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In The Mood for Love Story-Inspired Clothes and Accessories

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This weekend we had our annual re-watching of 1970 tearjerker Love Story and, subsequently, have spent the last three days scouring the web for camel coats, striped scarves, opaque black tights, and cool new glasses, a la Ali MacGraw's character Jenny Cavalleri. At the top of our personal must-have list for fall? A classic, understated flap-closure shoulder bag.

We're super kind of over super-oversized and dragging around all that clanging hardware from yesterseason is giving us a crick in the neck. (Maybe we are having a retro-Coach moment? Diagnosis pending.) Here are some of our favorite new modestly-sized shoulder bags for fall.
· Leather push-lock satchel bag, $90 at Topshop
· "Jericho" pursette, $138 at J. Crew
· "Duke" croco cow hair bag, $325 at Reiss
· Yves Saint Laurent "Chyc Mini" shoulder bag, $2,015 at Luisa Via Roma
· "Patricia's Legacy" bag, $298 at Coach
· Mango "Chip" mock-croc cross-body bag, $64 at ASOS