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The Designer Handbags These 21 Beautiful Royalties Carry


From celebrities to powerful women. It’s yet another list we are rounding up again, and this time we are looking into the handbags the royalties carry.

1. Princess Märtha Louise of Norway

Princess Märtha Louise of Norway is fourth in the line of succession to the Norwegian throne and a certified physiotherapist.

Taking her love of folk tales and music to the next level, Princess Märtha Louise even established her own commercial entertainment business. She is a social activist who loves spending time and effort on promoting art and literature.

Princess Märtha Louise is often seen wearing designer handbags like Louis Vuitton on several occasions and carries it with a royal style.


2. Mette-Marit, Crown Princess of Norway

Mette-Marit is the Crown Princess of Norway and is married to the heir apparent, Crown Prince Haakon of Norway.

Though she was a subject to numerous criticisms and controversies when she was engaged to the prince, Mette-Marit has emerged as an activist in projects relating to humanitarians and arts. She is also a UNAIDS Special Representative and is a president of various organizations.

The Crown Princess of Norway is seen donning a fashionable Hermes to her various official meetings.



3. Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden

The crown princess of Sweden, Victoria, Duchess of Västergötland and heir apparent of King Carl XVI Gustaf, is a Yale graduate and has a good rapport with the business community.

She has visited numerous countries on state visits and promotes tourism and cultural heritage values from around the world. The crown princess of Sweden, Victoria is in tune with fashion trends and dresses tastefully.

Often times she is reported to wear Mouawad on occasions and often have them custom made.



4.Princess Sirivannavari Nariratana of Thailand

Princess Sirivannavari Nariratana is a princess of Thailand and the only daughter of Maha Vajralongkorn and Sujarinee Vivacharawongse.

She has a keen interest in sports and arts and had won a gold medal for Thailand in badminton in 2005 in 23rd South East Asian Games. Princess Sirivannavari Nariratana loves traveling around the world to attend fashion shows.

She was seen at the Paris Couture Week Fall 2016 wearing a small silver micro Lady Dior handbag that suited well.



5. Caroline, Princess of Hanover, Hereditary Princess of Monaco

Caroline, Princess of Hanover is married to Ernst August, Prince of Hanover and retained the position of heir presumptive to the throne of Monaco.

She is the eldest child of Rainier III, Prince of Monaco, and American actress, Grace Kelly.

Caroline is a philanthropist and has had numerous official appearances in addition to enjoying a media life. She is considered an international fashion icon and as one of the best-dressed women around the world.

She was seen in London while visiting her son with a leather black Armani bag that goes well with her dark couture.


6. Princess Alexandra of Luxembourg

Princess Alexandra the fourth child and only daughter of Grand Duke Henri and Grand Duchess Maria Teresa.

She is somewhat of a fashion enthusiast and is known to spend a lot on handbags. Her excessive spending is somewhat of a controversy in itself, reported to have gone through 59 designer handbags, including Chanel, Hermes Birkin and Prada in five years.

She is also seen wearing the $3,600 Quidam clutch bag.




7. HRH Princess Nandi Zulu

Princess Nandi Zulu is the second daughter of King Goodwill Zwelithini of South Africa and is a part of the vast Zulu Royal Family.

She was married to the prince of Thembu though the marriage lasted only a couple of years. She has also acted as Acting Deputy Paramount Chief of the Thembu.

Her love for South African heritage is visible from her Louis Vuitton selection of a brown polished leather handbag.




8. Ms Zara Anne Elizabeth Phillips MBE, Mrs. Michael James Tindall

Ms Zara Anne Elizabeth Phillips is a British equestrian and the second child and only daughter of Anne, Princess Royal, and her first husband, Captain Mark Phillips.

She frequently attends various events for charity and has taken to supporting certain causes herself, mainly for spinal injuries, equestrian charities and children’s causes. She launched her own brand of clothing by the name of Musto Outdoor Clothing.

Ms Zara Anne Elizabeth Phillips dazzles with the designer Marc Jacobs clutch!



9.Queen Dowager Noor of Jordan

Queen Noor Jordan is a global public servant and supporter for cross-cultural understanding and conflict inhibition and recovery issues including refugees, missing persons, poverty, climate change and disarmament.

The rise of 2011 saw her as the president of the United World Colleges thereby reducing her social activities.

Though whenever seen in public, she has a style to herself that is supplemented with a good designer bag as that of Armani.




