Out-of-towners just don't get it. Living in the Big Apple usually means having a big purse closet
—you've got to rethink your bag each day based on where you're going after all. If you're riding your bike over the Brooklyn Bridge, your best bet is a backpack. Headed to Chelsea? You know you need your artful carryall. But, decisions aren't easy—or obvious. So, we're bringing you "The Bags Of New York," a match-up mashup that shows the go-to satchel you'll need…for every NYC neighborhood.
There are variations on each piece of arm candy on this list, but as folks who have found ourselves downtown without
a handbag that could fit an extra pair of flats, we feel pretty sure that this cheat sheet is a must. Tourists (and purse-phobic NYCers) take note: Here are the It bags you should carry to embody our 'hoods. Now, represent.