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Tag: Spring 2010

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley carries the Burberry Feathered Leather Tote

After featuring in the new Burberry ad campaign, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley seems to have gotten herself a gorgeous tote from the brands spring/summer collection. With the bags beautiful details; feathered tiers, knotted pleats at either side, it almost seems more like a Valentino than a Burberry.

Although I’m partial towards more neutral shades, I love the lilac colour Rosie’s carrying – Burberry Prorsums collection was one of my favourites this season for those soft pastels alone.

You can purchase the Burberry Prorsum Feathered Leather Tote at Net-a-Porter for £1,155.

Image via Net-a-Porter

Alexa Chung carries Russell & Bromley Leopard Print Bag

It seems like these photos of Alexa Chung have been all over the internet the past few days after someone identified her dress as very last season (Spring 2007 to be exact) Kate Moss for Topshop – shocking!

Though I was more obsessed with the cute little leopard print bag she was carrying from Russell & Bromley, the calf-skin purse which has a chanel-like interlaced chain is an almost affordable £165. It almost seems quite low when you compare it to the prices of similar, leopard print choices such as Dolce and Gabbana or Lanvin and seems like a nice choice for summer. I love how Alexa’s paired it with the floral dress, which works really well.

I hear that the bag also comes in dalmation print but is that a bit too much?

Sophia Bush with Stella McCartney Falabella lantern

I almost didn’t recognise Sophia’s Stella McCartney ‘Falabella Latern’ bag without the metallic finish but I love this new sand coloured version of the bag. With is drawstring fastening and long handle the bag is almost duffle-like, not exactly my favourite type of bag but I think the gold, chain details help to make it look a bit less casual. The bag also comes with a cute, matching coin purse but I’m not sure it makes the price tag totally acceptable at around $1200.

You can buy the matte black on the Stella McCartney website for $1395 and the metallic on Farfetch for $1109.

If you’re looking for more affordable options I’ve included a few of the best duffle-inspired bags behind the cut.