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Just 1 week left in the Kamoka ” Back to School Sale” ! Hurry in and enjoy up to 60% off cute and unique bags and accessories!

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Back to School Sale !!

Sadly, summer is almost at an end with us all going back to school or work. Fortunately, there is still something to look forward to: the “Back to School” Kamoka sale which starts tomorrow, Monday, September 3rd and lasts until the 21st of September.

So come take a look  at my Etsy Store and enjoy up to 60% off handbags and accessories! 

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Crazy For Pleats … Continued

Ok so, after the last post,  I got busy sewing a dozen pleated clutches, and ironing those pleats over and over so they would stay in place and fall nicely. once I finished putting together the pleated exteriors with the flaps and linings, I felt a great sense of accomplishment ( especially since I managed to stab myself only 5 times in the process.

But after looking at them, I must say I felt a little disappointed, the pleats were nice but something wasn’t working for me. And then I figured that the proportions were off, the clutch was too long for its height :

Shorter version

So I decided to play around with the bags a bit and figured it would look better two pleats instead of three on each side. So now, back to work, taking them apart and recutting them to the smaller size! I will be posting (better) pictures of the finished pieces soon (hopefully)!

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Crazy for Pleats

For the coming fall/winter collection I decided to experiment with pleats; I really like mixing textures and i thought pleats would create an interesting detail for the large clutches. So here is a little preview of Kamoka pleated clutches:

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Getting Ready for Fall

Well it’s officially summer here in the north Hemisphere, which means it’s time to get the fall collection ready. After a couple weeks gathering trends and ideas, I was finally ready to commit to my fall collection and seriously start thinking about fabric, so I ordered about a million samples to play around with  and decided to base the collection on two axes :  cool hues and warm tones.

Here is a sneak peek of what to expect for the Kamoka fall collection.  More pictures will be posted soon as I go along conceptualizing and putting things together.

Cool hues

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Affordable Summer Bags Part II

Here is the second part of “Affordable Summer Bags” featuring purples and blues!

Urban Expressions Delilah Clutch – $29.95 on DSW

Kathy Can Zeeland Fashion Fund Satchel – $70.99 on Zappos

J CREW Silk Ikat Shoulder Bag – $ 88 on J CREW

Lodis Regal Snake Jolene – $198 on Zappos 

BCBGeneration Bardot Ostrich Clutch – $68 on Zappos

ZARA Zipped Clutch – $90 on ZARA

ALDO Gallington Clutch – $35 on ALDO

Kelly & Katie Kyla Straw Hobo – $ 29.94 on DSW 

FossilMaddox Satchel – $198 on Zappos 

Betsey Johnson Spot On Satchel – $98 on Zappos

Big Buddha Granada – $94.95 on Zappos

Jessica Simpson Getaway Tote – $88 on Fashionville

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Affordable Summer Bags

So after looking at all of these gorgeous summer designer bags and drooling over the Bottega Veneta website, I was left with a major need of buying one of those colorful bags. Unfortunately – or should I say thankfully –  my paycheck doesn’t allow me to spend a couple thousands of dollars on bags or shoes. So I have been hunting down cheaper alternatives. So for those of you, like me, who are on a budget, here are some stylish, colorful bags perfect for summer, all under $200.

Zara Messenger Bag – $ 70 at ZARA

Nine West Eyes Closed Clutch – $ 49 at Nine West 

ASOS Contrast Buckle Clutch – $ 25.45 on ASOS 

Aldo Obrist Satchel – $34.99 on Zappos 

Nasty Gal Eve Patent Satchel – $60 at Nasty Gal

Michael Kors Kempton Tote – $128 on Zappos 

Dooney & Burke Florentine Crossbody – $198 on Zappos

Urban Expressions Licorice Clutch – $45 at Baghaus

Audrey Brooke Jackson Color Block Satchel – $99.94 at DSW

BCBG Harlow Satin Clutch – $78 at BCBG

Windsor Large Carry All – $37 at Windsor

Nine West Rackett Clutch – $49 on Nine West

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