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I’ll be the first to admit that I didn’t get hooked on YouTube because of makeup. It was actually the endless time I spent watching the “What’s in my Handbag?” videos. I spent a lot of time watching those. I was actually in love with handbags before my huge obsession with makeup (don’t get me wrong, I’ve always loved it, but didn’t really start accumulating until a few years ago). So I thought I’d show you what’s in my clutch. I think I’m going to do a video about what’s in my bag later (I love my Kate Spade bag!). I have been carrying this around all weekend and I love it for just about anything. Running errands just got way cuter.

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The clutch I’ve been carrying around is my best friend clutch aka the Louis Vuitton Toiletry 26 Bag. My friend and I each got one on our most recent trip to Toronto together. I had been wanting this for so long, so it just seemed like perfect timing. It’s a really great size and it fits a lot. I mean A LOT. I think the reason why I never really bought before was because the price seemed a little much for a makeup bag only & if I was going to get one, I really wanted the largest size. Jen pointed out the size for a clutch and I’ve been using it that way since I got it. I stick my essentials for errands in there and it’s super cute and portable. I love the idea of using this as a makeup bag for travel and then your clutch so you don’t have to pack 2 different bags. Genius.

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First is the non-beauty accessories. I carry my iPhone 5S everywhere. It’s a serious essential. I do keep a case on it as I shattered my old one and had to wait a few months until I could get this one and it was miserable. Case it is! My sunglasses are Kate Spade and I don’t see them on the site any more. These are really great polarized sunnies that work well for everything. I got them on sale + an extra discount and they are some of the best sunglasses I’ve used! When I wear them in my clutch, I usually ditch the case. The key holder is also from Louis Vuitton. I’ve had FOREVER. I love that it holds lots of little keys like for the gym or those annoying little membership tags. I’m thinking of getting a colored one next since I’ve had this one for so long. The Aesop hand sanitizer is non-drying and perfect for on the go. When we were at a 4th of July party, it was nice to have on hand. The card case is Mulberry and I love the bright pink. It’s so cute and easy to throw in any bag. I also stuck my Aesop hand lotion in my bag as well. This is really thin so it dries quickly, but it’s almost balm-like so it is instant relief for hands or anything else.

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I actually don’t carry a ton of beauty items with me on the go. I keep my lipstick (Dior Addict 222) in my bag wherever I go and I’m almost out! The others are add-ins depending on what I’m doing. I put in my Armani UV Foundation Powder (#3) and my Hakuhodo travel brush for touch ups. I also added the Bite Beauty BB in Suede which is just a pretty plum color that goes with everything. It’s so moisturizing it’s like carrying a super luxe lip balm. I also take my Elizabeth and James perfumes (white and black) just about everywhere with me because I literally have a sick, sick obsession with them.

That’s what’s in my clutch! Do you have any essentials?

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  • Reply Joyce (bronzerbunny)

    love it! I want that mulberry case ahh! and aesop!! eee yay!

    July 27, 2014 at 2:34 am
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