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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!
Before Juliet Angus became one of Bravo's Ladies of London, she was a Chicago native — and a graduate of the same high school as Ferris Bueller. While you might recognize the feisty reality TV star for her recent on-screen antics (see: throwing the best hat party ever), her résumé is filled with the kind of read
If we admitted how much time we spend perusing home-decor sites, we'd expect to field judge-y side eyes for the rest of the conversation. So, we won’t go there. But, know that in between all the looking and pinning, we typically land on S.F.-based Rue Magazine for an inordinate chunk of time.
Since these ladies know read