Louis Vuitton, Dior and Valentino all brought out impressive star power to their Paris shows
Another Paris Fashion Week has drawn to a close, and I feel justified in saying it was kind of an odd one. Céline didn't show because of its designer transition, and unusually cold and rainy weather put an occasional damper on some of the fun outside the shows. Celebrities still came out in droves to see the collections and be seen by photographers, though, so we dutifully sorted through the photos to find the best of what they carried to the main events. Check out our findings below.
Adele is a French actress and a longtime Louis Vuitton fave, even before Nicolas Ghesquiere took over the brand. She was one of the many celebs Louis Vuitton outfitted with its new Louis Vuitton Petite Boite Chapeau Bag, meant to look like a mini hat box. Shop the Louis Vuitton Petite Boite Chapeau Bag via Louis Vuitton ($4,200)
Lady Amelia Windsor
Meanwhile, over at Valentino, Lady Amelia Windsor chose a Valentino Rockstud Spikes Bag. Shop the Valentino Rockstud Spikes Bag via Nordstrom ($2,845)
Dior also had an impressive celebrity turnout, including Angelababy carrying this sparkly little Dior Dioraddict Flap Bag. Shop Dior Bags via Vestiaire Collective
Valentino took the opportunity to arm lots of its attendees with the new Valentino Candystud Bag, including Ava Phillippe, daughter of Reese Witherspoon. Shop the Valentino Candystud Bag via Neiman Marcus ($2,895)
The blogger contingent wasn't as strong in Paris as it was in New York, but Brazilian Camila Coelho attended Louis Vuitton carrying a Louis Vuitton Duffel Bag. Shop the Louis Vuitton Duffel Bag via Louis Vuitton ($2,820)
There were plenty of models of all generations on hand, though, like Carla Bruni Sarkozy with this little Chanel drawstring bag. Shop Chanel Bags via Vestiaire Collective
Caro Daur was one of the only people we spotted twice. First, at the Dior show, carrying a Dior Lady Dior Bag. Shop Dior Bags via Vestiaire Collective
She next popped up at Valentino, carrying a Valentino Heart Clutch reminiscent of classic Judith Leiber. Shop Valentino Bags via Neiman Marcus
The French shows always bring out a couple of legends. This season, Catherine Deneuve attended Louis Vuitton as one of the army of celebs carrying a Louis Vuitton Petite Boite Chapeau Bag. Shop the Louis Vuitton Petite Boite Chapeau Bag via Louis Vuitton ($4,250)
Chloë Grace Moretz
Chloë Grace Moretz also came through at Louis Vuitton, and she carried another popular bag of the evening: the Louis Vuitton Petite Malle Bag. Shop the Louis Vuitton Petite Malle Bag via Louis Vuitton ($5,750)
Dakota Fanning's little sister Elle opened the Miu Miu show, but Dakota was in Paris to attend Valentino's show, Valentino Candystud Bag on her arm. Shop the Valentino Candystud Bag via Neiman Marcus ($2,895)
The Dior Diorama Bag might have been a creation of Maria Grazia Chiuri's predecessor at Dior, but it's still going strong, as demonstrated by Dylan Penn. Shop Dior Bags via Vestiaire Collective
Hopefully come next year's awards season, someone will bring out one of these Valentino Bebop Ring Clutches, seen here on Russian street style mainstay Elena Perminova. Shop the Valentino Bebop Ring Clutch via Neiman Marcus ($3,045)
Emma Stone usually isn't the fashion show type, but it looks as though Louis Vuitton flew her straight to Paris from her role presenting at the Oscars. She was carrying the Petite Malle Shoulder Bag, a style that isn't yet out.
