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.
If you’re a fan of the Givenchy bags by Riccardo Tisci which became pretty much street-style staples from 2008 to 2015, then you might go gaga over Tisci’s new bag with Burberry. With the designer’s debut with the brand, comes a new handbag design which could potentially have the same cult following.
Called the TB bag (for Thomas Burberry), the structured leather bag comes in four versions: small, large, belt bag, and envelope clutch. It’s available in classic shades like camel, burgundy, and black, as well as hand-painted ones in black-and-white, and my personal favorite, pale blue and red. Perfect for summer, it has contrasting painted edges and can be worn on the shoulder, across the body, or carried as a clutch. Like the rest of the collection, it features the new monogram designed by Tisci with Peter Saville.
It may be small and compact, but it can still fit your everyday staples, and especially, ones you’ll need in the tropical season.
Sephora Collection Hydrating Face Mist
To battle the heat, bring with you this limited edition Sephora Collection face mist. It instantly hydrates, without leaving your skin feeling oily or sticky. Easy to carry and lightweight, it can also double as a setting spray. The collection is available in two scents, but for the summer, we recommend the Coconut Water. Available on Sephora PH
Gucci Oversized Sunglasses
The sun’s intense glare is real so don’t forget to bring a pair of sunglasses! Oversized ones in square frames are in, so this Gucci sunglasses made from polished acetate with rose-tinted lenses will help you remain effortlessly stylish while protecting your eyes. Yes it’s oversized but don’t worry, it will still fit in your purse. Available on Net-a-Porter.
A two-in-one beauty staple, Covergirl’s Oh Sugar! collection nourishes and conditions lips while providing tint in different shades. It is infused with vitamins C and E, avocado butter, and grapeseed oil that protects, softens, and smoothens your lips. It additionally promises to do all this without leaving a sticky and greasy feel. Available on Beauty MNL.
Gerard Cosmetics Starstruck Starlet Palette
With the Starstruck Starlet Palette, you get three of Gerard Cosmetics’ most popular Star Powders in one handy and portable item. Used as an eyeshadow, or as a blush topper, this compact palette features the rosy Lucy, the golden Marilyn, and the pearlescent Grace Starlet Powders. Don’t worry it’s cruelty- and gluten-free. Available at Freyja.
Bvlgari Omnia Coral Jewel Charm Eau De Toilette
Spritz on this Omnia Coral when you wanna feel fresh again. It has a lush tropical scent that will remind you of summer vacations. The compact, jewel-shaped bottle is in fact inspired by the exotic allure of red coral. With a formula comprised of juicy wolfberry and bergamot, notes of hibiscus and pomegranate enveloped in a warm base of cedar and musk,this fruity floral perfume might be your new fave summer scent. Available at Rustan’s The Beauty Source.
Art by Marian Hukom
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