Spring-inspired Weekend Bags for Bloomin’ Fabulous UK Trips

Posted on 10th Mar 2021. In ,

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Is there a better way to celebrate the coming of spring and the end of lockdown than buying a new bag? We think not.

So we’ve found 8 weekender bags with a fresh vibe to put a spring in your staycation step. From Tardis like tote bags in bohemian florals to wheeled duffle bags, these stylish finds are set to become your one, your only, bag for life.

 


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Spring Weekend Bags – No. 1

Greenwich Flowers Recycled Backpack by Cath Kidston | £95

Meet Cath Kidston’s double agent of the luggage world. This cunning weekend bag combines the hands-free ease of a rucksack with the perks of a wheeled suitcase.

Sturdy yet stylish, it’s a great solution for those weekend escapes that might be off the beaten track. With adjustable straps to sling over your shoulders and a pull-out handle for wheeled ease, which all zips away once you’re done using it. The structured frame is also expandable to accommodate any weekend souvenirs you bring home.

The front pocket is easy to access, whilst the bottle carrier on the side and padded laptop pocket on the back ensure all your essentials are within grabbing distance.

Most impressive of all is the fact that this weekend bag is made from 100% recycled polyester than was gathered from recycled plastic bottles.

  • Spot clean with damp cloth
  • 29 x 41 x 18cm
  • 100% Recycled Polyester
  • Next day delivery available
  • Midnight blue colour

Pic credit: Cath Kidston


Spring Weekend Bags – No. 2

The Everywhere Bag by Away | £225

This quality leather weekend bag will be your travel companion for life. And not just because of the joyous blush pink colour! It has all the compartments you need for a weekend away bag, including including six pockets, a 15-inch laptop pocket, a zipped waterproof umbrella pocket as well as a large open interior.

The external trolley sleeve means it effortlessly slips onto your suitcase, whilst the padded shoulder strap and carry handles guarantee your comfort. If you’re looking for something more subtle than the pink or you’re not into leather, this weekend bag is also available in sturdy nylon and multiple colours.

Yup, we love The Everywhere Bag – it’s the ultimate choice for an all-purpose weekend bag that can double up as a work or gym bag. It also meets general airline requirements for a carry on, so if you’re off on a weekend abroad it’ll fit the bill stylishly.

  • Size: 41 x 26 x 18.5cm
  • Composition: water resistant leather
  • Capacity: 20L
  • Weight: 1kg
  • Top handle drop:8 cm
  • Price: £145 for the nylon or £225 for the pink leather

Pic credit: @hannahargyle/Away 


Spring Weekend Bags – No.3

Sofia Recycled Weekend Bag by WOUF | €59

Bring the sunshine of daffodils into you weekend away (in Wales maybe?) with WOUF’s joyous daffodil weekend bag.

Made in Barcelona, this striking yellow bag is eco-friendly, so it not only looks fabulous, it is also environmentally sound. In fact, WOUF turns plastic bottles into sustainable weekend bags, using 3.8 bottles in every bag produce.

This gorgeous bag is printed with eco inks and is water repellent, for those rainy days away. Unzip it and you’ll find  one large inner compartment so your weekend essentials stay handy at all times.

  • Technical and water repellent recycled polyester
  • Printed with eco-inks
  • YKK recycled metal zipper with gold finish ring puller
  • Gold embossed recycled leather label
  • One single inner compartment
  • Large recycled shoulder straps
  • 57 x 40 x 18cm

Pic credit: WOUF


Spring Weekend Bags – No.4 

Bees Oilcloth Oundle Weekend Bag by Sophie Allport | £37

Oh boy, are you going to feel the bees knees with this cute, bee-themed weekend tote by the fabulous British homeware designer, Sophie Allport.

Rocking a fabulous rustic countryside look, this weekend bag comes in  waterproof, wipeable fabric, so is the perfect weekend bag for a staycation break in the rolling English hills – even if it rains.

There are two handy pockets at either end of the bag, two inner pockets and one inner zipped pocket. The adjustable shoulder strap and padded handles make it effortlessly to sling over your shoulder.

As an extra treat, you get 10% off when you subscribe to the Sophie Allport mailing list.

  • Size: 50 x 32 x 16 cm
  • Composition: Matt oilcloth
  • Strap length: short strap 61cm, long strap 125cm max
  • Price: £56

Pic Credit: Sophie Allport


Spring Weekend Bags – No. 5

24hr Bag Vaeva Pink Meadow by Louise Misha | €64

We get serious glamping vibes from the chilled meadow print of this stunning quilted weekend bag from French designer Louise Misha. It’s just the thing to take you merrily to your shepherd hut retreat and away from the busy world you know.

Made from 100% organic cotton, this weekend bag has with three external storage pockets to keep your essentials easily accessible. The sequinned edge to the side pocket, giant pompom on the zip and the gold embroidered Louise Misha logo add to the bohemian glamour. And the wide corded handles ensure it feels nice to carry.

  • Made in France but delivered to the UK
  • Size: 48 x 22 cm
  • Composition: 100% organic cotton with 100% cotton lining
  • Machine wash at 30 degrees
  • Price: €64

Pic credit: Louise Misha


Spring Weekend Bags – No. 6 

Cambridge Floral Cabin Case by Joules | £270

The quintessentially Great British countryside brand, Joules, have done it again with a practical, yet stunning, weekend bag that demands attention. The floral cabin case is blooming with charm thanks to bright, eye-catching floral designs.

As well as looking good, its functionally fab too: the ultra lightweight, four-wheel design guarantees you and your weekend bag glide effortlessly down hotel corridors. Whilst the smooth matte outer shell ensures your cherished positions remain safe and, crucially, unsquished.

Inside the case, you’ll find two main zipped sections and four smaller zip pockets. The case also has an integrated lock and is a standard cabin bag size.

  • 5 years manufacturers guarantee
  • Antique gold trolley system and branded zip pullers with engraved Joules signature and hare logo
  • 31.4L capacity
  • Butterfly-style opening interior featuring beautiful a “etched woodland” design lining

Pic credit: Joules


Spring Weekend Bags – No. 7

Zebra Weekender Tote Bag by Oliver Bonas | £42

Roar your way into spring with this stylish monochrome weekend bag, perfect for post-lockdown city breaks.

The woven zebra print is eye-catching and the slouchy tote design is uber-roomy with one large main compartment and an interior zip compartment for your valuables. Naturally, there’s a comfy shoulder strap and double handles for swinging it in style as you wander the city streets.

Big enough for your books, clothes and shoes – and those special treats that you can’t resist bringing home after your break.

  • Size: 62 x 33 x 19 cm
  • Composition: 60% cotton
  • Wipe clean only
  • Strap drop: 60 cm
  • Price: £42

Pic credit: Oliver Bonas


Spring Weekend Bags – No. 8

‘Explorer’ Eco-Friendly Leather Weekend Bag by Vintage Child | £119

This stylish and durable leather weekender is beautifully made by hand using traditional techniques. Best of all the leather is treated with vegetable tanning products, which are free from the nasty chemicals that damage the planet.

Every bag is unique and can be personalised with your name or initials, so it’s the perfect stylish addition to your weekend away wardrobe. Plus, this Tardis tote has a vast capacity.

On the outside, you’ll find two zipped pockets and on the inside there are two slip pockets. There’s a padded shoulder strap for comfort and magnetic buckles that give it a vintage look.

  • Size: 50 x 30 x 20cm
  • Composition: 100% full grain vegetable tanned cow leather
  • Capacity: 30L
  • Weight: 2kg
  • Free shipping
  • Studded metal feet
  • Price: £119

Pic credit: Vintage Child


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