Sasha Alexander's bag Credit: David Lewis Taylor

When she's not playing a straitlaced medical examiner, Sasha Alexander, the star of Rizzoli & Isles, reaches for her exotic Clare Vivier leopoard-print tote (

"It funks up any outfit!" says the mom, 39, to Lucia, 6, and Leonardo, 2, with director husband Edoardo Ponti, 39.

What does she fill it with?

Kid Stuff 

"I have toddlers, so there's always a pacifier or a stray sock in my bag. I'm like, How does one sock get in here? Where did the other one go?"

Words to Live By

"I use this key chain that says LOVE THE LIFE YOU LIVE AND LIVE THE LIFE YOU LOVE."

Step by Step

"I was curious about how much I walk, so I got a Nike+FuelBand. It clips right onto your wrist and tracks the number of steps you take and the calories you burn."

Physician's Assistant

"I have an iPhone, and one of my favorite apps is Human Anatomy Pro. My dialogue includes a lot of tricky medical terms. This app helps me figure out how to pronounce them."

A Plucky Gal

"I carry Anastasia Beverly Hills tweezers. I end up plucking when I'm in the car. In natural light, you can see everything!" ($28,

More Essentials:


Herbacin Kamille Hand Lotion ($5.99,

Open Heart Essential Oil – ($25,

Inglot LIP DUO Lip Gloss Lip Paint ($14,

Kinara SPF 30 Sunscreen (