Maricel Soriano is undoubtedly a classic woman. If her illustrious 50 years in the industry tell us anything about her, it's that she tackles things with a no-frills approach and does everything with a heaping serving of class and wit. By the looks of it, this applies even to her sartorial choices.
In a recent upload on her YouTube channel, she treated her doting fans to a rundown of some of her most beloved luxury bags. In the age where petite handbags seem to be the dominating trend, the Diamond Star sticks to practically-sized totes that are still quite the lookers. Check out nine of them below!
LOOK: 9 of Maricel Soriano's most stylish luxury bags
1. Celestina Maricel Soriano Shell Clutch
This chic, seashell-inspired clutch from Celestina, a luxury line of bags by Maricel's friends Tina Maristela and Ricco Ocampo, was actually made in her honor. Pieces from this collection can retail for as high as $1025, or approximately P51,250.
2. Louis Vuitton Pochette Accessoires Monogram Handbag
Even the 56-year-old star couldn't resist the good old Louis Vuitton monogram print. The fashion house's Pochette Accessoires line is definitely a crowd favorite, and Maricel describes hers as her "bagets" bag.
3. Cartier Trinity Cage Handbag
Maricel is also in ownership of this sleek burgundy and gold Trinity Cage Handbag by Cartier. While it may look like a slim piece at first, she shows how spacious it actually is once expanded.
4. Chanel Quilted Caviar Jumbo Double Flap
If you want to talk about hefty bags that can carry all your bearings, and then some, Maricel has the Chanel piece for you. She has this Quilted Caviar Double Flap in an appropriately-named Jumbo size. This carry-all bag could set you back $5900 (approximately P295,000) and above.
5. Prada Vitello Daino Hobo Bag
Another sleek Prada piece she adores is this satchel-like tote with a silver chain handle. The Vitello Daino has a price tag of $1527, or estimatedly P78,276.
6. Chanel Quilted Front Pocket Shoulder Bag
This off-white shoulder bag from Chanel has a front pocket compartment, perfect for housing all of the actress' essentials. "Pasado po ang bag na ito sa akin," she quips, pertaining to its size and how much things it can hold.
7. Yves Saint Laurent Mombasa Horn Bag
Perhaps one of the most unique bags in her arsenal is this Yves Saint Laurent Mombasa Horn Bag in a rich brown shade which, as the name implies, prominently features a horn-like handle. Such a prized possession sells for $421, or somewhere around P21,616.
8. Prada Soft Calfskin Chain Tote
Maricel just can't get enough of Prada, and we don't blame her! This Soft Calfskin Chain Tote has a more relaxed silhouette but is still as spacious as her other ones.
9. Bottega Veneta Intrecciato Side Pocket Leather Shoulder Bag
Last but not least is probably one of, if not the most classic bag in Maricel's possession. It's this dark chocolate-hued Intreciatto Leather Shoulder Bag from Bottega Veneta that distinctly has no hardware, but has two roomy side-pockets. The vintage tote costs $1790, which is almost a P100,000!
To see more of Maricel's chic bag collection, check out her full vlog below: