I have come to the realization that I’m always in search of “the perfect this” and “the perfect that.” Although perfection is always the end goal, whether in school, shopping, or just life in general, the standards we hold so high can not always be met, or may not even exist.
You see, I have been looking for the perfect T shirt for years now. I’ve written about my search and always seem to think I have found “the one,” until it’s not what I want anymore. Basically, I now understand that nothing is perfect. Harsh reality, I know, but maybe it kind of lifts a weight off your shoulders. Or maybe it does exist and the people I converse with about my issues just have’t found perfection yet either.
Another thing to think about is that something that is possibly perfect at one point in your life, may not hold true the next year, or even the next day. For example, I think that the Louis Vuitton NeverFull bag is perfect. However, I’m not at a point in my life where spending over $500 on one item is okay, unless I save my food allowance for the month. Since I don’t want die of hunger, I got the next best thing to a Louis, well, almost.
I was in Free People Soho where I spotted it. Or my mom did, I can’t remember. A simple vegan leather black tote with an inside zippered pouch, to be exact. Only $68, just enough to be sturdy enough for a school bag, but inexpensive enough for me to get a new one (or see where my financial situation is next semester) when it gets worn out.
This tote is basic,yes, but definitely a basic that you need. Is it my perfect bag? Absolutely not. However, it just may be perfect for right now. We’re all about living in the moment, anyway.