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Bag lady: Customize Your Own Bag with Wink And Winn

Bag lady: Customize Your Own Bag with Wink And Winn

Okay.

I do love a great bag. I mean, don’t we all? But let me ask you, how many times have you been on the hunt for that PERFECT bag? The one in THAT color, in THAT shape, with that detailing? You know what I mean! Well, check this… I happened to be on Instagram, and I stumbled upon a friend’s picture that had me curious… Customizable Hand bags form Wink and Winn… color me intrigued.

Wink & Winn is on to something here… launched in 2013 Lenny Tjoe married his years in product development in the luxury handbag space and his “desire to introduce consumers to the sense of play that had been exclusively behind-the-scenes in the fashion world.” All I knew was that I was here for all of this.

Well, they happened to check out my comment and said Hay Girl, Hay! (Not in those words, but you get me) and invited me to test out their services! WOOT! I received this welcome package and then I went to work…

My Wink and Winn Blogger Welcome Package

They sent me the crossbody that has three snappable sections! I really dig this. Do not be surprised if you see this again! Customize Your Own Bag with Wink And Winn on The Curvy Fashionista

Customizable Handbags? YES HONEY!

The leather? Supple. The hardware? Impressive. The overall feel and look? Impressed. Once I got this, I was even more surprised to check out my invitation to make my own bag! WOOT! So I went on creating…

The Win & Winn Process

Customize Your Own Bag with Wink And Winn on The Curvy Fashionista

What I really loved about this process was that it was simple. Easy to understand and navigate. The pricepoints were not outrageous and on the same level as you would see in any department store handbag area… I could dig it!

First step? The Shape. What type of bag are you wanting to fashion? I opted for the satchel, because, I can never have enough of those…

Customize Your Own Bag with Wink And Winn on The Curvy Fashionista

I opted for a rich NAVY Snakeskin color to envelope the satchel. WOOT! I do not have that color and I wanted something that would be a great replacement for a black bag.

Customize Your Own Bag with Wink And Winn on The Curvy Fashionista

I chose my lining and hardware choices and I was feeling good…

Customize Your Own Bag with Wink And Winn on The Curvy Fashionista

And here comes the crazy cool part… SHIPPING IS FREE within the US! YEP! How about them apples! I cannot wait for my bag to arrive and I am still over there creating different color options and layouts… Seriously, I think I am kind of addicted here! LOL

Here is my Custom Wink & Winn Prototype:

Customize Your Own Bag with Wink And Winn on The Curvy Fashionista

You can check out and learn more about Wink & Winn here! Make sure you follow Wink & Winn on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram!

Which bag are you about to make? I want to hear what ideas you have going on in your mind! Let’s go!

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10 Comments

10 Comments

  1. Curvy CEO

    February 13, 2014 at 6:02 PM

    Yep. This is going to have to happen….

  2. Roni Faida

    February 13, 2014 at 7:22 PM

    This is fabulous, I could use one of these when I travel. I had no idea this was even possible!

    • Marie Denee

      February 13, 2014 at 7:35 PM

      I can see you going to town with the totes for travel!

  3. Thriftanista in the City

    February 13, 2014 at 7:32 PM

    That looks really cool! I like your prototype too!

    • Marie Denee

      February 13, 2014 at 7:35 PM

      Thank you!!!!!!!!! You should try it too!

  4. Allyson @ iwearcatshirts

    February 14, 2014 at 9:27 AM

    Oh this looks so cool. I’m afraid to go play with it though because I know I could blow my entire bank account on handbags and this is just downright dangerous! haha

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