Our metaphorical cup runneth over with celebrity handbags. We're still sorting through pics from the hours preceding the Met Ball, and people's pre-Ball handbags were sometimes more interesting than what they wore later that evening. And yes, you're right, the Met Ball was last week, but there was so much to look at that we thought a tour through the pre-party looks we missed might be in order, plus some top-notch celebrity looks from the past few days. You can see the best bags from Ball itself right here, but some of the attendees' pre-Met Ball handbags were just as exciting.
Moschino Pool Float Tote
$650 via Shopbop
Amber Rose seems like such an obvious Moschino fan, I can't believe we've never seen her with one of the brand's bags before. Here she is at LAX with an extremely fun Moschino Pool Float Tote. (Yes, this is a photo of someone simply walking through an airport, not blithely strolling through a professional photo shoot. I'm as envious as you are.)
The Row Market Bag
$3,900 via MATCHESFASHION.COM
Elsa Hosk has gotten a lot of love from the paparazzi ever since she got signed as an official Victoria's Secret Angel just a few weeks ago. Here she is running around NYC, carrying yet another bag style from The Row that I don't really care for. This Row Market Bag is a lot more distinct than the completely nondescript The Row Leather Satchel that celebs love so much, but I'm still not feeling it.
Céline Phantom Luggage Tote
Here's Iggy strolling around in Beverly Hills with her favorite Céline Phantom Luggage Tote. Iggy has had this bag for a while; we first saw her carrying it back in September of 2014. By celebrity handbag standards, it's practically ancient.
Valentino Logo-Go Crossbody Bag
$1,975 via Saks
Here's Kate Mara, running some errands in NYC before the Met Ball with an attractive little Valentino Logo-Go Crossbody Bag. Kate has popped up a lot lately, and she seems to be pretty married to compact bags that are approximately this size. Here she is last week with a little black bag from Kenzo.
Lee Savage Space Clutch
$3,676 via farfetch.com
Kerry Washington recently attended an Academy of Television Arts & Sciences FYC Event in LA with a beautiful metal clutch from Lee Savage. I love Lee Savage's designs, but their price points seem a tad on the high side.
Balenciaga Le Dix New Cartable S Bag
$2,075 via Balenciaga
Here's Lady Gaga in a most Lady Gaga-like ensemble, doing Met Ball prep like everyone else in NYC last Monday. Her Balenciaga Le Dix is actually very similar to her beloved Hermes Kelly Bag, which she has almost literally loved to death.
Givenchy Pandora Box Bag
$1,790 via mytheresa.com
Minnie with a mini alert! Here's Minnie Driver, headed into a doctor's office in LA with a teensy Givenchy Pandora Box Bag. Minnie's NBC sitcom About a Boy is officially kaput after two seasons. Won't someone please give her the premium cable drama role she deserves?
Mansur Gavriel Bucket Bag
Shop Mansur Gavriel via MATCHESFASHION.COM
Miranda Kerr checked in at the Carlyle Hotel before the Met Ball last Monday with a beautiful black Mansur Gavriel Bucket Bag on her arm. How is it that a bucket bag looks exponentially more elegant on Miranda Kerr than it does on anyone else?
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