I’m always fascinated by the contents of a woman’s handbag. Because what a woman carries around with her every day can tell you a lot about the kind of person that she is. It’s a bit like asking what items you would save from a burning house, filling your handbag forces you to determine your priorities.
When it comes to the contents of my purse, I’m a bit of a minimalist. I don’t carry a makeup bag like most women, and I don’t like to clutter up my bag with lots of “just in case” extras. Like my closet, I like to keep the contents of my purse well-edited.
My go to work handbag is a the Rebecca Minkoff Mini MAB. It holds all of the essentials and still has room to add more if you’re traveling. If the $500 price tag is more than you can bear, you can sometimes find these bags on sale on Gilt, Rue La La, and other sample sale sites. As for what’s in my bag, the following items have made the cut:
Seriously, that plus keys and a Metro card is all that I carry in my purse. I like to be able to find things and I hate being weighed down. These are the essentials, no more, no less. So what do you carry in your bag that you simply couldn’t live without?