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Putting the ‘k’ in classy since ’84

Summary of my purse contents in case you want to take classy lady lessons from a seasoned pro:

  • deodorant – for keeping fresh
  • toothbrush/toothpaste/dental floss – also for keeping fresh
  • underwear – you never know, also it’s fun to make bag checks at work super awkward
  • a 26 oz. bottle of lemon gin – the official beverage of classy ladies everywhere
  • NYLON magazine – to avoid having conversations with creepers on the bus/to keep abreast of the important issues, such as what people in silver lake are listening to/buying
  • cigarettes – I know, I know, not so hot but I was stressed, and it’s a good way to excuse yourself from an awkward convo
  • sunglasses – so that you can at least pretend you’re just out for an early morning stroll, and not on your way home from the night before
  • a can of diet rockstar – because it’s really hard to appear classy when you’re drooling in your sleep on the bus
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12 thoughts on “Putting the ‘k’ in classy since ’84

  1. No wonder I inspire girls to smoke…

    Posted by Eric | October 24, 2006, 1:16 am
  2. I think I might get kicked out of the sisterhood for spilling the beans on that one…

    Posted by team gingerbread | October 24, 2006, 8:31 am
  3. Well….drooling on the bus might come in handy if you don’t have a NYLON magazine to ward off the creepers.Blogmad hit!

    Posted by mike | October 24, 2006, 8:38 am
  4. True that mike, I never though of it that way. But I still hate falling asleep on the bus/train. You just feel so darn vulnerable (but word on the street is I look super cute when I sleep, awww!)

    Posted by team gingerbread | October 24, 2006, 9:23 am
  5. You know, often the contents of my purse are pretty similar…I haven’t tried diet Rockstar yet. I once got hooked-on sugarfree Redbull, and at the cost of $2 per can, I quickly realized that the addiction was going to do me in, financially. So now I’m just a diet Coke junkie.

    Posted by Kelley | October 24, 2006, 12:06 pm
  6. Underwear…good for weekend shinanagans (or however you spell that).Cigarettes…yes, disgusting…but so amazing at the same time..

    Posted by La Chou | October 24, 2006, 1:38 pm
  7. I’m sorry but the TITLE of this post has me in tears. Thanks for that!

    Posted by nicole | October 24, 2006, 5:47 pm
  8. kelley – what can I say, great minds think alikela chou – dittonicole – I give and I give… I’m glad you enjoyed it

    Posted by team gingerbread | October 24, 2006, 10:47 pm
  9. Not that anyone is asking but my bag contains:* supersize individually wrapped sanitary napkins – it can be used as a bandage to stop all sorts of bleeding, it can be soaked in ice water, peel the strip and expose the sticky thing and apply to forehead for a compress, etc.* hearing aid batteries because I’m cool like that* cigarettes and powerful chewing gum* lipgloss/lubricant* underwear? who needs it?* the most beautiful wallet in the whole wide world which smells like Band Aids when I open it

    Posted by Maritza | October 25, 2006, 7:49 am
  10. martiza – are you using lip gloss as lubricant you sassy lady? and I carry my wallet in my pocket because I searched high and low for a wallet that is both tiny and functional (it’s basically the same dimensions as my razr, but a bit thinner)

    Posted by team gingerbread | October 25, 2006, 9:05 am
  11. My wallet is super thin too but it’s legal envelope size. It’s made by Lodis.http://www.lodis.com/products/product_detail.aspx?id=588

    Posted by Maritza | October 25, 2006, 9:33 am
  12. Oooh! I like

    Posted by team gingerbread | October 25, 2006, 9:34 am

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