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Seven Book-Inspired Clutches, Purses and Cases

I fell in love with reading long before fashion, so I'm all about combining the two. Now that celebrity devotees of designer Olympia Le-Tan's hollowed out hardcovers (including Michelle Williams and Natalie Portman) have made book-inspired bags cool, there are plenty of options for stylish bibliophiles. Click through the slideshow below for seven great ones, all available online.

photo: Michelle William carrying an Olympia Le-Tan clutch via The Fairchild Archive

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The most expensive version, but well worth the cash. You can also browse more styles from this brand on its main website, Olympialetan.com.

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First iPhone apps replace notebooks. Now notebooks replace purses!

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Pretty as a sparkly minaudiere and way less expected.

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Much more useful than an actual composition book.

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I've never seen an encyclopedia that was so pink and shiny. But I've never seen one that was actually a bag, either.

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The dangly tassel is my favorite part.

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