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What’s in a bag? For most women (and even some men), it can be a little home away from home. Cell phones, keys, IDs, a book or day-planner, lip glosses, granola bar, the remains of a beverage (or two!)…the list and contents are endless. But the bags themselves—those are the real treasure. Naturally, we wanted to hit the streets to find real locals putting their bags to good work, and the results are nothing short of inspirational. From where our readers got their super-rad satchels, to the absolute essentials that none of our subjects can leave home without, we’ve got the coolest handbags found right here in L.A. You may even want to add a few to your fall wish list (we did!).
Now that the whirlwind of parties and events that dominated your December has come and gone, January may seem a bit low on glamour. But, even if your social agenda finds you lounging around in sweats, there's still plenty of gown-gawking to keep you busy. Hollywood awards season is in full swing, and stars are keeping us read
While the Oscars and the Golden Globes are all about full-on glitz and glamour, the Screen Actors Guild Awards tend to be a more understated affair for celebs when it comes to hair and makeup —well, as understated as red carpet beauty can be. Elegance and minimalism are the name of the game here. But, that read