Give me a fun novelty purse and I'm a happy gal. The kitschier the better. My collection ranges from vintage Enid Collins bags to modern-day Betsey Johnson ones (the whipped cream can is probably my favorite). My most recent acquisition is shaped to look like an oversized box of Chinese food. Now I've learned that Russian Etsy shop KruKru Studio is making leather purses that look like gas cans ($180), and lots of other uniquely-shaped bags. All of them are out of my price range but I still appreciate the heck out of them.
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Many a travel bar has passed through my hands over the years, but none as badass as this one. Tom of Well Done Tips has taken a new 20-liter jerry gas can and turned it into an enviable mini bar that holds four cans, three Old fashioned glasses, and one full-sized bottle of Jack Daniel's Tennessee Whiskey. He's rigged it so all the items are secured and won't fall out when it's opened.
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