A handbag is an everyday essential. It can add fashion and functionality to any outfit, allowing you to carry everything you need to get from A to B and do it in style.
But, there are so many brands, styles, colours and fabrics — how do we choose the one that’s perfect for us?
Strandbags have the amazing range that we want, but also the fashion knowledge that we need. Team member Mary loves helping people find the right bag for every season, occasion and outfit. Speaking of seasons, what does Mary recommend as an essential for spring?
“We have a range of handbags and smallgoods in gorgeous blue and pink tones — perfect for spring!” she said. And what about for the rest of the year? “Our straw handbags are really on trend for summer. Travel bags are perfect for the April holidays, and we’ve got some gorgeous umbrellas for winter.”
When it comes to fashion, Mary loves how it gives people the chance to show their personality. “Someone might be shy or a bit insecure, but the right outfit and accessories can help them express themselves and feel confident. I love that we can help people feel that way.” Her favourite fashion tip is “always have a sense of fun, and don’t be afraid to mix colours!”
Mary loves shopping at the Centre for all her fashion needs. She recommends Specsavers for glasses, Just Jeans for their summer-wear, Williams for shoes and of course, Strandbags for a purse and bag. “We have an awesome fashion community at Halls Head Central. I love that I can pick up gorgeous pieces whilst getting to support the other retailers.”
It’s true, you can definitely create a gorgeous outfit with all our awesome fashion retailers. So, what would Mary plan to wear for a date night at the Centre? “Firstly, I would dine at Lone Star, for their delicious food. I’d wear jeans and a nice top from Just Jeans, with a Guess bag and matching purse from Strandbags.”
Okay, we know that Strandbags have an extensive range of handbags and smallgoods, so we had to ask what Mary would pick if she could only wear one handbag for the rest of her life! “I’d choose a good leather bag. They’re great for all kinds of weather, can be dressed up, but also looks great with a simple pair of jeans,” she said.
If you’re ever getting ready for the day and feel like you might just be missing something, stop by and visit Mary and the team at Strandbags. They’ll be sure to find the perfect bag or accessory to complete your everyday look or special occasion outfit, and have you leave the store feeling more confident than ever!