Luxury Handbags in Our Favorite Movies: The Style Icons

Women have always loved to adorn themselves, and fashion accessories are proof of this. Especially handbags. Let's look at the best luxury bags in our favorite movies as examples of the taste and style of the heroines who wear them.

 

Fendi Baguette

 A small bright handbag, that is worn under the arm, can be found in the famous series Sex and the City. A chic moment with the robbery of Carrie Bradshaw: when the thief demands to give him the bag, she desperately replies: "But this is Baguette!". Sarah Jessica Parker considers this moment to be one of the "turning points" in the life of the series.

 

Fendi Peekaboo

In the acclaimed film Third Person, the heroine of Olivia Wilde walks in the streets of Rome with the equally sensational and already cult bag by Fendi.

 

Mulberry Bayswater

In 2003, Mulberry House launches the Bayswater bag, named after the West London area. Serena van der Woodsen's bag of rich blue colour catches the eye in one of the Gossip Girl seasons.

 

Mulberry Alexa

The heroine of Sarah Jessica Parker in the film I don't know how she does it does not change outfits with the same frequency as Carrie Bradshaw, but throughout the film, her status as a businesswoman is emphasized by Mulberry's Alexa brown bag. She manages to put there both children's toys and the necessary documents for presentation.

 

Mulberry Roxanne

The genius Woody Allen always loves to amaze with his films. And Match Point is not an exception. His muse in recent years, charming Scarlett Johansson, adds sexuality and style to her character with the help of the Roxanne bag.

 

Louis Vuitton Speedy

Louis Vuitton began as a luggage designer, and till today the fashion house manufactures one of the best top-quality travel bags in the world. But it was Audrey Hepburn who gave the impetus for expanding the brand's products in the 60s which eventually resulted in the appearance of bags of different sizes (and not just for travel). She appeared with her Speedy handbag in the movie called Charade. The actress asked to reduce the Speedy suitcase in size, so it began to look like an ordinary women's handbag.

 

Louis Vuitton Monogram Cabas Alto - The Rachels' Handbag

The bag flickers in the legendary series Friends. Rachel delves into it at the airport. Of all the luxury handbags in movies this particular one caused a lot of controversy at the time. There is no doubt that it is Louis Vuitton on the screen, but is it Monogram Cabas Alto? The handles are different, usually they are much narrower than on Rachel's bag. Some say that this is a Chinese fake, while others believe that this is an authentic purse modified by Louis himself.

 

Hermes Kelly

This accessory from the French brand has become a symbol of luxury and special status.

Actress Grace Kelly received a "Haut à Courroies" Hermes bag for filming in Alfred Hitchcock’s film To Catch a Thief. Then she made it popular by covering her pregnancy with it from the paparazzi. As a result, the bag was renamed in honor of the actress, and now it is called simply Hermes Kelly.

 

 Hermes Birkin 

The viewers of the Sex and the City TV series remember the fabulous Hermes Birkin bag from the story of how one of the main characters, Samantha Jones, dreamed of it. In one of the episodes, with the help of various tricks, she tried to get hold of the bag. Samantha even tried to convince a Hermes employee that it wasn't her who need the bag, but the actress Lucy Liu. It was very funny, especially Samantha's amazement that she had to wait for the bag for five years because of the long queue of eager customers. "Five years for a bag?" - asked Samantha. "It's not a bag, it's a Birkin!" - answered the employee.

 

Birkin Camel

Gwyneth Paltrow looks like a true style icon with a cool Birkin, making brown color super stylish and fashionable in The Royal Tenenbaums movie.

 

Balenciaga Weekender

This powerful bag by Balenciaga won the hearts of fashionistas all over the world in the early 2000s after the film Material Girls. The Duff sisters in the cleaners' uniform with stylish tote bags look funny but it is a look you can't forget. It is also worth noting that Sienna Miller carried Weekender in dark colour in Factory Girl.

 

Balenciaga Motorcycle Bag

This interesting model can be found in one of the episodes of Gilmore Girls. A handbag for all occasions, even the name suggests how versatile it is.

 

Prada Frame Bag - The Devil's Handbag

That moment when a handbag gives a twist not only to the image of the heroine, but also to the entire film as a whole. When the imperious and tough Miranda Priestley, performed by the talented Meryl Streep, first arrives to the office the camera zooms in on the Prada Frame bag with the brand's name spelled across the center of the bag in her hands. 

 

Prada Cervo Antik Shopper Tote

This bag on Sandra Bullock's arm shows that it is no less a star, than her owner. And it’s not only for shopping, it will brilliantly complement sports and classic outfit. Isn't it perfect?

 

Prada Saffiano Tote - Mission Impossible

Can you imagine a bag suitable for a killer girl? How to make a heroine look stylish and dangerous at the same time? At first sight, it is a difficult task, but not for the costume designer of the film Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol. The Saffiano is doing an amazing job, making Lea Seydoux both a sweet girl and a cold-blooded killer.

Obviously, this list is not complete. The world fashion brands often collaborate with film companies and their iconic and stylish luxury handbags continue to appear in movies and TV series around the world bringing joy to all the fashionistas. 

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