Friday, 17 February 2012

Gianni Conti For The Girl Who Loves Luxury Leather Bags, Handbags and Purses

From covetable bags and handbags to stylish purses and business accessories, nothing says luxury quite like Gianni Conti. If you love the good things in life and want them to last, then take a look at the latest collection by Gianni Conti.

A commitment to quality has gained this distinctive Italian brand an international following and its signature designs made from beautiful leathers have caught the eye of many a consumer. Lovers of luxury can shop a huge range of the finest Gianni Conti products online at

Thursday, 9 February 2012

Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Men on the 14th February

What gift can you buy for your man on Valentine’s Day?  ‘Men are so difficult to buy for,’ is the lament from women around the globe. After all, guys won’t thank you for flowers and chocolates and they’re not particularly impressed when you present them with clothes. So what can you give your beloved that’s exciting and a little bit sexy without going over-the-top?

For a neat, small and inexpensive gift idea, how about a leather wallet? You can get wallets in a variety of wonderful colours and most come in gift boxes, which give them that ‘Wow’ factor. Prices start at around £14.95 but if you want to spoil your guy with a more expensive treat, GianniConti makes fabulous luxury leather wallets from £29.95 to £49.95. Available from

Another great idea is a leather messenger bag. A small bag may be perfect to carry a Kindle or iPad whilst larger bags can be useful to take to work. Visconti makes a vast range of bags in their signature ‘hunter oiled leather’ and there are lots of compartments and pockets to organise contents. The majority of men love this type of fashion leather, so you won’t go far wrong if you choose a Visconti product as a gift. In the picture below is style 18410 in black, brown and mocha. Available from

If your partner already has a briefcase but it’s now looking extremely tired and haggard, you might want to surprise him with a new one. There are several brands on the market but we would certainly recommend one from the extensive range by Ashwood as there is so much choice both in leather type and style. The handsome 'Edward', for example, comes in polished chestnut or rugged brown. Available from

If your beloved always buys you the most wonderful gifts and you’d like to return the favour, why not buy him a beautiful leather weekend travel bag? Widely popular amongst the rich and famous, these bags are perfect for romantic breaks away. Check out the amazing Ashwood Travel/Weekend bags in black, cognac and chestnut brown which come in large or extra large. Available from

Clever ladies will team up a leather bag with matching wallet or a weekend bag with matching shaving bag to make the gift that little bit more special for their soul-mate. We hope you have a Happy Valentine's Day!

Friday, 3 February 2012

Leather Messenger Bags and Mail Bags from £59.95

The versatile and capacious leather messenger bags of today have evolved from the original leather mail bags first used in the early 19th century for delivering post, demonstrating that some fashion never changes!

Such bags are great for commuting to and from the workplace as they have long, adjustable straps that allow the bag to be worn either on the shoulder or hands-free across the body. There is always ample interior space for documents, folders and paperwork. Some bags even have extra pockets both inside and outside to organise pens, calculators and i-Phones whilst others are specifically made for portable laptops.

Prices for a good leather messenger bag start at £59.95 but you can expect to pay around £175 for a luxury version. Messenger bags are popular with both men and women. The best place to buy leather messenger bags is at

This is leather with attitude! Hunter leather is a type of distressed leather which has a smooth matt surface and superb oiled finish. The leather is designed to scratch easily and these marks will blend over time adding to the rugged character of the bag. Due to the nature of this leather, you will need to avoid contact with light coloured fabrics as there may be some colour transference.  This is a big messenger bag with good capacity and will accommodate A4 sized files.

Satisfyingly weighty leather with a fashionably floppy, slouchy accent and a simple, yet effective cross stitch on the front panel makes this messenger bag a hot favourite. Note the designer striped lining and the nifty interior strap to keep contents in place. All this and laptop compatible, too!

This is luxury leather to fall in love with. Each messenger bag is made with high quality hide tanned using extracts of vegetable origin which helps to protect the environment as both production waste and the final product are biodegradable. The interior of the bag is fully lined with exquisite shimmering gold Gianni Conti signature fabric and the bag has excellent capacity for document wallets, files and folders up to A4 size. Although not specifically designed for a laptop, this messenger bag is strong enough to hold a standard laptop up to 15".

To work out if your laptop/notebook will fit into any messenger bag, you will need to measure the height, width and depth of your laptop/notebook and then compare these measurements to the ones given online.