How To Wear A Crossbody Bag? 28 Chic Ideas To Carry It



How To Wear A Crossbody Bag. The crossbody bag trend isn’t going anywhere for now, and it’s probably because they are such a fun and versatile accessories. They can be paired with virtually any outfit (as you will soon see through this article) and there are an endless array of styles to choose from.



Keep reading for 25 ways to wear a crossbody bag!

Different Ways To Wear Crossbody Bags

Let’s start with some tips:

  • The size of your crossbody bags mainly depends on your needs and how much stuff you want to carry around. If you’re someone who can survive the day with just a phone and a lipgloss in your purse then a mini crossbody bag is perfect for you. And if you’re someone who wants every possible thing you might need in a day to be in your reach then an oversized crossbody in leather would be best.
  • If you’re an eco-conscious shopper, then you would want to invest in a good quality crossbody bag that can last for a long time, so go for durable and long-lasting materials that age well. Avoid cheap, fast-fashion alternatives because even though they might look cute, they’ll not last very long.
  • When it comes to wearing a crossbody, there are no rules so go with the flow and choose what works best for you. Let it hang behind your body or at the front, and you can even convert it into a fanny pack so go crazy and make the most of your bag by wearing it in every possible way.

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↓28. Party-Ready

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Stuart Weitzman Tieland Over the Knee Boots $798

Tony SML $175

Selah Mini Dress $66

↓27. The Easiest Way To Wear Crossbodies

Everyone isn’t comfortable with letting a crossbody go across your body, and many women find it tiring to wear it this way. So here’s the most straightforward and perhaps the most convenient way to wear crossbody bags, just letting them hang by your side. And of course, we love how the bag has been matched with the shoes, the oldest and yet the most fail-proof trick in the book.

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Double Ring Leather Belt HALOGEN® Price$39.00

Daire Perforated Suede Boots $149.97

Small Love Leather Crossbody Bag REBECCA MINKOFF $195.00

Express Mid Rise Ripped Super Skinny Jeans $88.00

Express Original Fit Portofino Shirt $49.90

↓26. Travel Style

This outfit and bag seem perfect for any winter trip. Crossbodies are so easy to wear with jackets, and they’re handy enough to carry travel essentials like passports and wallet, without being too heavy on your shoulder.

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↓25. Leather Shorts & Fun Monster Purse

For the gal with a sense of humor, this monster styled crossbody purse is super cute and fun, especially when worn with a no-nonsense pair of leather shorts! You can wear it with a white sweater like this chic top. Accessorize with sunglasses and small chunky hoop earrings.

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↓ 24. Great Weekend Look

If you are headed out this weekend and need a simple but stylish look to go with your brand name crossbody bag (Fendi or not!) this is the look for you! Opt for an all-white long-sleeved top with mid-rise light-wash jeans. Your crossbody bag is the main feature of this super cute ensemble. Finish off this look with all-white sneakers and loose, straight hair.

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H&M White Sweatshirt for Women $9.99

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Nike All-White Air Force 1 $90.00

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Mid-Rise Distressed Boyfriend Jeans for Women $35.00

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↓ 23. Cute Crossbody Bag and Heels

This is such a great look for heading out to the mall or sitting down for lunch with your best girlfriends! With this ensemble, go bold with a pair of skinny white jeans and top with a black blouse. A casual denim jacket with the sleeves turned up, brings a sweet, feminine side to your outfit. Match your crossbody bag with some nude heels (check out the outfit details below!). Last but not least, accessorize with some hoop earrings and bracelet.

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Step Off the Plane Denim Jacket $49

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AE Ne(X)t Level Jegging $49.95

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Nordstrom V-Neck Tee $15

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Red Dress Boutique Nude Crossbody Purse $34

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Red Dress Boutique Nude Heels $32

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↓ 22. Pop of Color Crossbody Bag

This is such a great winter-ready look for the girl who loves to bring an element of surprise to her ensembles. This crossbody bag gives a flash of color to this otherwise dark outfit and makes the look so fun. Go for charcoal or dark gray coat and wear over a patterned long-sleeved top. For pants, opt for some dark blue denim with turned up hems. Last but not least, some fun sneakers (white, to shake things up!) pull this look together.

