Cloudberry Bags Review & 10% Discount Voucher – My Family Ties

When I was little I always admired my mother’s and grandmother’s handbags, it’s a simple pleasure for women to have a beautiful bag to keep all our essentials together and when you are young your influences come from those closest to you.  Now I have  daughter’s of my own and my youngest, like me, just loves to have her own handbag and is rivalling me in numbers already! 

What a pleasure it was to collaborate with Cloudberry Bags on this post about their beautiful bags and scarves, and I don’t know who was more excited to open the beautifully packaged items from the delivery box – my daughters or me!

Cloudberry Bags Review

Cloudberry Bags Review

I have been following Cloudberry Bags on Twitter and regularly check to see what new designs and colours they have, their range isn’t just limited to handbags either as they have a gorgeous selection of scarfs, sarongs, summer hats, resort wear, tweed essentials, and cosy knitted wraps. What I really value in Cloudberry Bags product range is that it isn’t just limited to a specific age range, I have already chosen a bag that I know my mum will just love and even Siobhan my teenage daughter who is not a fan of handbags has already had a good look through the website and let me know which one she would like for her birthday!

As you can see below when you receive your package from Cloudberry Bags, expect exceptional attention to detail, it makes such a difference when so much care has been put into your purchase and aftercare.  All the items were presented beautifully and wrapped to protect them from the journey, another huge plus as a customer.

Cloudberry Bags  Review

Cloudberry Bags  Review

The Burlington – £35.00

With a classic look and a beautiful curved shape which reminded me so much of the classic handbags my granny used to wear but with a contemporary feel to it. The Burlington is a real statement bag, big enough to keep all the essentials in place with three internal pockets and an additional long strap as well as the double handles included. 

Cloudberry Bags The Burlington Review

Cloudberry Bags The Burlington Review

I chose the teal colour, but you can also purchase the bag in seven other colours and at £35.00 each it offers such good value, that I am already deciding on which colour to buy for the upcoming BritMums Live 2015 !

Cloudberry Bags The Burlington Review

The Burlington is a tough faux leather and has four small metal feet at the base to stabilise and protect when placed down.  It is very comfortable to carry (such an important feature when choosing a great bag!) as the finish on the handles is very smooth and I like the fact that you have the option of the longer strap if needed. 

Cloudberry Bags The Burlington Review
Cloudberry Bags The Burlington Review
Cloudberry Bags The Burlington Review

Kew Scarf £8.00

I just love pretty scarfs, so I was delighted to review two beautiful ones from the Cloudberry Bags range, and I think the Kew scarf goes so well with The Burlington in teal. What’s not to love about the pretty botanical designs in pink and black and the soft flowing fabric (polyester silk mix) is so wearable and perfect for the Summer weather. The Kew looks great with a black outfit and really complements to give a pop of modern colour, I have had so many complements about this scarf and I can see why it is so very popular.

Cloudberry bags Kew Scarf Review
Cloudberry bags Kew Scarf Review
Cloudberry bags Kew Scarf Review

Africa Scarf £12.00

I have a huge love for leopard print accessories so when I saw the Africa Scarf from Cloudberry Bags and the pretty animal print fusion I knew it would look perfect with a number of my outfits. I like the soft brown colours on the Africa Scarf, and it’s so versatile as you can use it to dress up a smarter work outfit or wear it casually at the weekend. What a winner.

Cloudberry Bags Africa Scarf Review
Cloudberry Bags Africa Scarf Review

Verona Day Clutch £25.00

What a very versatile and useful find this is to have in your wardrobe, the  Verona Day Clutch the perfect stylish accessory to complement a number of occasions, and although diminutive it holds all the essentials you need.  I like the simplicity of the envelope style design, and as I love purple I knew that this would be something I would use again and again for special occasions, and the soft Italian suede finishes the clutch of perfectly.
It comes with a detachable wrist strap and has both a zipped closing and a metallic clasp, it’s an ideal clutch for both day and night I think, as it would look stylish for both a wedding or a special evening out and you can choose from the eight colours available which to co-ordinate with your outfit. 
As someone who relishes the chance to really make an effort on a special occasion (a date with my other half without the children is a rare occasion!) I do value an accessory like this, not only for the stylish statement it makes but also for the great value too. 
Cloudberry Bags Verona Scarf Review
Cloudberry Bags Verona Scarf Review

