Holt Renfrew's Head Office spilled the contents of their ela bags to show you what they carry to make it through their busy days.
“I keep only the absolute beauty essentials like a Bobbi Brown Tinted Eye brightener and my Chanel Baume. I love that my pouch can even fit my iPad and charger— they keep me up to date with all our social networks on the go!”In my Editor’s Pouch: Céline Sunglasses, iPhone (Marc by Marc Julio case), Bobbi Brown Tinted Eye Brightener, Mini Aqua di Parma perfume, Mini Shu Uemura eye lash curler, Bobbi Brown Brush, Nars Orgasm Blush, iPad, Apple Charger, Limited Edition Pantone Notebook for Holt Renfrew’s 175th Anniversary, Fashion Band-aids, Twistbandz hair elastics, Aqua di Parma hand cream, Chanel Rouge Coco Baume and Georgio Armani Lip Maestro.
“In addition to the usual (Money, Identification, Lipstick, Cell and Keys!), the Ela clutch fits a travel size fragrance, a notebook, and a mini Ela editor’s pouch for loose change, business cards, etc.”In my M.I.L.C.K. clutch: iPhone, Ela Handbags Mini Editor’s Pouch, Keys, Notebook, Roger Vivier Business Card holder, Frederic Malle Angeliques Sous La Pluie, Chanel Glossimer in Myriade, Aerin Lauder lip gloss and YSL Rouge Volupté lipstick in Forbidden Burgundy.
“Fur is this season’s essential and there is nothing more versatile than a textured black clutch. My measuring tape is a must for all of the visual team’s last minute visits on site and a Chantecaille lip gloss or a deep berry YSL lipstick are perfect for keeping me looking glam from day to night.”In my Mini Chibi clutch: Mirror, tape measure, Chantecaille lip gloss in ‘Flirt’, Oliver Peoples sunglasses, Mini pen, YSL Rouge Pur Couture lipstick in Belle de Rose and Holt Renfrew gloves.
“My lipstick, blackberry, keys and a few more of my deemed “essentials” fit in this perfect emerald Ela M.I.L.C.K Clutch. A hydrating lip balm, easily build-able shadow palette and a Larabar are must-have items when you have non-stop, meeting-filled days!”In my M.I.L.C.K. clutch: Rouge Coco Baume, Nars eye liners, Jo Malone Blackberry & Bay perfume, Larabar, Bobbi Brown Black Pearl Eye Palette, Chanel Polish in ‘Frenzy’, Mints, YSL card holder, YSL Touche Éclat limited edition, Bobbi Brown Brush, Echo Scarf, Blackberry, Pen, Keys and Tom Ford lipstick in Casablanca.
“My Ela pouch is always armed with my daily essentials. NARS Laguna bronzer for mid-day touch ups, Chantecaille gloss for a perfectly tinted and hydrated pout, Emergen-C powder for a pick-me-up in between meetings, and of course my business card holder because you never know who you may bump into!”In my M.I.L.C.K. clutch: iPhone, Keys, Dry Shampoo, Ray Ban folding Wayfarers, Emergen-c mix, Nars Laguna bronzer, Laura Mercier mini mascara, Hand towelette, Holt Renfrew brush, Gum, Compact Mirror, Chantecaille Passion Fruit and Mini Chloé perfume.
“My Ela pouch is perfect for after-work events and dinners. It’s functionally chic and fits all my essentials as I transition from day to night. I cannot go anywhere without my Nars bronzer and Kiehl’s lip balm. After a long day, a quick refresh is necessary and these two items do the trick. Hair ties and bobby pins are at the bottom of all my bags and my leopard gloves seem to go with every look, casual or dressy.”In my M.I.L.C.K. clutch: Holt Renfrew leopard gloves, Kiehl’s lip balm, NARS Laguna bronzer, Twistbandz, Bottega Venetta card holder, Static Guard, Keys, Clinique BB Cream and Bobbi Pins.
“When I switch from tote to clutch I never have a hard time pairing down to just the absolute must haves. I’m always afraid to lose my iPhone (everything is in there), so I keep my most important numbers written down on paper—just to be safe! ”In my M.I.L.C.K. clutch: iPhone (in Kate Spade case), Gum, Laura Mercier blush, important phone numbers list, eye liners, Mirror, Comb, Laura Mercier lipstick in Bare Pink and gloss, and Muji Pen.