4 items Mel has her eye on right now

9 March, 2023 / words by IALH Editorial Team

Written by Melissa Holdbrook-Akposoe

Image by @tailoredstyling


Small Puzzle bag in soft grained calfskin

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Years ago I got this bag in tan for £400. Yes £400!! I bought it at a matches fashion sample sale a few years ago and I didn’t come with the strap (hence the price). I stupidly sold it years later and as time goes by I’m starting to regret my decision. Now, I’ve got my sights on the same bag in sand but the price is INSANE! I hoping that someone sees this and blesses me with it because your girl CANNOT!


Embroidered silk shirt

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As you can tell I’m a bit Loewe obsessed of late and that only increases my love for this shirt. It’s so sultry and easy to wear but the price?!? Baybeeeeeee. I’ve been looking at it for a while and make take the plunge soon because I know it’ll be something I wear for life.


Medium Cabat

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I’m really into this bag. REALLY into it. But the price???? My God!!! I know it’s considered a classic bag for life but is it birkin adjacent? Because I could really get a B25 for that price! I do really really want it though but I think I’ll be going down the pre loved route. As you can tell the price of things are really affecting me of late.


Trainers – Suede Kidskin

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These are the only trainers that have caught my eye of late. Something about them is SO CUTE but I can’t seem to find them in green anywhere? I refuse to pay any kind of personal shopper to search for them so until I find them in store it’s not happening!



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