It’s July, and celebs are sporting some premium peak summer looks. It’s just teased hair, short shorts, mini-dresses and mesh for days. Summer celebs are probably my favorite celebs. Their bag selections are both brightly colored or neutral. There’s no particular theme or prominent trend in this round-up, but we do have a nice fringed Saint Laurent, a lovely, prismatic patterned Roger Vivier, and another appearance by Coach‘s hot new style, the Swagger.
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It’s almost as if the powers that be at Louis Vuitton sent out a secret, celebrities-only missive instructing all their celeb field operatives to bust out their newest, nicest Louis Vuitton bags if they wanted to remain in the brand’s favor.
I know two things for sure about Oscar-winning actress Charlize Theron: she loves neutral handbags and hates the paparazzi. Both of those are defensible positions, in my mind, and they’re both clearly on display when you thumb through Charlize’s public handbag history, as documented by the dreaded paps.
When it comes to luxury bags, it’s almost always decades-old (if not centuries-old) design houses that dominate the landscape. Until very recently, that was especially true on the red carpet; not a lot had changed in evening bag design since Hollywood as we know it, with all its award shows and movie premieres, sprung up.
Céline still holds a firm grip on the hearts of celebrities, and they have the bags to prove it. Céline is still much beloved by hordes of less famous bag lovers, of course, but we can’t all bankroll the Luggage Tote collection of our dreams.
We’ve always adored the Céline Classic Box Bag, and this week, celebs are reminding us why we love it so much. Even though it was temporarily eclipsed by the Luggage Tote for a year or two (or three), the Box may be a more enduring style.
I have a big spot for Prada bags in my heart. One of my first premiere designer bags was a Prada Nylon Messenger Bag that I carried for college, and while I know that sounds ridiculous, it was nothing short of amazing.