Affordable Fashion Blog | Walking in Memphis in High Heels : What's in Your Purse Linkup?

Thursday, April 4, 2013

What's in Your Purse Linkup?

 Two in one day - crazy, right?!  Please go vote for me today if you don't mind. It takes less than a minute; I promise. I'm in 3rd place now (barely), and I need to be in the top 5. You can vote every 24 hours for the next 5 days.  Thank you so much!!!  Don't forget to enter the giveaways here, here, here and here that end this weekend!




When I heard Mel talking about a purse linkup with her and Erin, I just knew I had to do it!! I am also linking up with Lauren and Carly.  I love my suitcase, I mean purse!  I'm like Mel when it comes to my purse, it tends to be a bottomless pit, it is leather, Coach, I don't keep many at one time, and I try to find one that I can wear most seasons with most anything!  I'm on a budget people!  I had a canvas purse a few years ago, and the dark blue from my denim rubbed off on my purse and stained it.  After that, I converted to only leather.  And who doesn't love that real leather smell.  That must be how Shane feels when he gets in a new car with leather. haha!  I bought my Coach Flagship Handbag last year on eBay.  You can find some other Coach Flagship styles and colors on eBay here.


  I feel like I carry a lot in my purse, but for some reason when I dump it all out, it seems like less than I thought (or my right shoulder thought.)  I didn't add or take anything out; this is exactly what happened to be in there today.  I carry every single bit of these items in my purse everyday with the exception of the bracelet.  I had it in there to put on today but forgot.  I carry my planner with me everyday.  One day I'll switch to electronic...someday.  And my checkbook and pen.  Yes, I balance it online, but my husband likes to use his debit card about 20 times per day, so it is a necessity to attemp to keep it balanced.  Remember I'm a numbers dork who works in the Credit department.  I always have at least a couple different pony tail holders for when I go to gym.  I have my camera flash and my Square app card swiper.  You never know when you will need to send money with a debit or credit card!  I never realized how many different lip balms I have acquired.  I just recently starting using them, and I used to be only a chapstick girl! 

 
Coach Legacy Colorblock Zippy Wallet Clutch.  Sold out, but you can find them on eBay here.  I love the size of it and that it can be used as a wallet or clutch, but I wish I would have bought the hot pink and blue version instead.

Oia Jules Rhinestone Bracelet.  $30.


Michael Kors Ritz Two Tone Watch.  $250, but bought on eBay for $50.
Nixon Acetate Timeteller Watch.  Sold out, but similar one here for $120 with code STYLE20.  I bought mine at Bloomingdales during a sale for $100.
My two favorite watches that I wear everyday! One to match each outfit of course! I keep them both in my purse because I have a have a habit of leaving the house without putting them on. So if I don't keep them in my purse, I will leave without every single time. Believe me, I've tried quite a few times putting them in my jewelry box. ; )

Coach Kristina Polarized Aviators.  $183.  Bought at Sunglass Hut in Macy's, and they usually have $20 off coupons for there.  These are hands down my favorite sunglasses ever!!!


Bath & Body Works Sweet Pea Pocket Bac.  $1.75.


Lancome Tinted Lip Balm.  $26.


YSL Sheer Candy.  $32.
YSL Rouge Volupte.  $34. 


Baby Lips Peach Lip Balm.  $3.99.
Burt's Bees Pomegranate Lip Balm.  $2.99.


Sony NEX-5N Camera.  $549.99, but I got mine for much less from eBay.

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26 comments:

  1. I am a fellow suitcase carrier. In college when we were broke, I used to bring a 12 pack of beer in my purse and my roomates and I would all open them in the bathroom and drink them because they are so much cheaper!

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  2. Your purse is so much more organized than mine. It's just total chaos with stuff I save for my work expenses.

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  3. LOVE your sunglasses! Mine are Coach too (we have the same case!) but I've had them for like three years so I need some more fashionable ones! I think the ones that you have will be my next purchase!

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  4. You know I'm a Coach girl too. I love your wallet too. I would love to invest into a nice camera, maybe one day I will pick your brain about it. I voted today!!!

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  5. I have to have a huge purse!! I cannot stand small ones! I linked up as well (:

    axellskitchen.com

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  6. I love baby lips! I have a ton of purses, but since I'm a student I've had my large Vera Bradley next to my hip for the past year. I would be too embarrassed to even name everything in there

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  7. $34 for a tube of lipstick? Oh, no. Baby Lips forever!

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  8. I have that same exact MK watch and I love it! I wear it so much! I bought mine on Overstock.com a couple years ago, but I didn't get as good of a deal as you did! $50 is amazing!! I have bought other watched on there, though, and of course I love eBay for tons of stuff!!

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  9. Oh my goodness, THREE watches! You are crazy girl!

    xx
    Kelly
    Sparkles and Shoes

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  10. Love your purse! I used to carry a large purse but as a full-time grad student, I carry enough books and such in my backpack that I didn't need a heavy purse as well.
    I thought about retiring my purse, but I've been a purse girl since I was little and I would feel weird not carrying one. I pretty much keep the essentials in my purse: lotion, hand sanitizer, debit card, a few dollar bills, some change for parking, a few tubes of lip gloss, and my keys.

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  11. I love that you have two watches!! thos lipsticks look so pretty ND CREAMYY!! SO JEALOUS OF YOUR CAMERA!!

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  12. I have hand sanitizer all the time too. I use it especially when shopping. Touching clothes racks gan get ewwy.

    Prabal Gurung for Target Giveaway!

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  13. Two watches? Still not getting that actually :p
    And all those things from ebay! How do you find those? I can never find anything cheap on ebay, could you please teach us how you find things on ebay? :D
    xo

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  14. I want those sunglasses but I am way too cheap for all that!

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  15. Hello,
    Now why hadn't I thought of ebay for a Michael Kors watch, headed over there now. Great tip!
    http://www.robincharmagne.com/blog

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  16. I am so in love with your watch. I need one!

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  17. I love that Coach bag! I have been too cheap to spend much on mine yet. I guess if I got a Coach then I would probably carry it forever though. I get bored and switch too soon though. I'm wanting a new bag right now, haha.

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  18. Love the camera! I am going to try and hint to J i want one for my birthday!

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  19. You are very organized! Love this post :) And I'm loving that camera :)

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  20. love that bracelet. may need to buy one!

    xo Andrea
    www.sophisticatedsass.com

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  21. I'm the same way with my purse, its a black hole!! I'm glad I'm not the only one that carries a camera in her purse.

    -AJ
    FitTravelerAJ.blogspot.com

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  22. I love that wallet clutch! And the sunglasses are fabulous.

    - Lix | http://aclassicnotion.wordpress.com
    http://lixhewettphotography.etsy.com

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  23. Oh, I'm with you. I still use my paper and pen planner all the time. It's just so much easier for me for some reason. Also, I love my Baby Lips!

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  24. Looks like mine! It was funny because when I was scrolling through at first I had to go back and do a double take, your camera case looked like a little handgun case. I don't know the first thing about handguns, so I don't know if they come in that size, but I thought it was funny that it turned out to be your camera.

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  25. Love that you have a million lip things in your purse! I have them in every bag, every coat pocket, both cars, on night stands, everywhere. Obsessed. haha And I have the same camera! Love it!! : )

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