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#1 FomoJnr

Posted 09 December 2012 - 01:59 PM

Sister in law is pregnant and I've decided I would like to buy her a beautiful nappy bag for when the bub comes!
I want something that is really nice, probably more expensive than she would buy for herself as they are a bit strapped for cash.
Where should I start looking? Are there any trendy brands I shouldn't miss?
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#2 mum201

Posted 09 December 2012 - 02:08 PM

QUOTE (Sturmy @ 09/12/2012, 02:59 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Sister in law is pregnant and I've decided I would like to buy her a beautiful nappy bag for when the bub comes!
I want something that is really nice, probably more expensive than she would buy for herself as they are a bit strapped for cash.
Where should I start looking? Are there any trendy brands I shouldn't miss?
Thanks ladies original.gif


Honestly, I have the most lovely oroton bag. But never use it. Anything that is like a side satchel is a pita. I generally just end up bunging a few nappies, wipes etc in my handbag. Actually backpacks are super comfy......ergo on the front, backpack on the back.

#3 MrsShine

Posted 09 December 2012 - 02:42 PM

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#4 leebec

Posted 09 December 2012 - 02:51 PM

Il Tutto - Australian designed by ex Oroton designer. Stunning bags, range of prices. You can also tend to find onsale on online stores and DJs stock and have them on sale often.

I have 3 - red Mia, berry Nico & tan Georgia.

#5 ubermum

Posted 09 December 2012 - 03:06 PM

I have ditched my nappy bag and now use a hiking backpack from a disposals store. It is way more practical and comfortable to carry.

#6 CherrySunday

Posted 09 December 2012 - 03:14 PM

I love my Skip Hop Studio Diaper tote - looks just like a handbag, but has perfect pockets for a nappy bag.
Not sure if it's as 'pricey' as you're looking at, but I love it to bits!

#7 Guest_Sunnycat_*

Posted 09 December 2012 - 03:17 PM

I love my Ju ju be bags, but they're quite expensive.

#8 Veritas Vinum Arte

Posted 09 December 2012 - 03:19 PM

I love the Ju Ju Be BeHave.... Handbag and nappy bag in one cool.gif

#9 eachschoolholidays

Posted 09 December 2012 - 03:19 PM

I just used a Bbox - www.bbox.com.au

#10 Freyja

Posted 09 December 2012 - 03:21 PM

I bought my sister one from Oi Oi (they are online). She loves it original.gif They're definitely a special treat!

Edited by Freyja, 09 December 2012 - 03:25 PM.


#11 Toothfairy01

Posted 09 December 2012 - 07:02 PM

I've bought a Storksak bag, it looks like a big handbag. We're about to have our first outing tomorrow so I'll report back on it's functionality.

Depends on how fussy your SIL is, a nappy bag might be something she wants to choose for herself. She might be very grateful for the gift and use it, but there might be features that annoy her.

#12 YodaTheWrinkledOne

Posted 10 December 2012 - 11:23 PM

after having several more expensive ones, my favourite was one I picked up at Big W.  Still use it now as an all purpose carry-all bag when I need to take a bit of stuff with me.

#13 FlamingoG

Posted 10 December 2012 - 11:42 PM

I think nappy bags are a bit unnecessary - something you think you need but don't. I always had a thing for big handbags (Lucky Brand do cool big ones), so now I just have a nappy roll (similar to this: http://www.madeit.com.au/detail.asp?id=640509 )in there with my stuff.

#14 starsg

Posted 10 December 2012 - 11:50 PM


mimco do great nappy bags, round the $200/250 mark.




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