New York Fashion Week is almost here, and we’ve got plenty of insider coverage in store. Kicking things off today, a few of our fashion friends spill the details on the handbags and essentials they’ll be taking to NYFW. See what’s inside the handbags of our favorite style-setters, and watch them LIVE in tomorrow’s G+ hangout!
Laurie Trott, Fashion Director of Who What Wear
Mansur Gavriel Bucket Bag, $495
"I am a sucker for a drawstring bag and this slick, black version is the perfect size. When it comes to stuffing a bag, I have a bit of a manifest destiny thing that I have to keep in check - no matter how big the bag, I will manage to fill it."
What's Inside: Alexander Wang Kitten Heels ($525), Tatcha Blotting Papers ($19) and Embryolisse Moisturizer ($16).
Chriselle Lim, The Chriselle Factor
Celine Trapeze Bag
"This has been my favorite bag of the year. I wore it every day during fashion week and I found it added the perfect pop of color to all of my outfits. The silhouette is classic and feminine, but the color is bold and edgy, the perfect mix of what I love!"
Christina Perez, Style Development Editor of Glamour
3.1 Phillip Lim Crossbody Satchel, $1350
"I loved the crazy colors and easy shape of this bag when I saw it on the runway last season. It's so eye-catching that it has the power to make even the most boring outfit look instantly cooler."
Shea Marie, Peace Love Shea
Saint Laurent Leather Tote, $2950
"I love a good classic bag that can go with anything. Sometimes during fashion week you're changing outfits multiple times a day and it's nice to have something that looks great with everything, not to mention something to fit all of your things!"
Megs Mahoney Dusil, Editor of PurseBlog
Celine Trapeze Bag
"When I saw this bag in the Celine store in NYC, I realized I couldn't be without it! The style is classic and the color scheme and mixed materials take this bag to the next level. I plan to carry it with everything, this is my new favorite bag!"
Jessica Amento, Editorial Manager of The Zoe Report
Rachel Zoe Montana Backpack, $395
"I don't remember the last time I was this excited about a bag. It's gorgeousness is in the details with a horn charm on the zipper and convenient mini mirror attached to the front. And you can wear it as a backpack, over one shoulder or on your am like a tote. Dream bag."