It’s become a thing of sorts to do a yearly what’s in my bag post, (here are previous posts: 2011 // 2013) so here’s this year’s post. Except this is not my regular, everyday bag but one I carried around in Goa on vacation. So it’s less everyday junk, more essentials (ok who am I kidding, I do not need to carry around four different lip products but it’s a lot of fun!)
My current bag of choice is the Navy & Tan Satchel from The Closet Label. When I’m choosing a bag, looks are important & this looks fiiiiinne. And it effortlessly pairs with beachy kaftans or jeans & shirts, whatever I feel like that day. Not to mention it fits everything while encouraging me to whittle down what I carry.

Ray-Ban Clubmasters are my all time favorite pair of sunglasses!
Status Anxiety ‘Audrey’ Wallet I probably don’t need to talk about this more than I do already. Gorgeous, well made. A dream wallet, if such a thing exists. I blogged about this here.
theBalm Mary Lou Manizer A champagne highlighter / eyeshadow / shimmer packed, possibly one of the single greatest makeup products I have ever tried, I like carrying this around for the cute label & big mirror.
Smith’s Strawberry Lip Balm Part of a lip trio (I reviewed it here), this smells just like strawberry milkshake to me & keeps my lips oh so smooth!
L’Occitane Green Tea & Jasmine Solid Perfume I got this because I wanted to see what solid perfume was about. My verdict? Overpriced & overhyped, I’m glad I got it out of my system. I suppose it’s sort of handy to carry around?
Rimmel Apocalips in ‘Big Bang’ My all time favorite red lip product, a must have if you’re into luscious looking true reds! I can’t get enough of this so I even bought a backup.
Revlon Just Bitten Kissable Balm Stains in ‘Rendezvous‘ (orange) & ‘Romantic‘ (red). I’m a very big fan of this range & I actually own three colors. These give a good amount of color & last so long (not to mention moisturising too). They will finish up a look without grabbing all the attention, so overall they’re pretty good for day wear & vacations when you just want to put something on & forget about it.
Crabtree & Evelyn Hand Therapy in ‘Somerset Meadow’ A hand cream is a good habit to have, I think. This one smells like spring!
And then of course there’s hair bits like bobby pins & a comb!

I also realized that I forgot to add my phone to the above photos, but it can be seen below. The silicone case is by Case-Mate and you can see it better here.

Here’s how everything fits. I’m sure I could stuff in more too. The only con I can find is that the bag has a very slim profile so it’s hard to get anything broad/bulky in there.

So that’s everything that’s in my vacation bag. I think I’ll show you what’s in my everyday citybag soon!
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