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If you are a fashionista that is addicted to Facebook or other social networking sites then you may be interested to learn of the launch of a new dedicated site for handbags and purses.
Now handbag lovers have their own place to hangout at Handbaggers.com. The beauty of this site is that is gives news and views on the most popular (and not so popular) bags, allowing visitors to get an eyeful of the latest arm candy, with handbag reviews and a lowdown on prices and where to buy.
Upload your images of handbags and purses and vote on your favorites. According to Handbaggers, every handbag submitted to them has a count of how many votes the bag has received. It is the members who decide the best handbags to appear on the home page.
Once you register you can share your opinions, upload your favorite styles and make comments on the handbags. There are + and – buttons to rate the comments that other handbag lovers leave.
This is also a way of keeping abreast with the latest news and gossip in the world of fashion with up-to-date blog posts on what is hip and happening in the world of handbags and an online community forum.
Handbag Top 10
An invaluable source of marketing information for retailers and trend-setters is their list of the most popular and least popular bags. The current favorites, in equal first place are the eco-friendly “I’m not a plastic bag,” by Anya Hindmarsh, and Yves-Saint-Laurent Y-mail tote, a large, gold patent leather tote with black lettering in the form of an envelope.
Prada Fairy Bag
Joining them at the top of the list is Prada’s Fairy Bag, one of the hottest bags of the season. Oscar winning actress (for the movie, Michael Clayton) Tilda Swinton was seen sporting this fairy-print bag at the Sundance Film Festival and judging by the reaction from the fashion press, this bag is definitely one to watch. According to Purseblog.com, fairies are Prada’s iconic prints of the season, and given the number of celebrities which have fallen in love with the bag, including, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Hilary Duff, Catherine Deneuve, and Bee Schaeffer, this is touted to be the IT bag of Spring/Summer, adoring to styelfinder.com.
Made from varnished-deerskin leather, Fantasy and female imagination inspired this sprite-like purse, which comes in 2 sizes and is priced around $2290 and $2490. However there is a very long waiting list, so be warned!
Become a Member at Handbaggers.com
You need to register at Handbaggers.com to get the full benefit of the site, and be able to vote, post comments and purses. Registration takes a few second as it is a simple matter of giving your user name, email and a password, and then giving a verification code. Having just been recently launched, Handbaggers.com is still at the Beta stage, but is growing by the minute. Another nice touch for members is the recent introduction of coupon codes, reductions on certain bags, offered by different retailers. Click on the link to view current discounts
The internet has become increasingly popular over the last few years for both online shopping and community forums. Handbaggers.com looks set to be one of the first in a number of dedicated networking sites to enable you share your news and views with other like-minded people with a passion for purses.