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Exciting Brand Feature - Bigger than Beads

Looking good while doing good in style leads to better things. Let's spread the goodness. We've previously mentioned that we find artistic inspiration from other brands - especially ones that have inspirational stories. Last September we featured Wayuutu🌵; in this article we'll showcase Bigger than Beads. Hailing from Africa, this company produces beautiful handmade jewelry and classic handbags. Available styles include wristlets or clutches that can be paired with crossbody straps for hands-free portability. Fifty percent of sales proceeds go directly to the village of Masese, Uganda. Bigger than Beads also works with H.E.L.P. - Uganda to save lives and bring...

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Bolsa Nova Supports Charity Event at Hewlett House

This Thursday June 10th from 6PM to 9PM, Bolsa Nova Handbags will support Hewlett House’s fundraising event by donating a bag to its raffle. Buy a ticket. In so doing, donate to a great cause and try your luck at winning our buttery soft Italian leather handbag! If you don't score the winning ticket - no worries. We will set up a sales table at the event offering price breaks for purchases as well as donating 10% of the online and in-person sales proceeds to Hewlett House. The event will be held at Hewlett House; located at 86 East Rockaway...

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Things to Consider Before Purchasing a Leather Bag

When we first see a bag, the first thing we see is...the bag. Sometimes, it's love at first sight. Or it isn't. But beyond the look is the feel, the smell, the functionality and the quality. While variety is sometimes the spice of life, when it comes to buying leather bags - it is better to have a handful of great go-to options than to have a wide assortment of essentially throwaways. So, if you still want to love your purchase after the first night, what are the things to consider before purchasing a leather bag? Here are some important...

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Hobo, Tote or Satchel - What's the Difference?

When shopping for the perfect Italian leather handbag, you will come across a variety of terms describing the styles available. Here is our guide to select styles to help you make an informed decision on the perfect bag for your needs. Silhouette A hobo is characterized by its crescent shape and tends to slouch when set down. Usually rectangular in shape, a tote often has an unfastened top, parallel handles up top, no inner pockets and is valued for its large size. A satchel has a flat bottom, two short handles on top and typically has a strap that is...

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What Length Should My Crossbody Strap Be?

What Length Should My Crossbody Strap Be?

With an adjustable crossbody strap, you have a variety of options to experiment with until you find the length that perfectly fits your style. There are some suggested standards. Refer to this guide as you chart your own path. When deciding on the resting location of the Italian leather handbag most suitable for you, consider the strap length, the strap width, the drop length, your height, and your curves.   Hang your bag on a doorknob. The strap “drop” ranges from the top center of the bag to the apex where the strap rests on the knob. Some stylists recommend an 18-inch drop for women 5' 2" and shorter....

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