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Meet the Girl Gang | AW19 at MyBag

With the incoming new season, we’re in need of some fresh inspiration and we’re turning to Instagram for our fix. Our feeds are full of real people giving us real styling options, providing inspo straight from the street. Social media is a treasure trove of different people giving us daily doses of new ideas and outfits ready to be adapted and recreated, so we’ve been scrolling.

Here at MyBag we’re inspired by you, by real people and how they style themselves to feel their best, so this season we’ve caught up with our new girl gang of insta-obsessions to see what they’re loving for AW19.

MyBag Girl Gang

Kennie Cheng

With a love of all things vintage, we’re in love with stylist Kennie’s romantic outfits taking the best from all our favourite fashion eras and combining them with modern minimalist updates. Forever playing with masc and femme, from AW19 we’re turning to Kennie for inspiration on styling hyper-girly tea dresses or tailored suits. Unafraid to take risks and try out new things, she inspires us to play dress-up more, taking styling prompts from everything from classic art to books to the cities she finds herself in.

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How would you describe your style? 

I would like to describe myself as a vintage lover, and I love the effortless French chic style.

Who is your biggest style inspiration?

Francoise Hardy, her timeless style is what I always love. 

Who are your favourite people to follow on Insta?

I love Sarah Mikaela (@srhmikaela), Shini Park (@cubicle), Victoria Magrath (@inthefrow) / Leonie Hanne (@leoniehanne) and Hegia de Boer (@heyhegia). 

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🌻 #Vintage #ootd #oxford #vintageoutfits

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Are there any specific AW19 accessories that you’re lusting after?

The little round hat box bag from Aspinal of London, that’s so cute.

If you weren’t an influencer, what would you want to be doing instead? 

I would like to be a singer! I used to sing for commercial events just for money, but it truly my dream when I was young.

Laurie Elle

21 years old and already a sensation, Laurie’s style is just as vibrant as her attitude. Filling our feed with smiles, killer moves and even deadlier looks, Laurie represents exactly how we like our fashion; with a big dose of fun. Nailing the girl-next-door, elevated everyday style, Laurie is showing us daily how the right bag can take a look from a 10 to 100.

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How would you describe your style?

I’d say my style is mostly casual, sporty and feminine. But I also love trying new trends or matching my outfit to my mood.

Who are your biggest style influences? 

I’m really old school and still read magazines to look for new fashion finds and pieces, I obviously follow a lot of brands on IG so I can keep up with new releases and some of my fave fashion IG accounts are: @jesschamilton @freyakillin @fashioninflux @lornaluxe.

Where’s your favourite place to shoot content?

I’m a sucker for a minimal, white background so I take a lot in my apartment. I also love walking around Manchester and finding pretty buildings to use as a backdrop. Some of my favourites are around Kings Street, St Peters Sq and Spinningfields.

What’s in your bag?

Always a lip balm and hand sanitiser, I can’t live without the two. Plus my phone, purse with coffee loyalty cards, my Tangle Teezer and an umbrella if it fits because I live in Manchester and it ALWAYS rains.

Are there any specific AW19 accessories that you’re lusting after?

Belt bags have been around this Summer but it seems like they’re staying for AW and I still don’t own one yet, I think I might consider getting one soon! I’m also obsessed with the Marc Jacobs Snapshot/Softshot bags and they’ve just come out in the quilted texture which is big this season, another one to add to my wish list!

Jelena Fairweather

Lux, Lux, Lux. Manchester-based blogger and recipe creator Jelena’s glossy feed, dripping in food, fashion and parenting goals, makes us want to invest more in little luxuries for AW19. Drawn to the fuss-free and the chic, Jelena shows us how to do simple very well from her makeup down to her classic bag collection, always opting for the timeless pieces.

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How would you describe your style? 

I would say I love classic, feminine and timeless fashion. Some days I like to go more sporty but in general chic and elegant.

Who is your biggest style influences?

I love Olivia Palermo. She is my style icon for sure, very inspiring too.

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Back & happy 🖤 #ootd #Manchester #blogger

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Apart from your bag, what’s your favourite accessory?

I would say earrings, I really love statement pieces. For example, all-black outfits I usually compliment with my Dior tribal earrings or something from Chanel always looks great.

If you weren’t an influencer, what would you want to be doing instead?

I don’t really call myself an influencer. As my following isn’t huge, I just love style, photography and food. I would love to be a personal stylist or a photographer as I love to play with editing. 

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Written by Lucy Harbron



Lucy Harbron

Lucy Harbron

Writer and expert

Inspired by the most iconic women in history, my style is informed by the Monroes, Sedgwicks and Birkins. Forever torn between maximalism and minimalism, you'll find me stomping around in heeled boots and trying to refrain from buying another pair of earrings.


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