HOTD #40 – Tiger of Sweden Sibylla Bucket Bag in black


My latest bag purchase. I have mentioned before that I celebrate every milestone in my life by buying a handbag. This bag was bought to celebrate my Swedish citizenship, which came through two weeks ago, after 14 years in Sweden and after a 7-year wait. When my first application was being processed I was robbed in South Africa and while I was waiting for a new passport, my residence permit expired. So I had to reapply for residence, wait five more years and then apply for permanent residence, after which I would – finally – be eligible for citizenship.

In celebration of this, I bought a Tiger of Sweden Sibylla Bucket bag. One of my students has one and it is lovely – thick soft leather with lovely pockets all the way round. I love it! It fits A4 but does not look enormous.U49057017Z_050_back_large-1 U49057017Z_050_detail_large-1

Author: Janet Carr

Fashion, beauty and animal loving language consultant from South Africa living in Stockholm, Sweden.

2 thoughts

  1. Congratulations, Janet, on obtaining your Swedish Citizenship! What a long route you had to travel to get it. I like your idea of a new bag for a life milestone! It makes the bag special and a reminder of what it represents. Hope you had a good day!

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