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Friday, September 18, 2015

What's In My Bag

I like seeing others' "What's In My Bag" posts and finally decided to create my own. In the past, I used to love oversized handbags -- the ones that are so big, small children could hide inside. Then I tired of big bags and went the opposite direction with a minimal cardholder and nothing else. I'm now in the happy middle with a medium crossbody bag and just some essentials, documented below:

Celine medium box bag
L-R: Louis Vuitton Epi cardholder, iPhone 6, and Ray-Ban folding Wayfarer sunglasses in my CĂ©line medium Box bag.

Ray-Ban folding wayfarer sunglasses
These Ray-Ban folding Wayfarer sunglasses from Sunglasses Shop are compact and perfect for travel.

Sephora makeup bag
L-R: hair tie, Issey Miyake "L'Eau d'Issey" rollerball perfume, Tom Ford "Sable Smoke" lipstick, EOS "Sweet Mint" lip balm, and Boscia "Green Tea" oil blotting sheets in a Sephora cosmetics bag.

What are the top 3 essentials in your purse?


  1. I love that those sunnies fold up - genius!

    Happy Friday :)

    Green Fashionista

  2. I love that bag! I think I need to take inspiration from this post and stop carrying so much stuff with me everywhere. My top three essentials are my sketchbook, my wallet (obviously), and clear mascara. They're every day essentials, really. Great post!

    Amber | y a c h t s m a a n

  3. i love how you keep it to the essentials. i don't even wanna look at my bag!

  4. Great post dear !! I 've published the same blog post today :D

  5. I love how your Ray-Bans fold down even smaller, wish mine did that ahaha!

  6. Life should be filled with essentials things and some splurges ;)
    Thanks for visiting, keep in touch!

  7. Oh my gosh, I am the same way. You will see me basically in the same small crossbody purse because it's so convenient. I am loving your Louis Vuitton card holder! My essentials are: sample-size perfume, everyday go-to lipstick, and credit cards, haha.

  8. Love the Ray Bans! Folding glasses would be perfect for saving space. The thing I've found is that bigger bags seem to attract more stuff. It's impossible for me to carry a big bag and keep only a few things in it, haha.

    Samantha |

  9. Everything in your bag is so stylishly chic! My top essentials are my phone, wallet, and lipstick:).

  10. Your bag + everything inside of it is so pretty!

    Blonde in Cashmere

  11. nice as always! kisses!

  12. I have never seen fold up sunglasses! I love your bag :)

    Sarah | Moved to: What Sarah Writes

  13. I always love these posts and totally on board with carrying lighter. Definitely doesn't weight you down as much, mentally as well. :)


  14. I also love whats-in-my-bag posts as well. Love how minimalistic your contents are. I am hopeless at pairing things down to the essentials and always carry around giant bags.

    Rae | Love from Berlin

  15. How interesting you changed your preference on bag size, I've done the same thing over the past year and funnily enough in the same direction as you! Enormous handbags no longer do it for me and instead crossbody small-to-medium sized bags forever catch my eye :) Your Celine bag is wonderful!

    Gabrielle | A Glass Of Ice

  16. I always love peeking in other peoples bags!!

    xoxoBella |

  17. Love that Celine bag and Tom Ford lipstick. I love reading What's in My Bag posts too, though I don't think I could ever do one myself as I literally change bags every day!

  18. I love to carry a roll ball perfume around with me as well. Its so small and travel friendly :)

    the way to my Hart

  19. Really love your post ! xo
    Can we follow each other ? Let me know on my blog and I will follow back immediately xo

    BLOG | GorisHelena

  20. Beautiful post!
    I feel like I need this bag now, haha!
    My 3 essentials are Carmex lip balm, my iPhone and chewing gums :-)

  21. I love your bag!! And I love the things in your bag!!
    Love from {a lifestyle, fashion, beauty, and food blog}

  22. Amazing bag!

    x V

  23. Love everything inside + the purse ;)

    I always have to keep my lip balm, lotion and a pair of sunnies on me!

  24. love the bag and how everything you have are truly the essentials!

    ~Andrea Tiffany~


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Love, Carolyn