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ASOS High-Waisted Skinny Jeans $79

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Aurora London The Gigi Bag $151.80

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John and Jenn Casual Teresa Leopard Print Sweater $70.37

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H&M Wool Blend Coat $45.21

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↓ 21. Pretty Boho Lunch Outfit

This outfit blends casual with boho seamlessly and beautifully! Let your leather crossbody bag do all the talking with this look. Pair this lovely white eyelet top with a pair of denim jeans. Accessories are essential with this look, so dress it up with some stacked necklaces and aviator sunglasses. Lastly, use a curling iron or straightening iron to add some curl to your hair!

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AE Long Sleeve Eyelet Tunic $24.97

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AE High-Waited Tomgirl Jeans $37.46

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Sole Society Anora Crossbody Bag $54.95

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Sole Society JIYA Asymmetrical Strap Sandal $62.97

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Nordstrom Ray-Ban Aviator Sunglasses $153

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MiaBella Coin Pendant Necklace $39.90

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↓ 20.  Sleek & Gorgeous City Look for Winter

We love this beautiful and glam ensemble which is perfect for a cold day out in the city! With this look, you will don a navy blue knit dress that hugs the figure and falls mid-calf. Over it, you will be wearing this gorgeous white double-breasted coat. It will keep you warm and – equally important! – Ridiculously stylish. For footwear, throw on a pair of knee-high white boots. They match your coat and provide a sleek and glamorous touch to your look. Last but not least, opt for a chic, mini purse like the one pictured.

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MARYLING Navy Zippered Knit Dress $401

Furla Metropolis Mini Leather Crossbody Purse $298

Sam Edelman Hutton’s Leather Over-the-Knee Boots $ 54 to $ 226

ASOS Double-Breasted Coat 47.50

↓ 19. Weekend Lunch Look – Spring Day Outfit

We can’t think of a better outfit to throw on when you need a sweet but stylish look for a weekend lunch date! This white eyelet embroidered top is so darling and pairs so well with this scalloped green skirt. The crossbody purse of choice is this sweet little straw bag which is complemented by a pair of woven mules. And that’s all there is to it! Super simple and super stylish. For more ideas, check out these 25 Ways To Dress Up For Weekend Date.

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H&M Eyelet Embroidered Top $17.99

JCREW Scalloped Sidewalk Skirt $64.50

H&M Straw Bag $17.99

Target Woven Backless Mules $25

↓ 18. Pretty in Pink Outfit for Spring

You can’t go wrong with this look featuring soft pinks, spring stripes, and a cute mini skirt. Start with a short-sleeved vintage striped shirt. Wear with a pale pink mini skirt and the footwear of your choice (sandals or heels would look great with this outfit!). You can easily replicate this ’70s inspired leather Gucci bag if – like most of us – you can’t afford the old GG. Accessorize with aviator sunglasses.

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Rails – Maui Silk Farrah Stripe Shirt $198

Nordstrom Rigid Denim High-Waist Mini Skirt $58

GG Marmont Leather Shoulder Bag $980

VIVIENNE Oversize Aviator Sunglasses $39.45

Jeffrey Campbell Sandalia Lynx $65

↓ 17. Gorgeous Floral Outfit

We can’t think of a better way to make a statement than by wearing this floral and polka dot mixed print dress. It’s bold, it’s beautiful, and it’s perfectly complemented by an equally standout purse. This is a great outfit for those early spring days where there is still a chill in the air (hence a stylish trench coat). And last but not least, opt for a pair of white trainers to mix things up and ensure you will be comfortable regardless of the event!

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next Studio Mixed Print Wrap Dress $185.50

Adidas Originals White & Navy Stan Smith Trainers $80

↓ 16. Polka Dot Summer Day Outfit

With summer just around the corner, we need an arsenal of outfits we can turn to for those hot days, especially when we have lunches to attend or errands to run! So take note of this cute and stylish look! We love this white top, especially when paired with a flirty polka dot skirt. But the real show-stopper is this eye-catching crossbody bag. Accessorize with aviator sunglasses and hoop earrings. Last but not least, go for a wedge sandal for your footwear! Perfect for showing off those tan gams. Here are the 17 Best Polka Dot Outfits You Need To Try This Year.

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Free People Take Me Back Top $30

BB Dakota Connect the Dots Skirt $68

Faithfull the Brand Annika Bag $119

Ray-Ban Blaze Aviator Gradient Sunglasses $198

Sannibel Platform Wedge Sandal $79.95

↓15. Fun Stripey Look for Autumn

We all have a favorite season, but who doesn’t love a crisp autumn day?! This warm, striped sweater is so great for those days where it’s not too cold for a coat but not quite warm enough to go bare-armed. Paired with this lovely crossbody bag, you will be looking stylish and chic. This is a minimal-accessories look, but feel free to jazz it up with some oversized sunglasses like this Nordstrom pair. Lastly, some knee-high boots round off the look and make you picture ready and autumn-ready.

