Kayu Barong

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ET CLUB 825.000 RP

Indonesian meanings: Kayu wood ; Barong mythical lion-like creature

When I first laid my eyes on this bag, I knew I had to bring one home. The stunning wooden case, brings a youthful but also exotic base, making it perfect for any occasion. I am not sure what wood they used, unfortunately. What I love especially, is the two colour contrasting knobs and the gold chain, which you can wear as a side bag instead of as a clutch.

There were other bags similar to this, but what bought me is the addition of a Barong on its front. It truly makes it a playful, statement piece, though I do have opposing opinions on the inside texture. Can’t wait to pair it with summer dresses this season!

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RATE: 4/5

Supernatural Pouch | Honey

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Mimco $69.95 – I got 20% off!

Right now, if you get the chance to check out their site, they have some crazy sales going on. I purchase this cute pouch at one of their stores near Pitt Street Mall, Sydney.

The reason as to why I chose this, from all the other sleek designs is because of the minimalism of the design. Sure the others are quite simple as well, but this has an edginess that the others do not have.  The honey polished cow leather and gold-platted logo is a true classic, which I can see myself pairing it with basically anything.

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RATE: 4/5

Runner Bag

IMG_2687Rains Australia $149.99 || The Iconic

Since using this for almost 2 – 3 months now, over-packing it with textbooks, jumpers and food, it hasn’t failed me yet. It’s an amazing, compact and durable back-pack, which I find is compatible with my business and casual wears. The timeless black, is not a sheer but a matte finish. It wasn’t as clean-looking as it was at the start, because of my carelessness of placing food/cleaning products in close-by.

Please excuse, the lack of lighting. If you want a better picture of the bag, please click the links above!

There’s so many buckles, making it certain that your items won’t fall out and absolutely tug-free. Spacious, with two sections inside. There’s side compartments and water-proof zippers. There are other amazing bag designs, but I chose this because of its wide, stable straps, that will be beneficial for my shoulders and back. Combining the sporty and practical design into this product, you’ll love it as much as I do.

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RATE: 5/5

The Iconic

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Cloth Abbey Tote $14.98 (originally $49.95)

My new university bag during this coming semester. Easy to place in books and quickly to draw out. I don’t buy totes usually because I don’t like the fact that it doesn’t close, so it doesn’t seem secure. But I couldn’t pass up the sale PLUS the neat design. Simple brown leather-look exterior with a main compartment, will be a fabulous staple to my everyday university wears. The decorative silver flip-lock on the front really caught my eyes.

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It’s surprising deep, perfect for A4 notebooks. H33cm x W30cm x D31cm.

I’m a bit bummed that it didn’t come to be in a perfect condition, because there was a few scratches at the front. Oh well, honestly I’m not bothered shipping it back for another.

RATE: 3/5

The Iconic

Had a little splurge after getting paid last night! Work hard… shop hard haha! Being surrounded by my work mates who shop online constantly, has slowly influenced me to revert to a bad habit. ONLINE SHOPPING.

Especially from The Iconic who has that great 3 hour delivery option. omg. Big sales flooded everywhere, online and in retail outlets, makes me think twice why am I not buying during these sales?

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Floral Bomber $29.97

I should really pay attention to the material of the clothes I buy… this beautiful jacket was sooooo light-weight it practically feels like just cloth on me. It would be great on just fine breeze days, like autumn or cold summer nights. But not during Australia’s Winter! Detailed with a ribbed collar, ribbed cuffs on the long sleeves, two faux zip pockets at the front and a zip fastening running down the front. The floral prints on the jacket played perfectly on the satin fabric.