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  The handbag 9 August 2004  
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What do you keep in yours?

The mystery of what the Queen keeps in her handbag has been solved. A photograph taken at Ascot showed no security equipment, no bricks, no keepsakes. In fact it was empty apart from a small purse.

Charlie Porter, editor of GQ and Lorraine Candy, editor of Elle  discuss whether handbags are just for show or a necessity.

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