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Dream Bag Alert! D.C.-Area Boutiques Share Their Fall Wishlists

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Want to be "that girl" who people stop on Connecticut Avenue because her bag is fabulous? Or just looking for the perfect handbag to accompany you to roam the streets of Georgetown or dance the night away on U Street? We asked local boutiques to share their favorite bags in stock for Fall 2014, from clutches to satchels to convertible backpacks and more. —Molly Russell


The Bag: Alea Duo Bag by Collina Strada
Where to find it: Redeem, 1810 14th Street NW
Why it's in for fall: This mid-sized shoulder bag is the perfect update to your typical cross body bag. Its geometric patterns effortlessly strike the perfect balance between an everyday and statement piece.


The Bag: Nico Clutch By Collina Strada
Where to find it: Redeem, 1810 14th Street NW
Why it's in for fall: Another great find by Collina Strada: this fold over clutch is keeps the geometric trend going but in smaller form. It is ideal for a night on the town or to throw in a bigger bag during the day.


The Bag: Zaino Bag by Marni
Where to find it: Relish, 3312 Cady's Alley NW
Why it's in for fall: This versatile handbag also turns into backpack, which makes it perfect for a day on the go. It has great pockets, beautiful zippers, and is made of calf leather. This season it comes in night blue and deep lake.


The Bag: Clutch by Dries Von Noten
Where to find it: Relish, 3312 Cady's Alley NW
Why it's in for fall: This small yet stylish bag can be used for any occasion with its shoulder drawstring.


The Bag: Ethical Fashion for Africa Project Bags by Vivienne Westwood
Where to find it: Muléh, 1821 14th Street NW
Why it's in for fall: This environmentally conscious line is made completely from recyclable materials. Each aspect of the bag created jobs for Kenyan women, and the totes are the perfect size for every day.


The Bag: Chancery Bag by Vivienne Westwood
Where to find it: Muléh, 1821 14th Street NW
Why it's in for fall: At Muléh, this fall is all about Vivienne Westwood and her unique, hard-to-find bags. Her Chancery bag is an iconic heart-shaped bag with a handle and cross body strap for versatility. The luxurious embossed crocodile texture makes this style is great to take from day to night.


The Bag: Dree Bag by Chloe
Where to find it: Hu's Wear, 2906 M Street NW
Why it's in for fall: This classic rectangle hand bag has several convenient pockets to keep you organized and has a strap that's the perfect size to nestle in the crook of your arm. With minimal hardware, it is a timeless piece you can rock with boyfriend jeans or a cocktail dress.


The Bag: Eye Clutch by Pierre Hardy
Where to find it: Hu's Wear, 2906 M Street NW
Why it's in for fall: This eye-catching, mixed-material clutch has compartments to fit all your necessities and a detachable chain so you can wear it on your shoulder. The graphic design of this bag is modern and playful.


The Bag: Mini Rider Bag by Loeffler Randall
Where to find it: Bishop Boutique, 815-B King Street, Alexandria
Why it's in for fall: Fall 2014 season is all about the mini bag and Loeffler Randall does it well. This versatile little mate can do everything. It has a cross body option and handle bar, which makes it perfect for all your weekend activities: dinner, dancing, or a date. This season it come in an insanely beautiful hot pink.


The Bag: Kelly Bag by LK Bennett
Where to find it: Bishop Boutique, 815-B King Street, Alexandria
Why it's in for fall: This classic carryall is not just a vast open space you can throw everything you need in. Its sturdy shape allows you to tote around your belongings in the most stylish way. And if you have do not fill the space up all the way, you can zip closed the sides to make it smaller.
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