Here’s the endlessly chic Rosie Huntington-Whiteley arriving at LAX, carrying a black Saint Laurent Sac de Jour Tote. In case you’ve forgotten, Rosie is a model and an actress, but everyone here probably just recognizes her from appearing in pics just like these and dressing impeccably, all of the time. (If this job has taught me anything, it’s that you absolutely can make a career out of that, somehow.) You can get Rosie’s exact Sac de Jour for $2,950 at Nordstrom.

I have no idea what Rosie’s last gig was (unless she got paid to go to Coachella, like everyone else), but I suspect that as long as she allows herself to be photographed in public, designer freebies will continue to magically appear on her doorstep. To that effect, Rosie has a suitably gorgeous collection of designer handbags, which you can peruse in “The Many Bags of Rosie Huntington-Whiteley.” Also, stay tuned, because a follow-up edition of Rosie’s “Many Bags” seems inevitable.

The iconic Louis Vuitton Lockit appeared first in 1958, and seemingly endless new renditions have followed. The latest version, seen first in the brand’s new campaign with Michelle Williams, is my favorite by far. The supple Veau Cachemire of the Louis Vuitton Soft Lockit Bag provides a stunning appearance with a distinctive, ladylike feel.

I loved seeing this bag in the campaign images, but last week, supermodel Karlie Kloss brought the bag to life when she was spotted carrying it around her West Village neighborhood. Other than Michelle Williams’ ad campaign, Karlie seems to be among the first (if not the first to have her hands on this bag. What’s even more special, Karlie’s bag has her initials hot stamped on the cloche. It’s a stunning bag on a stunning woman, which makes for an amazing combination. Expect more info to come soon on the new Louis Vuitton Soft Lockit – we don’t have pricing or purchase information just yet.

Well, this is a first! As you probably know, Birkenstocks have experienced a strong resurgence in popularity in the last year, and I don’t need to educate anyone here on the prominence of Celine handbags, but it is most unusual to see Birkenstocks and Celine bags paired together! Here’s Mena Suvari, doing exactly that while leaving a nail salon in LA. She’s carrying a black Celine Trapeze Bag and wearing black Birkenstock Mayari Sandals. Celine bags are available at Celine boutiques, natch, but her Birks can be found for a mere $90 at Zappos.com.

Strangely enough, I think the bag and the Birks work just fine together. (Ignore that everything in between in just gym clothes, and try to imagine Mena in a more everyday, actress casual outfit. OR superimpose whatever you think Reese Witherspoon might wear to tie everything together.) If you need more tips on how to style your Birks, there’s plenty of celeb inspiration in our Birk round-up post: “Believe It or Not, Celebs Love Birkenstocks” over on our sister site, TalkShoes.

Let’s not pretend this is anything more than what it actually is: earlier this week, Karl Lagerfeld threw his Chanel Artist Dinner at Balthazar, which is something he does every year as part of the Tribeca Film Festival. At that event, a wide swath of Lagerfeld’s harem showed up, all sporting impeccable Chanel bags, which were perhaps passed out at check-in. (We’re just guessing, but it feels true.) Singers, indie actresses, models, people who are famous for being well-liked by Karl Lagerfeld – the usual suspects were all there, and because it’s fun to look at those people carrying gorgeous bags, we’ve put together a little gallery of the festivities below. Happy Friday. (more…)

The stars of the upcoming revenge comedy The Other Woman have been jet-setting all over the world these past two weeks to promote their new flick, but actress Leslie Mann has been consistently “bag-blocked” by the large, luxurious bag choices of Cameron Diaz and Kate Upton, who always seem to be leading the pack. But at long last, we can see her press tour bag of choice – the ever-classy Hermes Kelly Bag, in a lovely shade of cerulean blue. Here’s Leslie arriving solo at LAX, presumably on her way home. (I can imagine she’s pretty grateful for a little alone time at this point.)

Blue was certainly the preferred hue of handbags during this paparazzi-tastic press tour. We saw Leslie’s costar Kate Upton carry a blue Celine Crocodile Luggage Tote in Sydney, Australia, and a blue patterned Fendi 3Jours Shopping Tote in Paris. A few savvy commenters actually spotted a black Hermes Kelly in the background in one of our Sydney pics, so it’s possible the Hermes Kelly is Leslie’s choice for every occasion.

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…)

Here’s Disney starlet/pop singer Ariana Grande, arriving at the White House Easter Egg Roll on Monday in Washington D.C., carrying a teensy gold Chanel Flap Bag. As you can clearly see, Ariana has chosen to pair her Chanel with an oversized lavender sweater and white go-go boots. I might’ve chosen to wear a skirt (or a longer skirt, if there’s indeed one under there) if I was invited to the White House to sing in front of a group of small children, but you know, that’s probably just me.

Just like all the Disney starlets that came before her, Ariana’s bag preferences tend to gravitate towards the extremely high-end. For whatever reason, Disney vets all seem programmed to absolutely love Chanel with a ferocity that is frankly sometimes a little frightening. For heaping piles of proof, you can check out “The Many Bags of Miley Cyrus”, “The Many Bags of Miley Cyrus, Part 2″ or “The Many Bags of Hilary Duff” and “The Many Bags of Hilary Duff, Part 2.” And of course, there’s always “The Many Bags of Vanessa Hudgens.” Take your pick!

Here’s actress Julianne Moore, strolling around in NYC’s West Village (her home turf), carrying a black and white leather Reed Krakoff Track Tote that truly pops with her black and white polka-dotted shirt (and her general “low-key weekend New Yorker” vibe). You can score Julianne’s exact top-handled tote for $1,390 at Net-A-Porter. This brand is particularly adept at creating functional, oversized handbags; case in point: this giant Reed Krakoff Kit XL Clutch we saw Kerry Washington carrying last year.

Reed Krakoff was, of course, the former Executive Creative Director of Coach until he announced that he was parting ways with the company last spring to focus on his own namesake label, which he subsequently bought from Coach the following August. (You can get all the details on his split from Coach and the re-acquisition of his brand here and here.)

At a certain point, once you’ve been rich and famous for a few years, shopping for yourself has to lose some of its fun. Especially if you’re a star like Katy Perry, who’s known for her style and, as a result, regularly receives freebies and loaned stunners from basically every brand she could desire. What’s a pop star to do then? If Perry’s weekend Instagram is any indication, she’s chosen to scratch the shopping itch by buying a Chanel Mini Flap Bag for her infant niece. (more…)

Here’s Kesha (Yes, she dropped the “$.” Now how will she ever distinguish herself from all the other Keshas?) about to board a flight to Tahiti at LAX, carrying a pale, non-leather Stella McCartney Falabella Bag. You can find a woven cotton version of the Falabella in “bisque” that’s absolutely perfect for spring and summer (and impromptu trips to Tahiti) for $1,780 at Bergdorf Goodman.

In random celebrity hair news: green hair chunking is suddenly a bizarre new trend among celebs – Katy Perry, Kylie Jenner, and Kesha have all dyed their locks green within the last few weeks. If you want to ride the wave of this fun, yet presumably extra-fleeting fad, you should probably get chunking within the next 36 hours.

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