Every woman needs a trusty, discreet compact mirror.
Here are some options that would be beautiful additions to your handbag, for making the occasional touch up to your lipstick, or the impromptu teeth check after eating, mission accomplished.
Why not treat yourself to the elegant, timeless and iconic black Chanel mirror, which comes in a black velvet pouch. With a double mirror it’s perfect, one of which being the oh so necessary magnified teller of truths.
Chanel – the Iconic one
Miroir: Double Facettes mirror duo
Available at Chanel beauty counters
Estee Lauder – the Limited Edition one
Star Power Zodiac Compact mirror
A limited edition Estee Lauder mirror to match your zodiac sign? A unique gem clasp, a different colour for each different sign. Each year since 1963, they have launched a collectable compact, making this mirror a worthwhile investment.
Cath Kidston – the British one
Elgin Ditsy Pocket Mirror
Retro, reliable, from a great British designer, for a fiver.
Red Lips mirror – The ‘wow, where did you buy that’ one
http://www.luluguinness.com (and available at http://www.spangle.co.uk) £60
Victoria and Albert Museum – the Girlie one
Shell-shaped pocket mirror with a pearl printed on the glass, pure class.
An ideal option for a lunch date on the beach.
£3 limited edition V&A
Henri Bendel – the ‘NY minute mirror’ range
Got exactly a NY minute to shop? Buy one of these sassy mirrors online @ http://www.henribendel.com £23
Anna Sui – the Dramatic one
Dark Rose design beauty mirror
This black rose Gothic beauty mirror is perfect to slip into your bag. This elegant hinged compact with de rigueur magnifying mirrors would add an understated touch of diva to the make up bag.
Want something different? – The Tailor made design one
Made to order, design your own, mirrors. Why not go for an initialled one, or your favourite motto.
From £8 at http://www.notonthehighstreet.com
Published in Macs Magazine March 2014 http://www.macsmagazine.com/2014/03/mirror-mirror-in-my-bag/