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A chic memento of the Great Recession

Christina Huh Sep 21, 2010

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One shopper gives new meaning to the term “recessionista.”
According to fashion website Refinery29
, one lucky shopper found a stash of Lehman Brothers bank envelopes. You know Lehman Brothers — they of the biggest bankruptcy in U.S. history. Made of dark green vinyl and with “an embossed Logo and an on-trend metal clasp,” it makes for a surprisingly stylish accessory that doubles as a conversation piece. And at $38 (plus shipping), you’ll still have money left to put in it. Get your own here

The Lehman Brothers cash book, which can double as a clutch (lehmanclutch.com}

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