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Weight off Our Shoulders
Perhaps in response to O's article last October on cruelly hefty handbags, designers have been taking some of the weight off. Coach, Bottega Veneta, and Marc Jacobs—notorious for his metal-heavy creations—are introducing bags with minimal hardware (or none at all) in airy, supple materials.
From top: Coach, $1,000, Coach.com; Marc Jacobs, $1,275, 212-343-1490
Stylists: Marissa Gimeno and Claire Tedaldi for Halley Resources