10.Princess Ashi Sonam Dechan Wangchuck of Bhutan

Princess Ashi Sonam Dechan of the ruling house Wangchuck of Bhutan is considered one of the most beautiful princesses around the world and her beauty goes with brains.

With a degree in International Relations from Stanford University and a Master of Laws from Harvard. She works at the Judiciary of the Kingdom of Bhutan as President of the Bhutan National Legal Institute.

She often carries a designer Hermes handbag with such grace!



11.Mary, Crown Princess of Denmark, Countess of Monpezat

Mary is the Crown Princess of Denmark, wife of Frederik, Crown Prince of Denmark and is set to be the Queen consort of Denmark.

She possesses a combined Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Law and has made a career in advertising. Her unique dressing and accessory style is root to her interest in expensive handbags.

She is often carrying the Hermes handbag with an elegant look!




12. HRH Princess Haya bint Al Hussein of Jordan

Her Royal highness is the daughter of King Hussein of Jordan and the wife of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.

She graduated from Oxford University, England. She takes part in international show jumping competition and she is also the President of International Federation for Equestrian Sports (FEI).

The beautiful Princess carries Prada clutch with elegance!




13.Lady Gabriella Marina Alexandra Ophelia Windsor

Lady Gabriella the only daughter of Prince Michael of Kent.

She is a graduate from Brown University, Rhode Island. Also a social anthropologist, Lady Gabriella is currently dating a financial analyst, Tom Kingston. In the line of succession for the British throne, she is 49th number.

She is carrying the Mouawad designer clutch which adds to her beauty and grace!




14.Princess Maxima of the Netherlands

The wife of King Willem-Alexander, Princess Maxima of the Netherlands was the first one to become Dutch queen consort since 1890.

She holds a degree in Economics from the Pontifical Catholic University of Argentina, and teaches English and Mathematics to the students of high school and freshmen.

Princess Maxima carries the Dior clutch that go on point with her Chiffon gown!




15. Queen Letizia of Spain

Queen Letizia is the wife of King Felipe VI.

A news anchor and a journalist before her marriage, she graduated in journalism from Complutense University of Madrid, and got her Master’s degree from Institute for Studies in Audiovisual Journalism, in audiovisual journalism. She also worked in a newspaper firm.

The glorious beauty carries the designer clutch of Hilde Palladino!




16. Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge

Kate Middleton is the wife of Prince William who is the Duke of Cambridge, second in the line of succession for the British crown.

She graduated from the University of St Andrews. Nominated as one of the “100 Most Influential People In the World” according to Time magazine; Kate Middleton has both beauty and elegance

Kate is carrying the Mulberry Polly Pushlock Satchel.




17. Charlene, Princess of Monaco

The Princess of Monaco, Charlene, is a former Olympic swimmer for South Africa and wife of Prince Albert II.

She has won numerous medals and has represented South Africa at the 1998 and 2002 Commonwealth games.

She is often seen taking part in fashion shows as she clearly demonstrated how to carry the Louis Vuitton at the Vuitton show.




18. Queen Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan

Queen Rania of Jordan is known for her advocacy related to education, health, community, cross-cultural dialogue, and micro-finance.

Considered a style icon, Queen Rania has very fine taste and wardrobe selection, and her handbags selection has always been interesting.

Her Prada collection is never off the mark from the general couture.




19.Princess Madeleine of Sweden, Duchess of Hälsingland and Gästrikland

Princess Madeleine of Sweden, Duchess of Hälsingland and Gästrikland, is the second daughter and youngest child of King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia.

She speaks German, English and French in addition to her mother tongue. Her well-known favorite includes equestrian activities, skiing, theatre, dance and art. She has her own fashion following as many tend to look to her for fashion statements.

Her matching sky blue bag is a statement from Hilde Palladino which suits perfectly well with her crown and dress.


20. Princess Ameera bint Aidan bin Nayef Al-Taweel

Princess Ameera al-Taweel is a Saudi Arabian Princess.

She is a philanthropist and also the Vice Chairperson of an international, non-profit organization, Al-Waleed bin Talal Foundation andholds a degree in business Administration from the University of New Heaven.

Princess Ameera al-Taweel is carrying the Versace hand clutch which matches her stunning and astounding outfit!




21. Charlotte Marie Pomeline Casiraghi

The second child of Princess of Hanover. Charlotte is in eighth in the line of succession to the throne of Monaco.

She has earned a License of Philosophy from the University of Paris and was ranked number ten on a list of the World’s most eligible young women.

