By Sandra Rose  | 

Yesterday, I posted a photo of newcomer rapper Waka Flocka Flame holding a limited edition gator Louis bag.

No, not that Louis. The designer's name is Louis Stewart and his Louis Stewart Collection high end bags are all the rage among ballers and celebs right now. All the bags are Handmade in Los Angeles California from the highest quality materials.

After I posted that pic of Waka and his Louis backpack yesterday, a few people hit me up asking how they can get in touch with the man who designed all of Louis Vuitton's backpacks and duffle bags for 4 years. Stewart stepped out on his own last year, and since then he's been designing custom bags for professional athletes and rappers. His line of Louis bags aren't available in stores yet. So if you can get your hands on one (like I'm trying to do), you will be in exclusive company!

This morning I finally got in touch with Louis Stewart rep Alex Thomas who sent over these pics of stars with their bags.


Lil Wayne with limited edition, black/red set



Dwight Freeney (Indianapolis Colts) with gator duffle bag and backpack



Rick Ross Louis


MORE pics after the break!


Producer Dr. Dre and wife Nicole



Rick Ross full set



Carmelo Anthony, Denver Nuggets



Andre Johnson (Houston Texans)



Chris Paul of New Orleans Hornets



Vernon Davis (SF 49ers)



Michael Beasley (Miami Heat)



Marty B (Dallas Cowboys



Caramel suede backpack and duffle bag set



Grey suede Louis set (My personal favorites)



Red crocodile set



Lemonade Marilyn Louis purse



Hot pink Marilyn Louis purse



Zebra skin Marilyn purse



Turquoise suede gator Marilyn purse

  • cinnamonkisses97

    "Nice"

  • http://chokolatemilk.blogspot.com Choco

    Nice bags but I'm am not a trend follower-yall can have at it!

  • LaTechGrad02

    Rick Ross is carrying the gator lunch bags?

  • Anna

    Is LiL Wayne so little his bags are too heavy to hold? :lol:

  • http://twitter.com/eastpointvet eastpointvet

    rick ross killin em, and if im not mistaken stewart is black i was looking for one of his duffles about a year ago like sandra said its really exclusive

  • BROWNSUGAPOET

    dont care for the bags but Vernon Davis and them lips and shoulders! :hump: :hump:

  • Ebony

    What do men carry in these bags, mac lip gloss :coffee:

  • LaTechGrad02

    @Ebony, lol.

  • Anna

    BROWNSUGAPOET Says:

    dont care for the bags but Vernon Davis and them lips and shoulders!
    ~~
    Right after Vernon's pic is Michael Beasley, is he high, or just looks challenged?

  • FloridaChick813

    LMAO @ SugaMama!

  • onlinefan

    these bags are nice. i love the colors. i think i like that patterned one that andre johnson is holding. then the grey suede.

    drake matches his set! that's how you coordinate.

  • mirsmommy

    Ebony Says:

    What do men carry in these bags, mac lip gloss
    ______________________________________________________

    :lol: Weed, guns, syrup, 1 or 2 condoms (maybe), etc.

    But one thing we do know, Rick Ross and Lil Wayne ain't carryin soap in those bags.

  • Nikki Babie

    Dont think I like that much!! rick ross has the best looking ones out the bunch to me! give me a LOUIS VUITTON!!

  • http://twitter.com/eastpointvet eastpointvet

    drake matches his set now thats funny lol

  • OutsidetheBox

    I never fancy animal anything but that zebra skin bag is giving me life!!!! *swoons*

    And that turq suede would look so good against my skin!

    #Narcissistsunite!

  • msblackitalian

    Are all thses made of real leather or animal skins? if so, PETA will be after "Mr. Louis in 5,4,3,2,1...........

  • msblackitalian

    I actually think they're ugly....

  • BROWNSUGAPOET

    Mirs we know lil wayne aint carryin no condoms!

  • msblackitalian

    and look fake....

  • lexdiamonz

    just proves my theory niccas will buy ANYTHING somebody slap their name on those bags are HIDEOUS!!!

  • ohso

    @I think he just took pictures of people with the bags. For some reason i dont feel like they all bought them or something...like maybe they were gifts to get his name out :shrug:

  • mirsmommy

    BROWNSUGAPOET Says:

    Mirs we know lil wayne aint carryin no condoms!
    _______________________________________________________

    Exactly. I shoulda said that Rick Ross is carryin like 1 or 2 condoms. I'm sure he learned his lesson by now, since he has 2 kids, with 2 TRIFLIN a** baby mommas. He got hit with a double whammy!! :lol:

  • LilMissRed

    some of these colors are hideous! BUT I likes the carmel suede :yes:

  • gypsyeyes

    I don't likey. I'm not into the trendy thing either. And I don't think it's trendy, they are all posing so they were gifted with those.

  • Man, I just don’t care™

    :shrugs: ¿¿¿¿ Why these GROWN AZZ NICCAS posing with purses and chit ???? :shrugs:

  • http://myspace.com/necee518 yvonne79

    Lil Wayne looks as if he straining to hold in a fart. Bubble guts much? :coffee: Don't really care for the bags but to each its own!

