I do love a peek into other people's handbags, and the 'What's In My Bag' post is still as intriguing to me now as it was when I first stumbled across them six or so years ago. There's something fun and mischievous about discovering what delights other people carry about with them. And I usually come away with a number of goodies added to my wish list… oops!
Now that Henry is older and doesn't require quite as much paraphernalia as he did when he was a baby, occasionally I indulge myself and take one of my own handbags out with me, rather lugging along his changing bag. My latest love is the Prada Saffiano Tote, but I do still have a special place in my heart for my Miu Miu Bow Bag
and Mulberry Bayswater
. Hopefully they'll all get some love in the summer months. So here are the items that I carry around with me...
: It's not yet spring, but it's still cold enough to need a scarf. I love this chic grey check cashmere number, which goes with any outfit and keeps me nice and snug.
: My pocket sized Filofax comes everywhere with me - allowing me to jot down notes and check appointments the old fashioned way.
: A robust canvas pouch that holds all my makeup and other little essentials which I've listed below in more detail.
Portable iPhone Charger
: My iPhone is notorious for running out of battery at the exact time I need it, so I now keep a portable phone charger for top-ups on the go. I love the small size and sleek design.
Canon S120 Camera
: This compact camera provide high quality images without the weight and size of a DSLR. Matt and I have also resolved to vlog our move to America, so this always comes with us - although so far we've not actually filmed anything!
Mulberry Continental Wallet:
I've been the proud owner of this beautiful blush pink Mulberry wallet for three years now, and I love it as much now as I did when I first laid eyes on it. It has plenty of space for cards, as well as an area for notes (which will come in handy in the US where dollar bills seem to be a necessity) and a zipped pocket at the back.
As you can tell, I'm partial to pink leather, so when I spotted this cute little coin purse, I had to have it. As well as holding coins, it's handy for keeping smaller items such as hairbands, gum and receipts inside.