In a certain sense, the Grammys always have my favorite red carpet of the year. Compared to actors and actresses, musicians are generally much worse dressed and more poorly media trained, so you get a lot more oddities, a lot more personality and a lot more fun, as long as you’re not the type of person who thinks fun can only happen in the context of good taste.
New York Fashion Week is officially upon us, and celebrities have amped up their handbag game accordingly. This week’s picks are a lot more sparkly and colorful, as well as noticeably more high-end. NYFW gives celebs plenty of opportunities to carry their preferred totes and satchels by day and their most dazzling designer clutches by night, though some opt for bags with chains!
This is a serious question: how many “Kendall + Kylie” fashion lines are the Jenners legally allowed to vend at the same time? I ask because we’re up to three. That being said, their new line of shoes, apparel and accessories will probably be far more appealing to those who would never deign to enter a PacSun or Topshop.
This post is almost a continuous stream of red carpet photos, with exactly two interruptions. (Some celebs didn’t attend film premieres this week, or maybe they were still wearing great shoes while doing other stuff, but that’s allowed.) In quasi-related news, it has recently dawned on me that Lily James and Lily Collins are two different people, and the former is dating one of my celebrity boyfriends, which instantly makes her my celebrity nemesis.
This week, everyone from Jessica Alba to Catherine Zeta-Jones was snapped at the airport, and they were ALL carrying handbags valued in excess of $2K. Hey, it’s awards season, and you can’t let TSA catch you with anything reasonably affordable whilst you’re zipping in from Paris Couture Week or exotic destinations unknown, you know?
Not all designers are as liberal with their celeb freebies as others, and this sometimes makes it hard to assess the true success of any given designer style. On the one hand, we can be sure that the celebs who do carry these bags do so because they genuinely like them, but on the other hand, it’s hard to know how many celebrities even shop for themselves, even when they seem to do little else.
As A-list stars go, Cate Blanchett tends to fly under the press radar a little bit. She’s been married to an Australian playwright for nearly 20 years, so there’s little in the way of salacious gossip about her personal life to feed the Internet’s usual curiosity about celebs, and unless she’s promoting a film or project, she tends to keep a low profile.
For months, I have labored under the impression that The Nice Guy was a late night hang-out for celebs, and while that’s not entirely untrue (they have a special “late night” menu, an impressive drinks menu, and a exceptional whiskey menu), it may shock you to find that The Nice Guy is actually a restaurant first.