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Brakeburn Bags

Brakeburn started 2011, in Poole, England.

A clothing and footwear brand was started from the passion for designing products influenced by the most incredible outdoor surroundings, harbours, boats, woodland, beaches, sea, water and the country side.

Everyone at Brakeburn shares an appetite for the outdoors and strives to ‘never rest’, whether it’s cycling to the office, surfing at dawn, or a weekend at one with the elements. We’re also passionate about the kit we’re wearing and we ensure that every garment is built to be lived in. Our commitment to quality in everything we do is underpinned by our continuous attention to detail, fit, and choice of fabrics.

Their motto is, Our aim is simple; to create a brand that represents our way of life.

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Babymel Baby bags

How Babymel started.

There was once a little girl called Melanie, who had an even littler brother, Melvin. They lived with their mummy Suzi in a very tall, very narrow terraced house in Camden Town in North London. Their home was a bright shade of sunflower yellow.

It was the Spring of 2006, and Melanie and Melvin liked nothing more than trips out with Suzi to the park, the playground, a museum or the nearby shops.

The problem was that Suzi tended to get a little bit frantic before leaving the house, and time would often slip away while bottles, clothes, keys and toys were stuffed beneath their buggy, into mummy’s poor handbag and sometimes even into the arms of Melanie and Melvin, who hated carrying anything!

One day, Melanie and Melvin came up with a brilliant plan! What their mummy needed was a bag with lots of pockets and room for nappies, wipes, snacks and toys, much like Mary Poppins, which would hold all of her belongings too. They carefully drew her a picture of the bag they had imagined, and called it ‘Babymel’.

Suzi was delighted, and added to the design wipe-clean linings, a padded changing mat, insulated bottle holder and built in stroller straps as extra features to help them on their adventures together. She took the drawing to her friend Amanda, who was very crafty and an excellent seamstress. Together they made the first Babymel bag, which was called the Amanda bag in her honour.

When Suzi showed her friends her Babymel bag, they were all in awe of it, and begged her to design more bags to suit their needs. So came the Katie bag, the Ella, the Ruby, Wendy and the Camden Carryall. The X2 was made especially for twins, and even won Suzi an award for its innovative design! For dads, Suzi designed the Compton and the Soho Messenger. Life had never been more fun!

In the September of 2012, on the morning of Melvin’s first day at school, Suzi presented her beloved children, who had brought her so much joy, with their own little bags to help them on their new adventures together. As Suzi watched them skip off into the school’s playground, and headed home to work on her latest designs, she felt very happy indeed.


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Baby Changing Bags

Looking for a baby changing bag? why not check out our new collection of bags in a range of colours and styles at very reasonable prices!

Check out the full range of Baby Changing Bags!


BabaBing are a team of designers who design inspirational, modern, practical and reasonably priced baby products to help the everyday parent!

Each member of the BabaBing team have vasts amount of experience whether it be in, Product Design or Sales so that each product that is developed ticks all the right boxes in design, quality and price!

They don’t just design changing bags, they design lots of other baby products rockers, high chairs, changing mats, bottle warmers, bean bags a wide selection of fantastic priced products.


Babymel started in 2006 when a girl called Melanie, decided to design a water proof bag for her mother to carry nappys, bottles, keys clothes etc around when they went out. Once the bag was finished she shows her friends who loved it so she decided to start her own business of designing bags and other baby products. You buy her deigns in a wide range of sizes and colours.

In 2012 Melanie started to design school bags and lunch boxes to match.

Cath Kidston

Cath Kidston started a small shop in 1997, now her business has grown and grown!She has 59 stores across the UK, and 54 stores across Spain, Japan, Hong Kong and China. Cath Kidston designs changing bags in lots of different colours and designs from flowers, spots and patch work designs which are very eye catching and trendy
Baby style

BabyStyle works very closely with the very best factories and designers from around the world to bring you both innovative and contemporary designs, along with some more traditional and classical looking designs as well, a mixture of both!

