Do you ever have those moments where you’re rummaging through your purse looking for something you thought you had packed? I’ve experienced way too many of those moments to count. On a day to day basis, I usually carry a large tote bag, so I can carry all of my necessities including larger items such as an iPad or water bottle. However, when I need to scale down for an event or night out, I usually narrow it down to about 5-6 items and carry them in a cute little clutch or purse. The clutch pictured above is a super cute dupe of the Bottega Veneta Cloud Clutch. It comes with a strap and is available in many other colors as well as a larger size. Click the picture above to find out where you can snag this chic $30 clutch! Below, you’ll find details about 6 essential items that are always great to carry in your purse.
Your favorite pair of sunglasses. I don’t know about you, but I’ve had way too many days where the sun would just beam down on my face and give me the worst migraine ever. Having a pair of sunglasses in your bag ensures that you’ll never have to worry about squinting when the clouds decide to clear, they’re also the perfect accessory to any outfit!
Your favorite lipstick. Most of my time out of the house is spent at restaurants eating my life away. So what could be more important than making sure I have my favorite lipstick to touch up my makeup? This is super important if you like to wear matte liquid lipsticks. No butthole lips here!
Your favorite perfume in a pen spray. The first thing I usually notice about someone is the way they smell. Scent is a strong sense and it can be the reason why someone is attracted to you. Having a pen spray on hand helps me make sure that I’m always smelling my best!
Your favorite mini wallet or card holder. Obviously, you’ll need to have your money, credit cards, and IDs with you wherever you go. However, when I switch out my tote bag for a smaller purse, I usually have to switch out my pocketbook too. My favorite mini wallet is the Victorine Wallet from Louis Vuitton because of how spacious yet compact it is, but I also love using card holders for whenever I’m on a night out.
Your favorite hand cream. I wash my hands constantly when I’m outside and I absolutely hate the feeling of dry, ashy hands. I love using this Chanel hand cream to rejuvenate my hands. It smells amazing and it’s the perfect size to fit any purse!
Lastly, your favorite piece of jewelry. I always carry an extra bracelet in my purse because I’m notorious for rushing out of the house and forgetting to accessorize. My favorite accessory is a bracelet because it makes my arms feel less bare. This piece is from Coach and the combination of metals works perfectly with any outfit!
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