Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen Feel Your "Bag Lady" Pain, and They Have a Solution

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A typical "bag lady" is exactly what you're picturing: someone who's carrying multiple purses or totes down the street. She often looks like she's struggling from the heavy burden. She has been me; she has probably been you. But Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen were the chicest bag ladies we've ever seen when they strolled through New York in glamorous all-black outfits.

If you try to count their numerous satchels, you might get sidetracked by Ashley's golden pendants or Mary-Kate's diamond choker and emerald chandelier earrings. Perhaps you'll even take note of the fact that the designer duo were wearing heels, Ashley's strappy pumps and Mary-Kate's mules suggesting that they might be on the way to a business meeting.

But let us bring you back to focus: the bags. Mary-Kate's leather duffel is the type you'd pack your weekend wardrobe into, while Ashley's crocodile totes (one oversize, and one with a simple top handle) complement one another in style and contrast each other in shade. If you do happen upon a day when you're running around with lots of luggage, take a tip from Mary-Kate and Ashley and choose the most elevated carryalls. Read on for another look at their bags, then shop some inspired options.