Have you ever wondered what you should be bringing in your handbags? Or having difficulty editing your essentials down to the bare minimum? You’re not alone, that happens to us too. With Handbag Edits, we show you what you can throw into different bags of different sizes. We also have celebrities and personalities share their bag must-haves and current favorites.
Fendi first launched the Baguette Bag in 1997. Creative director of accessories Silvia Venturini Fendi told Vogue that it wasn’t originally named after the French bread. She said she was inspired by a journalist who described it as a baguette because you carry it the same way. The brand recently reissued the rectangular handbag in new colors and even released a campaign titled “#BaguetteFriendsForever.”
You can give your style the Carrie touch with this bag. Meanwhile, you also need to know how many items can fit in your Baguette Bag. So, in true Sex and the City woman fashion, we chose functional and luxe items that’ll be useful for you while you’re working and walking around the big city.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8 EUR 300
Aside from your phone, another piece of tech you should have in your handbag are earphones. You can use them to listen to music while walking, watching movies when you’re sitting around, and use them for calls when you’re bustling about. These B&O earbuds are wireless, four hours of battery life, and is bluetooth-activated. It also comes with a compact charging case. Available at Shangri-La Plaza Mall.
Carolina Herrera CH L’eau 50 ml
It doesn’t hurt to bring a bottle of perfume to freshen up in the middle of the day. This Carolina Herrera fragrance has a fresh floral scent. It’s not mini-sized, but it’s small enough to be packed inside the Baguette Bag. Available at Rustan’s The Beauty Source.
Make Up For Ever Matte Velvet Skin Compact
Walking around the city can make you shiny so you should always have a powder compact on hand. You can use this one for lightweight makeup days and also to retouch without looking too cakey. This promises to be water-resistant and long-lasting as well. Available at Freyja.
Pat McGrath Mattetrance Lipstick in 1995
The Mattetrance Lipstick is still very much a cult-fave thanks to its soft-matte finish and pigmented color. For a universal shade, go for 1995, which is described as a “warm light nude.” It sounds contrasting but it works with any skin tone based on the swatches. Available on Sephora PH.
Miu Miu Sunglasses (SMU51P/DHK/0A7)
Really get into the Carrie Bradshaw vibe with trusty shades. This Miu Miu pair has square frames with a gradient color effect, as well as thin arms. You can easily tuck this in your bag when you’re not using them. Available at Vision Express stores.
Onda S3 Mini Powerbank
Working gals always need a powerbank, especially if their jobs require them to be online all the time or at least be accessible via call and/or text. For a portable yet powerful option, go for this mini one from Onda which has 5000 mAh. It also has dual ports just in case you have an extra phone with you. Available on Globe’s website.
Louis Vuitton Sarah Wallet
Make sure to keep your bills and credit cards organized with this envelope-style wallet from Louis Vuitton. It’s designed with the brand’s signature monogram and you can also customize the lining inside—you can choose from a muted rose fabric to a striking fuchsia. Available at Greenbelt 4.
Art by Marian Hukom
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