My daily bag is most definitely a canvas tote. Whether you need to bring just your daily necessities, do some groceries on the way home or bring an extra sweater: it always fits and it’s never too bulky. There’s just one problem: they don’t last a very long time. Now that my favorite tote bag (I’m talking about the white version of the “my bauhaus is better than yours” tote from this post, which already replaced the black version) has developed holes big enough for my keys to fit through, it’s time to think about replacement. I’ve been keeping an eye out for a pretty substitute and I’ve gathered my finds here. Number 2 is probably my favorite, although I have a hard time picking just one. (Especially when I look back at this post from two years ago, where number 4 and number 6 caught my attention again.) Which one would you pick? (And feel free to share if you found other great designs!) Continue reading
It’s hard to imagine that some of you have never bought anything on etsy, but if that’s the case: this is your chance. If you register on etsy now via this link, you’ll get € 5 discount on your first purchase, not bad right? Etsy offers an amazing amount of pretty things and it’s easy to get lost when you’re looking for something specific, so I’ve selected a few of my recent favorites that I think you might like as well. Continue reading
If you’re into the blogosphere, you probably noticed the past weeks were filled with press days and new collections. I joined in on the fun a little bit and discovered lots of pretty things! Totally appropriate for a Pretty Things post, so I’ve selected 8 brands you want to keep an eye at for next season. Continue reading
PS. Au pays des merveilles turned 5 today!
Surely most of you have seen photos of the latest Chanel fashion show, for which Karl Lagerfeld and his team turned the Grand Palais into a supermarket, where every packaging down to the last detail was redesigned (see number 1). The result was of course amazing and turned the show’s guests absolutely crazy. It made me dream of a real life supermarket with nothing but well designed products, thereby improving my everyday groceries experience, but also be very painful for my wallet, without a doubt. So I figured it was about time I shared my favorite pretty products with you again! It’s been a while since I did (see here, here and here) and I had a very hard time picking favorites from my pinterest board, so I figured why not share a few extra favorites?