If you’ve been reading these posts for a while, you probably know that my tone can veer toward snarky from time to time. Ladies and gents, nothing tests my powers of snark-restraint like writing about the Real Housewives of Basically Anywhere.
Last week, celebs attended fashion shows in NYC, shopped in Santa Monica, and schlepped through LAX with their pets, all while carrying some pretty fantastic bag choices. Today, we have an unusual mix of both celebs you’re pretty used to seeing around these parts (Olivia Palermo, Taylor friggin’ Swift) and celebs you almost never see featured here (Kirstie Alley, Jordin Sparks), as well as celebs that don’t get as much handbag glory.
Last week’s holiday travel rush had celebs busting out their biggest and best travel bags, totes and duffels. But this week, it’s business as usual. Some celebs are favoring the minis, some are still ferrying around their gigantic Louis Vuitton and Givenchy bags, and Meryl (FRIGGIN’) Streep was actually spotted carrying the same bag we saw on Kesha’s arm last week.
Celebs spent their Thanksgiving breaks the same way we all did: navigating crowded airports and juggling unwieldy luggage, all to break bread with the family members they love but see all too rarely. All but two of the celebs pictured below are outside or inside of airports, and because celebs fully expect to be photographed at airports, their bag choices are always truly top-notch.
While the brand’s popularity has undoubtedly ebbed since an event that I will refer to as Peak Phantom Luggage Tote, models still have lots of love for their treasured Céline bags. Models across the US were seen carrying Céline bags in droves this week; when they weren’t carrying Saint Laurent, of course.
You love celebs. You really love round-ups. So now, in lieu of our usual daily celeb features, we’ll be presenting our readers with a twice-weekly bag-carrying celeb smorgasbord. There’s something for everyone, so if you suffer from Kardashian fatigue, or Real Housewife fatigue, or Birkin fatigue (highly scientific studies show that they are all irrevocably linked), there are plenty of other attractive celebs carrying gorgeous designer bags upon which to rest your gaze.
If you woke up today wondering if Taylor Swift and Karlie Kloss are still lady besties, the answer is an enthusiastic “YES.” Here are Taylor and Karlie, leaving the Sephora in the Meatpacking District of NYC together. The girls had a cute little lunch date on Wednesday, which included a Sephora pop-in and a leisurely lunch at ABC Kitchen.