What's in your bag? Marc Jacobs, a master's thesis and more!

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This week, Denver street style is taking cues from New York's Marc Jacobs, whose high-end fashion and leather goods are a symbol of luxury to people around the world. While the air here is hot and muggy, with sudden showers threatening the afternoons, Denverites keep pushing the style thermometer. Weather forecast: Jacobs is always in style.

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- Accessories transform outfits from mundane to exciting

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Name: Beatriz Contreras

Spotted at: 14th and Curtis streets.

Profession: Contributor for a street-style blog, Style Informant, and works in retail.

Favorite film: The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus. I enjoy how trippy it is, plays with reality.

Summer anthem: Peter, Bjorn and John's "Nothing to Worry About" and "Freedom," by George Michael.

Style inspirations/ icons: Kate Moss has a very heroin-chic, music-festival fun style. Yoko Ono is someone I admire. Also, Johnny Depp is inspiring, as he is very grungy yet somehow clean. His well-kept grungy look is cool for men.

Favorite accessory: A staple piece of my wardrobe, a black vest that is studded with pyramids. I get compliments on it all the time, but it's not real leather.

Favorite color: Purple, because it's a safe color for both men and women to wear, and I also like grapes.

Style mantra: How do I want people to view me?

Shops at: Thrift stores, Express, skate shops and Michael's.

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"I like when people mess with accessories," Contreras says. "Their outfit may be bland, but their accessories could pop, be really cool and stand out." Today she rocks a silver band, a braided brown-leather strap, a saint bracelet and a beaded skull bracelet, as well as a music festival-inspired headband and animal-printed blouse.

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The studded sandals complement the white leather studded purse that she carries today. Always on the go, Contreras usually has an umbrella and laptop with her, but not today.

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Take a look inside Beatriz Contreras's bag on page 2!


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