Anne Hathaway Carries Jill Milan Clutch to NBR Awards Gala
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by BWW News Desk
Jill Milan announced actress Anne Hathaway carried the luxury fashion brand's Chelsea Evening Clutch Tuesday night to the National Board of Review awards, where the "Les Miserables" star and her fellow cast members were recognized as the Best Ensemble among films of 2012. The Chelsea Evening Clutch is the latest evening bag from Jill Milan, a provider of luxury designer Italian handbags, which Ms. Hathaway has carried in recent red-carpet appearances.
"We are so pleased Anne carried the Chelsea Evening Clutch to the NBR awards. It is a very versatile bag," said Jill Fraser, co-founder and CEO of Jill Milan. "She looked wonderful - but when doesn't she? - with our Chelsea bag, her Saint Laurent outfit and Givenchy shoes. And congratulations to the entire 'Les Miserables' cast on their NBR award." The National Board of Review honors members of the film community at its annual awards gala, which also acts as a fundraiser for student grant philanthropy.
Other Jill Milan bags Ms. Hathaway has carried on the red carpet include the Art Deco, 450 Sutter and Holland Park clutches for the "Les Miserables" world premiere and screenings in New York and London. She previously carried Jill Milan's 450 Sutter clutch to the New York and London premieres of her film "The Dark Knight Rises."
Jill Milan has been the choice of a number of celebrities for recent red-carpet appearances. Actress Kerry Washington carried Jill Milan's Holland Park clutch this week for the German premiere of her new film "Django Unchained." Singer Carrie Underwood carried the Jill Milan Holland Park Clutch to the CMT Artists of the Year awards in December and in November attended the American Music Awards carrying the 450 Sutter Clutch. Actress Rachel Nichols carried the 450 Sutter to the premiere of her movie "Alex Cross," and Isla Fisher, who will appear in the upcoming film "The Great Gatsby," carried the Jill Milan Art Deco Clutch to the New York premiere of her film "Rise of the Guardians."
Jill Milan handbags have caught the attention of fashion media in recent months. W Magazine featured the Holland Park Clutch in its September issue and the 450 Sutter Clutch in its September trends supplement. W also highlighted the Art Deco Clutch in its April issue's "Most Wanted" feature. The Zoe Report recently recognized the Newbury Street Portfolio for its ability "to go from the office to cocktail hour." Wedding media publisher The Knot featured the Art Deco Clutch as part of a striking ensemble in its Winter 2012 Weddings Magazine.
The Chelsea Evening Clutch features an internal pocket and handmade palladium logo, measures 5.5" high, 10" long and 1" deep and is made entirely in Italy. The Chelsea Evening Clutch and the rest of the Jill Milan collection are available online at http://www.JillMilan.com.
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