Accessories | SIMA

According to Ben Franklin, in this world nothing is certain but death and taxes. Here’s a third: I will never own a Hermès Birkin Bag. I will never have thousands of dollars to spend on an accessory, no matter how timeless or magical it may be. However, I am definitely able to afford this I Heart Birkin tote. Printed on an American Apparel cotton tote, it features the a Birkin bag in a variety of colors. I’ve added it to the wishlist!

(via Real Simple)

As many of you know, while J is away I’m in charge of planning our belated honeymoon to Italy in September. One of my favorite things to do is imagine what outfits I’ll wear when we visit Venice, Florence and Rome. I don’t want to look like a tourist; I want to look like a young, fashionable newlywed! I picture myself wearing cute sundresses, slim capris, and comfortable walking shoes that are NOT made by Nike.

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An early birthday gift to myself. Perfect for Spring!

Image from Banana Republic.

I don’t have $200 to spend on a raincoat (or on anything at the moment), but if I did, I’d buy this Priorities raincoat in grass. I love that it’s double-breasted and has a hood, and light green is my happy Spring color.