Haulage! J.Crew — Signet Bag

[Images: jcrew.com]

Update: Just FYI, I love my Signet bag and have a full review here!

As I’ve mentioned recently, I’m in the market for a camera bag! The Gucci Soho Disco was top of my list, and I was considering the new Marc Jacobs Shutter—until I opened up a J.Crew email yesterday and saw these pretties!
They’re called Signet Bags and they come in both colorful leather (US$128/CA$168) and colorblocked (like some of the Soho Discos) leopard calfhair options (US$298/CA$358).
Here are the calfhair bags in Leopard and Bright Ruby:
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Shopping: Nostalgia for the Camera Bag

[Marc Jacobs Small Shutter Camera Bag, US$325. Image: modasens.com]

My very first handbag was a little blue camera bag, though I didn’t know what the style was called at the time—I was about 10! It was dark blue, not quite as deep as navy, and very plain, which is the way I liked most things as a child. I’m pretty sure I got it at TJ Maxx or Marshall’s.

I have no idea what happened to it (though, as faux leather, it probably didn’t hold up too well), but camera bags seem to be making a comeback, and I am toying with the idea of getting one for my birthday.

Here are a whole whack of styles I’ve come across. Do any catch your eye?

My favorites are the Gucci Soho Disco, the Longchamp 2.0,  the Rag & Bone Mini Flight Camera Bag, and the Vasic Collection Anselmo. I quite like the blue Moschino, as well, except for the massive gold logo on the side.

Baggu Mini Crossbody in Oxblood
Baggu Mini Crossbody in Oxblood.
US$120 at nordstrom.com
Coach butterflies crossbody bag in Black
Coach butterflies crossbody bag in Black.
US$250 at nordstrom.com
Cynthia Rowley Felix Cross Body Bag in Dark Red
Cynthia Rowley Felix Cross Body Bag in Dark Red.
US$95 at shopbop.com

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