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What’s in Her Purse?

Sometimes it can feel as if we keep our worlds in our purse. Our wallet holds our money and IDs, our keys give us access to our car and home, makeup keeps us looking fresh throughout the day, and our phone holds most (if not all) of our information. Even if we take it for granted, our purses are a portable peek into the world in which we live. 

So what do collegiettes like you keep in their purse? I summoned some confidence, grabbed my camera, and took a stroll on campus to ask girls what type of purse they’re wearing, and what they keep in it!

Studded, over-the-shoulder purse

  • Urban Outfitters purse
  • iPhone
  • Wallet
  • Sunglasses (tortoises shell is a great summer and vintage look)

Fit-all handbag

  • From her mom’s closet (not sure where her mom bought it)
  • iPhone
  • Sunglasses from New York and Company
  • Key ring with Vera Bradley wallet
  • Agenda
  • VCU Nursing School Bandaids
  • Burts Bees lip blam
  • Umbrella 
  • Head phones and chargerMetro Card
  • Health System ID
  • Gaylord Hotel body lotion
  • Notes



How Thrifty

  • Purse from Goodwill 
  • Orange Tic Tacs
  • Room key
  • Hair tie and bobby pins
  • J-crew zebra print wallet
  • Lip Medex Blistex
  • Blackberry pink phone
  • Lancome lipstick

Right on Target

  • Purse from Target 
  • Spencer Spiderman Wallet
  • Epipen
  • Inhaler
  • Key ring
  • Pen
  • VCU Sunglasses
  • 5 Gum React
  • Listerine Cool Mint Strip


Can’t go wrong with a black bag

  • Urban Outfitters purse 
  • Droid cell-phone
  • Hairclip
  • Loreal True Match powder with brush
  • Covergirl Outlast lipstain
  • Pepper Spray and Whistle
  • Sticky Notes
  • Shaun White Stride gum
  • Pen
  • Wallet
  • Green Ipod and Head phones


Simple and neutral

  • American Eagle Purse
  • Forever 21 sunglasses
  • Ray Bans glasses case
  • Digital Camera case
  • Poka Dot Wallet
  • Key ring
  • Clean and Clear mark treatment 
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