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Octavia Spencer, Emily VanCamp, Katharine McPhee and More Celebrate Tyler Ellis' 5th Anniversary Party!

LOS ANGELES, CA – February 1, 2017 – Celebrities, stylists, and top fashionistas joined designer Tyler Ellis in celebrating the 5th anniversary of her eponymous handbag line and the launch of the Tyler Ellis x Petra Flannery collection at an intimate cocktail party at Chateau Marmont in West Hollywood last night. Co-hosted with Kelly Rutherford and Leslee Feldman, Octavia Spencer, Emily VanCamp, Michelle Trachtenberg, Ahna O’Reilly, JoAnna Garcia SwisherThe Good Wife’s Jess Weixler, singers and actresses Aly & AJ Michalka, iCarly’s Jeanette McCurdy, Girlboss’ Britt Robertson, Bethany Joy Lenz, Lili Simmons, NCIS: Los Angeles’s Daniella Ruah, Bridget Lundy-Paine, Nashville’s Jessy Schram, model Destry Spielberg, Last Man Standing’s Kaitlyn Dever, Natasha Henstridge, George Kotsiopoulos and more came out to celebrate.
In addition to celebrating the brand’s 5th anniversary, guests also gathered for the launch of the Lou Clutch, which was created for the Tyler Ellis x Petra Flannery collection. For the collaboration, celebrity stylist Petra Flannery put a vertical twist on Tyler Ellis’ staple clutches, creating a bag that is equal parts chic city woman and bohemian cool girl. Named the Lou Clutch in honor of Petra’s mother, it is available with fringe and without and can be worn as a clutch or crossbody.
As the daughter of iconic designer Perry Ellis, Tyler Ellis followed in her father’s footsteps when she launched her namesake brand in 2011. Using her worldly travels and jet-setting lifestyle as inspiration for her line, Tyler Ellis creates luxurious and contemporary, yet timeless handbags. Made in Florence, Italy by the world’s top artisans, her bags are modern interpretations of classic silhouettes that are known for their array of luxe exotic materials and eye-catching colors. Marrying materials like ostrich leg, python, and alligator with a sharp aesthetic, each Tyler Ellis handbag represents an ardent commitment to couture and quality craftsmanship.
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