Last week I pulled together a collection of cute cosmetic cases, “Kiss & Make Up” in the Boston Globe. I generally like to do a travel-related roundup in the summer, and I had already done weekend bags last year.
Mostly, though, I was inspired by a particularly cute cosmetic case by Deux Luxe, that the publicist had sent me back in the winter—the Anguilla cosmetic case in jade green emblazoned with exotic birds. I love the look. Unfortunately it didn’t make it into the Globe, but I’ve included it here (#17), along with 29 other cute cosmetic case finds.
Bostonians, pay attention to #1, #9, and #18 by ultra preppy, Brookline-based design label Ame & Lulu. I’m kind of attached to #2 from Catseye London. Adorable, though maybe channels too much of a crazy cat lady vibe? There’s a doggie one as well (#21). And if you’re more of a boho girl, Target has a couple of great Coachella-worthy makeup bags (#5 and #8).
Browse through for a new one; you know yours is smeared with gunk. Me? I still use the iconic brown & white striped cosmetic bags and toiletry case from Henri Bendel, a long-ago gift from an ex boyfriend’s mom. And yeah, it’s a bit worn.
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S H O P P I N G
1 Mercer Floppy Cosmetic Bag, $38 at Ame & Lulu.
2 Catseye London “Kitten” Cosmetics Case, $25 at Nordstrom.
3 Trina These Are the Days Clutch, $24 at Ulta.
4 LeSportsac Striped Cosmetic Case, $42 at Macy’s.
5 Geometric Print Toiletry Bag, $9.95 at Target.
6 Renny Drive Annabella Cosmetic Case, $68 at Kate Spade.
7 Rebecca Minkoff Floral Izzie, $85 at Bloomingdale’s.
8 Striped Coral Toiletry Bag $9.99 at Target.
9 Cosmetic Bag with Mesh, $56 at Ame & Lulu.
10 Adidas by Stella McCartney Transparent Case at Farfetch.
11 Catseye London Lips Cosmetic Case, $44.56 on eBay.
12 Trina Soak of the Rays Clutch, $24 at Ulta.
13 Rip Curl Aloha Spirit Clutch, $29.50 at Nordstrom.
14 Ted Baker Floral Cosmetic Case, $50 at Bloomingdale’s.
15 Lee Coren Ciclo Flat Clutch, $54 at Pod.
16 Steph & Co. Tahiti Viveca, $22.50 at Nordstrom.
17 Deux Lux Anguilla Cosmetic Case, $38 at Nordstrom.
18 Ranger Floppy Cosmetic Bag, $38 at Ame & Lulu.
19 Tropicana Cosmetic Case, $9.99 at Nine West.
20 Let’s Makeup Lil Zip Bag by Dogeared, $24 at Zappos.
21 Jack Russel by Catseye London Cosmetic Case, $15 at Nordstrom.
22 Hudson+Bleecker Marrakech Avion Cosmetic Case, $66 at Bluefly.
23 Fendi Roma print make-up bag, $250 at Farfetch.
24 Rockstar Cosmetic Case, $28 at Saks.
25 Izzie Snake Cosmetic Case, $85 at Rebecca Minkoff.
26 Chanel Preowned Cosmetic Case, $399 at Luxe Designer Handbag.
27 Marc Jacobs Smiley Face Cosmetic Case, $98 at Shopbop.
28 LeSportsac Tuileries Cosmetic Case, $31.50 at 6pm.
29 Charlotte Tilbury Canvas Cosmetics Case, $20 at Net-a-Porter.
30 Vera Bradley Luggage Lighten Up Travel Cosmetic Case, $34 at Zappos.