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The Bag Lady Papers: Win a Copy of Our Book of the Month!

Alexandra Penney is pretty much the woman you wanted to be when you grew up. She’s held editor positions at Vogue, Glamour, and Self. She owns an Hermès Kelly bag. She spends afternoons painting in her SoHo …

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Spinning a Yarn (In More Ways Than One)

The first scarf I knitted rolled up into itself like a turtle hiding in its shell. No amount of tugging, stretching, ironing, or whining would make it lay flat. This, you can imagine, irritated me greatly. I’d spent hours on …

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