In My Bag

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The details of what’s in a girl’s bag are always so interesting to me. A girl’s essentials say a lot about her!

Recently my bag got an upgrade and when I was moving things over into my new sidekick it got me thinking about the things I never leave home without. There are the obvious – phone, wallet, keys, but I also have a few things that I always keep in my purse.

Recently, I’ve become quite the fan of this trio of pouches. There are 3 little sizes that are perfect for holding a few lipsticks (different shades for different moods), my jewelry that I end up taking off and never remembering where I put it, and a little concealer and bronzer I take with me for grabbing drinks post-work.

So, now that I’m sharing.. the secret’s out. One of my biggest pet peeves is having really tangly hair (I know, it’s weird..) and so I keep a small brush or comb in my purse and never leave home without it. It drives me nuts – I actually have 3 small combs that I place in different purses so I don’t ever go without one.

A newer favorite is this purse-sized roller perfume with Henri Bendel’s new Suite 712 perfume. It’s so nice to not have to carry a big perfume around or one that I’m worried about spilling in my purse and leaking. Aside from that, I never leave home without my headphones! What are your purse essentials?


Henri Bendel Whitney satchel c/o  •  Phone Case (“Polka Rain”)  •  Lip salve  •  Cosmetic pouch trio  •  Henri Bendel Suite 712 perfume c/o  •  Tory Burch slim wallet  •  Make lipstick  •  Pocket sized hairbrush

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  • Reply Chottie

    I absolutely love posts like this! Your Bendel bags are so so cute, definitely could use one or two:)


    March 2, 2015 at 10:33 pm
  • Reply Krystal

    LOVE that phone case! Those little bags are perfect for keeping organized!

    March 2, 2015 at 3:34 pm
    • Reply Christine

      I love them! I’ve been using all 3 nonstop :)

      March 2, 2015 at 8:51 pm
  • Reply Jen

    Love these posts – I find “what’s in your bag” so interesting, too :)

    I’ve been looking for a credit card holder so I can stop lugging my bulky wallet with me everywhere I go. That TB one is perfect.

    I never leave home without my headphones, pony tail holder, lip balm and about 3 different lipsticks haha.

    xo, Jen

    March 2, 2015 at 12:21 pm
    • Reply Christine

      That’s exactly why I landed on the Tory Burch one, especially when I’m running around the city! Sounds like we have the same essentials :)

      March 2, 2015 at 8:52 pm
  • Reply Merritt

    I feel like I’m super weird when it comes to my handbag contents. I literally only have my wallet, keys, phone and a lip gloss or too. I’m very, very simple. Most girls carry their whole life in their handbags!

    The Style Scribe

    March 2, 2015 at 11:18 am
    • Reply Christine

      Me too! I feel like some people were letdown by my answers haha, but it’s true.. less is more :)

      March 2, 2015 at 8:52 pm
  • Reply Deb

    The contents of my bag are almost identical to yours…..minus the brush and plus some gum to freshen after a coffee or a meal. Your new sidekick is beautiful Christine…a really good selection.

    March 2, 2015 at 7:15 am
    • Reply Christine

      I know, I somehow never have gum or mints anymore! I need to get back on it :)

      March 2, 2015 at 8:53 pm

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