Every now and then, there’s a bag that surfaces and steals the spotlight. We’ve seen a lot of these bags season after season, dangling in the arms of our favorite A-listers.
The Balmain “Pierre” bag, in particular, has become more than a hot fashion item; it has stolen the hearts of many celebs and bagaholics.
Here are just some of the famous faces we’ve spotted carrying this arm candy:
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley carries a camel Balmain x Aurelie Bidermann “Pierre” bag while arriving at Nice Airport on June 8, 2013 (Credit: WENN)
Named after French fashion designer Pierre Alexandre Claudius Balmain, founder of leading post-war fashion house Balmain, the Pierre bag is part of a collaboration between Balmain’s artistic director Olivier Rousteing and master jeweler Aurélie Bidermann.
Diane Kruger totes a black Balmain x Aurelie Bidermann “Pierre” bag in West Hollywood on June 20, 2013 (Credit: WENN)
The gorgeous carry-all is made of calfskin suede and features an ivory sanglier tooth detail.
Kate Moss carries a Balmain x Aurelie Bidermann “Pierre” bag in Paris to attend a book signing in Collette’s on November 12, 2013 (Credit: WENN)
The bag is available in gray, beige, and cherry, but since it is such a hot item, only a few can be found in retail stores.
Balmain Duffle Bag in Cherry, $4,350
If the hefty price tag is turning you off, we found a great steal for you at ShoeDazzle — a delightful purse that has a sleek and chic look, featuring a very classic silhouette and a faux snakeskin strip.