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Designer Anya Hindmarch—probably best-known in this country for her iconic and controversial "I am not a plastic bag" handbags— is obsessed with "really good coats," got her first hand-me-down Gucci bag from her mom at age 15, prefers understated clothing, is influenced by Joseph, and believes that clothes are mood-altering. "Wear the wrong shoes and you feel uber-dowdy; the right shoes and you feel fantastic." Life, liberty, and the pursuit of shoes. We're in. [Guardian]