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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!).
There’s nothing like the first smell of fall air to get New Yorkers ready to pack their bags for a quick jaunt upstate. Between the changing foliage, outdoors antique markets, and the array of freshly picked apples and wine trails at your disposal, heading north of the city for a weekend can make for the perfect (and read
These days, for better or for worse, an event's success is measured by its level of Instagram-worthiness. And, by that yardstick, Honor Fraser Gallery's bash for its newest exhibition was a major win.
New York-based artist KAWS hosted the event himself — the very first artist-led meetup in L.A. (and a huge score for read