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.
Summer is the unofficial season for woven bags. In a previous Handbag Edit, we had our eyes on Aranáz’s Tiki Seashell bag, which is a small bucket bag that can only fit the key summer essentials like makeup and our shades. If you want something more spacious, the Loewe Raffia Tote Bag is your best bet.
The Raffia tote bag has adjustable leather handles and a patch with its logo embossed in front. Who What Wear predicted you will see this bag everywhere this summer. They also noted that the mini version of this bag is already sold out on Net-a-Porter. Don’t worry though because the medium-sized one is still in the market.
It’s the perfect bag to bring to the beach. It can also match your city look like how Gabbi Garcia used it during Loewe’s recent store opening.
If you still have trips planned this summer, you can bring this bag with all your beach essentials like your sunblock, camera, towel, and so on. Refer to our list below to see what you can put inside this Loewe bag.
SORA Paradise Towel
Would you believe this towel is made from recycled plastic bottles? Yup, it is! It’s lightweight and you can roll it up to fit inside your tote bag. You can spread this out on the sand and even use it as a cover-up when you’re walking along the beach. The Paradise design comes in a bright canary yellow shade with painted leaves and birds of paradise flowers. Available online.
Biore UV Watery Essence SPF50+PA+++
This is a water-based sunscreen that won’t leave a sticky feeling on your skin. It has Aqua Micro Capsules with UV block properties to protect you from the sun. It also keeps your skin moisturized via hyaluronic acid and hydrates it using citrus essence. Available at Beauty MNL.
Love Brown Four Seasons Shimmer Oil
Love Brown has a new line of shimmer oil you can use this summer. Four Seasons is a rose gold color, which is a unique choice among all the bronze and gold shimmers in the market. Get one or three for yourself, or share with your friends. Order here.
Sunnies Studios The Zio Sunglasses in Citrine
The Zio has a rectangular frame and yellow shade, which will give your summer outfit a pop of color. You can also choose from three other colors if you want more options. Available at Glorietta 2.
Instax Square SQ10
Not only can you take photos with this Instax camera, you can also take videos and pick the frame you want to print. There are 10 filters you can choose from to edit your beach OOTDs and selfies with friends. Available at Camera Haus stores.
Toni N Guy Sea Salt Texturizing Spray
Give yourself beachy waves before you even take a dip in the sea. All you need to do is spray this on dry or damp hair to create the summer-appropriate locks you always wanted. You can also use this when you’re in the city. Available at Watsons.
Asahi MF 038 Mini Rechargeable Fan
The warm weather can get unbearable at times. Aside from drinking water to keep yourself cool, you can bring your own compact fan. This one can be charged beforehand and also has three speeds. Use this while you’re laying on the sand or poolside. Available at Abenson.
Viajecito Splash Kit
Always bring Viajecito’s waterproof kit with you so you can put keep your phone, earphones, and your mini fan safe. If you’re not bringing any of your gadgets to the beach (which is unlikely), you can add all your summer beauty essentials inside. Available online.
Art by Tricia Guevara
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