The astonishing beauty is carrying the Gucci hand clutch.

The Designer Handbags 21 Powerful Women In the World Carry


In our previous post, we shared 21 beautiful celebrities’ handbags they carry. This time round we round up the designer handbags 21 powerful women in the world carry.


1. Angela Merkel

Angela Dorothea Merkel (born 17 July 1954) is a German stateswoman and former research scientist.

Merkel has been the Chancellor of Germany since 2005 and the leader of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) since 2000. She appeared on the Forbes Magazine’s List of The World’s Most Powerful People as the world’s second most powerful person, selected by Forbes magazine in 2012 and 2015. In December 2015, Merkel was named as Time magazine’s Person of the Year, with the magazine’s cover declaring her to be the “Chancellor of the Free World”.

Merkel is currently the senior G7 leader. In May 2016, she was named the most powerful woman in the world for a record tenth time by Forbes.

Merkel can be seen donning an expensive Alexander McQueen‘s Heroine tote bag.


2. Hillary Clinton

Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton (born October 26, 1947) is an American politician and the Democratic Party nominee for President of the United States in the 2016 election.

She served as the 67th United States Secretary of State from 2009 to 2013.

In this picture Hillary is carrying a Hermès Birkin.


3. Melinda Gates

Melinda Ann Gates (born August 15, 1964), DBE is an American businesswoman and philanthropist.

She is co-founder of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Melina worked at Microsoft, where she was project manager for Microsoft Bob, Microsoft Encarta and Expedia.

At this event for women empowerment in business, Melinda is showing off a Fendi-3 Baguette-Bag.




4. Sheryl Sandberg

Sheryl Kara Sandberg (born August 28, 1969) is an American technology executive, activist, and author.

She is the Chief Operating Officer of Facebook and founder of Leanin.org . In June 2012, she was elected to the board of directors by the existing board members, becoming the first woman to serve on Facebook’s board.

Before Google, Sandberg served as chief of staff for United States Secretary of the Treasury Lawrence Summers.

Sheryl is carrying Hermès Kelly’s tote bag in the above picture.


5. Christine Legarde

Christine Madeleine Odette Legarde ( born 1 January 1956 in Paris) is a French lawyer and politician who has been the Managing Director (MD) of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) since 5 July 2011.

Previously, she held various ministerial posts in the French government: she was Minister of Economic Affairs, Finance and Employment and before that Minister of Agriculture and Fishing and Minister of Trade in the government of Dominique de Villepin. Legarde was the first woman to become finance minister of a G8 economy, and is the first woman to head the IMF.

She’s holding a bag of YSL Muse.

6. Kate Middleton

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge is the wife of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge.

Her perceived impact on British and American fashion has been called the “Kate Middleton effect” in the media, and in 2012 and 2013, she was selected as one of the “100 Most Influential People in the World” by Time magazine.

She is carrying Coach Willis bag in the above picture.




7. Safra Catz

Safra Ada Catz (born December 1, 1961) is an Israeli-born American business executive.

She has been an executive at Oracle Corporation since April 1999, and a board member since 2001. In April 2011 she was named Co-President and Chief Financial Officer, reporting to founder/CEO Larry Ellison. On September 18, 2014 Oracle announced that Larry Ellison will step down as CEO and that Mark Hurd and Safra Catz have been named as the new CEOs.

Safra is carrying Fendi’s handbag.



8. Anna Wintour

Anna Wintour, OBE (born 3 November 1949) is a British-American journalist and editor.

She has been editor-in-chief of Vogue since 1988.

In 2013, she became artistic director for Condé Nast, Vogue’s publisher. With her trademark pageboy bob haircut and dark sunglasses, Wintour has become an important figure in much of the fashion world, widely praised for her eye for fashion trends and her support for younger designers. Her reportedly aloof and demanding personality has earned her the nickname “Nuclear Wintour”.

Anna is carrying Chloe Marcie’s bag.


9. Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie (born June 4, 1975) is an American actress, filmmaker, and humanitarian.

She has received an Academy Award, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, and three Golden Globe Awards, and has been cited as Hollywood’s highest-paid actress.

She is carrying a leather Balenciaga Lariat handbag.




10. Lucy Peng

Lucy Peng is one of the founders of the Chinese e-commerce business group Alibaba Group.

