When it comes to diaper bags it looks like the 5th time is the charm for me! That’s right – I’ve cycled through five different diaper bags hoping to find the right one; the one that can hold all my supplies, be easily carried while juggling a little one or a load of groceries, and, of course … looks hip! Where could it be?
Well, it’s time you all meet Lily Jade! I have and I’m smitten!
I’ve been carrying my Lily Jade for the last few weeks and am constantly amazed at how perfect this bag is. It’s so much more than just a diaper bag. It’s the ultimate tote, purse, and organizing companion. I can see myself carrying my Lily Jade for years to come – it’s just that classic, timeless and versatile.
Lily Jade was founded by purse loving mama, Meggan Wood. When she entered the crazy world of motherhood back in 2005 she searched and searched for the perfect diaper bag – one that balanced function and fashion – she never found one. That’s when the heart of Lily Jade was born and it later followed with her beautiful line of handbags.
Made to last beyond the baby years, Lily Jade handbags are comprised of two pieces – the handbag (6 styles available) and the baby bag. The handbags are made of beautiful leather, canvas or a combination. They don’t have that diaper bag look. Not one bit. If you walked past them in the store, you’d say, “What a beautiful purse!” But … surprise, surprise – a peek inside reveals the amazing baby bag taking the Lily Jade handbag from purely beautiful to beautiful AND functional! The baby bag is a stand alone pocket system that allows you to organize and store all the essentials. It’s genius. Period. No other word describes it.
And all the angels sing, because look … JUST LOOK! Stocked with all the essentials and organized for easy access. Goodbye bottomless pit, hello Lily Jade baby bag!
When the time come for me to retire diapers, snacks, extra clothes and all the baby day jazz, I’ll simply store my baby bag in my closet and continue carrying my Lily Jade as a regular handbag. Could you find a better investment? Well, yes, of course you could, but not when it comes to diaper bag investments! I promise! I’ve already done that research!
Lily Jade bags normally range from $159-$335 and that includes the baby bag. Happy announcement though … RIGHT NOW THEY’RE ON SALE!
Let’s see, other things I would be silly not to mention … the leather of the Camel Elizabeth is soft as butter. Not joking. The leather Lily Jade uses is unlike any other leather I’ve experienced in a purse. A number of Lily Jade bags have a few carrying options – the normal straps, crossbody and my favorite, the backpack. Three cheers for being hands-free and balancing my purse’s weight on my back! I also love that the baby bag is washable and that the bottom of the Elizabeth has metal studs to protect the base. Oh, and the zipper opens and closes both smoothly and easily, even when using it one-handed. You know those cheap zippers that get stuck and skip? Yeah, Lily Jade doesn’t have time for that. They’ve got top notch zippers and for that I’m quite thankful.
Here’s your chance to fall in love with the Elizabeth, Madeline (another backpack option), Caroline, Anna, Sarah Grace and the rich purple, Cailin! I’m curious, what’s your favorite style of Lily Jade handbags? I’m a bit partial to the Elizabeth, I even made a mini video showing off how my stocked baby bag nests perfectly inside! Swoon! Happy mama here!
Lucky for you, my curiosity about your favorite has a reason … Yes, you guessed it! … the top notch team over at Lily Jade is giving away a handbag to one Baby Gizmo reader!
Thank you, Lily Jade, not only for your generosity, but also for creating something every mama has dreamed of. Lily Jade handbags are a dream come true!
CONGRATS TO OUR WINNER –
What’s up for grabs:
One (1) Lily Jade Diaper Bag. Winner gets to choose!!
HOW TO ENTER: Rafflecopter is back for this one but we are making it SUPER EASY to enter! Only one mandatory entry and the rest are optional entries. You can do them if you want or not. Giveaway starts at 12:01am EST on Monday, July 28 and ends at 11:59pm EST on Sunday, August 3, 2014. US only! (Sorry, Canada!) But let us warn you – if you want the extra entries, make sure you actually do the entries! If you click on “leave a blog comment” on the Rafflecopter widget – make sure you actually leave a blog comment. We check! If you don’t do the actual entry – it doesn’t count! You won’t win. We’ll both be sad.