I love to see what girls keep in their purse. It's like getting an uncensored glimpse into our everyday lives. Most of the time, you'd probably catch mine with piles of crumpled up receipts, but I have to make sure to clear those out regularly in order to avoid going crazy. An organized bag makes me feel less flustered. These pictures were taken right after picking my Rocco up from the cobbler. I've only had it since February but here's a fair warning to anyone considering getting this bag: the leather is super soft and is extra susceptible to wear and tare on the edges. In my initial excitement to use it, I never protected the leather and the trim recently started to wear down, exposing the wiring underneath. Luckily, my local cobbler knows his stuff and made the damaged patches reappear like magic.
No matter what, I always have to have my necessary mix of fashion, beauty, and work related items in order to function on the go. Today, we have: 1. Favorite sunglasses of the moment by Prada and Dita, 2. My most used Estee Lauder and Chanel (this one was limited edition) lip glosses, 3. Jo Malone perfume samples (I'm currently researching my favorite scent), 4. My favorite Bobbi Brown lip balm which I can never be without (clearly, judging from the rubbed off label), 5. Sally Hansen cuticle oil, because my cuticles always seem to get dry when I'm out and about.
6. Kate Spade iPhone case (I dress my iPhone up in outfits about as often as I dress people in outfits), 7. Oversized Abas wallet that's more like a clutch but with wallety compartments, 8. Graphic Image day planner - I'm loyal to this weekly one because each day has ample space to write details about my day, 9. Neon Gelly Roll pens with which I color coat the events of each week (some things haven't changed since middle school), 10. Kate Spade silver cosmetics case, 10. Tape measure, 11. Fashion emergency essentials that regularly save the day - double sided tape, safety pins, and a Tide To Go stick.
What necessities do you always keep in your bag?