There’s just something about this weather that makes me want to snuggle in big, oversized cable knits, throw on some boots, sling a slouchy bag or cross body over my shoulder, and enjoy the environment.
Growing up in Houston where hot and humid is the norm, I became accustomed to the desire to stay indoors as much as possible. In a place where throwing open your door is like opening the gates to a sauna and breathing liquid air, I have to say that the weather in North Carolina has been a refreshing change. True, it can be very, very hot during the summer, but it isn’t stifling. At least, not when compared to the ring of fire that is Houston, Texas.
This Chanel deauville tote from last year is a complete favorite for me this year – it’s been so versatile as a work bag, beach tote, and travel bag. I’m taking this bag with me to Houston on a surprise trip (which HB had no idea about) over the Christmas holiday weekend. I know it will serve me well!