Hawkins Tweed Crossover Handbag £25.00

From Cloudberry bags Tweed Essentials range comes the Hawkins Tweed Crossover Handbag, an ideal accessory while out walking to carry a few essentials, leaving your hands free, in my case to take photo’s without worrying about my handbag getting in the way as I take my camera with me everywhere! 
With a front opening zip, faux leather trim and a strong nylon webbing strap which is fully adjustable, it can easily hold your phone, keys, and money with room to spare.  I like the country feel of the design and it is very comfortable to wear which is important to me, and on the days when I am out walking with my girls and I don’t necessarily want to carry around a cumbersome handbag this is the perfect alternative as I can still take a few essentials with me.
Cloudberry Bags Hawkins Tweed Crossover Bag Review

Cloudberry Bags Hawkins Tweed Crossover Bag Review

Cloudberry Bags Hawkins Tweed Crossover Bag Review

Cloudberry Bags Hawkins Tweed Crossover Bag Review

Cloudberry Bags Hawkins Tweed Crossover Bag Review

If you like the country feel of this gorgeous Tweed Hawkins bag, then why not enter my latest competition to win one of your own to try out.  Just head over to this competition page for all the details of how to enter.

With such great variety available at Cloudberry Bags, you really are spoiled for choice and I do value the fact that there are plenty of different price options (higher and lower priced products) offering really good value to give you the ability to transform an outfit with some well chosen accessories without breaking the bank. 

From start to finish the Cloudberry Bags team were efficient, organised and very helpful, I would certainly shop again with them for bags and accessories to go with any outfits or occasions, as the customer service is just as important to me as the products themselves, quite often it’s what brings me back to shop again. 

The lovely team at Cloudberry Bags have kindly offered a 10% discount for my readers all you have to do is enter the code below and redeem by the end of June to qualify, and if you spend over £45.00 your postage will be free.

10% Discount Voucher Code FTB10 
Thank you for reading, I hope you have enjoyed reading my Cloudberry Bags review. If you like what you read, subscribe to my blog by adding your e-mail address to the box on the right.  You will be the first to hear of my updates.
*Cloudberry Bags supplied the items for the purpose of this review however all opinions and thoughts remain my own*


  1. June 9, 2015 / 10:48 am

    So many gorgeous bags!!! How am I supposed to choose! 🙂 Great blog!!!!

    • July 2, 2015 / 10:38 pm

      Thank you very much, they have such a great collection I agree and if you look on their website at the moment they have a brilliant sale on!

  2. June 9, 2015 / 3:13 pm

    I love Cloudberry, they have fabulous designs and their prices are excellent. I could spend a fortune.

    • July 2, 2015 / 10:40 pm

      Me too, the pieces they choose to sell are so well selected, it's a brand I keep coming back to 🙂

  3. June 9, 2015 / 3:18 pm

    I love the Verona Day Clutch – can't resist a bit of purple :o)

    • July 2, 2015 / 10:40 pm

      I love purple too and it is such a soft beautiful bag! 🙂 p.s Sale on now!!

  4. June 9, 2015 / 8:25 pm

    These bags are lush, I could buy them all if I had the money

    • July 2, 2015 / 10:41 pm

      They are so pretty Tara, and if you have a look on their website at the moment they have a brilliant sale on! 🙂

  5. June 9, 2015 / 11:33 pm

    Those are some really handsome looking bags, the quality looks very good.

    • July 2, 2015 / 10:43 pm

      I really noticed the high quality of these products from Cloudberry Bags Heather, they have some lovely items – and they have a sale on at the moment so well worth a look! 🙂

    • July 2, 2015 / 10:44 pm

      It's a beauty Samantha! Plus they have a whole range of colours to choose from – I already have my eye on the black and the red! P.S. Cloudberry Bags have a sale on right now! 🙂

  6. June 11, 2015 / 5:01 pm

    love them all x very well priced too x was quite surprised at the prices tbh i would have expected to have paid more esp for The Burlington x

    • June 12, 2015 / 9:43 am

      I actually thought that these were way more expensive. I follow Cloudberry on Twitter in the vain hope that I may win one but this has made realise that I could probably buy from them or ask for gifts from them. I love the Hawkins cross-body. I just find cross-bodys so handy when I am out and about! xxx

    • July 2, 2015 / 10:47 pm

      When I first visited their website I thought the prices would be higher as the high quality was what caught my eye right away, and by that logic I figure I can buy two instead of one! Thanks for stopping by Linda and Julie and don't forget Cloudberry Bags have a sale on right now for you to bag a bargain! 🙂

  7. Tracy B
    June 16, 2015 / 3:16 pm

    Oh my goodness! Bag envy!! Also surprised by the prices!!

