Part Two: I resolve to seek the unique.

Out with the bland, in with the unusual. I'm not interested in amassing anymore—my post-recession budget and a closet heaving with barely-used "It" bags have put a stop to that. If I'm going to buy something now, it needs to wow me on a visceral level. The following picks pass my 'gut test' because they have either an uber-distinct sensibility or offer a rebellious spin on an old classic.

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