Bag It: Spring's Most Covet-Worthy Designer Handbags

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!

Kate Bosworth

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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.

Jessica Alba

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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.

Emma Roberts

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Given the actress’ easy-chic approach to dressing, it’s not surprising to see Roberts favouring 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!

Solange Knowles

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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.

Kristen Stewart

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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.

Diane Kruger

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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.

Kate Mara

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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.

Olivia Wilde

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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.

Dakota Fanning

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?

Olivia Palermo

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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.

January Jones

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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 colour to your everyday wardrobe has never been easier (or more chic).

Taylor Swift

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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!

Reese Witherspoon

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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.