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The Best Handbag Is One Made Exactly for You

In our new world, what people want in a carryall has changed.

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For the past year and a half, the one accessory that’s always made it into my purse is a hefty can of bear spray.

Before the pandemic, a bag built for lugging grizzly deterrent wasn’t really a priority. While I’ve never been one for ornate logos or seasonal trends, my handbag collection at times favored aesthetics over practicality: A graceful handle drop resting in the crook of an elbow, rather than a bulky shoulder strap, was well worth losing the function of an arm.