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Here's what happened today in Racked cities around the country:
LOS ANGELES—Celebrity stalkers take heed: In J. Lo's Vogue profile this month, contributing editor Jonathan Van Meter gives you directions to one of the planet's most well known faces/names/sweet beat's LA block.
NEW YORK—Totes ahoy! Here are eight beach bags that will make good times in the sun even better.
CHICAGO—Brazil arrives in Chicago courtesy of Macy's and the kick-off event included cameos by handbag designer Carlos Falchi, Project Accessory contestant Diego Rocha, and South American songstress Bebel Gilberto .