Here's a fun thing about keeping track of celebrity bag and fashion trends: as soon as you feel you can definitively say "CELEBS ARE DOING THIS!" they're already doing something else, and they probably started doing it three days ago. Fall color trends have quickly shifted from blackest blacks to moody, deep reds to all hues of blue over the last few weeks, and the past few days have seen more celebs reaching for their minis again. Minis definitely got a break once summer ended, but I suppose some celebs have finally gotten their fill of gigantic, sumptuous, rich, leather totes and all the other things one feels obligated to carry during fall, mostly for fall's sake.
Alexander McQueen Padlock Tote
$2,760 via farfetch.com
Here's Angelina Jolie, blasting through LAX with her kids, carrying a lovely red Alexander McQueen tote. One of our readers brought this pic to our attention last week and very astutely pointed out that Angelina is rarely seen with anything other than a black handbag. Come to think of it, she rarely wears anything but black unless she's on the red carpet.
Prada Galleria Tote
$2,200 via Bergdorf Goodman
Courtney Love was recently seen leaving dinner at Craig's with friends while effectively murdering any residual nostalgia I had left for the 90s. She's carrying a small blue Prada Galleria Tote.
Céline Luggage Tote
Gwyneth Paltrow was recently photographed battling some major updraft outside of JFK with a bright blue Céline Luggage Tote. This is one of more reasonable shots taken; others making the rounds on the net show Gwyneth's hair blowing up at an almost-180-degree angle.
Giorgio Armani Le Sac 11 Bag
$1,714 via farfetch.com
Meanwhile, we know Dame Helen Mirren patently refuses to take a bad photo, even while riding the NYC subway. Here she is at the 29th Israel Film Festival Opening Night Gala in LA with a beautiful blue croc-embossed Giorgio Armani tote.
Givenchy Antigona Bag
$2,435 via Saks
Here's Modern Family's Julie Bowen making her way into Jimmy Kimmel Live with a nice peacock blue Givenchy Antigona. We don't see a ton of celebs carrying this bag in this shade, and I'm guessing that's because it's the least "Givenchy" of Givenchy color offerings.
Bottega Veneta Mini Messenger Bag
$1,450 via Neiman Marcus
Kate Upton was recently spotted living her best life at LAX with her dog, her boyfriend Justin Verlander, and her little Bottega Veneta mini. Kate has made a gratuitous amount of headlines in the last few days for expressing her desire to "make out" with American Pharoah, the Triple Crown winner...who is a horse. But hey, I think we've all been there.
Chanel Mini Classic Flap Bag
Here's Keira Knightly, looking needlessly glamorous while out and about in Soho with a mini Chanel bag. Keira has starred in numerous Chanel campaigns, so no surprises here, but why does it look like grassy meadows are being reflected in her sunglasses? Is it Chanel magic?