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Save €110 by Buying River Island Instead of Milly

Yellow is one of this season's hottest bag shades but there's no real need to spend a fortune. River Island to the rescue
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By Kirstie McDermott @frillseeker

Monday, January 20, 2014 - 08:30

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swap a milly bag for a River island bag and save money

Yellow couldn't hotter (pun entirely intended) for bags for SS14. It's everywhere, and the more I gaze upon Milly's bags, the more I like 'em. Arnotts is now the Irish stockist for the label and there are some really cute styles. It's actually not an expensive label as bag brands go - you'd get something decent in and around the €200-to-€300 mark, but if there's a saving to be had, then let us at it, eh?

The Milly Bryant Mini Bag is currently $198 pre-order on the brand's website and of course you'll pay extra for shipping - and potentially more on top for customs charges. Not into all that malarkey? Then how about this significantly less spendy flouro metal trim cross body bag from River Island for €33.

Ok, yes, it's not leather, there's no designer cachet attached but you can eat for the month and you can go and pick it up, like, this lunchtime. Bonus.

Which would you buy?

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Kirstie McDermott

Kirstie is Frillseeker's founder and editor-in-chief. This is her second foray into the web-world: she founded Beaut.ie in 2006 before stepping down in 2012 and has held a large number of positions over the past number of years including acting beauty editor at Image magazine and beauty ed at the Sunday Tribune, Irish Examiner and Confetti. She's currently the deputy editor at STELLAR magazine.

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Shygirl said...

The Milly bag is beautiful!

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Kirstie McDermott said...

I'm really taken with the Milly bags. I'd love to get one.
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