M is for Makeup

Two things.

1. I had two delicious yards of the “Maude the Yogi” fabric waiting for me in the mail when I got back from my Eastern-ly Journey. I didn’t think that fabric could be funny, but man, that chicken sure does make me chuckle.

2. Do you know about the Tumblr “Your LL Bean Boyfriend?” I find it quite magnificent, and not just because of the bearded preppy men. My point for bringing it up is this: When asked if the dress she was wearing to an awards ceremony was in fact actually from LL Bean, Liz Price (the mastermind behind the blog) answered, “I’m big on themes.”

I, too, am big on themes. So, while this makeup case may have several commonalities to other things you have already seen this summer (here, here and even here), think of it as an overarching theme (like “Good and Evil” in To Kill a Mockingbird, or “Dependence on Men” in A Streetcar Named Desire.)

The case features some familiar fabric, but it also debuts a new treasure. In looking for a plastic material for the lining of this little guy, I stumbled upon some… ZEBRA PRINT… wait for it… VINYL. Yep, that’s right. Zebra print vinyl. Which, of course, not only makes it water/makeup resistant on the inside, but also freaking fabulous.

Enjoy the pics.

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Hey you! This is post #13! Halfway point! Which is to say that Alphabet Summer made it over the hump! Which is your favorite hump video between these two: Camel v. Unicorn ?

8 Thoughts on “M is for Makeup

  1. Kelsey on July 21, 2013 at 7:41 PM said:

    Best. Makeup bag. Ever.

    I love the front zip too! Well done

  2. Libby on July 21, 2013 at 9:24 PM said:

    Hey!!!! Can I commission a makeup brush roll up travel thingy?? I’ve searched etsy for a while, but there’s nothing overwhelmingly perfect and cool. What do ya say?? 😉

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  4. Timmay! on July 26, 2013 at 7:28 PM said:

    Camel wins! One of the best Geico commercials ever. Great bag Ash. They look so professional. That zebra is a nice touch.

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