Fan Bingbing, on the other hand, toted an exotic version of the Louis Vuitton Petite Boite Chapeau. Shop the Louis Vuitton Petite Boite Chapeau Bag via Louis Vuitton ($4,250)
Americans might not be familiar with Farida Khelfa, who carried a Louis Vuitton Speedy Doctor Bag to the brand's show, but she has a long, storied history in European fashion, starting with her days living with Christian Louboutin's parents while working in a Paris nightclub. Shop the Louis Vuitton Speedy Doctor Bag via Louis Vuitton ($3,700)
Chanel usually wins for the biggest crowd of celebrities at its shows, but its group was more modestly sized this season. Irene Kim was among them, carrying a small Chanel Gabrielle Bag. Shop Chanel Bags via Vestiaire Collective
It wouldn't be Paris Fashion Week without some French It Girls. The current queen of them, Jeanne Damas, carried the Dior Mini Dior Oblique Tote to the brand's show. Shop Dior Bags via Vestiaire Collective
Jennifer Connelly is a longtime face of Louis Vuitton and generally shows up for the brand's events. In this case, she carried the Louis Vuitton Speedy Doctor Bag. Shop the Louis Vuitton Speedy Doctor Bag via Louis Vuitton ($3,700)
Of all the people we spotted at PFW, Jessica Kahawaty may have the most varied résumé: she's a lawyer, a Project Runway host, an Instagram influencer and a charity ambassador. Here, she's just attending the Valentino show carrying the Valentino Rockstud Spikes Bag. Shop the Valentino Rockstud Spikes Bag via Neiman Marcus ($3,195)
Julia Restoin Roitfeld
Julia Restoin Roitfeld, son of French icon Carine Roitfeld, attended Dior carrying a black-on-black Lady Dior Bag. Shop Dior Bags via Vestiaire Collective
Lily Allen is a longtime favorite of Kar Lagerfeld's, and the British singer attended the Chanel show with a Chanel Camera Bag. Shop Chanel Bags via Vestiaire Collective
Speaking of longtime favorites, Michelle Williams represented Louis Vuitton with a Louis Vuitton Petite Malle Bag. Shop the Louis Vuitton Petite Malle Bag via Louis Vuitton ($5,750)
Swedish actress Noomi Rapace attended the Louis Vuitton show with the most covetable coat of the bunch, and also with a Louis Vuitton Petite Malle Shoulder Bag.
Rachel Brosnahan is the breakout star of the Amazon show The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (if you haven't seen it, you really should), and I was happy to see her pop up at the Miu Miu show carrying one of the brand's bags. Shop Miu Miu Bags via Nordstrom
Meanwhile, at Chloé, Rowan Blanchard reminded us all that it was unseasonably frigid in Paris this week. She carried a Chloé Drew Bijou Bag. Shop the Chloé Drew Bijou Bag via Net-a-Porter ($1,950)
Actress Ruth Negga carried a Louis Vuitton bag whose name we don't yet know; the design hasn't been released to the public yet.
Australian actress Samara Weaving had her breakout American role in Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, which means she gets to go to fashion shows now. She was among the Louis Vuitton attendees, carrying a Louis Vuitton Twist Bag. Shop the Louis Vuitton Twist Bag via Louis Vuitton ($3,850)
Daughter of Lauryn Hill and granddaughter of Bob Marley, Selah Marley was unmissable at the Dior show, carrying a pretty red Lady Dior Bag. Shop Dior Bags via Vestiaire Collective
I'm not kidding when I say that Louis Vuitton did not skimp on the guest list this year. The brand also hosted Sienna Miller, who carried a Petite Malle Bag. Shop the Louis Vuitton Petite Malle Bag via Louis Vuitton ($5,750)
Game of Thrones actress Sophie Turner was also on hand at LV, and she carried a Louis Vuitton Petite Boite Chapeau Bag. Shop the Louis Vuitton Petite Boite Chapeau Bag via Louis Vuitton ($4,250)
Not to be outdone, Valentino hosted Annihilation actress Tessa Thompson and assigned her to the Candystud Bag team. Shop the Valentino Candystud Bag via Neiman Marcus ($2,895)
You might have noticed that Chiara Ferragni has been conspicuously absent from fashion month (she's pregnant!), but sister Valentina Ferragni attended Dior with a Lady Dior Bag on her arm. Shop Dior Bags via Vestiaire Collective
Chanel may have not pulled out as many of the super-huge names as it sometimes does, but the brand still invited the longtime supporters like Vanessa Paradis, who carried a discreet little Chanel pouch. Shop Chanel Bags via Vestiaire Collective
This much pink maybe shouldn't work, but the incredibly elegant cut of the coat and the python texture of the Valentino Bow Top Handle make it work. Shop Valentino Bags via Neiman Marcus
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