Here’s Pamela Anderson, arriving back at her hotel in NYC after lunch at The Smile. She’s carrying an Alaïa Laser-Cut Tote, which is a more formal bag option than I would expect to see on someone with her uber-casual personal style history. Pam has experienced a bit of a resurgence in the fashion industry as of late (she’s recently appeared in editorials for a slew of indie fashion mags, including CR Fashion Book), so perhaps she’s embracing it once again. Pam’s bag is not currently available online, but you can shop a lovely selection of Alaia handbags and shoes at Net-A-Porter.

“But wait,” you might say. “Isn’t that Alaïa bag made of leather?” Yes, most definitely. “And isn’t Pam Anderson kind of a major PETA-phile who has appeared in several anti-fur/anti-skins/anti-leather campaigns?” Yes, yes she is. And yes, it seems like a bit of a conflict of interest. But honestly, we could do an entire post on celebs who are really opposed to animal cruelty except when it comes to their designer handbags.

Here’s heiress Nicky Hilton, out and about in NYC, carrying yet another classic Chanel bag. This one is the Chanel Kelly Bag, and yes, it has a similar top handle structure to the Hermès bag of the same name. Both bags are named in honor of the late, great Grace Kelly, of course. Nicky’s been in and out of Fashion Week events all week, and she’s been doing a little promotion for her freshly released new fashion guidebook 365 Style in between.

Nicky has earned herself not one, but two truly epic editions of “The Many Bags of…”, which you can view here and here. Frankly, she’s probably already earned herself a third and a fourth, but we DO occasionally need to take a break from looking at photos of Nicky Hilton and her amazing handbags in order to preserve PB office sanity.

Here’s Irina Shayk, who definitely wins the prize for NYC’s most casual supermodel (RESPECT), going for a little morning walk in NYC while wearing flip flops, a sweatshirt and cut-off shorts, as well as carrying a glossy Hermès Crocodile Birkin. There is a small chance it might be alligator, but croc is more common for Hermès bags. We’ve never seen Irina with this bag before, so we’re guessing this is a fairly recent acquisition.

This isn’t Irina’s only Birkin, of course. We saw her with a bright blue Birkin back in June. Irina doesn’t have her own edition of “The Many Bags of…” just yet, but I suspect she’s probably on Amanda’s shortlist. In the meantime, you can check out more of Irina’s best bags in “50+ Bags on the Arms of Our Favorite Supermodels.”

Here’s Reese Witherspoon, performing random acts of Reese Witherspoon-ness in LA, all while carrying a Bulgari Serpenti Tote. (The name of the bag won’t make any sense unless you look closely at those enameled palladium snake handles and that sneaky little snake-head zip pull.) You can currently find Reese’s exact bag in beautiful black nappa leather for $3,250 at Bulgari.

If you haven’t been paying close attention to PB for the last few months, you might not know that Bulgari is currently enjoying something of a windfall of celeb popularity. We saw Maggie Gyllenaal with another bag from Bulgari’s Serpenti series back in July, and we saw Taylor Swift carrying a Bulgari Isabella Rossellini Bag in August. “But Emily,” you ask. “Does one celeb a month for three months really equal a ‘windfall’?” In this case, YES. Absolutely.

Full-time fashion maven Alexa Chung was recently spotted leaving Alice + Olivia in Soho, NYC, carrying a Mark Cross Small Grace Box Bag. It looks boxy and inconspicuous enough, but the interior unfolds like a miniature streamer trunk! You can find a black calfskin version that’s a little larger for $2,495 at MATCHESFASHION.COM.

As you might suspect, Alexa has her own, pretty epic edition of “The Many Bags of…”, which you can see here. In other news, all those totally destroyed cut-off shorts I expected to see in July are suddenly showing up in NYC on the first week of September. Completely destroyed denim is suddenly very in, as of this week. (See also: Alessandra Ambrosio, Behati Prinsloo.)

Here’s Kendall Jenner, dropping into the Barneys Soho location for a little shopping break after a couple days of pre-NYFW model castings. (No word on which designers’ runway show she’ll appear in first.) Her bag is an all-black Céline Nano Luggage Tote, which is among her favorites, and makes an appearance on both sisters in the The Many Bags of Kendall and Kylie Jenner.

Ms. Jenner reportedly wants to drop her last name and simply go by “Kendall” henceforth. While her modeling career is particularly hot right now, that sort of declaration seems just a tad premature, and definitely not something you want to announce right before NYFW. UNLESS you’re basically a Kardashian, of course.

Here’s Brazilian supermodel Alessandra Ambrosio, shopping with her daughter Aja in Santa Monica and carrying a chic Chloé Clare Python Shoulder Bag. No one can rock a pair of totally destroyed cut-off shorts with a designer handbag quite like Alessandra. You can currently pick up her exact bag at Barneys for $3,900.

Alessandra is quite the Chloé fan – she has several of the brand’s bags in her expansive designer handbag collection, which you can view in The Many Bags of Alessandra Ambrosio. And if you can’t get enough of beautiful handbags on the arms of some of the world’s most beautiful women, you should definitely check out 50+ Bags on the Arms of Our Favorite Supermodels.

She’s already been photographed carrying (“carrying”) Chanel in CR Fashion Book, and with parents like Kim Kardashian and Kanye West, it was clearly only a matter of time until little North West started carrying bags of her own, even if she still lacks the manual dexterity necessary to actually grasp them in her adorably chubby little toddler hands. Luckily, this Saint Laurent Monogramme Shoulder Bag can be draped across her tiny body. (more…)

Actress Dianna Agron was recently spotted leaving lunch with a lady friend at Gracias Madre in West Hollywood with freshly cropped platinum blonde locks and a hot new black leather Givenchy Pandora Box Bag. You can currently acquire a bag just like Dianna’s for $2,250 at Net-A-Porter.

The Pandora Box is the latest extra-boxy revamp of Givenchy’s ever-popular Pandora design. Irina Shayk was the first celeb we saw with the Box back in July. We were so smitten with this new, slightly more svelte Pandora that it made our list of the best celebrity bag looks of summer 2014.

Here’s actress Emmy Rossum, looking as cute as ever while strolling around in West Hollywood. Her bag is a black calfskin A.L.C. Davenport Small Crossbody Bag, and you can get this exact one for $545 at Barneys. The A.L.C. brand has gotten a fair bit of love from celebs lately–we saw Miranda Kerr carrying an A.L.C. Lucas Leopard Satchel just last month.

Emmy wears adorable dresses and skirt-and-top combos almost exclusively, and she has a most enviable collection of what are, for the most part, surprisingly affordable designer handbags. (With the obvious exception of a single $22,500 Ralph Lauren Ricky Bag.) You can view all of her best street style looks and bags in “The Many Bags of Emmy Rossum.”

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