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Abercrombie & Fitch Lofty Puff Sleeve Crew Sweater $13.34

7 For All Mankind High-Waisted Jeans $189

GiGi Forest Green Abbot Crossbody Bag $172.50

Stuart Weitzman Lowland Over the Knee Boots $798

Nordstrom Quay Australia After Hours Sunglasses $55

↓14. Floral Dress Date Night Look

This is a gorgeous dressy look for a date night or a charity event. Bright and floral, you can’t go wrong with a dress like this. When paired with a darling leather crossbody bag and pink trenchcoat, you will be the hit of the night!

Antonio Melani Double Breasted Trench Coat $169

Nordstrom Small Love Leather Crossbody Bag $195

↓ 13. Stylish Summer Dress Look

We love an outfit that effortlessly blends style with elegance and comfort with class. This look does all that and more! With this outfit, the dress provides the perfect backdrop to these high-end accessories, such as this leather bag and these Quay Australia sunglasses. A white denim jacket brings the ensemble together, especially when paired with some cognac colored slides. Now off you go to enjoy that lunch or hit the mall for some shopping!

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A.P.C. ATELIER DE PRODUCTION ET DE CRÉATION Demi-Lune Leather Bag $440

Everland The Denim Jacket $88

Steven Greece Slides $79

Nordstrom After Hours Sunglasses $55

↓ 12. Casual Denim Look

We all need those few staple outfits to turn to on a day where we are running errands, picking up the kids from school, or just heading out to grab coffee with our significant other. That’s where this look comes in! Stylish but casual, this outfit is all about that crossbody bag. Start with a striped long-sleeved top, slightly tucked into a pair of light-wash jeans. Some pointy-toed mules provide an edge to this look, as well as match with the purse and sunglasses. Loose, tousled curls kick this look up a notch, especially when worn with a fresh face of makeup and various jewelry pieces.

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Nordstrom Something Navy Cigarette Jeans

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Nordstrom Vince Ralston Pointy Toe Mule $325

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Rebecca Minkoff Jean Crossbody Bag $119

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↓ 11. Sporty Chic With Gucci Crossbody Bags

Sporty looks are so fun and versatile. They can be worn in a number of ways and suit more occasions than you might think! Need to make a Target run? Go sporty! Off for lunch with your girlfriends? Sporty is the way to go! Have a brunch date with the hubby? Again, this look covers it all! Keep it fresh by adding a stylish crossbody bag and spice up your boring old legging game by opting for leather joggers instead. A muscle tank and some color block trainers bring that sport-ready vibe home. Last but not least, accessorize with some rose mirror aviators.

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n: philanthropy Jogger Scarlett Leather $248

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Madewell Veja V-10 Sneakers $150

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Madewell Whisper Cotton Crewneck Muscle Tank $18.50

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Gucci Sylvie Leather Super Mini Bag $1,200

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Quay x Desi Mirrored Brow Bar Aviator Sunglasses $65

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↓ 10. Day Out On the Town Outfit

Ah, who doesn’t love a good old-fashioned day of exploring? It could be a new city or your beloved hometown. Whichever it is, this is the look for you! A sturdy but stylish crossbody bag provides a hands-free place to stash your phone and wallet while you pound the pavement. A light blue sweater keeps you warm and is paired with some navy blue leggings. Some fashion-forward cat eye sunglasses bring a twist to the look. Last but not least, put to use some trainers or sneakers of your choice. Your feet will thank you.

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J. Crew Crossbody Italian Suede Buckle Bag $158

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↓ 9. Pretty, Feminine Outfit for Spring

This is a great look for just about any occasion. Plus, it’s easy to put together and great for the girl who loves to look girlish and feminine. With this ensemble, you will pair a pretty linen top with some mid-rise ripped skinny jeans. For shoes, you can wear a gorgeous pair of slip-on espadrilles. Last but certainly not least is this cute leather crossbody bag.

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DSW Espadrille Slip-On $49.99

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Nordstrom Mini Marcie Leather Crossbody Bag $890

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Here’s another Spring appropriate look with the same crossbody bag. But while the one shared above is more casual, this one is more semi-formal.

