Celine Luggage Tote

If you’ve ever bought a Celine bag (and a lot of you have), you know it can be a complicated and, at times, frustrating process. When the Celine Luggage Tote first gained popularity several years ago, the brand forbade retailers from selling its wares online, which drove bag lovers to call and visit any number of department stores and boutiques in search of the right bag in the right color.

Kourtney Kardashian carries a baby blue Celine Trio Bag (5)

Here’s Kourtney Kardashian in Beverly Hills, rocking a striped (hot)pants suit while filming a scene for the upcoming eighth season of Keeping Up With The Kardashians. Her bag is a Celine Trio Bag, which is made up of three separate pouches that snap together, but can also be used separately, sans strap.

Lily Aldridge out in downtown New York

Victoria’s Secret model/rock n’ roll wifey Lily Aldridge was recently spotted in NYC quite expertly matching two of THE hottest and most coveted designer pieces currently on the market – a black and leopard print Celine Luggage Tote and a pair of Chloe Susanna Booties.

Khloe Kardashian watches the LA Clippers v Houston Rockets, Los Angeles, CA

Here’s Khloe Kardashian and her BFF Malika Haqq looking super enthralled at the LA Clippers game. Khloe’s got a lovely python-front-flap Celine Trapeze Bag sitting in her lap, and as you browse through the additional photos after the jump, you’ll notice that both Malika and some unseen person sitting behind Khloe are carrying Celine Luggage Totes.

Kirstie Alley can't control her hair while out in NYC

Here’s Kirstie Alley in New York City, matching her cobalt blue trench to her extra chic Celine Luggage Tote. We find this particular tote truly interesting because the front panel is bright blue snakeskin instead of regular leather. The combo of blue snakeskin, black leather, and white gussets make this an especially gorgeous version of the Luggage Tote.

Nicky Hilton shops at 14 Karat in Beverly Hills

Here’s celebutante Nicky Hilton after a little shopping trip to 14 Karat in Beverly Hills. You’ll notice her bag is the instantaneously recognizable Celine Trapeze Bag, and her shoes should be just as easy to ID – they’re the notorious Isabel Marant Bekket Sneaker Wedges.

Irina Shayk takes a walk in the West Village in NYC

Irina Shayk (Sports Illustrated Swimsuit model, generally gorgeous person, and girlfriend of pro soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo) was recently spotted in NYC carrying a chic emerald green Celine Horizontal Zipper Cabas Tote and balling up what looks to be her Louis Vuitton Monogram Voile Shawl.

Celine Pre-Fall Jim Shi 5

Just like we did with Proenza Schouler’s Pre-Fall 2013 presentation earlier this season, when we heard that Celine Fall 2013 (Celine calls pre-fall “fall” and fall “winter”) was debuting to a very limited press audience in New York City earlier this week, we took directly to Instagram and Twitter to see what kinds of pictures the most in-the-know editors and buyers would be tweeting from their appointments.

Kate Upton carries a Celine Luggage Tote (1)

Here’s sexy sexpot [Ed. note: We're required by Internet law to introduce her that way.] Kate Upton on her way into Madison Square Garden Monday night with her gorgeous black and white Celine Luggage Tote. Kate had a casual, court-side date with the New York Knicks.

Nene Leakes, Gregg Leakes and their son shop at Barneys New York in Los Angeles, CA

Here’s the ATL’s own Real Housewife extraordinaire, Nene Leakes, keeping it low-key with her embossed crocodile Celine Phantom Luggage Tote. She’s exiting LA’s Barneys New York location with ex-husband Gregg Leakes (their 2011 divorce clearly didn’t take), their son Brentt, and teensy pooch Playa.