Rebecca from Scarlett Vegan Bags: What's in my Ethical Handbag?
In the second of our series which peeks into the handbags of our favourite ethical fashionistas from around the globe, we'd like you to meet a fellow Melbournian vegan who not only works as a photographer, but manages to find time to be an incredible mum (including throwing vegan children's parties!) AND run Scarlett Vegan Bags.
If you are also curious to discover what a handbag designer carries in her own bag, let's take a look.
Over to you, Rebecca....
Rebecca Hughes' Instagram account documents her busy life by the bay in Melbourne, with a young family, a busy photography practice and running Scarlett Vegan Bags.
What's in my Ethical Handbag?
The handbag itself (1) is an Urban Originals tote, stolen from my own stock of course! It is a good size for the days I need to be organised. It is also handy for that last minute shop of essentials.
purse & phone:
The purse (2) is another Urban Originals find. The zip closure keeps the contents safe and even fits the large iPhone! (3).
I don't drink a lot of coffee these days, but if I need a coffee on the run I always use my KeepCup (4). This is such an easy (and classy) way to reduce landfill!
All my household paper products are recycled/bamboo: copy paper, loo roll, kitchen roll... the mindless destruction of established forest habitat, as is happening right here in Victoria, is shameful and I am happy to commit wholeheartedly to the recycled versions. If I buy those little packs of tissues (usually a luxury for travelling!) I buy the No Issues Tissues (5) - made from bamboo. (still a 'tree' - but well managed and fast growing!)
The enormous headphones (6): I am more than a little obsessed with podcasts on plant based nutrition right now! I usually listen whilst walking but also sometimes on public transport etc.
refillable water bottle:
I bought this reusable water bottle (7) years ago and miraculously never lost it. I refuse to by bottled water - I take my own or I go thirsty. Another of my attempts to live waste free.
My handy fold-up reusable shopping bag (8) - I try not to leave home without it.
If I'm organised enough to take a little make up with me I put it in this zipper pouch (9) I made myself :)
Thanks for sharing what you carry in your bag Rebecca!
We love following her instagram because it's such a "real life" account
and is refreshingly honest, filled with everyday adventures of
living a vegan and minimised-waste lifestyle as a busy young family in Melbourne.
And of course, to see and purchase her curated selection,
as well as her own designs, of vegan friendly totes,
backpacks & cross body bags, jump to Rebecca's website:
In case you missed it,
our first post in this series featured Liv Lundelius,
Sydney-based cruelty-free makeup artist with a passion
for holistic beauty and wellness,
getting creative, and seeking out beauty in everyday life.