Bag a bargain at Bagatelle
There’s a reason why Bagatelle bags are coveted – they are beautiful and they won’t leave a deep hole in your pocket.
That perhaps explains the steady stream of customers you’ll find at this delightful and eclectic St Heliers Bay store.
Located close to the waterfront on St Heliers Bay Rd, Bagatelle is celebrating its first birthday. From day one, owner Di Holland has taken pains to create a niche store where you can step away from the ordinary and buy something unique yet affordable.
The store is chock-abloc with bags, scarves, sun hats, special occasion hats, jewellery, belts, watches, men’s wallets and accessories.
There are loads of inexpensive gifts so you can buy a lot for a lot less from trendy to classic handbags that never go out of style.
You’ll also find evening clutches and fascinators that will add a dash of glamour on those special occasions.
Christmas, New Year’s, Boxing Day or anything in between, you can count on seeing a smile on the face of your loved ones when they receive a Bagatelle gift.
“Fashions fade but style never goes out of fashion,” says Di, who is busy ordering new stuff for the holidays.
Indeed, Di speaks from experience. Having lived in Los Angeles for over 16 years, this Northern Ireland lady has observed the industry closely.
Importantly, there’s no compromise on quality – bags are crafted from Italian and New Zealand leather or other quality material.
If you are stuck for a gift idea or want something unique, Di and her staff – who know the local community intimately – are ready with advice. They can even source products for you if you can’t find it here.
Laybys are available at Bagatelle and Di offers the option of taking any product with you so you can get the opinion of family and friends before you spend your hard earned money.
Bagatelle is a world removed from your aver- age bulk store. In keeping with the village atmosphere of the market, Di has created a store where the friendly staff are more keen on building a relationship than making a quick sale.
So whether you’re looking for the fashionably hip, something simple, or the trendy styles spotted on the arms of celebrities, this is the place.
Bagatelle, Shop 8, St Heliers Mall. Phone 5756192.
Di Holland: Be on the move with a trendy and affordable bag from Bagatelle.