The Practical Bustle

by jennine on September 4, 2008

It’s amazing someone hasn’t thought of this before. As I was scrolling through my reader this morning, I almost spit out my coffee when I saw the SwanDiamondRose Ruffle Bustle. After all, we love ruffle bags, we love ruffles, bustles are gorgeous, but who can really fit them underneath their pencil skirts? This fanny pack/bum bag (don’t say fanny pack in England, you’ll get all kinds of snickering), is a perfect little bag for those of us with sore shoulders or those of us who don’t want to leave our essentials in our coat check.

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oaktree September 4, 2008 at 4:40 am

your right you do get snickering! lol. ( i myself am guilty of it ). i saw this a few days ago and thought it looked lovely and was thinking of getting it for festivals.


WendyB September 4, 2008 at 5:49 am

Love it!


Ashe Mischief September 4, 2008 at 6:58 am

That’s super sassy! I think my only wish was the zip was on the inside, so it didn’t break up the fun of the ruffles (but then how would you get your things?!).


Poochie September 4, 2008 at 7:10 am

It actually makes that style of bag chic.

Amazing what a few ruffles can do!



Judith September 4, 2008 at 7:41 am

just hilarious!!


susie_bubble September 4, 2008 at 10:29 am

I am ordering one pronto!


Kelly September 4, 2008 at 12:12 pm

I can’t lie…although I wouldn’t wear this often, I could see it being great for a street fair or something. Until someone snuck up behind me and opened it! (if they knew what it was)


SwanDiamondRose September 4, 2008 at 12:57 pm

aw you guys! i’m so glad you like it :) thanks jennine & susie and all. you can wear it to the front/side too if you are worried about pickpockets.


SwanDiamondRose September 4, 2008 at 12:59 pm

hmmm, that smiley face wasn’t supposed to go there.


Emily September 4, 2008 at 1:11 pm

Wow, I’ve never been one for bum bags (has anyone, really?) but this really takes the cake! Looks a bit like one, too :)


Hailey September 4, 2008 at 2:57 pm

OMG! I am in love, wear bum bags all the time - perfect for concerts.


AngieMontreal September 4, 2008 at 4:21 pm

Soooooo cute!!!


meli September 5, 2008 at 12:37 am

reminds me of ruffle undies … cute though ;)


lopi September 8, 2008 at 1:25 pm

What a great idea! I would love to see bloggers use it in their outfits, to see what works with it.


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