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Gym Class

Get on the fast track: These snazzy shoulder bags will leave your tired old duffel in the dust.

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Tired of that ratty gym bag you've lugged around since your college days? Check out the new batch of retro-chic styles. They're hip enough to bring to work and sure to brighten up your routine.

Best known for its sturdy watches, Fossil also turns out a durable, compact gym bag ($34) with a handy cell-phone pocket. For a seriously fifties look -- and a bit more space -- check out the Hummel bag ($44 at Stackhouse). Want something to go with your mega-trendy striped Adidas sweats? The company sells a roomy black-and-white tote to match ($30). Our favorite bag of all? Puma's ($45) cool blue one. It's large enough to stash an extra sweatshirt and has a hidden pocket underneath for optimal storage capacity.

Fossil
541 Broadway, near Spring St.
(212-274-9579)
Stackhouse
282 Lafayette St.
(212-925-6931)
Footlocker
(check www.footlocker.com for locations)
Puma
521 Broadway, near Broome St.
(212-334-7861)

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