Peng earned a degree in business administration in 1994 from Hangzhou Institute of Commerce of Zhejiang Gongs hang University. She also served as Chief People Officer, the chief human resources officer for Alibaba Group for over 10 years. In this position, she oversaw the approximately 35,000 employees under Alibaba. Peng became a billionaire in 2014 upon Alibaba’s valuation prior to its record-setting IPO.

She’s wearing Chanel’s Boy bag.


11. JK Rowling

J. K. Rowling is a British novelist, screenwriter and film producer best known as the author of the Harry Potter fantasy series.

The books have gained worldwide attention, won multiple awards, and sold more than 400 million copies. They have become the best-selling book series in history and been the basis for a series of films over which Rowling had overall approval on the scripts and maintained creative control by serving as a producer on the final installment.

In the above photo, JK is wearing YSL Monogram shoulder bag.


12. Benazir Bhutto

Benazir Bhutto (Sindhi: بينظير ڀُٽو‎; 21 June 1953 – 27 December 2007) was the 11th Prime Minister of Pakistan and the leader of the centre-left Pakistan People’s Party.

She was the first woman to head a Muslim majority nation, and the only one to head it twice. Benazir was educated at Harvard and at Oxford, also serving as the first Asian woman to preside over the Oxford Union.

Benazir is carrying a Louis Vuitton Speedy on her arm.


13. Serena Williams

Serena Jameka Williams (born September 26, 1981) is an American professional tennis player.

The Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) has ranked her world No. 1 in singles on six separate occasions.

Serena is holding Alexander McQueen Clutch.





14. Arianna Huffington

Arianna Huffington (July 15, 1950) is a Greek American author, syndicated columnist, occasional actress, and businesswoman.

Huffington is the co-founder and editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post, which is now owned by AOL. She was a popular conservative commentator and offered liberal points of view in public, while remaining involved in business endeavors.

Arianna is carrying a Céline‘s Phantom Luggage Tote.




15. Tory Burch

Tory Burch (born June 17, 1966) is an American fashion designer, businesswoman, and philanthropist, who has won several fashion awards for her designs.

She is the Chairman, CEO, and Designer of Tory Burch LLC. In 2015, she was listed as the 73rd most powerful woman in the world by Forbes.

Tory is holding her own brand, Tory Burch’s bag.


16. Aishwarya Rai Bachan

Aishwarya Rai (born 1 November 1973), also known by her married name Aishwarya Rai Bachan, is an Indian actress, model and the winner of the Miss World 1994 pageant.

Through her successful acting career, she has established herself as one of the most popular and high-profile celebrities in India. Rai has received several awards, including two Film fare Awards from ten nominations, and she was awarded the Padma Shri by the Government of India in 2009. She is often cited as the “most beautiful woman in the world.

She’s carrying Mansur Grievel bag.



17. Lee Boo Jin

Lee Boo-Jin is the country’s richest woman and the eldest daughter of Lee Kun-Hee.

Two-thirds of her wealth is tied up in Samsung C&T, which operates a resort and provides a range of business services. But she runs Samsung affiliate Hotel Shilla­ the country’s biggest duty-free operator after Lotte — which in March opened its latest shop in central Seoul in a joint venture with Hyundai Development.

Lee Bon Jin is carrying Coach’s Willis bag



18. Laila Ali

Laila Amaria Ali (born December 30, 1977) is an American former professional boxer who competed from 1999 to 2007.

She is the daughter of the late heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali.

In the above picture Laila is spotting a Chloe’s Paraty bag.


19. Queen Elizabeth

Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926) is, and has been since her accession in 1952, Queen of the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand, and Head of the Commonwealth.

She is also the queen of 12 countries that have become independent since her accession: Jamaica, Barbados, the Bahamas, Grenada, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Tuvalu, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Belize, Antigua and Barbuda, and Saint Kitts and Nevis.

She is carrying Hermes Kelly bag.



20. Marissa Mayer

Marissa Ann Mayer ( born May 30, 1975) is an American information technology executive, currently serving as the president and Chief Executive Officer of Yahoo!, a position she has held since July 2012.

She is a graduate of Stanford and was a long-time executive, usability leader, and key spokesperson for Google.

Marissa is wearing Givenchy’s Nightingale bag.




21. Michelle Obama

Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama (born January 17, 1964) is an American lawyer, writer, and First Lady of the United States.

She is married to the 44th and current President of the United States, Barrack Obama, and is the first African-American First Lady. As First Lady, Obama has become a fashion icon & a role model for women.

She is donning a Mulberry Bayswater leather handbag.