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The 6 Best Bags & Clutches For New Yorkers

May 3, 2012 9:00 AM

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Fashionistas are always on the go, meaning that along with a cute outfit and shoes you’ll need the perfect purse to tote your stuff in. Whether you’re looking for a carry-on to hold everything you need throughout the day or a sparkly clutch to hold the bare minimum for a night out, take a peak at our favorite bags this season. By Krissy Dolor.

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Colored Wristlet

 The 6 Best Bags & Clutches For New Yorkers

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Corrente

179 Orchard St.
New York, NY 10002
212-228-2267

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If you live in the city you’re dependent on your Metrocard – and we all know how annoying it is when you can’t find it. With the appropriately named Metro Wallet, you’ll never search for that yellow card again! We found this gem while browsing Lionesquestyle.com. The outer pocket was designed especially for the Metrocard, and the bright coral (a big color this season) is easy to find in your purse. (Metro Wristlet Clutch, $65)

For Everyday

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You’ll never have to awkwardly hover over the person sitting in front of the map in the car again. With a printed map of our subway system, this bag is an accessory for any New Yorker. Since it’s big, you can fit everything you need for a day out – your laptop, charger, books – all with room to spare. (Met Your Map Bag, $45.99)

Little Black Bag

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Urban Outfitters

628 Broadway
New York, NY 10012
212-475-0009

If you want something small for the evening, check out this crossbody pouch from Duex Lux. Available at New York staple Urban Outfitters, the antiqued gold chain strap is great for dressing up any outfit. (Bowery Messenger Pouch Bag, $39)

Bright White

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Otte NY

121 Greenwich Ave.
New York, NY 10011
212-213-4030

If you’re going from morning to night and it seems like there’s more than just 24 hours in your day, pack all your essentials in this chic tote from Phillip Lim. Though it’s a steep price for fashion, this classic white piece is sure to be a staple in your closet for years to come. (3.1 Phillip Lim, $750)

The Weekender

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Kate Spade Flagship

430 West 14 St.
New York, NY 10013
212-274-1991

For a summer look, try pairing this Kate Spade tote with bright jeans for a day out in the city. It’s great for shopping at a weekend farmer’s market, strolling through a street festival, or taking a walk through the park. (Cobble Hill Straw Small Leslie, $328)

For the Bills

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Bird

220 Smith St.
Brooklyn, NY 11201
718-797-3774

And for a wallet that can take you anywhere you need to go, this one from Want is exactly what you should want. Keep all your IDs, cards, cash and change safe in one place – then stick it in your great new bag before you head out the door. (Liberty Bi-Fold Travel Wallet, $295)

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