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I failed at Crowdfunding – now what?

My Kickstarter Crowd funding campaign has just crashed and burned. And as I lick my wounds, I have tried to gain a little insight into what could have gone wrong. I managed to accumulate a total of 60 backers from 8 different countries who pledged a total of $4 486,...

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What do women carry in their handbags?

Many a man has quaked in his boots at the thought of delving into the depths of his lady friend’s handbag – and so he should! Growing up, my mother’s handbag seemed the source of all things – from spare change to mints, and of course, tissues. There were always...

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Maggie Thatcher’s Handbags

Margaret Thatcher’s handbags were an essential part of her fashion ensemble and even entered the political vocabulary of the time as figurative accessories to her uncompromising approach, especially where European leaders were concerned. The term 'handbagging' was...

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How to buy your Bagsablaze light on Kickstarter

Kickstarter is a rewards based crowd-funding platform. This means that you offer a sum of money and you get a specific reward. When our campaign goes live on Kickstarter, you will be able to choose from a number of rewards, each at a specific price. We will offer up a...

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The History of Handbags

The desire to be organised is universal and timeless. To be able to find what you need, when you need it is not a recent thing. Bags and purses have been used by women…and men to carry money and other personal items for thousands of years – pockets were not invented...

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The voices in my head

I recently did my second Olympic distance triathlon. My experience throughout the race got me thinking about the similarities between taking part in an event like the Noosa Tri and starting your own business. There I was, standing on the beach all dolled up in my tri...

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All shaping up

It's all shaping up! The first Bagsablaze Bag Light is nearly here. The over-mouldings are just about completed and we've received the first pictures of how the end product should look.   The completed outer bits and pieces.   A few changes and adjustments...

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