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3 Cool Girls Style 1 Cool Bag

In partnership with Nina Ricci. 

Since I outed myself as a bag-holder who uses the aforementioned to carry around not just literal stuff but the very pun-y and sentimentally challenged emotional baggage that plagues me, I have been thinking hard about how other women use their bags. In “thinking,” I’ve determined that thoughts lead to nowhere without concrete feedback so I did what I do, took to Instagram, jotted down a shortlist of women who I both admire and find insanely cool and then asked them: will you take this bag, style it for me and then talk to me about how it makes you feel? The above is the culmination of all those things in the form of a love letter to composting, looking like a Creamsicle and calling a bag a bag because what it says about you is, simply, that you’re no frills — just a good quality tote-holder.

Photographed by Krista Anna Lewis.


Leandra M. Cohen

Leandra M. Cohen is the founder of Man Repeller.

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