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Kerry Washington Rocks the Must-Have Red Carpet Bag of the Moment: See Who Else Has Carried It!

Kerry Washington, Lily Jameswear an Anya Hindmarch bag
Stars like Kerry Washington and Lily James have fallen in love with Anya Hindmarch's $1,595 Metal Crisp Packet clutch. Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic; Victor Chavez/

Meet Hollywood’s latest obsession!

Finally, there is a bag to break up the monotony of dainty satin clutches: the Anya Hindmarch “Metal Crisp Packet Clutch.” With its crumpled design and shiny metallic finish, one might mistake the edgy handbag for a Pop-Tarts wrapper. Even with its quirky aesthetic, stylish celebs including Kerry Washington, Lily James, and Rosamund Pike have propelled this unique accessory straight to It-bag status.  

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Anya Crisp Packet Bag
Anya Hindmarch’s crisp packet bag is quickly becoming a red carpet it-accessory.

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Priced at a hefty $1,595, the clutch features a metal shell, a soft suede inner lining, and a detachable shoulder strap, giving it dress-up or dress-down versatility. 

Washington, 38, carried the statement piece to the 26th Annual GLAAD Media Awards on March 21, in Beverly Hills. The Scandal star gave her two-toned purple Hellessy gown some edge via the bag’s flashy detail.  

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For the Cinderella promo stop in Mexico City on March 5, James, 25, gave it a go with her regal ice-blue Prada gown. The star’s luxury accessory complemented the plunging gown’s stitch design.

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Pike used the silver clutch during the 2015 Golden Globes Awards weekend on Jan. 8, to the W magazine party. The Gone Girl star, 36, kept it simple in a black minidress and pumps, but carried the eye-catching bag to add interest to the look. 

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Olivia Wilde proved the piece even works with a more casual look. For the Elle Style Awards on Feb. 24, the Portlandia actress, 31, teamed it with a burnout T-shirt and a printed maxi skirt by H&M.  

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