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Welcome to What's In Your Handbag?, a weekly feature that looks inside someone's handbag to answer the burning question, what do you have in there? Want to nominate someone? Shoot over an email with details.
Hrit and Beverley from Vegas Nocturne [Photos: Jenna Dosch]
This week, a two-part version of What's In Your Handbag? Today, Beverley Rossina Falzone-Buzukhov of Vegas Nocturne inside Rose.Rabbit.Lie. at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas gives us a glimpse of what she carries in her bag. Here, she carries a vintage box handbag handed down from her great great grandmother. Next week, her friend servant Hrit shares the contents of her handbag. Find out what's inside Beverley's handbag following the jump.
Hostess with the Mostess*
What kind of handbag?
A gorgeous box-shaped handbag with birds on it that was passed down from my great great grandmother. One side of it is signed by someone named Vicki Jean, whoever that is. Maybe my great great gram's lesbian lover? All I know about it is what I've learned from the Falzone-Buzukhov legends: that my great great grandmother smuggled this handbag into America inside a foot stool.
What does your handbag say about you?
I am a lady. Also, this purse doubles as a weapon.
What's the most important thing in your handbag?
A colt 45**
How about the most surprising thing?
An envelope with all my baby teeth.
What was the first handbag you carried that was memorable?
Name eight items in your handbag and why you must carry them:
1. A copy of Murder on the Orient Express — In case I have to wait in a line.
2. Hand sanitizer — In case I have to wait in a line.
3. A portrait of Donny Osmond — self-explanatory.
4. Peanuts — In case of blood sugar dips.
5. A bite guard — I'm a grinder.
6. Whistle — So I can call my friend/servant Hrit.
7. Cell phone — I have an app that helps me locate pressed penny machines.
8. Tic Tacs — In case I miss a meal.
*Referring to the boobs I bought back in 2009
**A 45-year old picture of a young horse