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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!).
If you were given three wishes, you'd use one on a fanciful wardrobe filled with the latest designer clothes, right? Unfortunately, if you don't have a seriously good genie up your sleeve — or maybe a relative by the name of Winfrey — that probably won't happen. Your closet is likely more Topshop and Zara than Chanel read