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Some keys to a successful turn on the Tony Awards red carpet: Talk less, smile more, and carry this truly perfect Hamilton clutch. Designed by Edie Parker, the bag has "A. Burr" embossed on one side and "A. Ham" on the other — and both Bee Schaffer (daughter of Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour) and Vanessa Nadal (wife of A. Ham himself, Lin-Manuel Miranda), carried it down the incredibly floral red carpet.
Hamilton, Miranda’s second work, is the clear frontrunner at tonight's Tonys. It’s nominated for a total of 16 awards, and we’d like to informally nominate it for one more: Best Merch.
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