadays, it’s often used for sundresses or light shirt dresses like the one I’m wearing today. Due to the tiny eyelets the material is perfect for when it’s really hot or humid outside.
Canvas Bags are always popular in summer. That seems to be largely due to their woven textile quality which is usually not overly suited to rain or snowy weather as natural fibers tend to get soaked.
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Backpacks and satchel bags have made a huge comeback this year as can be seen in the amazing variety of styles currently on offer. I have collected a few of my favourites from designer to budget here.
There was a time not long ago when backpacks were actually reserved for kids still in school, nerds of every ilk or people who really don’t care. Well, times have changed!
It all started when I decided to finally put into action my long-hedged plan to take a bike to work. Grudgingly, I had to admit that a backpack would come in handy and would actually be a useful accessory. So I started scanning the market and discovered there were actually a lot of not too bad looking backpacks out there…but then I spotted this galaxy print backpack from spiral bags at Zalando…and fell head over heels!