What does it take for a handbag to reach “It” status? Well, it starts with an incredibly chic design, followed by a handful of stylish celebrity owners, think: Taylor Swift, Jessica Alba, and Kate Bosworth. The 11 bags in today’s story check both of the boxes, making them the cream of the handbag crop!
If Marni’s Metallic-Leather Shoulder Bag ($1550) has the Bosworth stamp of approval, you know it’s good!
Marni Metallic-Leather Shoulder Bag ($1550)
An accordion-like design allows for multiple compartments, which are perfect for storing all your daily essentials and more.
Chloe’s new-for-spring Baylee Medium Perforated Satchel ($2900) never left Alba’s side during Paris Fashion Week.
Chloe Baylee Medium Perforated Satchel ($2900)
Perforated leather lends an element of cool to this satchel-tote hybrid.
Given the actress’ easy-chic approach to dressing, it’s not surprising to see Roberts favoring Sandro’s Anaconda Snakeskin Crossbody Bag ($275) as of late.
Sandro Anaconda Snakeskin Crossbody Bag ($275)
Blue and pink on one side and green and white on the other, this little cross-body bag is the ideal nod to your playful side. Even better: you can remove the straps and wear it as a clutch at night!
With a myriad of celebrity supporters, including Solange Knowles, Emma Watson, Kate Hudson, and Eva Mendes, it’s no wonder there’s a waitlist for M2Malletier’s Amor Fati Leather Shoulder Bag ($1880, 212.524.9770).
M2Malletier Amor Fati Leather Shoulder Bag ($1880, 212.524.9770)
With its signature metal top handle and angular shape, this bag is the epitome of modern style.
It was only a matter of time before backpack connoisseur Stewart picked up Chanel’s in-demand Graffiti Printed Canvas version.
Chanel Graffiti Printed Canvas Backpack ($3400)
Does it get any cooler than a Chanel backpack? The answer is no.
For off-duty errand runs around Los Angeles, Kruger relies on Jil Sander’s versatile JIL Bag ($1690) in White.
Jil Sander JIL Bag ($1690)
While an investment, this satchel is one you can wear to work, on the weekend, and beyond.
Talk about a chic travel companion! Kate Mara selected Louis Vuitton’s NN14GM Cuir Nuance Bleu Bag ($3700, 866.VUITTON) for a flight out of LAX.
Louis Vuitton NN14GM Cuir Nuance Bleu Bag ($3700, 866.VUITTON)
Offering a current take on the popular bucket shape, Louis Vuitton’s newest must-have has the minimalist written all over it.
Gucci Nouveau Fringe Suede Shoulder Bag ($2500)? Check! Leather jacket? Check! Black boots? Check! Wilde’s inner rocker has officially surfaced!
Gucci Nouveau Fringe Suede Shoulder Bag ($2500)
Not just for the music festival scene, this fringe flap shoulder bag is just as alluring with a great dress for evening.
This season, Fanning is letting her accessories—specifically, Prada’s Visage Printed Saffiano Leather Bag ($2800, 310.278.8661)—take center stage.
Prada Visage Printed Saffiano Leather Bag ($2800)
This bag is certainly eye-catching, don’t you agree?
Palermo is giving her beloved Givenchy satchel a break and Nina Ricci’s Marche Leather and Suede Tote ($1750) some quality play time.
Nina Ricci Marche Leather and Suede Tote ($1750)
Pick up this bag now, and we promise you’ll love its sleek, timeless design for years to come.
The Mad Men actress may have a handful of designer bags on rotation this spring, but we’re most fond of her ombre Fendi 2Jours Bag ($2542) in Red.
Fendi 2Jours Bag ($2542)
With this tonal bag on your arm, adding a pop of spring color to your everyday wardrobe has never been easier (or more chic).
It’s easy to see why the singer loves the Sella Shopping Zip Bag ($1564) by TOD’S—the prim satchel is a perfect match for her ladylike sensibilities.
TOD’S Sella Shopping Zip Bag ($1564)
We love this structured style in Swift’s preferred nude hue, but be sure to check it out in black and white, too!
What’s that? Another amazing Saint Laurent bag on Witherspoon’s arm? Why yes, it’s the fashion house’s newest style, the Sac De Jour Nano Baby Leather Tote ($1990).
Saint Laurent Sac De Jour Nano Baby Leather Tote ($1990)
We love mini anything, especially a shrunken version of Saint Laurent’s classic Sac De Jour bag.