Photo Opportunity: Laura Lee Williams on News Channel 8

Photo by Steve Barrett, www.stevebarrettphotography.com

Washington DC, January 15, 2008 — Just days before Barack Obama’s Inauguration, luxury handbag designer Laura Lee Williams, owner of Laura Lee Designs, was featured on the noon broadcast of Washington DC’s ABC Affiliate News Channel 8 about the best accessories to carry for the big event.

Options, said the Northern Virginia-based designer, include her collection of styles, ranging from the M Bag, which measures 8×3 inches and has 3,500 beads — perfect for carrying make up, money and a cell phone — to the Positively Pink bag, which is like the M Bag and created to support breast cancer research. She also brought along her higher-end Sitting Pretty bag, a signature purse that’s big enough to handle all the goodies a woman might need to carry.

“It was a thrill to talk with Let’s Talk Live co-host Natasha Barrett about my handbags,” says Williams, who herself attended the Inauguration — and carried one of her favorite cocktail dress accessories, the midnight black M Bag.

During the broadcast, Natasha Barrett told the audience that she was incredibly impressed with Laura Lee’s vast selection and her impeccable attention to craftsmanship and detail.

“Your bags are absolutely gorgeous,” the TV broadcaster exclaimed. “I think I want one of each.”