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Things Every Woman Needs to Carry in Her Crossbody Purse

Our purses carry the entire world, don’t they?

From lip glosses and mirrors to tampons, credit cards, cash, and so much more, there’s probably nothing a woman’s bag can’t store. But do you really have to carry it all?

As a modern woman, you always have to be prepared for the unexpected. That’s why we’ve rounded up the must-have items that need a place in your precious handbag.

Let’s go!

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1. Pepper Spray

A pepper spray is an essential you can just never count out! No space in your Willow Crossbody Bag or your stylish tote? Well, skip something else. Pepper spray stays. It will always give you the confidence and sense of security you need to stay out of harm's way.

2. Charger

There’s nothing like the heart-sinking feel of your phone dying when you need it the most. Don’t let it happen to you. Either carry your phone’s charger or a portable charger in your handbag at all times.

3. Sanitary Products

Sometimes you just forget your period date. Other times, it’s a little too early. Whatever the case, it’s always better to be prepared! That’s why you must, must have a pad, tampon, or cup with you.

4. Hair Essentials

You never know when the need to tie back your hair will arise, especially when it's windy outside. So, keep scrunchies, rubber bands, and hair pins in your bag so you can maintain your look and carry on with your day confidently.

5. A Pen

Who needs a pen these days? Actually, you do. You should always have one on hand in case you need to jot down something in your diary or sign documents. Plus, it doesn’t take up much space.

6. A Notebook

A tiny notepad or notebook should be a must-have. It isn’t heavy and helps a lot when you’re meeting clients or have a sudden creative epiphany! You never know what you’ll need to remember later on.

7. Sanitizer and a Face Mask

COVID-19 changed everything for us. This is why, you should always have a hand sanitizer and an extra face mask on you.

8. Sunglasses

Protecting yourself from harmful UV rays should be a priority. Not only do sunglasses protect your eyes but they also make a great fashion statement when you’re out and about in your modest fall dress.

9. Mints

Mints take no extra room in your handbag and work brilliantly as a mouth freshener. Let’s be honest, we do need fresh breath if we’re out all day long!

10.  Earphones

Whether you’re an airpod girl or a classic earphone user, you’ll need these babes when you have to kill time and avoid boredom. Perhaps, they'll come in handy when you're watching a Netflix flick on your way to work or listening to your playlist.

11.  A Pocket Mirror

So that you can ask, “who’s the fairest of them all?”

Kidding, but really, if you want to ensure you look perfect for wherever you’re headed (or hours of work later), just keep a small pocket mirror with you for a last-minute touch-up.

12.  Some Must-Have Accessories

If you feel like you need to dress up a little later, keep a pair of sleek earrings and bracelets with you. You never know when your modest outfit can use a little sprucing up.

If you want to buy fancy earrings that are perfect for all occasions, have a look at these beauties by Shop Korra:

  • Hammered double-circle drop earrings
  • Elongated hexagon drop earrings
  • Large oval drop earrings
  • Stackable bracelets in neutral coralshades, black, and multicolor

13.  Makeup Kit

You’ll need your go-to makeup essentials in your handbag. This includes your mascara, eyeliner, concealer, lip gloss, or whatever else you need on a particular day.

14.  Sunscreen

Never skip on your sunscreen, the holy grail of your skincare routine! It would help if you always used a sunscreen that’s at least an SPF 30+. You’ll need retouching every 2-4 hours if you’re in the sun, so keep it with you.

15.  Safety Pins

These unsung heroes barely take any room and are the go-to for accidents like a bra hook snapping or the strap on your sandal tearing apart. They’re the temporary stitch that can save your day.

16.  Tissues, Handkerchief, Wet Wipes

Handkerchiefs are great, but if you’re not into them, you must at least have your tissues with you! An added wet wipe will be there for you when you need to freshen up.

17.  Deodorant/Perfume

Are you spending a long day outside? You may never know when you need to freshen up a little! So, keep your deodorant or perfume with you to smell great and feel fresh!

Why Shop Korra?

Prepare your wardrobe for the season with a few fantastic modest fall outfits. Head to Shop Korra and browse our collection of modest women’s dresses, skirts, graphic tees, accessories, and so much more!

We’re a brand that takes fashion very seriously! Many women find it difficult to find fine quality fashionable clothing that’s also affordable. Shop Korra has changed that. Our reasonable and modest clothing range builds confidence, sparks joy, and defines personalities.

So, if style’s your thing, then do it right with us.

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