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.”

[Editor's Note: This week, the PurseBlog staff is out of the office to enjoy the last little bit of summer. We'll return after Labor Day, but in the meantime, we'll be running both new posts and a few of our favorites from the past few months to get you ready for fall.]

Models and great handbags go together like peanut butter and jelly. Some of our all-time favorite collection profiles have come at the hands of supers like Miranda Kerr, Kate Moss and Alessandra Ambrosio, and if there were a photo agency dedicated purely to documenting their daily outfits, we’d gladly delve into the handbag closets of even more models. Because there isn’t, though, we’ve decided to put together all that we could find from five of our favorite supers whose collections we’ve yet to dissect: Karlie Kloss, Chrissy Teigen, Kate Upton, Adriana Lima and Candice Swanepoel. (more…)

[Editor's Note: This week, the PurseBlog staff is out of the office to enjoy the last little bit of summer. We'll return after Labor Day, but in the meantime, we'll be running both new posts and a few of our favorites from the past few months to get you ready for fall.]

We’ve been waiting a long time to do this one, and finally, The Many Bags of Kim Kardashian has arrived. The controversial reality star’s bag collection is easily the biggest one we’ve ever dug through, and you might be a little bit surprised by what we found: a lot of fairly conservative choices among the seventy-plus bags we found, many of them used repeatedly over the span of years. (more…)

Celebs kept it surprisingly covered up and professional this summer (marvel at how many of these celebs are wearing blazers or leather jackets), so much so that I sort of longed for the rampant daisy dukes that came to define summer 2013. Alas, flagrant skin exposure was mainly limited to the midriff this year. Stars mostly played it safe, and let their big, beautiful handbags do the talking. With the sole exception, of course, of Taylor Swift, who moved to Tribeca and completely reinvented herself, style-wise and (apparently!) music-wise as well.

Two other summer 2013 trends that were noticeably absent from summer 2014: neons and minis. They’ve been wholly replaced this season by moderately sized bags in pale, muted tones or rich darks. Between all the blazers and the unseasonal hues, you’d hardly know it was summer at all, if not for the fact that almost every one of these celebs is wearing a fabulous pair of designer sunglasses. But while the outfits sometimes left something to be desired, the bags certainly did not. Take a gander at our picks for the best celeb bag choices of the season, and tell us what you carried this summer!

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