1. Alexis Hudson
Lightweight and spacious (it expands). Plus, it looks just as cool when it’s all filled up.
Leather, Alexis Hudson, $506; buy online now at endless.com.Shop Hollywood's favorite bags
A dual-handle saddlebag in a subtle shade with classic hardware.
Leather, Coach, $758; buy online now at coach.com. Shop Hollywood's favorite bags
Can a purse be delectable? We say yes.
Leather with studs, Gucci, $2,350; buy online now at
This structured bag will take you from office to loft scene.
Leather, Fendi, $2,210; call 212-759-4646.
Army-green pebbled leather survives the urban jungle.
Leather, Gryson, $795; available in September at
No single “it” bag dominates this fall; individualized is the thing.
Leather, Balenciaga, $2,475; buy online now at balenciaga.com.Shop Hollywood's favorite bags
When today's mod connects to fifties retro, a modern classic is born.
Leather, Marni, $1,650; buy online now at marni.com.
How unexpected: A touch of turquoise lends edge to a sleek envelope.
Snakeskin, Lelya, $411; visit lelya.com for stores.
9. Kate Spade
Great against brown and gray, with guaranteed style longevity.
Embossed leather, Kate Spade, $395; buy online now at katespade.com.
Big links and a statement clasp make this another Chanel to covet.
Calfskin, Chanel, $2,575; visit chanel.com for stores.
11. BCBG Max Azria
Still want the ultimate neutral? You’ve met your day bag.
Leather, BCBG Max Azria, $198; visit bcbg.com for stores.
12. Diane von Furstenberg
Makes a simply chic statement against head-to-toe black.
Leather, Diane von Furstenberg, $475; visit dvf.com for stores.Shop Hollywood's favorite bags
13. Louis Vuitton
The latest logo bag is an artful collage—and a major splurge.
Sheepskin, python and ostrich, Louis Vuitton, $9,000; visit louisvuitton.com for stores.
Let us define “perfection,” as in: This gilty take on snake will be perfection against cashmere.
Snakeskin and brass "The Maggie" clutch, Mulberry, $995; call 888-685-6856.
Deep forest green goes with everything; a roomy frame lets you fit your camera too.
Croc-embossed leather, Furla, $335; buy online now at furlausa.com.
Embrace the funk: Wear with fall florals and beaucoup bangles.
Leather with red jasper stone, Chloe, $3,170; visit neimanmarcus.com for stores.
17. 7 for All Mankind
(8" x 7") with gold-plated
7 for All Mankind, $395; visit 7forallmankind.com for stores.
18. Magnes Sisters
Leather Ballet (10" x 7½")
with detachable strap,
Magnes Sisters, $224; buy online now at satineboutique.com.
19. The Sak
(7¾" x 11½") with
strap, the Sak,
$99; buy online now at thesak.com.
20. Yves Saint Laurent
Leather Besace (11½" x 9½"),
Yves Saint Laurent, $1,895; visit ysl.com for stores.
21. Jill Stuart
Patent leather Tabitha (8¼" x 9")
with detachable cotton strap, Jill Stuart,
$298; visit lordandtaylor.com for stores.
22. Max Mara
leather, Max Mara,
$1,340; at Max Mara, call
23. Carlos Falchi
Carlos Falchi, $220
(medium); visit saks.com for stores.
24. Nancy Gonzalez
$2,350; at Bergdorf
Goodman, call 888-774-2424.
25. Ekatrina New York
leather Emma, Ekatrina
New York, $595; visit ekatrinany.com for stores.