Posts tagged with handbag:
The Fabletics gym bag is higher quality than I was expecting. It’s plenty big enough to hold anything I might need (change of clothes, towel, spin shoes, water bottle, blah blah). It looks a little darker in real life than in the photo—that’s probably because it’s not reading as shiny without direct light. I’m okay with that. It comes with an optional strap so you can wear the bag over your shoulder. I really like this and can see myself using it for a long time. One note: If you like a more structured bag, this probably won’t be your favorite. It’s quite soft and lays pretty flat when empty. (If you haven’t signed up for Fabletics yet, please consider using my referral link.)
I was talking to a friend about Cuyana bags and she mentioned that she was worried about keeping it organized (it only has one internal pocket). I can’t believe I forgot to mention this in this post, but I’ve been using this Honest zip pouch to keep things organized inside my bag. I keep a few pull-ups and wipes in there, as well as hand sanitizer spray, lotion, lip balm, etc. Pretty handy!
Hi! I stumbled upon your post about the Cuyana leather tote. I'm looking into purchasing one myself but I'm not too sure about how it will hold up. Since you've had yours for about two-three months now, how do you feel about it? Is it a good, quality purchase? Thanks! P.S. All your outfits are fabulous :)
Hi Jaclyn! I was wondering if you could help me. I'm going to study abroad in Finland for a month starting in July, and I need a new bag to take with me. I need to upgrade from a grungy backpack, but I need a bag that can fit a Macbook Pro and other things in it without breaking the bank. My budget is around $100, and I prefer totes but I'm open to whatever you suggest. Also not afraid of colour :) Thanks! - Shanae
Hi Jaclyn. Looking for some advice on work bags/totes. I travel extensively for work and am looking for a work bag that has a laptop sleeve/pocket and can hold a bunch of other travel essentials (snacks, folders, small toiletry bag. So bigger than a traditional laptop bag). I'm having trouble finding something that doesn't look like a regular old laptop bag, because I'd like this to be fashionable enough to use on the weekends as well. Would prefer to have a crossbody strap too. Thanks so much!
since this college grad is about to enter the world of working professionals, I'm in the market for a bag that is both super handy and can carry all my work day necessities [toiletries, notebooks, computer, etc.] and is stylish enough for both work and days off. and since I have no idea where to even begin the hunt, I thought I'd turn to you! and since I'm poor, $100 is pretty much the top of my budget. thanks!!! xoxo
Got this question in my Tumblr inbox:
long-time reader, first time asker… on the prowl for a durable gym bag… ideally something more “chic” than “sporty” but at the end of the day, let’s be honest: it’s carrying my sweaty clothes and running kicks (possibly a yoga mat too?). not wanting to break the bank but wanting a quality bag. thank you so much! — littlemisshappyhour
I use my Lululemon bag for the gym (and they do have really cute bags), but I’m on an anti-Lulu kick right now so I’m going to try and give you some other options. (They’re also really overpriced SO THERE’S THAT.)
Fabletics has a cute black/blue gym bag for just $32! If you want to sign up, please consider using my referral link. (Thank you!)
I am LOVING this Eddie Bauer gym tote/weekender. It’s $70, but it can also carry a yoga mat. It also has a separate pouch for carrying water.
Gap has a gym bag that’s marked down on clearance right now to $30 (from $50).
I don’t know if you saw this recently on my blog, but Target has a C9 by Champion gym tote that’s almost identical in design to the Lululemon bag I use. It’s only $30!
Zappos has discounted two really nice North Face gym bags. The first is a yoga tote (with yoga-mat carry across the top) that is now $65 (from $89). Love the gray and pink color. The second is a slightly smaller, less structured tote for $56 (from $70).
I keep hearing really great things about Manduka’s yoga mats. They range in price on Amazon for the PROlite version, but are about $50-$70, depending on what color you want. If you don’t want to spend that much, I recommend checking at local Marshall’s or TJMaxx stores. They usually sell high quality yoga mats for next to nothing (check the brands/reviews online before purchasing).