Monday, August 17, 2009

What's in Kate's ...


...Purse?

aaahhh my Marc. i lusted after him. and then, Evs took crazy pills and actually purchased him for me. i love him (both hims - Marc / Evs). i pet him daily (the Marc... and the Evs, if he's good). but hot-damn if this purse doesn't hold a whole mess of crap. its like Mary Poppins Magical Tapestry Bag, but instead of lamps and house plants, the Marc holds over 20 different kinds of lipbalm/stick/gloss/glaze/glass.

let's take a closer look, shall we?

starting from the nail polish on the left and working our way clockwise, we have:

  • Sally Hansen Insta-Dri Fast Dry Nail Color in Petal Pusher - this stuff is fabulous! i use it to extend the life of any nude or very light colored manicure by days - and it really does dry in 30 seconds.

  • Laura mercier Lip Stain in Mulberry

  • Clarins Shine Stopper in Beigs Transparent - amazing midday powder - erases grease and shine.

  • GAP pure lip gloss minis - swag from Brand About Town

  • 2 Shout Wipes

  • double lipstick case from Bali - inside: Clinique lipstick in Think Bronze and MAC Lipglaze in Hot Tahiti (my go-to red color), and one gold earring from Banana Republic (boo)

  • Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion - i hate greasy lotion and rarely put lotion on my hands at all, but this stuff is great for the winter and a dab will even go over your makeup on a dry-spot if need be.

  • pouch from NYC China Town - inside: CO Bigelow Mentha Lip Tint in Plum Mint (freshens your breath with a hint of color!); Sephora Ultra Shine Lipgloss in #90; MAC Lustreglass in Love Nectar (my favorite gloss of all time!); MAC Lipglass in Viva Glam; unknown brand of lipgloss from my wedding day makeup artist in Plush; MAC Lipglaze in Cosmo (my wedding day lipstick and my current wear-to-work lipstick); Mabelline Lipstick in Crimson Crush (its also a lip plumper); YSL Gloss in Golden Gloss (the most expensive lipgloss known to man with "real flecks of 24k gold and mango extract" - i could eat it, its that delicious); magical tweezers with case (magical b/c they are the only brand of tweezers that doesn't get confiscated at the courthouse when i got through the metal detector)

  • Victorinox Swiss Card (includes mini-ruler, nail file, letter opener, toothpick, stick pin, tweezers, and pen - i believe i still have this from HS graduation - its handy!)

  • Banana Republic sunglasses in the biggest case ever made on this planet

  • iPhone

  • escort card from E&J's wedding

  • monogrammed wine charm from J&D's wedding

  • Coach wallet (i thought about opening that sucker up but we'll have to save that for another day)

  • after-hours / garage swipe card for work

  • Trish McEvoy's Little Black Card in Champagne Shimmer (and yes, there's more lipgloss in there too)

  • keys

  • gift certificate for 5 yoga classes at Exhale Spa

  • Uni Ball Vision Fine Point pen in blue

  • silver monogrammed business card holder

  • Burt's Bees Lip Shimmer in Guava (the only "chapstick" i own)

  • dry cleaning tags

  • movie tix for The Hangover and Julie & Julia

  • Bed, Bath & Beyond 10% off Bridal Registry certificate

  • receipt from West Elm for unneeded rug pad
there you have it. the answer to the burning question "What's in Kate's Purse?"**

tune into tomorrow to for Installment Numero Dos of "What's in Kate's ______?"

**please don't sign me up for Hoarders. i promise i'll throw out the dry-cleaning tags.

14 comments:

  1. gorgeous bag and love how much STUFF you can fit in it! :)

    i was thinking in the middle of the night (you know, when i do all my thinking) about doing a post on how to organize your purse.

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  2. Great bag. I feel the same way about my LV Speedy though...it is the place where I carry all of my necessities...plus some...but whenever I go to clean it out, I justify keeping all of it in there.

    I love Hoarders. It simultaneously freaks me out and fascinates me.

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  3. gotta love the mj! i have a mary poppins bag from him as well--i was tailgating and was able to fit: (2) 6-packs of corona, 2 bottles of cider and a pair of heels along with all of my other usual crap i carry with me.

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  4. I definitely keep way too much in my purse too! Since I've started using one that doesn't have a zipper to close it, the amount of things I store have downsized considerably.

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  5. Just did a post on that very Marc Jacobs bag as my covet of the week! Too funny. Love, love, love that bag!

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  6. 1st love the bag.

    2nd love that you have stuff in your purse! :) Finally! I see someone who posts about all the stuff they have not like my keys, sunglasses and wallet, because we all know that is lying and WE DON'T LIKE LIARS!

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  7. Wow - good Evs! I've considered proposing marriage to that particular Marc, but my own personal husband hasn't cottoned to the idea of buying me capital "P" Purses yet. Sigh.

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  8. This post is great! I carry EVERYTHING with me in my purse so it's always fun to see what others are carrying around :) Maybe I'll do a similar post someday...

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  9. Your purse is so fantastic. I'm in love!! And this is so interesting to see what's in someone's purse. :)

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  10. holy lip gloss! for a minute there i thought you were joking but i now see that you joke not. i also carry at least 5 glosses/balms with me at all times. and i also carry tweezers. i have tweezerman, and am getting tired of having them confiscated at airports.

    i love the Marc. he's so dreamy.

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  11. Hahaha, awesome. That bag is beyond lovely- but why on earth does the BR make their sunglass cases so ungodly huge? I have two pairs myself and UGH!

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  12. I love Marc Jacobs too!
    Your bag looks fab..

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  13. I'm a new reader so this was my introduction to that fabulous bag. I'm smitten!

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