I spent much of yesterday looking through archival photos of Gigi Hadid, and I came away with several conclusions, of which this is the most important: it’s not fair that anyone gets to look like Gigi Hadid. Or maybe it’s unfair that only one person gets to look like her, thus reminding all the rest of us that we don’t. Either way, my crush is enormous.

My second conclusion was that even though Gigi isn’t a handbag hound in the Hilary Duff or Reese Witherspoon tradition, her collection makes for an interesting look because it’s so varied. Even though she’s become incredibly famous, she’s still fairly likely to be found carrying a relatively affordable contemporary design or something from a smaller brand. Check it all out for yourself below.

Botkier Lafayette Satchel
$405 via Shoptiques

Let’s kick things off with a kitten.


Bulgari Serpenti Crossbody Bag

I wish Bulgari bags were more popular among celebrities; they’re beautiful and I’d love to see them more frequently.


Céline Nano Luggage Tote

Gigi tends to stay away from the handful of It Bags we see on every other starlet of her generation, but she did carry this Luggage Tote once, at the very beginning of her fame.


Chanel Boy Brick Clutch

And of course, when one attends a Chanel party, one carries Chanel. That’s just how it’s done.


Chanel WOC Bag

Despite being a fixture of the Chanel runway for several seasons, Gigi doesn’t carry as much Chanel in everyday life as some of Karl’s favorites do.


Diane von Furstenberg 440 Envelope Clutch
$174 via Shopbop

This was Gigi’s look for the 2015 Met Gala; she was one of the models who escorted DVF on the red carpet.


Diane von Furstenberg Secret Agent Bag
$398 via Saks

She pulls off pattern-mixing like a pro here.


Elizabeth and James Scott Duffel
$545 via The Dreslyn

Gigi carried this bag more regularly than she carries most of the stuff in her closet–she’s a frequent switcher.


Emm Kuo Majorelle Clutch
$350 via Emm Kuo

She has recently taken to wearing things emblazoned with her name; no customized clutches yet, but we’re keeping an eye out.


Fendi DotCom Bag
$2,900 via Bergdorf Goodman

It’s possible we missed someone, but as far as we know, Gigi was the first celeb Karl Lagerfeld bestowed his newest Fendi creation upon.


Giuseppe Zanotti Oval Clutch
$517 via Vestiaire Collective

Gigi tends to be in the no-clutches-on-the-carpet camp, so we’re always delighted to see her with one.


Hermès Birkin

We took immediate note of this Birkin and the blue one below when Gigi carried them on back-to-back days, and we haven’t seen either in her hands since. Personally, I think that bolsters my theory they were borrowed from mom Yolanda.


Hermès Birkin

This is the second Birkin in question.


Karl Lagerfeld Patch Duffel
Shop via Net-a-Porter

In addition to Fendi bags, Karl also makes it rain on Gigi from his own line.


Mansur Gavriel Lady Bag
$750 via Barneys

If you’ve had trouble getting your hands on one of these, maybe Gigi snatched yours up.


Marc Jacobs Incognito Bag
$1,984 via mytheresa.com

I always liked the incognito, but it was one of the casualties of Jacobs’ ongoing brand realignment.


Max Mara Whitney Bag
$1,450 via farfetch.com

True to its name, this bag was designed to commemorate the new Whitney Museum in NYC.


Michael Kors Casey Tote
$1,195 via Nordstrom

Gigi makes perfect sense as a Michael Kors girl–she’s tall, blonde and athletic-looking, like she was made to lie on the beach in the Hamptons all summer.


Prada Galleria Tote
$2,350 via Bergdorf Goodman

Gigi doesn’t often lean toward the ultra-girly, but bubblegum looks nice on her.


Proenza Schouler PS1 Suede Bag
$2,150 via Proenza Schouler

This shade of blue and a little white dress are just about perfect for each other.


Proenza Schouler Tiny Perforated PS1 Bag
$1,595 via Proenza Schouler

That giant ponytail isn’t all Gigi’s; it was installed by Balmain for one of its shows.


Rag and Bone Circle Crossbody Bag
Shop Rag and Bone via Shopbop

If you’re interested in trends that will probably stay below the level of ubiquity of, say, saddle bags, circle bags are a great way to go.


Rebecca Minkoff Paris Top Handle Bag
$295 via Shopbop

I’ve never really understood why the Paris didn’t reach bigger popularity–it’s a very polished little bag at a good price.


Saint Laurent Monogramme Shoulder Bag
$2,690 via Saks

For the first part of her career, Gigi stayed mainly with contemporary brands, but she’s moved on to premier designers as of late.


Saint Laurent Sac de Jour Bag
$2,790 via Saks

Like many supermodels, Gigi does seem to have more than a passing interest in Saint Laurent.


This is the only bag from Gigi’s stash we couldn’t identify–help us in the comments!


Tom Ford Natalia Shoulder Bag
$2,490 via mytheresa.com

Carrying Tom Ford to the gym is a flex.


Tom Ford Tassel Bag
$1,990 via Neiman Marcus

Gigi might have been the first star to have this bag, too; I remember having no idea who made it when I first saw this months-old photo.


Tory Burch Envelope Clutch
Shop via Tory Burch

The bag is cute but the coat (also Tory Burch) is extremely cool.


Versace Medusa Backpack
$2,812 via farfetch.com

A young, leggy blonde in Versace: just the way Donatella likes it.

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6 years ago

That DVF Secret Agent bag looks a lot like the Mulberry Willow bag (small) in moc-croc. The Mulberry bag is more expensive but also looks to be significantly superior in quality for both materials and construction. Which came first?

6 years ago

While I have no idea, who carried the Fendi DotCom first. I have seen picture of Jessica Alba, Jessica Chastain, and Rota Ora with them too.

6 years ago

The Prada, Proenza, Celine, and Chanel WOC are all from GIgi’s personal collection when she still lived at home in Malibu. The Sac de jour was a holiday gift from her family.
My guess is that the more inexpensive and contemporary bags were received from the designers, doesn’t seem like they’re Gigi’s picks.

6 years ago

Would’ve loved to see some Bella Hadid in here too!

Amanda Mull
6 years ago
Reply to  Jac

She’ll get a Many Bags of her very own once we have enough pics of her!

6 years ago

It is rare that I see a picture of anyone that I think, wow, cute girl with amazing style. Gigi is one of those rare times. To be 20 again…ughhhh.

6 years ago

She is 100% my style icon lately, and not just because we have the same name 😉

6 years ago

I think Gigi is a gorgeous girl and I love her style. She knows how to put together a casual outfit, that’s for sure. Now if she could just get rid of her over the top and exhausting mother……….

6 years ago

Her bag choices seem very random… like they’re reflective of her friends and not her. I like her but not taken by her.

6 years ago

Love her and her collection!

6 years ago

26 is a Loro Piana Python Pochette. I used to work for LP and Yolanda frequently carries them!

6 years ago
Reply to  Harry

Good catch! When I first saw the photo, LP popped into my head as the brand, thanks for confirming!

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