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We've trained our eye to immediately look for certain vintage bags that we consider thrift store gold. You know the ones — the Coach bucket bags, the Dooney and Burke two-tone shoulder purses, the nylon Prada backpack — the no-longer-made, super-simple bags that feel so relevant right now. However, coming across one in good condition can be as difficult as finding a $100 bill on the street. Each stained, ripped, and destroyed satchel, clutch, or shopper we discover makes us wonder what it would be like to hold a pristine one in our hands... and now we don't have to imagine any longer. Brands are wising up to thrifters' woes and are reissuing heritage shapes and discontinued styles for those of us who'd rather buy new than play the Indiana Jones game. Ahead, our favorite old-school bags that are finally on the market again!
Down-filled parkas and puffer jackets talk a big talk when it comes to bad weather. But, really, how can you tell the one you're thinking about buying online or trying on in a toasty dressing room will actually hold up to colder-than-cold temperatures and other inclement scenarios? A lot more goes into this purchase than read
Over-the-knee boots are almost unanimously beloved. If you're averse to pants, the leg coverage allows you roam free without the constraint of trousers. On the other hand (er, foot), the style adds an extra layer of calf protection over your favorite pair of jeans. No matter how you wear 'em, they're likely a staple in read