As style and accessory editors, our job is to report what the latest and hottest trends are and when they become available to the public. One of the hottest celebrity mom accessories of the Fall/Winter season – one of our favorites too – Gerard Darel’s suede fringed clutch handbag was spotted on Jessica Alba at the Narcisco Rodriguez show during New York Fashion Week.


Photo credit/Image Source: Michael Buckner/Getty Images and Newscom/Bloomingdale’s

An unknown to the masses in America, yet a staple designer to European fashionistas, Gerard Darel is one of Hollywood’s newest rising star fashion and accessory designers. Other celebrity style moms caught with Gerard Darel’s highly coveted handbags are Kate Hudson, Angelina Jolie, Halle Berry, Jennifer Garner, Ashley Simpson, Reese Witherspoon, and Nicole Richie. Many of his designs have been featured on the CW’s Gossip Girl and the prime time drama, Grey’s Anatomy.

Sexy and sophistication doesn’t have to cost an arm and leg. This highly coveted clutch is now available in-store only at select Bloomingdale’s for $380.00.  Before this clutch, and limited ready to wear items that rolled out in select Bloomingdale’s this summer, it was almost impossible to purchase a Gerard Darel bag in the Unites States.

If you can’t track down this fab bag at your nearest Bloomingdale’s, check out one of the popular Gerard Darel 24-hour hobo bags. has a fab fringe version currently on sale for 50% off (Retails at $995, on sale for $497.50)


Or check out or both online shops have a fairly decent selection of Gerard Darel bags.