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Queen Elizabeth, Trend-Setter

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After Queen Elizabeth carried a custom Launer London bag in the royal wedding, sales jumped by 60%. Launer bags run from around $600 $1300 and tend to sell to women over 50, but post-wedding sales have spiked even among the younger 35-50 demographic. The takeaway: Forget Kate and Pippa Middleton. In terms of sheer star power, nothing beats the queen. [Racked National]