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Gucci Signature Mini Bag

Happy Friday Loves ♥ Another week down + a fun weekend to go! With my weekend state of mind setting in early, it got me thinking about what I have planned. I am super excited about attending my first ever College Fashion Week here in LA this Saturday 10/22 in Culver City! I haven’t been to a fashion show in over a year (since when I lived in NY), so I am looking forward to a fun night that will bring back my favorite NYFW nostalgia :p

Tickets are still available HERE + the sponsors (and gifting) is going to be A M A Z I N G! A bunch of my favorite brands will be there…from Rebecca Minkoff (plenty of outfit shoots filled with RM picks that’s for sure :p), Vince Camuto (seriously one of my favorite footwear brands out there) + Bertha Watches (their chic designs are perfect for any occasion).

Other than seeing some great looks to rock this season, I am actually excited about testing out some new fragrances from Perfumania, maybe getting a chic blowout from DryBar (I haven’t treated myself to one of their amazing blowouts since I have been in NYC…however I am literally obsessed with their dry shampoo – here) + I may just be inspired to ‘get physical‘ with FitBit (I have been wanting to try these out forever…it’s about time)!

I will be sharing LIVE from the event so be sure to follow me on Instagram, Twitter + Facebook to see all the awesome happenings 🙂

 So in my opinion, the best part of having fun plans for the weekend is the outfit + accessories that go along with it! I recently was on the hunt for the perfect ‘going out‘ designer bag which inspired this handbag roundup post ♥ Every year I treat myself to one nice designer bag that in my mind is a timeless investment (that’s how I justify it haha). Think about it, a chic going out bag in a neutral color, made with great quality will last you a lifetime + is perfect for any occasion (like a College Fashion Show perhaps? ;p)!

Finding the perfect bag isn’t always easy…so I rounded up the best ‘going out’ bags for under $1,000 (attainable goal right?)

P.S. a lot of these come in various colors, fabrics + prints – be sure to click to see all the options ♥


Saint Laurent


Givenchy + Chloe


Stella McCartney

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