I’m not even sure how to explain Anna Dello Russo. She’s a fashion luminary and Editor at Large for Vogue Nippon, but she’s also a street style caricature whose willingness to wear all of the most fabulous things, all at once, has helped change the way that everyone from high-ranking editors to budding bloggers conduct business. Love or her hate her, ADR is always worth looking at. (more…)

Sarah Jessica Parker is as close to a true original as actresses get these days. She’s made her own way, and now she occupies a beloved space in pop culture (and especially in fashion) that gives her the ability simply to be loved by being her. When she launched a shoe line at Nordstrom, of course every fashion site on the Internet covered it feverishly. Sex and the City ended long ago, but SJP endures.

We’ve already taken one thorough look at Sarah Jessica’s bag collection, but that was back at the tail end of 2012, and she’s done a lot of bag-carrying in the intervening year and a half. Below, check out everything that everyone’s favorite West Village resident has been sporting since then.

Dakota and Elle Fanning have been in the entertainment business since they were kids, and they’ve been in fashion almost as long. The young sisters’ angelic appearances – extremely pale skin and eyes, light blonde hair, innocently round faces – ingratiated themselves to designers immediately, and they’ve been sitting front row at fashion shows and starring in ad campaigns ever since. They are, in a way, the opposite of the Jenner sisters that we profiled last week.

When it comes to designer bags, though, the Fannings have a bit more in common with their raven-haired, West Coast compatriots. They all love Celine, Chanel and Balenciaga, for one. Check out the sisters’ full collections below.

You may have heard that Kylie and Kendall Jenner have recently released a new sci-fi novel. I was going to say that they “wrote” it, but that seems like it would be a generous description of their relationship to the book. Instead, we’d like to spend a little time talking about something that the Jenner girls have a more obvious expertise in: designer handbags. Both of the youngest sisters in the Kardashian-Jenner clan take after their older sisters when it comes to a love for Celine, Givenchy and especially Balenciaga. (more…)

The 2014 Cannes Film Festival has come and gone, all two weeks of it, although I’m of the belief that it is perhaps happening out there, somewhere, in perpetuity, but on a plane of existence to which we only have access once a year. Supermodels are strutting around a beachside paradise in gowns, movie stars are attending lavish premieres, Roberto Cavalli is hosting endless yacht parties. (Actually, that last part probably happens on our very own plane of existence too.)

Just like we did last year, we set out to find what the brightest stars were carrying during their time in the South of France, and we’ve assembled our findings below. Get ready for vacation envy.

Until now, The Many Bags Of has featured celebrities and the bags we’ve spotted them carrying while out and about. Today, our popular feature is shifting gears to feature some of the most stylish ladies of Lucky Magazine.

We are Lucky Magazine addicts, especially since our friend Eva Chen took over as Editor-in-Chief. Since her arrival, the magazine has moved to the forefront of fashion lovers’ minds, with an approachable feel to the features we love. We follow the magazine closely and have gotten to virtually know some of the girls that work there. With style, wit and jobs that so many envy, we wanted to see what the ladies of Lucky Magazine carry to their Times Square offices on a daily basis.

This week, take a trip to the Lucky offices to see some of the most fabulous ladies and the bags they carry to work!

Angelina Jolie is one of the closest people we currently have to a traditional movie star, and love her or hate her, what she wears is always notable, even if she often seems to be deliberately attempting to make sure it’s not. She doesn’t always carry handbags (usually because she’s also carrying a child or two), but when she does, her choices are often just as interesting for what they’re not as for what they are.

Unlike every other celebrity that we’ve profiled in our The Many Bags series, Angelina appears to own no Hermes, no Chanel, not even any Givenchy or Goyard. Instead, she’s faithful almost fully to Louis Vuitton and Saint Laurent, both before and after the hacking-off of the “Yves.” In handbags, just as in seemingly everything else in her life from childbirth to activism, Angelina does it her way.

We’ve been celebrating moms all week, and today, it seemed only fitting that we use our weekly celebrity handbag extravaganza to look at what some of the most famous (and most stylish) celebrity moms on the planet carry when they’re out with their kids. From Sarah Jessica Parker to Angelina Jolie, we were incredibly impressed by how these moms manage to keep it all together under intense paparazzi attention. Of course, being rich and famous probably helps in that pursuit.

Although most of our celebrity handbag coverage is US-centric, we try to keep in mind that not only are a lot of our readers not American, but a lot of fantastic handbag collections exist in the closets of celebrities beyond our shores. We do our best to find those celebs in the archives of our photo agency, but over the years, I’ve noticed one very clear thing: paparazzi seem to love taking pictures of European athletes’ wives, girlfriends and ex-wives more than anyone else on the entire continent, or some reason. Those women also carry a ton of flashy handbags, perhaps unsurprisingly. (more…)

There are few more controversial figures in American pop culture than the Kardashians, and they’re controversial in exactly the ways that make for excellent bag-spotting. Extravagant, conspicuous, exhibitionistic – the Kardashians have a lot of stuff, and they’d like to show it to you. That makes Khloe Kardashian a perfect candidate for our weekly handbag examination. Sister Kim had the biggest collection we’ve ever documented, but Khloe does a pretty good job of accumulating luxury handbags in her own right, including a colorful array of Birkins. (more…)

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