The changing tides of fashion have officially relieved our once weighed down shoulders with a new, lighter and more carefree approach to how we carry our belongings.
Introducing, The Micro Mini Cross Body.
These tiny bags have a way of making any outfit instantly playful while at the same time conjuring a bit of theatrical magic—you become the magician pulling a “rabbit” (phone) out of the proverbial “hat” (micro.)
First, follow these steps:
1. Ditch the wallet. It is time your credit card, photo ID and business cards went commando.
2. Trade you cumbersome pack of gum for a slim pocketpak of listerine strips; it saves you the chewing as well.
3. As far as beauty and hygiene essentials that are ergonomically designed to fit into your new mini go: I highly recommend PopBeauty products, not only are they created with multifunctional use and smart packaging, they also contain nourishing oils and vitamins. PopBeauty’s Plump Pout Liquid Lipstick Stain is everything you need in one flat tube of gloss, it stains for extra long wear, plumps, gives a high gloss finish AND is about the size of a credit card! It will fit easily into the flattest of clutches.
Another essential is the No Show Camouflage Fix, which corrects dark circles, redness and complexion imperfections in a tiny flat circle and conveniently has a mirror on the back. No applicator necessary.
4. Last but not least . . . the age old dilemma of what to do with the keys. You have three options 1) Show them off! Clip your keys on the outside of your mini along with a Fendi bug or decorative key chain to add your own personal touch. 2) Employ your plus one to carry them for you. 3) Purchase a key connecter that will hold your most important key or two on one side and the rest of the keys that you do not use all of the time on the other.
Once you can accomplish these steps then you move on to the perfect bag. Almost every designer is doing their own version of the micro bag, so the decision should be pretty simple if you are loyal to a particular brand. Yet with all of the options it is important to find a bag that is aligned to your unique lifestyle and PURSEsonality ;-)
Still not enough space for you? Not to worry, you can join in the trend by attaching your teeny tiny bag to a larger bag, backpack or tote.
Check out my full article on Yahoo Style UK
New York City | Mott Street | June 29th, 2015
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Photos by Keziban Barry