Lisa Edelstein: What’s in My Bag?

Lisa Edelstein
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Lisa Edelstein is proud to carry fake purses. “I’m not innocent of having leather,” the vegetarian actress, married to artist Robert Russell, says of her collection, “but I love vegan-leather replacements.” The star of Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce (on Bravo, Tuesdays at 10 p.m.) lets Us peek into her faux crocodile-skin Raven Kauffman.

Fit to Be Tied

“There are usually a couple of discarded hair bands in there for the emergency ponytail. I don’t brush my hair because it’s curly. I leave it alone.”

Spoiler Alert

“The script is this big thing! I read it the second I get it, because I’m obsessed. I like to know what’s happening.”

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Chew On This

“Shazam, my schnoodle, is the only one with me when I’m filming in Vancouver, British Columbia. Tennis balls aren’t good for his teeth, so I got him this knitted toy star.”

Write On

“Sometimes there’s a pen in my bag. Very often there isn’t, because my husband takes it! My favorites are by Itoya because of the thick rubber grip. I handwrite my journal, so I love them.”



Lisa Edelstein's bag
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Overnight Shift

“I have a good thermos that I pour boiling water into at night. When I get up at 4 a.m., I have piping-hot tea waiting for me next to my bed.”

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Also in Edelstein’s tote? A gold iPhone 6 with a black rubber case, an iPad Pro, a freestanding vinyl folded envelope for cards, an apple, a cellphone charger, Yerba Mate tea, Apple white earphones, black bags for dogs, two pairs of sunglasses, pumpkin seeds, almonds, a reusable water bottle, a cloth grocery bag, keys, an Israeli shekel key chain and cash.


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