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Best of New York 2009 • Shopping

Best Handbag

MZ Wallace's ikat tote.  
  • MZ Wallace

    93 Crosby St., nr. Spring St.; 212-431-8252

    Practical, functional, capacious yet non-boring, MZ Wallace’s styles are right for an era when pricey “It” bags are in retreat and simple; generous totes are the order of the day. Most of the bags are durable, weather-resistant nylon and come in a variety of colors, shapes, and prints (the Toni tote in ikat is $325). They don’t scream “fashion” but, more important, they have staying power.

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