I happily introduce my Twelve (or actually fifteen) most used bags. I actually do wear almost all of them!
This is Peter, he is one of the first ones. I got him from my mom. He is just big enough to carry my cigarettes, wallet, phone and eye liner. (Sasha)
Andrew is sort of Peter's brother. He is also small, but he is shiny. Just as Peter, Andrew witnessed many important happenings while going out. (second hand)
James and John are also early ones, they are brothers as well. The are fierce and big. These guys are serious! (second hand)
Philip here is dark (-er than seems on the picture) red. He has little feet and nice details. His inside is bright red, which reminds me of camera bags like the Simons. The cover is hard so it never loses shape and everything fits in it even though it doesn't look humongous. Even though he's not black, I really love Philip here. (vintage)
Barthomolew (I like the name Nathanael more, reminds me of Gossip girl) is my newest one. He comes from a dark looking, tiny little hidden vintage shop. He was on sale the day I purchased him. I even taught (the no-so-smart) ladies in the shop how to calculate the remaining price after giving a discount (originalPrice*0.70), because the poor oldies were calculating one percent of the price, then thirty times that and subtracting that amount from the original price. Nathanaels cover is hard, Like Philips (that is how they are related, it is like Philip introduced me to hard covers and indirectly opened my world to Nathanael). (vintage)
Thomas is big, but he is also a softy (no hard cover like Nathanael and Philip). He loses his shape when he isn't loaded (with stuff that I shopped). Also, he is not entirely black, more like black denim. He made me doubt very much, since I don't like denim (am I too skeptical?), but I do like black. Eventually I bought him one day in extreme sale because he had caught my attention a couple of times before and I could use a bigger bag that day (came from work, loaded with good stuff). (V&D)
This lovely hand bag is from Esprit but bought in a second hand shop one day for €1.00! Since Matthew here is a small black handbag he goes well with dresses for special events, but he also remind me of tax collectors and therefore seriousness. For a job interview I would take him with me because he keeps his shape and looks fancy. He doesnt stay standing on the floor though, he falls. (Esprit, Second hand)
James the Little here is not to be confused with James from the James & John brothers, therefore James here is sometimes called Thaddeus. I got him from my boyfriend last Christmas. This one is absolutely adorable and I wear him with me often. I got him together with Jude, who I introduce below. (H&M)
Jude here, is the brother of James the Little. He is baptized 'weekend bag' even though he is rather small for one. His inside is pink and he carries a pink envelope with him. This envelope is now empty but waiting for cute notes to be collected inside itself. I love the mix of shiny black and the pink satin inside. (H&M)
The camera bags here are all Simons, they are obscure. I have a weakness for camera bags because they have such unusual shapes. Also, I love how super red they are inside. All these are from different second hand shops. The most recent one is the rectangular one behind. He is yesterday's product of shopping with mom. Small Simon on the left is a lens-bag. He cannot contain anything really (except my lighter and a lipstick?) so he is not handy for going out. Big round Simon has such an absurd shape, I just love him. As for both rectangular Simons, they really have a good shape and size for everything I need to have with me for partying. (second hands)
Finally here is Judas. He used to be awesome, charismatic and extremely handy (and so totally unfashionable that he matched perfectly with all my outfits). I have been mistaken for teacher once or twice when I wore Judas to the university. But Judas betrayed me a little when the metallic clips started to tear through the fabric. Maybe I over-estimated how much weight he could carry. Still he stays great, but I am not wearing him until I find a matching shoulder strap for him, since I cannot carry him by his handle anymore.