WHAT’S IN MY BAG 2014

April 29, 2014

Hello!

So was anyone else in London late to work this morning? Ah the joys of a tube strike! Mine wasn’t as bad as bad as it could have been but I still had to take two tubes, two buses and walk!

On a more positive note: it’s payday! Hurrah! Who doesn’t love payday? I’ve already treated myself to a lovely new lipstick: Rimmel Lasting Finish Matte by Kate Moss in 107, a gorgeous deep purpley-pink shade.

So today’s post is the ever-popular What’s In My Bag? I love these posts. I always think a woman’s handbag and its contents say so much about her!

This is my current baby. It’s the Georgia Winged Handheld Bag in Green from Accessorize (£32). I’ve had this bag for about a month now. It was my payday treat for April and I LOVE IT. It’s just the right size for me to be able to carry around all my stuff (I can never have a day bag that is too small for my Kindle); it’s got a long (detachable) strap, so I can wear it on my shoulder when I want to; and the colour is just fab! I actually saw the Coral version of this first and nearly bought that one, but I decided the green would be a better contrast to my wardrobe and would also work better in winter.

Behold! The contents of my bag.

First column (from top): plaster (Band Aid) – Beauty Nation clear nail varnish – blonde hair grip – brown hair tie – gold and pearl ring

Second column: Mickey and Minnie Mouse make up bag – New Look purse – Simple cleansing facial wipes – Vaseline hand cream – Clean & Clear fast-action spot treatment gel

Third column: Kindle Paperwhite in Ink Blue leather cover – Oyster and railcards in Specsavers cover – Nero loyalty stamp card – Arm & Hammer mini toothpaste – Germolene – blue biro

Fourth column: Boots glasses case – keys – iPhone charger – iPod nano 4th generation in Limited Edition Red – 5p coin

>Fifth column: hairbrush – Apple earphones – lipsticks x3 (close-up below) – Vaseline

Sixth column: 7-day travelcard receipt – New Look necklace

My makeup bag is from Primark. I think it cost me £3 and I think it’s adorable.

I love vintage-look Mickey and Minnie with London (of course) in the background. My job requires me to be perfectly groomed at all times so I always carry this bad boy around with me to make sure I can top up when necessary. It’s also why I carry around face wipes, toothpaste and fast-action spot treatment gel. I had a toothbrush in there as well but I think I forgot that in Yorkshire last week…

 

I LOVE this Oyster card holder. My friend has one and as soon as I saw it I knew I needed to have one too. Specsavers were handing them out for free outside Charing Cross Station so Boy picked one up for me. In case you hadn’t noticed, I have a thing for London-themed stuff. I’ve only been in the city properly (as in, further central than Zone 6!) for about 8 months so it’s still a magical place for me!

Nero chai tea lattes are the best. Just the right amount of spice. Two more stamps to go!

Oh, remember when I told you all I was a Harry Potter geek?

 

I thought I had more lipsticks in my bag but apparently not. 05 is probably the one I wear the most at work. Kiss of Life is a fab red but too much of a pain to keep re-applying. Great for evenings out though! Pink Hurricane is OK in an emergency, but it’s been chillin’ in my bag for a few weeks now and I haven’t touched it, so I think that says it all really. I think it’s just a bit too glittery-shimmery for my taste.

This is my emergency necklace. It’s from New Look and I like to keep it handy for those unexpected evening dates, drinks or meet-ups when I don’t have time to go home and change. I can mostly just throw it on over whatever I’m wearing and it just adds that little extra something to a casual day outfit. Apply some lippy and I’m good to go!

So there you have it. Me and my bag!

SUBSCRIBE VIA EMAIL

Pop your email address in here to subscribe and receive email notifications of new posts!

SHOP MY STYLE

[show_shopthepost_widget id=”3581636″]

ALL MY BLOG POSTS

CLOSE
CLOSE