Happy Anniversary Baby! No, I am not talking about my incredible boyfriend (our one year will be on April 6th…uhh…in case you were wondering)… I am talking about the other incredible man in my life, the one who is literally attached to my hip every day, the one and only, marc by marc jacobs bag.

Yes, this is an ode to my bag.

Yes, I’m going to tell you about our courtship.

Yes, I know you’re probably thinking how crazy I am.

No, I don’t mind at all.

Yes, I’m going to continue the story, so read on chaps…

December 26th, 2010 was a cold, bleary day. The previous night I had gone over to Vancouver to stay with my lovelies, Rachel & Courtney (RIP to their amazing place in Kits). I had ventured into downtown Van that boxing day by my lonesome because Rachel & Courtney were working. I had set aside some money and had my mind set on getting a marc. That morning I searched and searched and searched. I went to Holts, The Bay & numerous other stores but couldn’t find what I was looking for. Thankfully my main wing woman, Rachel, got off work at 2pm. We walked on over to Aritzia on Robson and alas! the marc jacobs bags were on sale! I flirted for a long time with a few of them but none of them felt meant to be. I left saddened as I had my heart set on scoring a marc.

On a whim, we went into Aritzia in Pacific Centre. Tired and hopeless I wandered over to the front of the store and then…it happened. An employee unwrapped a parcel and placed this sexy, black object on the table…All of a sudden I couldn’t take my eyes off him. I stood frozen as the entire world seemed to move rapidly around me. I slowly walked over to him and boldly picked him up and nuzzled him into my face. I breathed in his wonderful scent of new leather. I then stroked my fingers over his golden zipper pull. My heart sparkled as I opened him up and saw the wonderful black & white marc by marc jacobs graphic print lining. Ahhhhhhhhh, I was in looooooove. And when it seemed as if this perfect situation could not get any better, my eyes glanced upon a big red tag…30% off. YES. Some things are just meant to be.

So here we are, a year into our amazing relationship. Everything has gotten better with time. His leather looks even better than it did at that first glance. He’s always full of insanely, heavy objects (of course I need 4 lipsticks, 3 lip glosses, 3 nail polishes, sock for a sock bun…at all times) yet, not a single stitch has broken on him.

So happy anniversary marc! I do, i do, i do love you!



ps. like my bun? that is the ever so famous sock bun…a full tutorial will be up later this week!