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Abigail Breslin's Purse Was Sending The Wrong Message

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Comedy writer Bonnie Datt once bought a chainmail vest "for clubbing"—a purchase she later came to lament, once she realized that chainmail wasn't particularly slimming. Inspired by this, she now spends her spare time asking famous people to dish about purchases which they initially loved—but ended up regretting, for Buyer's Remorse.

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Actress Abigail Breslin was one of the youngest actresses to ever receive an Academy Award nomination. And since her star making turn in the film Little Miss Sunshine, she's continued to make her mark in movies like No Reservations, Definitely, Maybe, and Rango. Abigail is now also starting to become known for her sense of style—and has become a Fashion Week regular. The Buyer's Remorse story she shared with us was about a fashionable bag which she thought was sending out the wrong message.

Racked: Can you tell us about something you've had Buyer's Remorse over?

Abigail Breslin: I buy a lot of things that I think are like so cool, but which I end up never wearing. I got this black bag—and when I first got it I really liked it. Then I started to realize that it looks exactly like a briefcase, so whenever I'm wearing it with a dress I just look like I'm coming in from a business meeting.
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