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No matter how hefty the bag I own is, I always seem to find a way to fill it to the brim. It's like all that extra space is just begging to be taken up by magazines, notebooks, a first aid kit... perhaps a zip lock filled with extra snacks in case I get hungry on a quick walk to the bank? Of course, it's only a matter of time before my once empty tote starts to weigh close to ten pounds -- and that's just not a delight to carry.
So this summer I've decided something: I need to start carrying a purse that will weigh in at only a couple pounds but will still be large enough to fit my keys, cell phone and emergency lipgloss.
This Chain Shoulder Bag ($19.80 at Forever21.com) definitely fits the bill. The long chain gives it a nice ladylike feel, while the basket weave makes it look a lot more expensive than it's under $20 price tag might suggest. And I can still fit a reusable shopper in it -- which means I'll have extra storage on hand for those (few) times when I really do need it.
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