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Emmanuelle Alt ditches the purse for just a Blackberry.

Try This: Go Solo

I’m going solo these days and it feels amazing! I’m feeling a bit lighter, more free, more ready to take the road less traveled.

No, no, nooooo, I haven’t left my man—I’ve just ditched carrying a bag.

Okay, I know it’s not as liberating and dramatic as bra burning but it does feel subversive. It’s like giving the status quo of status bags the big middle finger.

Even the most fabulous in fashion today are not lugging around status purses but simply walking out the door with just their swagger and their phone.

Going without a purse can signal a few things:

The queen of fashion famously carries just her phone and sunglasses.

The queen of fashion famously carries just her phone and sunglasses.

You are above getting sucked into the latest “it bag.”

You are forward thinking.

You aren’t a hoarder.

You refuse to spend an hour looking for your keys.

Be warned: There are a few downsides:

There is nowhere to put your tampons.

You can’t carry lip gloss.

You can’t use it as a weapon if ever getting mugged.

 

Kim carries the Balenciaga while Carine goes with just a Blackberry. Enough said.

Kim carries the Balenciaga while Carine goes with just a Blackberry. Enough said.

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