May 26, 2010

Closets: Little purses, I just can't quit you.

tiny handbags hold me closer

A perk of my husband's job is the occasional fancy event to attend and over the years I've collected quite a few little handbags. These are some of my favorites that I have hanging out in my closet so that- although I rarely take them out on the town- I can still see them every day.

fancy purses

This is what I'm keeping, what I love. I remember where I got each one, they all hold some sort of special meaning.

purse collection
Click on photo to see [lots of] notes in flickr.

Also hanging there you'll see a bit of the dress I bought the day I found out we were having a girl. That dress makes me so happy that I probably will display it more openly somewhere in my house someday.

And maybe I'll even find a more prominent place to feature my little purse collection.

my happy colors

Oh, and to prove that I don't own just black, here's a look at some color in my closet. Apparently I like patterns. And that first red dress is what I bought recently to wear to our next event this summer. But I am just now realizing I am going to need a new tiny handbag to go with it...



See more of my closets this week:
Closets: Less is the new black
Closets: Little purses, I just can't quit you
Closets: a rare peek into my blog closet

Closets: Dresses that I've never worn (one I will, one I'll never)
Closets: The end.


17 comments:

  1. i have quite the purse collection too! i remember where, when and why i have each one. they are so hard to actually put away so i see them everyday too!!

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  2. Precious little dress. I love your purses!

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  3. Very cute! You can open a little boutique with such great items you got there ( :

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  4. I love seeing in your closets, and I love your little purses. I only have two little purses, but my weakness is leather handbags. I have too many and never use them.

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  5. While the little purses are cute, I LOVE that large bag on top of the purses.

    Thank you for your kind words today, friend....you made my heart smile and my eyes sparkle with happiness!

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  6. I know where to come if I need a cute handbag, if I ever get to go to a fancy event. Hang on to them cause Ivy will be wanting to borrow them some day.

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  7. Ohhhh purses. My wet dream! They are so beautiful!

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  8. Little handbags, now you speak my language!! :-)

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  9. I'm envious of your little purse collection!

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  10. Love the little purses, love the colors! I also have a stash of handbags in the closet I just can't part with.

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  11. I adore the pink flowery clutch. You're so stylish Steph!!

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  12. I love your little purse collection!

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  13. I love it. I am obsessed with bags of all kind, but those little beauties are beautiful.

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  14. Oh, the purses! I had quite a collection, too, before I decided to pare down. I now have only one fancy black one and the purple velvet beaded one I used on my wedding day. Oh, how I love that bag! It held all sorts of things I was too busy enjoying myself to use.

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  15. Stumbled across your blog somehow, can't quite remember now, but wanted to comment. I have a few items of clothing that I love, even though I will never in a million years ever fit in them again. But I remember how I felt when I wear them, an inner strength that I loved feeling. Anyway, I am fortunate to have a "workout room" in my house, so I hung my favorites on the wall. Instant art that inspires me (when I go in that room!!). Anyway, just wanted to share. Now I need to go look at my closets!!

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  16. That royal blue dress that is peeking out looks particularly pretty (I love the color).

    Lately, I've been really loving royal blue. Not sure why...

    stephanie@metropolitanmama.net

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