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BAF Weekly IT List

winter 2021 it list

BAF Weekly IT List from top left: basket bag (current IT bag) (under $500) / Dior spring nail polish / Chanel spring nail polish / grey scarf (color of the year 2021) / limited edition lipstick for Lunar New Year / combat boots (super comfy!) / classic black IT bag /

I love this time of year. While we are still in the winter season, spring merchandise is starting to hit store shelves, and it brings hope for warmer temperatures and brighter days. The easiest way to add a little spring to our steps during the dreary winter months, is through beauty products and accessories. That’s why these spring nail polishes are already a hit, along with this lucky red lipstick for Lunar New Year next month.  Love that!

In addition to beauty, accessories are an easy way to brighten up our winter days. A handbag is a great way to add a little spring to a winter look right now. While a basket bag may not look right with a heavy winter coat, a classic IT bag, which is proving to have timeless staying power, is the right choice. The basket bag brings joy to my office right now, and I am looking forward to wearing it next month when the weather heats up! Loving it!

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What are you wearing right now to brighten up a winter day?

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XOXO
Cathy


BAF Weekly IT List

it bags 2021

BAF Weekly IT List from top left: blue sweater (on major sale and in additional colors!) / Chanel spring 2021 nail polish (stay tuned for upcoming review!) / Dior spring 2021 nail polish (review here) / Coach Swinger (review here) / Givenchy Antigona Soft (hot IT bag) / Eye pencil / Lunar New Year lipstick /

This is such a great time of year to shop. There are fabulous winter items on sale which are needed now; such as this cozy sweater which is on sale for under $100, and there are also spring products hitting store shelves. Not everyone is thinking about spring yet, which means this is the ideal time of year to snap up IT items; before everyone else decides to buy them!

This blue sweater is a favorite go-to of mine this winter season, and it’s on major sale! I love that it comes in several colors. So, if blue isn’t your thing, there are other hues to choose from. Love that!

Spring nail polish is cheery and bright this year! While Chanel is taking a classic approach to nail polish this spring season, Dior is making a splash! It’s up to you if you want classic or bright. They’re both right! Spring nail polish is a great way to add some cheer to your personal style on a dreary winter day. I love having spring nails this time of year! Which nail color style are you loving right now? Classic, or bright?

Late ’90’s and early 2000’s handbags are a huge thing right now! This cute little number from Coach was first introduced back in the day, and it’s making a huge comeback this year. Want to know what is fabulous about this IT bag? It’s under $300! Now, how often does that happen??? Love this!

The Givenchy Antigona celebrated its’ ten year anniversary last year. As part of the celebration, they introduced a soft version of their iconic IT bag, and I am here for it! This is proving to be a popular bag and will likely join the classic IT bag family it’s ancestor enjoys. The grey is on my wish list. Do you love it too?

This eye pencil has been in my arsenal for close to two decades. My favorite hue is “cocoa.” It is a great way to brighten up your eyes while on video conference calls, as well as making your eyes pop over your mask. It really is a beauty bag staple. Which color do you like?

Lunar New Year is fast approaching, and with it, comes more hope for the new year. If you are seeking the perfect gift for Lunar New year, check out my gift guide. If you want a touch of lucky red, this lipstick is perfection. It looks fabulous on video calls! Love!

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XOXO

Cathy


BAF Weekly IT List

BAF Weekly IT List from top left: black handbag (IT bag) / Dior spring 2021 nail polish (review coming soon!) / blue sweater (on major sale and in avl in more colors) / combat boots aka lug sole boots / The biggest IT bag of 2021 / grey satchel (IT bag) /

Welcome to the first BAF Weekly IT List of 2021! While the current IT items of the moment are mostly winter styles, we do have a couple of emerging spring pieces to invest in right away.

I strongly believe 2021 is the year of the IT bag. We haven’t had a strong IT bag in a few years, so this year there are several IT bags to choose from; you can’t wrong with the one you pick! If you want scarcity, which we haven’t seen the Mansur Gavriel Bucket Bag of 2014, look no further than the Prada Cleo; it is the hardest to get IT bag of the moment. Yours truly is working hard to get one!

While the weather is cold, dark and dreary, we can add a little fun to our nails with Dior’s happy spring 2021 nail polish. I say happy because the colors are cheery and bright. Don’t we all need cheery and bright right now? These colors make me happy. Look for my review early next week! I am working hard on it now!

Handbags transcend weather, so another way to cheer ourselves up is to carry a coveted IT bag of the moment. If you missed my post about the IT bags of 2021, you can read it here. Thankfully you might already own some of this year’s IT bags, but if something new will make you happy, like it does me, then snap up something from this year’s list you don’t already own! I am trying to get my hands on the Prada Cleo, and I am still planning to snap up the Givenchy Antigona Soft and possibly one more. Let’s see how my handbag budget goes. haha

Combat boots are still hot, and this pair is really popular! They are comfortable and waterproof; perfect for the weather right now! I have a pair in black and wear them all the time. Love!

My favorite sweater is on major sale for under $100, and it comes in additional colors. This is a great one to snap up to wear now! I love how it looks with jeans and my combat boots.

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XOXO
Cathy