The Ladies Lounge- My top wash- bag suggestions.

The purists may disagree, but in my book wash-bags, toiletry cases, cosmetic pouches are all the same thing. They serve interchangeable purposes and only slightly differ in size.

I like my cosmetic cases to be fairly compact and travel friendly. When not travelling, the smaller ones are usually perched on the vanity, stocked up with all the daily essentials, so that they are all in one place and I don’t have to trudge through my full-and-messy drawers everyday.

Here are my top wash-bag/ cosmetic case picks. Most are classic, conservative and elegant. An occasional one may be fun and quirky.

Understated, yet a looker

Molton Brown leather cosmetic bag


No brainer, simple –

Clearly MAC trio 


No fuss, elegant and classy

The White Company Leather Make-up Bag

Source- thewhitecompany

Fun and functional-

Orla Kiely Fashion Print Wash Bag


Luxuriously simple-

Coach leather trimmed checkered bag

Source- coach

Hard to get hold of (discontinued?)-

Louis Vuitton Monogram Multicolor- Damier Azure Pochette/ Cosmetic Case

Source- louisvuitton

Quirky chic-

Benefit Beauty Bag (On sale-  13$/ 50% on the website!)


Oh so elegant-

Mulberry Locked Cosmetic Case


For the Fendi crazies!

Fendi ‘Roma’ Cosmetics case


Blogger fav-

Charlotte Tilbury Makeup Bag


For the brand conscious-

Chanel silver quilted metallic leather CC logo cosmetic bag


Also every fashion house/ brand makes their own version of the classic black wash bag/ cosmetics case- Prada, Chanel, Coach, Kate Spade, Marc Jacobs; take your pick ladies.

Example of the classic black version
Example of the classic black version

Victoria’s Secret also are a popular choice for wash bags.


marc by marc jacobs
marc by marc jacobs

But if are looking for fun, inexpensive options Forever 21 sells some well- made, fun cases. Do give them a look.

As for my favorite bag, watch this space i.e the next post 🙂

Till next time.

Dr J.

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