When you change handbags, what are (apart from the obvious keys, wallet, and phone) the things that you always transfer from clutch to pocketbook to purse to satchel?
For me, a note pad and pen are essential items to tote, as I never know when inspiration will strike. Unfortunately, size constraints often dictates the practicality of such tools.
Recently I have found some delightful vintage-inspired small note books, that at 7.5cm by 10.5cm, are ideal to pop into my bag each day:
The Art-deco inspired peacock and gilt notepad is from my local newsagent (paper shop) and continuing with my current couture obsession, the New Look illustrated ones were purchased from the Bendigo Art Gallery during my trip to visit the Golden Age of Couture exhibition.