What's in my Bag | Tried & True Daily Must-Haves


Happy Hump Day! Today I'm sharing the things that I've worn + used time and time again, that never fail me. Here's a quick roundup of items I always have with or on me, at all times. And most of them are super budget-friendly! (Harrison, are you reading this?! I CAN be budget-friendly!) 

TOTE | This is one of my favorite tote bags, which also happens to be one of the least expensive bags I own ($60 say whaat!). I love the structure and simplicity of this and it now comes in a deep green which I think I have to snag (Okay, I don't think - I KNOW I will be buying this) 

SUNNIES | We can't live without sunnies and my current favorites are these Le Specs. I just discovered this brand and am really impressed! Love the shape, love the color & especially love the price ($69!) I'm linking mine, plus a few other favorites below...

ARMANI LIP MAGNET LIQUID LIPSTICK | If you haven't tried these, I am telling you now YOU ARE MISSING OUT. This is one of, if not THE, best lip colors I've ever used. It's like a cross between a gloss and a lipstick; goes on wet with lots of moisture, then dries matte without looking cracky/crusty, and it stays on for hours on end. The colors are fantastic and the size is perfect for throwing in a tote, clutch, or even pocket. You'll thank me later. (I have colors 400 and 505)

ARM CANDY | I've gotten in the habit of throwing these bracelets in my purse because I often leave the house without anything on my wrists. You can never go wrong with gold & tortoise shell, and the fact that JCrew has kept this pave link bracelet in stock season after season proves I'm not the only one who feels this way. The tortoise shell bangles are on sale - yay! They're all linked below (photos of tortoise aren't showing for some reason... just click to see them!)

PLANNER | So many people can do this phone calendar thing and I just cannot make it work. I've found that I have to physically write something down in order for my brain to register it. I love a good planner and this year I actually found mine at Target! (Sugar Paper, for the win). 

What are your tried & true must-haves? I'd love to hear if I'm missing out!