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Not to exaggerate, but we think we may have finally found our soul mate. Well, at least our accessories soul mate. You see, one look at Laura Vela's summer '13 lookbook tells us that the designer does not judge our obsession with handbags. In fact, she encourages it.
When we saw a lookbook with models clutching their goods lest anyone try to pull them from their grasps, we finally felt that we'd found some solidarity. At last, a designer who understands us and our natural reaction to chic clutches, totes, and crossbody bags. And trust, this transitional day-to-night, work-to-play collection has us thinking about swiping one (or three) of these bags from Vela's (only slightly intimidating) beauties.
Bobby pins, hair clips, and hair bands — these are the practical fasteners for hair styling that we've been using since we were kids. They're the glue that holds all our fancy braids, buns, and ponytails together, and just about every girl's got a stash of them at the bottom of a purse or tucked away in a drawer. While read
Holiday travel is all about practicality. Whether we're hoisting our oversized baggage across the airport terminal or coiling up in a bus seat, we're not always at the top of our style game. But, when your looks will likely be scrutinized by travelers across the globe flipping through magazines, you give your transit read