Maptote Makeup Pouch at Frances & Charlie

Gem features one standout piece from a local shop. Whether it's a jacket, necklace, or handbag, it's on our have-to-have list.

What: 'Tis the season for holiday travel, when zipping up all your necessities into a small carrier becomes an art. To stow your makeup and other must-haves, pick up this thick canvas makeup pouch made by Brooklyn-based baggery Maptote. It looks good. You look (or soon will look) good, thanks to its contents. Match made in mascara heaven.

Where: Frances & Charlie, the resident newsstand and accessory emporium at UNION

Cost: $35

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