This April I turned 21 and I decided I wanted something tangible to commemorate that milestone.
Although I’ve always been drawn to designer fashion brands due to their artistry (I actually used to want to be a fashion designer when I was 13), I’ve never considered owning anything.
But when my mint coloured Fossil purse finally gave in and stopped being able to close properly, I decided I wanted to go that extra step and look for something quality and designer.
I’ve never been able to justify getting a high brand fashion item as I’m the kind of person who is always changing style, but a purse is something that I know I will use every day, so why not?
I knew that I wanted something classic with a twist to it; something that screamed ‘me’ and that I would not get tired of the design in years to come.
After much hunting around online, I found this beauty online: the Black Petrol Wallet by Vivienne Westwood.
It was an impulse decision to go for this one as I already had tabs on a few other simpler, more classic designs.
However, I was immediately drawn to it’s iridescent colouring that was subtle yet added a unique finish to it’s glossy black shell.
I love how it’s small and compact and the vintage coin compartment creates an elegant touch.
Plus the Vivienne Westwood logo just completes it.