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↓ 8. Gorgeous Casual Look + Crossbody Bag

What is not to love about this outfit?! Stylish but comfortable, casual and yet fashionable, this look works for so many different kinds of occasions. Wear olive green linen jogger pants with a slightly loose utility shirt. This lightweight crossbody bag features a cute tassel and is not only super affordable but goes with just about anything. Last but not least, jazz up your outfit with some snazzy flip-flops.

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Nordstrom Linen Jogger Pants $59

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Nordstrom Miller Flip-Flop $198

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Lightweight Crossbody Bag with Tassel $12.50

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↓ 7. Super Girly Midwestern Style Outfit

Who can resist a touch of the Midwest?! We sure can’t! This orange chiffon top and matching skirt are worn with a pair of leather ankle boots. Accessorize with white crossbody purse.

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Sole / Society Women’s Salmay Boots $44.99

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↓ 6. Super Fashionable Trendy Look

This outfit is bold, bright, and beautiful! Super stylish and trendy, this is for the gal that loves to make a statement with her clothing. Start with a bright yellow beret and pair with some oversized sunglasses. Next, don a long-sleeved shirt like this striped one pictured. Over that, throw on a velvety beige vest with signature buttons. This python-embossed crossbody bag is very eye-catching and fashion forward. To round off the look, opt for jeans and converse.

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Nordstrom Wool Blend Beret $17.40

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Nordstrom LE SPECS Air Heart Sunglasses

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Hatch The Bateau Top $158

Chuck Taylor Converse $55

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Midi Sac Python Embossed Leather Crossbody Bag

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↓ 5. Black & Pink Girly Outfit for Spring

We love a simple but stylish look and that’s what we have here! Chances are you already have pieces like this sitting in your closet. All you’ll need for this look is a simple fit and flare dress. Pale pink like this sleeveless one is girlish and sweet. Over that, you will throw on a jacket like the black, zippered one pictured. For your bag, try out this quilted one. For footwear, try an espadrille or a pair of sandals! Here are some more Spring Outfits With Floral Jackets.

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Nordstrom Love…Ady Scalloped V-Neck Mini Fit & Flare Dress $44.97

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Quilted Crossbody Bag $ 29.99

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↓ 4. Cute Everyday Look with Bold Crossbody Bag

We seriously love a great everyday look. And there is so much to love about this one! Throw on a pair of street leggings and pair with a long-sleeved white tee. Over that, pop on your favorite jean jacket. Get funky with a pair of leopard print sneakers. Finally, finish the look off with this faux-leather camera bag – perfect for carrying your necessities as you run around town!

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J.Crew Perfect Fit Long-Sleeved Tee $19.97

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Shein Leopard Print Lace Up Sneakers $20

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Faux Leather Wide-Strap Camera Bag $24.97

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Old Navy High-Rise Moto Street Leggings $32

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↓ 3. Sassy Pink & Black Winter Ensemble

We love this winter look. Simply throw on a knit sweater like this pale pink eyelet one pictured. Pair with black jeans and booties. Add a knit beanie and a brand-name crossbody bag like this super cute Chanel.

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Topshop Washed Black Jamie Jeans $70

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RAYE Bevy Bootie $107

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Nordstrom Air Heart Sunglasses $ 69

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Chanel Mini Crossing Times Flap Bag $1,945

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Winter Knit Beanie Hat $18.99

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↓ 2. Perfect Vacation Look

Ah, who wouldn’t love to set off for a trip to another country right about now! Well, guess what, with this outfit, you’re halfway there! This darling fit and flare dress is striped and features a Miss Mary Mack row of buttons down the front. Over the shoulders is thrown an embroidered denim jacket. The footwear of choice is simple brown sandals. Accessorize with a straw hat, sunglasses, and a mini black crossbody bag.

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Nordstrom Joanna Straw Hat $44

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Black Mini Crossbody Bag $130

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Quay Australia After Hours Sunglasses $55

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↓ 1.Dressy & Feminine Floral Maxi Dress

We love how simple and easily replicated this look is. Simply throw on your favorite maxi dress (this floral one is long-sleeved and to die for!). Accessorize with a matching crossbody bag and heels. And voila! You are event-ready.

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Beautiful Drama Floral Maxi Dress $62

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Nordstrom Mini Marcie Leather Crossbody Bag $890

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Nordstrom Jimmy Choo Lang Sandal $ 795

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