The Lust List: Statement Bags

The Lust List: Statement Bags
ESSENCE.COM Mar, 11, 2011

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Angela Simmons looks effortlessly chic as she carries this Louis Vuitton Speedy tote out on errands.

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This iconic “Speedy” bag from Louis Vuitton is a style staple for every fashionista. Find it at Louis Vuitton stores starting at $800.

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Nicole Richie, in Paris, commands attention with a leopard trench, fedora and shades while carrying this coveted Celine Luggage Tote.

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This version of the Celine Luggage Tote worn by Nicole Richie, will cost you upwards of $1,200 at Celine Boutiques Worldwide.

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Tameka Foster Brown flashes a smile as bright as her orange Hermes Birkin bag.

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This orange Hermes Birkin bag ran Tameka Raymond – and will run you – about $12,000 minimum. If you have the budget, log on to for info on where to purchase.

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Amber Riley is dressed down, but still glammed up in the bag department with this Louis Vuitton Sistina bag.

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The Sistina by Louis Vuitton costs $2,240 at Louis Vuitton stores worldwide.

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Serena Williams is recovering from her recent ailment nicely with this luxe Hermes Birkin to keep her spirits up.

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Here, Naomi Campbell checks into a Paris hotel with the exclusive Birkin bag by Hermes on her arm.

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Depending on the size, hardware and custom details a Birkin bag can cost up to $20,000 or more. Still interested? Log on to for store locations.

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Nicki Minaj keeps a low profile with an attention grabbing red Vernis Bellevue GM by Louis Vuitton.

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Interested in this lush red Vernis Bellevue GM bag? Get it for $1250 at

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Eva Marcille looks gorgeous as she poses with her oversized Alma Vernis bag by Louis Vuitton.

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This version of the Alma Vernis bag owned by Eva Pigford, will cost you $2250. It’s available at Louis Vuitton Stores or online at

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Rihanna stopped traffic in Sydney with her fire engine red hair and her gorgeous Dior Delices Gaufre flap shoulder bag.

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This delicious Dior Delices Gaufre Medium flap shoulder bag costs $2650 and can be bought at Saks Fifth Avenue stores nationwide.

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Monica and Khloe Kardashian sit courtside with the same lux Fleur De Jais speedy bag.

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The elaborate floral pattern and sumptuous calfskin leather make this bag a must-have. If you want it, you can get it for $2400 at Louis Vuitton stores nationwide.

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Laila Ali has that special mommy-to-be-glow to go along with her special Gucci tote.

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This Gucci tote, carried by Laila Ali, features leather trim and interior slip for your cell hone. Find it for $395 at Saks stores nationwide.