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New season, new bag—or so your shopping shaman seems to say. Beyond being arguably fashion's favorite time of the year, fall also requires toting around layers along with your lunch, cosmetic case, notebooks, etc. If you've decided to downsize, maybe a small crossbody bag will do the trick. Whatever your inclination or catalyst for scoping out a new satchel, one of these nine local shops should have the bag of your dreams.