Happy 2019! I am back, and this time I am going to review two of the Biker Starlet’s latest bags collection. I believe most of you are no stranger to this South Korean designer bag label because I have been raving about it since my very first purchase years ago. Fast forward 5 years and today, I am still very much in love with their designs.
The kind ladies behind Biker Starlet sent two of their bags from the latest collection, and it arrived right before Christmas. Just in time for the pre-Christmas brunch date with K at the newly revamped SKAI bar. To read more about the beautiful bar at the 70th level of Swissotel The Stamford and its offerings, click here.
I brought the Noelle Bag out for the day. It comes in two sizes, the small and the original. Being a small bags collector, of course, I chose the small one. This design debuted in Spring 2018, and now it comes with a brand new, sophisticated Khaki colour to suit the late winter mood. The deep and solid green colour complements the slip dress from Klarra so very well, it lifted the holiday mood almost instantly.
Speaking of the size of the small Noelle, I didn’t think it is an issue. It could be that I am used to mini bags. I usually wear mini bags on a date, attending a wedding or gatherings with one, which generally only lasted a few hours before returning home. This particular bag may look small, but it could load up my wallet, iPhone, house keys, lipsticks and a packet of tissue papers. I’d say the size is pretty decent – just nice to fill up the essentials that could last me for half a day.
The cow leather bag is soft yet sturdy – It feels soft, but the bag stays in its oval, elegant shape even when its empty. I love the flap design and vintage buckle opening. It ensures easy accessibility yet very secure.
The other bag I got was the Winnie bag from the latest collection. I like it because it is a timeless and classic sling bag that would fit almost everything from your wardrobe.
One thing that I think Biker Starlet should improve on is the quality of their buckle for Winnie. The vintage outlook certainly looks classy, but it doesn’t withstand the daily wear and tear. I barely wear it about 5 times and starting to see noticeable scratches at the buckle. I didn’t encounter any problems with my Noelle bag though. Probably it is just the closing mechanism that causes the scratches inevitably.
They have some terrific deal on their official website. Some of the designs are having a 50% discount, a great time to get a new bag!
Note to International Shoppers
I did receive some feedback about having problems purchasing their bag. I figured it is because you’ve visited their Korean site. They do have an English site cater to international customers. Head here to access their English site for international customers. All you need to do is to add the bag to the cart and select “check out all” at the bottom of your cart page. If you do not wish to sign up as a member, you may select “Guest Checkout”, and continue to pay by credit card or PayPal. However, using guest checkout means you won’t be able to accumulate points for any future purchase.
Biker Starlet x Pheuron Tay – Exclusive Promotion
I’ve partnered with Biker Starlet for some awesome promotion only for you! Simply DM them the code “Pheuron2019” on their official Instagram right after you’ve done purchasing your bag and you will receive a Poppy Canvas Bag of your choice worth SGD 47++! For members who spend more than KRW 200,000 (USD 179++ or SGD 243++), upon DM them the code, you’ll be given a Poppy Canvas Bag of your choice and a super cute Champagne Clutch! They’re having up to 50% sale on their site now so just click away!
2019 New Store: 13 Sangwon-gil, Seongsu-dong 1(il)-ga, Seongdong-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Opening Hours : Mon-Fri 9:30am-6:30pm / Sat 11:30am-6:30pm