A fashion event is taking place right now and London, New York, Milan and Paris need not apply. In Omaha, Nebraska the Omaha Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2013 showcase is running February 26-March 2. This OFW takes place twice a year and each season is receiving more fanfare than the previous one.

This week’s show is made up of 16 independent designers, and the area’s top stylists giving them a chance to shine while presenting designs that woman appreciate.

These homegrown designers from the heartland of America are giving the runways a superior fashion workout. Whether the collections originate from Chicago or St. Louis designers, this show’s apparel and accessories always create an impact. Even those on the catwalk audition for the show that is placing independent fashion designers on the map.

Whatever the tempo is from tailored to funky, alluring or fuss-free, Midwest women are looking no further than their home turf for their wardrobe. Midwest women can be perfectly captivating with sensational fashion direct from the homeland.

According to the show’s coordinator, Brook Hudson, “There is a very real possibility that Omaha can claim to be a leading fashion hub in the Midwest – something that a few years ago would have seemed unrealistic. “  

All women look forward to having a fashionable tote with plenty of function. An authentic Louis Vuitton Batignolles Vertical is one smart tote bag that works well for business or leisure. 

The pre-owned Batignolles is made of the iconic LV monogram canvas and trimmed with natural cowhide leather. The exterior is finished off with golden hardware on its side buckles and handle rings.

The Batignolles spells practicality and can be carried by hand as a tote by its double flat leather straps or placed it neatly over the shoulder.  Many celebrities prefer the vertical frame over the horizontal one, including Kim Kardashian.

The side buckles adjust the width of the bag making it large enough to fit in more items than its appearance. Despite its petite size it is spacious, and can fit in a tablet, mini laptop and more. The used Louis Vuitton Batignolles Vertical’s inside is lined in brown colored textile fabric. The interior contains several open pockets on both side walls. There is a gold tone d-ring on the side of the bag.   

The authentic Louis Vuitton Batignolles Vertical is a sensible handbag to add style and elegance to any time period of 2013 and beyond.