Givenchy Nightingale

Givenchy's Nightingale satchel is subtle yet undeniably sumptuous, so it's no shock that it appeals to major fashion forces like Ashley Olsen, Sienna Miller, and Reese Witherspoon. While they all carry the bag in basic black, Reese also has the cream leather version, and there are both brown and metallic versions available at Barneys. (from $1295,

We know the Nightingale's price might cause some of our readers to faint (paging Nurse Florence), but before that happens we'd like to suggest some alternative medicine. If you love the lines of the Givenchy bag, why not give a stylish substitute a chance? We present you with Carla Mancini's Medium Top Zip Crossed Stitched Bag. The leather bag comes in brown or black and has a chain detailing on the handles that looks just like the Fall Givenchy bags. It's also about a third of the price of the Nightingale-just what the doctor ordered. ($416,

Photo of Sienna, X17. Photo of Reese, SplashNews.