The Handbag and The Shoe *giveaway*


The Handbag by Carmel Allen, published by Carlton, £14.99, available from all good book shops and online

The Shoe by Tamsin Blanchard, published by Carlton, £14.99, available from all good book shops and online

I like books. I like handbags. I like shoes. So it was a no-brainer that I was going to love these gorgeous new coffee table worthy books, which were kindly sent to me for review by Carlton publishers. I need not say a lot, I’ll let the amazing imagery do the talking…but let me tell you, these books are beautiful and drool worthy and something every accessory addict needs!

And because they are ultra-generous, Carlton are kindly offering up a set of books for one of my blog readers to win!
All you need to do is leave a comment on this post telling me your shoe, or bag of dreams and a way for me to contact you if you win.

Giveaway is open to UK readers and will close on Monday 9th April at 6pm

Good luck
(and I’ll be announcing the Topshop voucher winner tomorrow)


20 comments for “The Handbag and The Shoe *giveaway*

  1. My dream handbag is an Oak Leather Mulberry Bayswater 🙂
    I’d better get saving!
    My email is

    Caroline x
    Caroline’s Catwalk

  2. shoes and handbags are my ultimate downfall.. xx

  3. What lovely books! I already own my dream bag, an oak leather Bayswater but I’d love a black Del Rey bag! So gorgeous! xxx

  4. I’m obsessed with Mulberry Alexas at the minute, total dream bag!!

    love it

    xx dp

  5. So lovely! Wish I lived in the UK and i’d enter! Lovely blog 🙂


  6. My dream bag at the moment is a Proenza Scholer satchel. If only I could save up enough for one!

  7. My dream shoe is a Louboutin, for the sole alone!

  8. shoes or bags? so hard to choose.

  9. I already own the shoe of my dreams, red glitter boot heels, but they’re so uncomfortable I need some similar that I can wear!

    I’m also kinda with Alice on the Louboutins…

    Danni x

  10. My ultimate shoe would be a black patent pair of Louboutin. Classic yet stunning. Oh if only, well I can but dream.

    X x

  11. These are gorgeous looking books!
    My dream bag is a quilted Chanel 2.55, in a lovely candy colour like pink, blue or lavender. A girl can dream!

    Florrie x

  12. My dream shoes are Vivianne Westwood Melissa shoes! Not out of this world price wise but I’m saving for other things at the moment so they will just have to wait 🙂

  13. Me

    I got my dream bag last August (an oversized Mulberry Alexa) so now… A medium Boston bag by Gucci, a Bayswater by Mulberry and a pair of mouse pumps by Marc Jacobs.

  14. I would love to win these books – the perfect bed time read for me!
    My dream bag right now is the Galaxy slouch purse one by Vivienne Westwood. It’s really unique and I love everything she does. Shoes wise – the entire Irregular Choice range? 🙂
    Love your blog x

  15. ohhh I love shoes and bags…I would adore a pair of classic Manolo Blahniks, they’re always in style!

    Love Amie

  16. A classic quilted Chanel handbag would always go down a treat with me!


  17. Those books look amazing! My dream shoes have to be a pair of nude peep toe Christian Louboutins!

  18. Anonymous

    I would love love love, the Graphic platform sandal with geometric heel from Nicholas Kirkwood 2010! Looks so modern yet so vintage too, they are show stopping!

    love from

  19. My dream item would be a chanel handbag, it’s classy and would never go out of fashion!