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Monday, November 19, 2012

Amy Michelle Magnolia Bag Review and Giveaway!


I recently had the opportunity to review the Magnolia Bag from Amy Michelle through the Latina Lifestyle Bloggers Collective #LLBLOG Holiday Gift Guide. Amy Michelle is a company specializing in the creation and marketing of designer quality, fashionable tote bags and accessories. The bags are designed with the needs of a modern woman.

The Magnolia bag I received is a faux leather diaper bag. Not sure why I need a diaper bag because I have no babies but the bag actually works well as a regular everyday purse or travel bag. The color is Plum and while I would have preferred black, this is dark enough that it works with almost every color. It is also stylish enough to work with any outfit.

The bag features gold hardware detailing and lots of room. Since I do not need a diaper bag, I pulled out the changing pad that comes with the bag and had a big giant pouch for storage. Basically, Amy Michelle bags feature a Mom's section in front, baby's organization in the middle and separate changing area in the back. But the bag's special features will work for anyone.

The lining is not fabric but a plastic type lining. I think this is probably because if you are using this bag as a diaper bag you want to be able to clean it up. The lining is also antimicrobial which makes sense for a diaper bag. I love it because if I use this for work, I can put my lunch in the purse and if it spills, I can clean it easily.

I placed my net book into the bag where the the diaper pad was and it fit perfectly. I think a 15-17 inch laptop would slip in perfectly as well. This makes it great for work. I know that this would be perfect on days I need to go off campus for meetings because I can slip in my papers, phones and notepads into the purse without a problem.

The inside of the bag features pouches to store water or baby bottles. These little pouches are also great for phones. I know I can never find my phone when I need it. But if I slip it into one of these pouches, I can easily find it! It also has handy dandy credit card slots and key ring holder. I especially love the key ring holder because I am forever and a day losing my keys. It also has 2 external key ring holders that can be used to hold pacifiers or anything else you need to find easily.

I also love that it has metal feet on the bottom. I always hate placing my handbags on the floor but the metal feet provide protection from the bag getting damaged and protection from unsanitary floors. I liked the double straps and found them quite comfortable. When I filled the bag with my stuff, it felt as if the straps were pretty strong and didn't cut into my shoulder.

This bag is prefect for traveling. I always travel with a tote bag and this is better than the one I use because it is the perfect size to slip in under the seat. It also offers those organizational compartments that would allow me to slip in my passport, e-reader, snacks and wallet. Because it is so organized, I wouldn't have a problem finding what I need.

I really liked this bag. I think it is stylish and cute and so very practical. If you are a mom to be, this would be the perfect addition to your baby registry or holiday gift list. My friend, Rachel, is about to have a baby and now I know where I am going to shop for her!!

If you just want a cool bag with lots of space that will travel well and look good, then this should go on your Christmas list. This would make the perfect holiday gift for any woman on your list.

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Disclosure: I am a member of the Latina Lifestyle Bloggers Collective #llblog. I received product from Amy Michelle for review and for reader give-away as part of our the Latina Lifestyle Bloggers Collective #LLBLOG Holiday Gift Guide. All opinions and photos are mine. Please allow 6-8 weeks for delivery of any prizes.

49 comments:

  1. Simply Seattle in CAMO... Oh boy even Daddy will use this one! Very nice.

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  2. love the http://www.amymichelle.com/chic/lotus.shtml

    ykatrina at hotmail dot com

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  3. I like the New Orleans Bag. Patricia

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  4. I love the Zebra™/Poppy Clutch™ Bundle on black, it's beautiful.

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  5. I like the Cosmo/Poppy Clutch Bundle
    martywayneharris@gmail.com

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  6. I like the Zebra bag in eggplant.

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  7. Love the charcoal floral Lotus bag

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  8. I love the New Orleons Knockout! I'd be real happy to give that a home! ;-)
    hondaray6 at hotmail dot com

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  9. I love the Gladiola bag
    mframe00@gmail.com

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  10. I like the Zebra bag - black with champagne lining!

    Nancy
    allibrary (at) aol (dot) com

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  11. I really like the sweet pea bag in plum would love to get this. very nice size with alot of pockets just a wonderful looking bag. Thank you and happy holidays.
    purplerose32or at gmail dot com

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  12. I like the Iris bag in Moroccan.
    traymona[at]aol.com

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  13. I love the Gladiola!

    Wanda McHenry
    wbailey113 at hotmail dot com

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  14. It's a tossup between the Cosmo and the New Orleans...both are gorgeous!

    sherri419 at gmail dot com

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  15. https://twitter.com/BBabushka/status/271077854945611778

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  16. I like the Gladiola bag in chocolate.
    cjnedrow at gmail dot com

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  17. I like the Sweet Pea bag, thank you.

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  18. I love the richness of the purple on this bag.
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  19. I also like the Cosmo bag
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  20. Hi,

    I like the Cosmo™/Poppy Clutch™ Bundle. Thanks for the Giveaway !!

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  21. I love : http://www.amymichelle.com/street/new_orleans.shtml

    sausanhanifah@rocketmail.com

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  22. I like the Gladiola bag.

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  23. I like the Gladiola bag in Chocolate!

    coriwestphal at msn dot com

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  24. zebra bag
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  25. I really love the Zebra Bag in the black with champagne lining!! <3 it a lot!

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  26. i like the zebra bag in eggplant

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  27. i love the Sweet Pea™/Poppy Clutch™ Bundle in black

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  28. I like the Lotus and the Eco best.

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  29. ADORE many of them, but my fave is the Magnolia in red: http://www.amymichelle.com/chic/magnolia.shtml

    LOVE!!!

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  30. I love the Zebra™/Poppy Clutch™ Bundle on black :)

    ktgonyea at gmail.com

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  31. I really like the Zebra bag in Turquoise.

    jennylovesjeff (at) hotmail (dot) com

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