A New Alexander McQueen Bag is Having a Moment, and Supermodels May Or May Not Eat Pastries When the Mood Strikes


We have a really impressive line-up of handbag selections this week from a much broader variety of labels (and celebrities) than usual. I’m always excited when these roundups aren’t totally dominated by the same three brands as always: Givenchy, Hermès and Chanel. Admittedly, there are a couple of Chanel bags in here, but they’re more interesting than your run of the mill fla[s. (Has anything Chanel ever been described as “run of the mill?” FIRST. I regret nothing.)

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Alessandra Ambrosio
Fendi Petite 2Jours

Here’s Brazilian supermodel Alessandra Ambrosio, picking up some pastries at a bakery in LA. (No word on what she plans to do with the decadent baked goods.) Strangely enough, her Fendi Petite 2Jours is one of the older bags featured in this celebrity round-up. Or the “most classic”, shall we say?


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Ashley Greene
You’re able to get Elizabeth’s bag in basic white calfskin leather for $2,595 in Nordstrom. The Heroine made its debut back in 2012, and while we have seen it transported by plenty of A-list celebs over the previous two years (Jessica Chastain, Lady Gaga), I can’t help thinking this tote should have been way more popular than it was/is. It comes in this alluring variety of designs and colorways, but perhaps there is a lot of stylistic overlap with additional luggage around the market.Elizabeth is currently making the rounds to promote her voiceover work in “The Lego Movie”, which, much to my astonishment, is receiving rave reviews across the board. That’s quite a feat for a kids ‘ movie AND a film about Legos. So rest easy knowing that if the kiddos on your lifetime drag you to watch this flick over the coming weeks, it won’t be absolute torture.Oh, Lady Gaga. Here’s her ladyship leaving her hotel in London, tempting fate and testing the patience of fashion lovers everywhere using a particularly outlandish hat option. (I like how all of the Brits in those pics look particularly blasé about the entire situation.) When seen individually, everything she is wearing is pretty amazing, though I contend that her hat belongs in a museum rather than on the mind of an actual human being, for obvious reasons. Her bag of selection for this outing is a beautiful, glossy black Net A Porter Alexander Mcqueen Honeycomb Heroine Satchel. You can grab the tote version of this bag for $3,209 in FarFetch.
Alexander McQueen Legend Bag
$2,195 via Saks

Actress Ashley Greene was recently spotted grocery shopping at Bristol Farms in LA (the only appropriate locale for LA celebs to grocery shop, besides Whole Foods), carrying a bag that can’t be more than three months old: the Le Testament De Alexander Mcqueen Arte Legend Bag. This bag just made its debut back in December in Alexander McQueen’s Resort 2015 collection, and you can find out more about it in Megs’ initial write-up.


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Chloe Moretz
Chanel Quilted Minaudiere

Oh, to be Chanel’s preferred 18 year old starlet. (And Dior’s, too, to boot!) Such is the life of Chloe Moretz. Here she is whizzing through LAX on her way to the final days of Paris Fashion Week with a tattooed chum and a dainty, sparkly little Chanel.


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Emma Roberts
Jason Wu Daphne Bag
$1,995 via ShopBop

Emma Roberts’ bag choices are always interesting, and she seems to be readily available to paps on any day that ends with “Y”, so we’re usually able to keep tabs on what her current handbag of choice is at any given moment. Here she is carrying a bright red Jason Wu Daphne while shopping at The Grove in West Hollywood. The Daphne was extremely popular around this same time back in 2014, and Megs noted that it seemed to be the bag of choice amongst the trendsetting fashionistas of last year’s NYFW in this post.


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Jessica Alba
Kenzo Kalifornia Tote
$990 via ShopBop

Here’s Jessica Alba arriving at LAX with a chic baby blue Kenzo Kalifornia Tote, which (it should be noted) retails for under a grand, and under $500 in other (smaller) variations. Jessica is ridiculously good about carrying bags from a broad variety of pricepoints. It’s almost like she has a secret bag-selling agenda.


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Kate Upton
Rag & Bone Mini Enfield Bag
$495 via Saks

Kate Upton was recently spotted leaving The Largo at the Coronet in West Hollywood with a cute white Rag & Bone mini. Kate usually prefers oversized Céline totes, so this is a nice change of pace for her.


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Khloé Kardashian
Chanel Graffiti Backpack

Here’s Khloé Kardashian, leaving a jewelry store in Beverly Hills. It must be nice to throw down a cool five figures on some new jewelry, throw it in your Chanel backpack and head out to your souped up Range Rover. (I have absolutely no proof that Khloé made such a purchase; one just assumes this is how the Kardashians roll.)


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Lily James
Alexander McQueen Legend Bag
$2,195 via Saks

We’ve come (almost) full circle: Lily James is seen here leaving the Trump Hotel in NYC with her own Alexander McQueen Legend Bag, which is now officially a bag on the rise, as of this week. Lily is still on the press trail to promote her flick, Disney’s live-action version of Cinderella.