Diane Kruger carries a red Chanel Lego Clutch while leaving her NYC hotel (5)

Diane Kruger has been hot on the press circuit this week in NYC, drumming up a little publicity for her new movie The Host. (Yes, Stephenie Meyer’s new aliens-not-vampires movie.) You’ll notice she’s carrying a hot red Chanel Lego Clutch. Diane is a special pet of Karl Lagerfeld’s, so it’s no surprise that she’s one of the first celebs to be spotted with this intriguing new design, which made its debut in Chanel’s Spring 2013 line. You can check out the rest of Chanel’s Spring 2013 bags here. If you’re curious about the make and the price, this compact little bag is made of plexiglass, and retails for $9,900. If you can find one, that is – they’re pretty scarce.

While you can’t deny this bag’s bold, statement-making potential, can that ever really justify that rather exorbitant price tag? It is just a clutch purse with a strap, after all – and let me reiterate – it’s made of plexiglass.

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  • Liz

    Diane Kruger is gorgeous. The bag, however … is not.

  • http://www.facebook.com/hadrien.lum Hadrien Lum

    fun bag , outfit wrong and those shoes .

    • http://twitter.com/roxannsouci Roxann Souci

      Spot on with your assessment!

  • http://www.facebook.com/petra.brankovska ????? ??????????

    I still can’t wrap my head over the price tag.. I mean, really Chanel!? Really!? Croc’s cheaper than that!

  • bir

    i never fight Chanel but this is beyond my comprehension i mean not from a commercial genius point of view more from a i just cant justify it that said i LOVE it !!!

    • http://twitter.com/roxannsouci Roxann Souci

      I gave in to this little piece of genius without a whimper! :)

  • dnfl

    creepy eyes. to the left

    • Antigone

      Half his face is reflected in the glass, hence the creepiness! Well spotted : )

  • Karin bag4bag

    I love her outfit. That lovely sheer white blouse with a fur (please be fake) bolero/shrug. The shoes are throwing me off a bit, maybe they look a little light considering that the rest of the outfit spells the need for warmth, anyway love the Chanel bag. It’s a very Hollywood circa 1950s look.

  • http://twitter.com/roxannsouci Roxann Souci

    I disagree! The bag is sensational. Diane’s outfit is highly unflattering. She’s carrying a sleek, contemporary bag with a pooched-out, “what century” outfit.

  • LillyBel

    It makes me think of Leggo! I do not care for a hard edged bag myself.

  • LillyBel

    *Lego

  • http://twitter.com/Belleism ???

    true plexiglass = $9,000 pretty absurd if you tell me hahahah but it’s a cute design for sure!

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