The Many Bags of Celebs at London Fashion Week Spring 2014

For reasons I cannot entirely explain, I find British celebrities sort of fascinating. I’m not an anglophile by any stretch of the imagination, but British pop culture seems so slavishly dedicated to such a particular group of people that it’s like there’s this parallel universe of fame out there, people who are just people in New York or LA but who attract paparazzi hordes in London. Notoriety is, of course, dependent on the cooperation of those around you. That strange sense of otherness is part of why I got a little obsessed with looking at paparazzi photos from London Fashion Week events.

It was a strange mix of British fashion celebs that we all know (Kate Moss, Stella McCartney) and British people that few Americans can probably identify on sight (Abbey Clancey, Donna Air), with a random American thrown in for good measure (Olivia Palermo?). Naturally, they were all carrying totally covetable handbags – fame may vary by continent, but designers accessories largely do not. Check out the best bags from outside the shows and after parties below!

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  • AshleyG

    I don’t know who Laura Whitmore is either but she just stopped my co-worker dead in his tracks when he saw her on my screen. I may be equally as taken by her LV shoulder bag.

  • queen0f

    Aww, poor lily

  • Gerard Quintero

    that Dior clutch its everything

  • hara

    the girl with abbey clancey is nina nesbitt shes a british singer!

  • hara

    the girl with abbey clancey is nina nesbitt shes a british singer!

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