UPDATE: The best way to show off some personality when you're bundled up? Opt for an eye-catching bag or a statement shoe — here are the coolest ones we've spotted around town lately. This story was originally published on February 7, 2013.
On the days when it's too cold to even roll out of bed, much less put together a great outfit, we rely on the small things — an amazing pair of boots, a gorgeous satchel — that provide major impact with minimal effort. And clearly, the District's most stylish gals abide by the same philosophy, because we're witnessing a boom when it comes to covetable bags and shoes. (You know, the ones that inspire endless eBay searches.)
Don't believe it? We've got proof. Our intrepid street-style photogs have braved freezing winds and slippery sidewalks to snap the chicest add-ons around. We're pretty sure you'll get a case of instant accessory-envy when you scope these pics, so...what are you waiting for?
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