    • July 2, 2015 / 10:48 pm

      They are great value Tracy and the quality is excellent, if you head over to their website they have some great items in the sale too! 🙂

  8. June 16, 2015 / 8:17 pm

    The Verona Day Clutch is an absolutely gorgeous shade of purple!

    • July 2, 2015 / 10:49 pm

      It really is Susie and I just love purple so this choice was a no brainer for me! Pop over to their website as they have a great sale on at the moment 🙂

  9. Dawn Henson
    June 17, 2015 / 6:31 am

    Some lovely Bags and some quite different which is nice

    • July 2, 2015 / 10:50 pm

      I like that too Dawn, it's so nice to find something you haven't seen elsewhere. P.S. They have a sale on right now so plenty of bargains! 🙂

  10. June 18, 2015 / 1:14 pm

    I love the look of these bags. The tweed one is gorgeous!

    • July 2, 2015 / 10:51 pm

      It's so cute isn't it Keri, check out their sale – it's on now to get some bargains! 🙂

    • July 2, 2015 / 10:52 pm

      They have a brilliant and varied collection Helen, plus they have a sale on right now!

  11. June 21, 2015 / 8:26 pm

    I absolutely love the Burlington- hint hint to the husband for my birthday

    • July 2, 2015 / 10:54 pm

      It's gorgeous I agree, and so many colours to choose from Esther – let your hubby know they have a sale on right now!

  12. June 28, 2015 / 11:05 pm

    I love the style and colour of the Burlington.

    • July 2, 2015 / 10:55 pm

      Me too Dawn, it has an old fashioned style which I love, and the colour is one of my favourites too. P.S Cloudberry Bags have a fab sale on right now! 🙂

  13. June 28, 2015 / 11:31 pm

    Love the bags 🙂
    I'm a big fan of bags what you don't see other people with, I started out being a fan of Cath Kidston but everyone these days seems to have the same bags

    • July 2, 2015 / 10:56 pm

      I totally agree Sarah, it's so refreshing to find something a little different, plus they have a great sale on right now! 🙂

  14. July 9, 2015 / 1:58 pm

    What lovely bags they have, I know where to look next time Im bag shopping

    • July 20, 2015 / 10:40 pm

      They have a great selection Helen, and a sale on at the moment too! 🙂

  15. July 11, 2015 / 11:44 am

    There are some lovely bags in this review

    • July 20, 2015 / 10:41 pm

      They are so nice and they have a sale on at the moment too Ursula 🙂

  16. July 12, 2015 / 1:07 pm

    The Hawkins Crossover bag is a great size for a day trip.

  17. July 14, 2015 / 9:13 am

    oh wow, I am in love and off to peruse their website now. Thanks for a great review and thanks for sharing

    • July 20, 2015 / 10:42 pm

      You are most welcome, they have a fabulous sale on at the moment too 🙂

  18. July 16, 2015 / 1:19 pm

    Some amazing bags there, I look the teal coloured one, so stylish.

    • July 20, 2015 / 10:44 pm

      I love the teal one too Jayne, they have a sale on at the moment with some real bargains 🙂

  19. July 17, 2015 / 1:29 pm

    Have only just discovered you fab bags, they are really lovely

    • July 20, 2015 / 10:44 pm

      They are so lovely Christine I agree, and they have a sale on at the moment too 🙂

  20. AG
    July 17, 2015 / 7:20 pm

    Purple clutch looks gorge, such a rich colour

    • July 20, 2015 / 10:45 pm

      I'm a sucker for purple bags as I love the colour, Cloudberry have a great sale on at the moment too 🙂

  21. July 19, 2015 / 4:39 pm

    I am a bag addict so I love, love, love this post!

    • July 20, 2015 / 10:46 pm

      Me too Maya, I was delighted with the range and they have a great sale on at the moment too 🙂

  22. July 21, 2015 / 8:45 am

    These are beautiful bags and would make any woman feel special when carrying one.

  23. July 21, 2015 / 7:40 pm

    I'm off there to have a look, it is rare that a retailer can suit all generations and have beautiful accessories in one place

  24. Susan B
    July 25, 2015 / 12:11 pm

    Ooh,er. I covet these bags – all of them!

  25. Sarah Read
    July 25, 2015 / 4:29 pm

    Wow these are lovely designs and really good value. What a great find!

  26. Anonymous
    July 26, 2015 / 4:10 pm

    these bags are lovely

    caroline watson

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