They have a brand policy to create sensibly priced award winning products that really have the wow factor whilst never compromising on incredibly high standards of safety and control for you and your child.

Baby style design Prams, furniture, cot beds, Bags all in a wide range of pattern and colour!


UPPAbaby is an American based company on a mission to make the smartest, stylish and sleek baby products for todays market.

With two decades of experience in the juvenile, sports and automotive industries, Bob and Lauren Monahan founded UPPAbaby in 2006 to create products that make life with babies and kids simpler, more fashionable, and even more fun.

Every UPPAbaby product is built to the highest standards of quality and safety, using only the best materials and fabrics. They add smart features and innovative design to make our products versatile, adaptable, and easy to use.

They design prams, carry cots, pushchairs, strollers, and lots of baby accessories including changing bags.

Silver Cross

Silver cross started in 1877 when William Wilson, invented the world’s first baby carriage. It was developed an innovative spring system – the now-famous bouncing Silver Cross suspension – and combined this with a reversible hood to create the first-ever modern pram.

The name Silver Cross has long been associated with royalty, first supplying a pram for King George VI.

Silver Cross soon gained a reputation for high quality craftsmanship and design and grew to become one of the industry’s biggest exporters worldwide.

By the mid-1900s, the company was renowned for producing the world’s most exclusive baby prams better known as the Rolls-Royce of prams. They also make a more modern verse of the big silver cross which is smaller, compact but still has the bouncy movement to rock the baby to sleep!

They design luxury changing bags in a range of colours and designs that match with the pram.

Pink lining

Practically perfect & perfectly practical changing bags which are beautiful inside and out! Pink Lining baby changing bags are designed to be as practical as they are stylish. The thoughtful and beautiful designs aim to make you happy when you use them.

Pacapod Changing Bag

PacaPod is the only baby changing bag on the market with the clever 3 in 1 design (designed by a Mum), it clips onto your pram, works as a designer baby bag, cool bag, mini changing bag and changing mat all rolled into one.

The PacaPod Luxury range of changing bags are made with all the most indulgent fabrics and trims. Every detail has been considered and crafted to create must have changing bags that will take you well beyond the baby years. With the designer leather or silky microfibre exterior, no-one will ever know it’s a baby bag and hidden inside the brains behind the brand, the ingenious 3in1 feeder & changer pod system.

PacaPod sets the standard for baby changing bags and is a master in it’s on design. So much innovation has led to many awards and is perfect for travelling with twins / triplets to make life a bit easier for you!

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New Handbag Ranges

Didn’t get the bag you wanted at Christmas?

No problem.  Let us sort things out for you with our new ranges just added.

Check out the new Ted Baker Handbags range!  Cool or what!  Just what the doctor ordered to cheer us up with these miserable wet nights we’re having.  Get ready for Spring, we say!

You’ll find the latest funkiest fashion handbags when browsing the bags on offer right now.  Many are at sale prices so don’t miss out and order today.

Why not check out our latest featured designer on our Spotlight on Designer Page.

We’re eager to keep you updated with the latest Fashionable Handbags so add us now to your Twitter account @ Twitter feed at Fashionable Handbags and follow us on Facebook at Fashionable Handbags Facebook page.

Browse and enjoy!

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Handbag History

Have you ever wondered about the history of handbags? The handbag has been an essential item to the fashion industry ever since people have had something precious to carry around with them.

The first use of handbags drawn in history began in the 14th century, It was in the Egyptian hieroglyphs that shows pouches carried around the waist. Bags were attached to a belt around the waist which was called a girdles. Embroidery and jewels was added these belts and bags to show the wearers status – the richer the person, the more detailed and complicated the bag.

In the 16th century, handbags was more practical with the use of everyday materials such as leather, with a drawstring fastener on top. Woman wore their chaneries or hamondeys under their dresses. During this time cloth bags were used that were made larger and were used by travellers and carried across their body.

In 17th century handbags they became more of a choose, from round, oval, long to short bags. Fashionable men and women carried small purses with different shapes. Young girls were taught embroidery and then they would stitch unique artwork on to the handbags.

