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Oakland's Coolest Accessory Pro

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    Oh, the quest for the perfect purse — oftentimes, it can feel like the sartorial equivalent of finding a needle in a haystack. All hyperbole aside, we are forever on the hunt for one that can transition effortlessly from day to night, to office to happy hour and beyond.

    Enter the Oakland-based extraordinaire Sarah Tejada, whose line of gorgeous, handmade accessories have come to our rescue. So, as we do, we paid the East Bay native a visit at her in-home studio to take a peek at where the magic is made.


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