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It’s difficult to pinpoint when exactly adolescence ends. When you graduate college? When your parents start giving you gift cards instead of actual gifts? When your grandparents start giving you gift cards? Personally, we think it’s when you purchase — all on your own, like the big girl that you are — your first dream bag.
As a youngin', you were all about whatever could hold your laptop, gym clothes, Luna bars, magazines, and could withstand an accidental beer and nacho cheese spill. Now that you’re an adult (pause while we brush away a tear), it’s time to trade in that canvas tote for something more representative of your adult life. Marc Jacobs’s new bag, the Antonia, is sure to solidify your place at the grown-up table.
The standout style is available in glazed leather, ostrich, and faux fur and is roomy enough to take you from work to dinner to drinks. Still, it's small enough to ensure you don't look as if you're ready for a month-long vacation at a moment's notice. Ranging from $1,995 to $9,795, these babies definitely require an adult paycheck, as well, but we think they're a blockbuster investment piece (as well as an undeniably stylish ticket to adulthood).
Photo: Courtesy of Marc Jacobs