The Over Sized Pouch – Liberty London | secondblonde 

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Back in the Summer I purchased this iconic Liberty London Iphis oversized pouch. Inspired by the much-loved Liberty Ianthe design, Iphis is a modern re-working with a fresh Art Nouveau-style finish. Paying homage to the Ianthe of Greek mythology, Iphis is named after her lover in the legend.

Team it with daytime casuals or dress it up with monochrome for an effortless finish. It’s the perfect size to fit all your essentials and more. The zip detail is pink with an enamel engraved zip pull. The interior is purple logo stamped interior logo lining with an inner zipped pocket and a leather Liberty branded label.

I got mine at a work staff sample sale raising money for charity. It already had the initials KB on it (my maiden name is Burley) so it literally had my name on it! I just had to buy it and I love it! A modern alternative to the classic clutch.

Check out the Liberty London range here

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Metallic Gold Coin Purse

It’s Monday afternoon I’m on no tight time schedule as I browse one of my favourite ever evolving shops – Tiger Stores. I love the concept of this store and that it’s ever changing merchandise with different styles and seasons. I always end up purchasing something I didn’t know I wanted/needed, clever guys indeed. The good news is it’s all so affordable and reasonably priced.

This little beauty caught my eye…

IMG_6578.JPGIt’s available in an array of colours from light to dark greys, to cherry and damson reds, blues, greens but there was only one sparkly gold left hanging twinkling in the lights and at only £4 I had to have it.

IMG_2773.JPGIt’s a good size and has two compartments, so much room to stash your cash, cards and lippy!

IMG_2772.JPGThe leather is sooo soft with that used worn in feel to it, which I love.

IMG_2774.JPGThe lining isn’t amazing it’s kind of a mucky greenish- grey colour but that’s ok, it’s the outer leather that’s the star of the show!

IMG_2775.JPGAt the base of the purse is another compartment with a zip fastener, not sure it’s needed but kinda cute.

These little purses will make great stocking fillers this Christmas.

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Holiday Arm Candy

I’m always partial to a beachwear style bracelet while on holiday in Turkey. The beach side shops are always awash with trinkets swaying in the breeze and leather bracelets available in every colour and style.

This summer I opted for pretty candy shades of baby pink and powder blue twists of so leather as it compliments my turkish eye bracelet.
Of course it cost next to nothing! (Under £1)

20140810-123855-45535785.jpg(14k gold bracelet with Turkish eyes I got from Izmir 2013)
These bracelets look great teamed with a chunky rose gold bracelet watch, oh and perfect with a tan!

What are your favourite summer time accessories?

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