Indulge me here: Take a minute and think of everything you have stuffed in your purse at the moment. Now assign it a numerical value (mine: Kindle, $80; headphones, $50; wallet, more than I should have spent…). Did you get anywhere close to $750?
A U.K.-based brand has surveyed customers and found that, on average, women are toting around $759 worth of stuff at current conversion. That number seems high to me, but they’re attributing a lot of it to the cost of cell phones and tablets, makeup, plus, oddly, jewelry.