In the 18th century narrower slender dresses became popular, so wearing a bag under their clothing ruin the look so fashionable ladies started carrying their handbags which were called reticules. Women had a different bag for every occasion.

The name handbag was first use in the early 1900’s referred to hand-held bags carried by men. These were an inspiration for bags that became popular for women, including the use of fasteners, internal compartments, and locks. With this new fashion statement , jewellers got into the act with special compartments for opera glasses, cosmetics, and fans.

The 1920s saw the pouchettes which was clasp bag, in the 1930s the shoulder bag, satchel, clasp and clutch all became in to fashion.

With the war in the 1940s the handbag become more of a strict design, more big, more angular and more practical. Metal frames, zipper were hard to get so the makers used plastic, wood and synthetic material instead of leather.

The 1950s post war made the handbag in to a icon status. Well know designers emerged including Chanel, Louis Vuitton, and Hermes.

The 1960s saw more youthful styles such as the long narrow clutch, the shoulder bag,with long chains or straps, any thing went no rules!

The 1970 took in the large satchel, and fabric shoulder bags as more young people were travelling all over the place. Afgham bags, patch work and embroidery and flower power designs were becoming more available.

The 1980’s was seeing the fitness boom so more sport bags. Vera Bradley designed a classic quilted bag which became very popular. Miuccia prada designed the first unisex back bag.

The 20th century handbags are available in many styles and materials such as waterproof canvas, space age synthetics, and faux reptile skins. Handbags, which for so long had been associated with the feminine are now becoming more popular with men. Both the modern man and woman can strap on or sling over a hands-free bag and go.

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Ted Baker – Designer Profile

Having launched in 1988 in Glasgow as a shirt specialist, Ted Baker quickly became the top name to the top place to go and buy some of the very best contemporary men’s shirts around.

From the beginning Ted has had a very clear, focus on quality, attention to detail and a quirky sense of humour, so much so in fact that the first stores used to provide a laundry service for every shirt purchased – something that gained the quickly growing brand the title of ‘No Ordinary Designer Label’. Everything produced under the Ted Baker name has his personality woven into its very heart.

They opened up other 3 stores within 2 years then in 1990, they opened up a store in Convent Gardens. 1995 Ted Baker women was launched were you could purchase clothing, shoes and handbags. They have designed bags from the shopper to the classy trendy Clutch and many more. They also have stores and outlets in the rest of Europe, United States of America, Canada. Australasia, Asia and the middle East. It opened it’s flagship store on the New York City’s Firth Avenue in August 2012.

As you would expect from Ted Baker the approach they use to marketing the brand remains the same as it was from day one … primarily by word of mouth and out of the ordinary marketing. What other brand would give away Paxo stuffing at Christmas, a can of chocolate bunny hotpot for Easter, or even special world-cup 2006 football cards, Roy of the Rovers style? Ted remains one of the only brands to be built into an international designer label without an advertising campaign.

Ted chooses not to advertise so he must do everything he can to support his collections in a more consistent, different and fun manner to get people to notice, to love and want to own one of his designs! So they have designed a ‘no ordinary designer website’

Ted Baker is one of the fastest-growing leading lifestyle brands in the UK.

The collections have grown rapidly as just a menswear brand in Glasgow in 1987 to selling women wear to clothes to the fancy handbags to complete your outfit!

Today Ted Baker offers a wide range of collections including: Menswear, Womenswear, Global,Endurance, Pashion, Langley, Accessories, Fragrance, Skinwear, Footwear, Eyewear and Watches.

Ted Baker has a portfolio of stores in the UK and USA and is also present in leading department stores.

After signing three new territorial license agreements in 2006 and initially opening stores in Hong Kong, Singapore and Dubai we’ve continued our expansion in 2007 with the opening of a further store in Hong Kong, Singapore, Bangkok, three in Kuala Lumpur and two each in Dubai and Jakarta. We also have locations in Taiwan and Bangkok.