What's In My Radley Bag

9 August 2018

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Full disclosure…my bag doesn’t always look like this! I mainly keep my bags pretty tidy though (apart from the odd post office ASOS return receipt or chocolate bar wrapper) as I change them around so much.  I have one bag - my beloved Kate Spade that my mum got me for my birthday last year - that I use every day as it’s the perfect size for work but, when I’m heading out for the day then I want to take a smaller bag. And, that’s where my second most-used (now) bag comes into play. 

My new Radley!

I was kindly gifted this bag out of the blue from a lovely PR but was under no obligation to write a post. But, after I got such lovely feedback from my What’s in My Beach Bag post recently then I thought I may as well share with you what I thought of this one just in case you were thinking of investing in a Radley bag yourself. I was sent the bag way back in March so I’ve had enough time to fully try it over weekends and when I’m at home to see what I can carry around with me and what won’t quite fit.

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Firstly, let’s talk about the actual bag just a little bit more *eye heart emoji*

It’s a really good size for when you don’t need to take much out with you and is in a great taupe colour that you can wear with SO many other colours – it particularly looks great with white in the summer, though! It’s made from smooth leather and has so many compartments including a zip compartment, two slip pockets AND an adjustable strap which I LOVE on a bag. Yeah, bags are my thing, can you tell? And, to top it all off it has the classic and iconic Radley dog charm that is also detachable and comes with a Radley dust bag.

But, now on to what the hell I keep in there…

Normally when I take a small bag out I’ll not usually won't bother with a purse, I’ll just take my little card wallet instead that I picked up for a mere £2 from Primark. So many smaller bags rarely fit a purse (this one does, however, even my huge Kate Spade purse) and if I’m just going out for the day I’ll only take a couple of cards with me – it’s also easier when you’re using contactless and hopping on and off the tube and bus in London.

Now that it’s sunny I can swap my winter gloves out with my summer sunglasses! Hurrah! And, Primark comes up trumps again with this pair for just £3 – they have some in store still and I would definitely recommend this shape! I also carry a little notepad around with me just in case inspiration should ever strike when I’m out and about (it so rarely does, but you never know!). So many people write to do lists and ideas into their phone now but I prefer good old-fashioned pen and paper, because apparently I’m 80 years old. 

The little bits and bobs I keep in my bags, I transfer out from one to the other as and when I use them (I have around 20-30 bags so things get moved around a lot). In this case I took my hand cream and lip balm that I got from my Christmas advent calendar (yeah, these things have lasted a long time) that my Mum got me. And then there’s just the absolute essential thing I’ll never leave the house without – my keys! I only have two keys as I only have two locks to my flat in London and a simple ‘Beatles’ key ring on there, mainly so I can find them a little easier!

And there you have it! My What’s in my Radley bag post! Even though this one was gifted to me I do tend to spend a bit more on my bags now as the quality is so much better and they last forever…like, literally forever! I would definitely recommend getting a Radley - they're SO well made and beautifully designed - not to mention the gift box it comes in is insanely pretty and makes it feel even more special.

Shop the bag here

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1 comment

  1. That bag is gorgeous - I love the colour

    www.theemeralddove.co.uk

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