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On Thursday, Consultant Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took to Instagram Tales to point out her help for a fellow New York native, designer Telfar Clemens. In her publish, Ocasio-Cortez, who represents New York’s 14th congressional district, shared a picture of two younger ladies in Queens carrying Telfar baggage with the caption, “Telfar is now generally known as a globally celebrated designer, however do you know this Black, LGBTQ+ designer and founder obtained their begin in Lefrak Metropolis, Queens? That’s proper! Telfar Clemens is a hometown hero from our district!” She concluded the story by writing, “Our group is so proud!”

Simply two days later, on Saturday, AOC was noticed sporting a bleach tie-dye face masks, black skinny denims, and a fitted black blazer outdoors of the Capitol constructing in Washington, D.C. Even higher than her on-trend masks was the bag she had slung over her left shoulder: a medium-sized Telfar Buying Bag within the colour oxblood, which additionally matched her nail polish shade.

Her Telfar bag made yet one more look when AOC posted a sequence of Instagram Tales, giving her 6.three million followers a have a look at its contents. “What I deliver with me to prep for a listening to,” she wrote to introduce the “What’s in my bag” sequence. Based on the posts that adopted, she all the time has a scarf — as a result of, in accordance with her, “irrespective of how scorching it’s, the A/C in workplace and listening to rooms might be loopy.” She additionally carries a pair of sun shades, her every day binder, and her notebooks, in addition to an iPad, “bc expertise.” Earlier than concluding the sequence, she confirmed off her reusable water bottle (“I attempt to decrease plastic water bottle use”), dental bag (“now that I’ve clear braces I have to brush my enamel and floss 3749437 instances a day”), make-up bag for last-minute TV appearances and Zoom conferences, headphones, keys, and pockets. 

It is sensible that AOC is a fan of the model. Along with being from New York, Clemens has all the time mentioned that the model is for the individuals, one thing that grew to become much more obvious as of late following a problem with bots shopping for up all of Telfar’s Buying Luggage. Additionally just like the beloved congresswoman, Clemens is devoted to making sure that everybody has a possibility — the model’s Bag Safety Program launch final week is proof of that. Now we simply have to attend and see what different colours she secured throughout Wednesday’s pre-sale. Silver? Orange? Hearth-engine purple? Test again in 2021 to search out out.