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Marissa Cooper…ahem, I mean Mischa Barton launches bag line

Wednesday, September 21, 2011
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Does anyone still remember the reign on former primetime television princess Mischa Barton. Marissa Cooper, her character on the the much-loved teen series “The O.C” was the epitome of West Coast style in the mid-2000’s and sky-rocketed the actress to style diva fame. Coveted for her boho-chic vibe and enviable figure, Barton became the poster-girl for cool for an entire generation of girls. Cut to 2011 and after exiting the show, a series of failed relationships, projects and roles, Mischa Barton is a name more often affiliated with Marijuana Busts and DUI’s than ultra-chic style.

But that’s all about to change as Barton prepares to make a come-back with her new collection of handbags which launched on Friday at New York boutique A. Turen. Collaborating with super-stylist and branding guru June Ambrose, this hand bag line is not only eco-friendly, but wallet-friendly too and so chic that I’m sure we’ll be seeing the collection on the sidewalks in no time.

You can also find the bags online here.
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