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We’ve listed some of our favorite recommendations - get comfy and have a look at our stay-at-home lifestyle content.
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Remember last August, when we asked you to name a new handbag in our permanent collection? We have good news for you, she's here! Welcome: The Gina Bag.
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Who run the world? Girls! Yes - we already know that, but as it’s International Women’s Day we want to shine a light on some power women dear to our hearts: The ladies who make our dust bags. Plus, we'll give you 4 tips to get the most out of your own dust bag.
Interviews
Forget everything you know about interviews. Our founder and CEO Paulien challenges her fellow female entrepreneurs to play a board game. This month: Thalita van Ogtrop, founder of The Next Closet.
2020 is only one month in, and its already time to take a little break to totally refresh. We think you’re not the only one who deserves a retreat; we think your bag does too. So guess what? We've created a plan (and yes, tested the steps ourselves) for you and your bag – to fully recharge and start this year with a bang.
A word from Paulien
It’s almost Christmas, time to relax and reflect. But first there is that last minute rush to get everything done before Christmas actually arrives.
At O My Bag we love to give back. To say thank you for an amazing year we've been giving back with 5 O My Bag favorites.
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Read all about our take on the Black Friday discussion.
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Trying to think of the perfect present for your loved one this festive season? Don't worry our O My Bag team is here to offer gifting inspiration for all your loved ones.
In one of our earlier blogs we’ve asked about your relationship with Fast Fashion. Do you have a toxic relationship with fast fashion? We have the solution! The so-called Capsule Wardrobe challenges you to downsize your wardrobe to 40 pieces, that can be mixed into countless matching combinations. Why is this more sustainable? You’ll fight the urge to purchase trendy and seasonal items, and invest in long lasting treasures.
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Welcome to my first blog post. I am Leonie, the new Sustainability Manager at O My Bag. I ensure that as a company we’re taking every step possible to minimize our environmental footprint and maximize our social impact. Every couple of months I’ll be posting updates on our sustainable journey, our big goals, and how we’re going to achieve them.
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If there’s one thing the O My Bag team likes to do, its enjoy good food! We love sharing recipes and discuss how we can contribute more to our sustainable journey. This month we took part in #organicseptember, set up by the UK soil organization to promote local and organic produce. They aim to take action together to create a better food and farming system, which produces healthy food and protects the planet. ???
O My Bag partnered with the amazing artist Sophie Goderie to create a unique hand-painted O My Bag and wallet. In this blog we interview Sophie to discuss her inspiration for the project.
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Some would argue that it’s the most wonderful time of the year: festival season. Festival bags can be tricky because there are items you need (phone, earplugs, cash, your ID, sunglasses etc) but you don’t want to bring too many things that will weigh you down. Here’s our list of bags that are ideal for dancing and mingling, but will keep everything safe while you enjoy the festival.
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At the O My Bag HQ, we often find ourselves discussing issues surrounding sustainability over a coffee or during our lunch break. Lately, single-use plastic has been a hot topic of conversation. Our Visual Brand Designer Hayley has been attempting to cut out single-use plastic completely which has inspired many of us to look at our plastic use too. This lead to a 1 week challenge of eliminating single-use plastic from our lunch purchases.
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Whether you’re after a tech-savvy handbag, a roomy flap-over messenger bag or a good old backpack: we’ve selected some of our favorite work bags to get you from Monday to Friday in the most stylish way.
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If you’re racking your brain for a gift for him, we at O My Bag want to help you out. Here are some of our favorites for all the deserving dudes out there.
Whether you are aware of it or not, almost everyone who dresses has a relationship with ‘fast fashion’. We write this blog during Fashion Revolution Week 2019, 22nd-28th April, a time perfect to reflect on this relationship on a critical level and have a conversation about our fashion love habits.
Since we’re an eco-friendly brand, we try to make the world around us happy by using business as a force for good, we decided to participate in Black Friday in a positive way, by donating the profits to a cause we’re passionate about.
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We believe Fashion Revolution Week is a moment to celebrate the women – both the wearers and the makers. We’ve put together a list of brands we love that actively empower female workers and create beautiful fashion. These businesses employ, support, and help vulnerable women across the world and their female-led initiatives are sure to inspire you.
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Do you like hearing stories about true love? Take a seat, because three of our O My Bag team members will tell you all about their true love stories – with their favorite O My Bag's!
A word from Paulien
O My Boss Paulien looks back on 2018.
We believe one of the most responsible things we can do for our planet is to only make high-quality products that can be worn and used for years. The durability and timeless style of a quality leather bag or item is undeniable. We help you to take good care of your leather purchases, because with a little love and care your bag will last for years, even decades!
Our production trip has been an eye-opening experience for me (Indra). This was my first time in India ever and I am very grateful that I had the opportunity to join Jess. Looking back, it has been even more impressive than I imagined beforehand.