The Bag Guide
The KOKO 3-in-1 bag transforms from a backpack to a messenger bag or a briefcase. It has an inner compartment for your laptop and a small pocket to keep your phone or recharger organized.
What to Look for When Buying a Bag
When you are looking for a new bag you might find yourself in a new situation in life; a new job, new studies, or a new hobby. What is the bag for? What do you need to carry around?
Or maybe you are in search of a bag to replace your current one that has served for many years, and you are looking for a new loyal companion. A good quality leather bag instantly upgrades your wardrobe and makes an outfit polished and professional without much effort.
When it comes to choosing a new bag, consider investing in something timeless, functional, and versatile in a classic colour. The bag will last for years to come, and it won’t go out of style.
Functionality is a keyword when deciding on a new bag. The bag might need to fit in your laptop, books, files and maybe even gym gear and your lunch box. A structured bag will keep its shape and remain looking sleek for years to come.
OTTO is a unisex tote bag that fits in your laptop and files in style. The minimalistic design instantly upgrades any outfit. OTTO comes with a detachable strap, so you can carry it on your shoulder or cross-body.
IRMA is the perfect shopper bag that fits comfily on your shoulder or let it hang on your side with your arm straight. It’s crafted from soft vegetable tanned cow leather, and has an inner pocket to keep your valuables safe and sound.
Maybe you need a smaller bag, that fits in all the essentials from your phone to your keys and wallet. To keep nice and organized, a handy smaller bag can be carried inside a bigger bag or used as a clutch on an evening out – versatility is an important feature.
Classic colours such as black and brown are a safe bet since they go with everything, whether you prefer jeans and tees, or wear mostly business attire.
ELVI is a small handbag that pulls together an outfit instantly. The detailed stitching compliments the soft leather beautifully. The small pocket inside will keep your phone or keys organized.
MARIA works as a small pouch inside a bigger bag or as a clutch for an evening out. The simple, classic bag fits in your make-up, keys, cards and phone.
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Ann Cathrin Schönrock is a Berlin-based designer, consultant and the author of Fashion Fika – a blogazine focused on slow living, ethical clothing, design, drinking countless cups of coffee, and everything in between.Read More