  • ohpretty1

    Never mad at a brother doing business for himself! I wasn't crazy about that bright yellow one, but they ARE nice bags. Good for him!

  • Kp

    :rofl: @ Man, I just don't care

  • Anna

    Man, I just don't care™ Says:

    ¿¿¿¿ Why these GROWN AZZ NICCAS posing with purses and chit ????
    ~~~~~~~~~
    I must be ready to pass out from hunger. How the heck did you get a upside down question mark? :lol:

  • qtipthecat

    They look like they came from the swap meet to me.

  • BROWNSUGAPOET

    Anna I just noticed that too! Man let us in on your secrets!

  • free

    Man, I just don’t care™ Says: ¿¿¿¿ Why these GROWN AZZ NICCAS posing with purses and chit ????

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    basically. we are so lambs to the slaughter. i mean, what about investing in real assets? if i made a purse/booksack out of soup cans and priced that sh*t high, nukkas would buy it if some rapper or athlete took a picture with it.

  • LaTechGrad02

    @Anna, I was wondering that too. I'm eyeballing my keyboard trying to find that

  • http://twitter.com/eastpointvet eastpointvet

    ¿¿¿¿ enable your international keyboard people or just simply copy and paste them

  • SangriaSugar

    I'm really not crazy about these. I mean they are kinda nice but looking at them I feel as though I could go to Marshalls, TJ Maxx, or Ross and get them for $39.99. I bet those bags have matching wallets inside the.

  • Jewelry

    So sad...posing with bags ya can't afford. :rofl:

  • Lovely One

    @ Ebony Says:

    What do men carry in these bags, mac lip gloss
    ----------------------------
    :cosign: So now the females they deal with can say, "This negro has a hotter purse than me!" ...see how homo that sounds? :-?

  • SangriaSugar

    Lovely One Says:

    “This negro has a hotter purse than me!” …see how homo that sounds?
    ________________________

    :rofl:

  • Man, I just don’t care™

    @FREE
    "basically. we are so lambs to the slaughter. i mean, what about investing in real assets? if i made a purse/booksack out of soup cans and priced that sh*t high, nukkas would buy it if some rapper or athlete took a picture with it."
    _________________________________________________________________

    You are 100 percent correct. I mean, this IS the country of the "Pet Rock" and the "Snuggie." SMH.

    These purses....*ahem* "bags" were a gift but it gives free publicity to the manufactor. MUCH cheaper and more effective than a commercial. They should have charged to have the pics released or something.

    Niccas forever getting used. SMH.

  • BROWNSUGAPOET

    Uummm Eastpoint
    that's like speakin chinese to me! I have no idea what you're talkin about

  • Krysi J

    Damn everything I SEE :eek: is BANGING!!!

    Whats on the price tag Sandra?

  • musicluvher

    These bags look KUNtry & cheap as heck!!!!

  • Krysi J

    Dwight Freeny's set is KILLIN....and I :heart: Chris Paul.

  • http://twitter.com/eastpointvet eastpointvet

    @brown
    so the easiest thing to do for you would be to copy and paste

  • nevesnanna

    Sandra..you should get a FREE BAG just because you are giving him FREE ADVERTISING.... :rolleyes:

  • AprilRain

    The only on I like is the Turquoise suede gator Marilyn purse. I would like to know if they are Real Gator????

  • Shauny

    le sigh @ some of the comments

    Those are nice bags IMO and since it looks like quite a few of them are actually in airports, hotels (my man Melo is in a locker room), I'm guessing they actually own those bags and it's not a photo op.

    Ricky Ross is killing them. I don't care for some of the colors but those bags are on point on don't look anywear near being cheap.

    OTB I'm feeling the zebra skin too and I don't like animal print. Those purses are FIYAH!!!

  • nika405

    @ Man don't knock the Snuggie! Me and the dog fight over mine every weekend, they are the bestest.

  • Man, I just don’t care™

    @NIKA
    "don’t knock the Snuggie! Me and the dog fight over mine every weekend, they are the bestest."
    ________________________________________________________________

    I feel ya. I just don't see it as an upgrade over "the robe."

    Maybe it's just me tho.

  • jazi65

    Why does everyone (lil wayne especially) look so constipated?

  • Krysi J

    Drakes is hot too...and I agree with Shauny, ain nothing wrong with those bags IMO either....I will admit that the yellow looks cheap and I don't care for some of the colors either but....Ugly.... :nono: cheap :eek: So you mean to tell me Chris Paul's and Drake's bags look cheap...you can see the quality on the pictures?? :waiting:

  • nika405

    @ Man, it's a blanket with sleeves! A robe is too thick to lay down on the the couch with it on, slip into a Snuggie put your arms into the sleeves and then you can type on the laptop or change the channels while your arms are warm. Or you can fight with your spoiled fat dog who thinks the Snuggie is his personal blanket. :smile:

  • Man, I just don’t care™

    These are DEFINITELY photo ops/advertisements for LV.

    -They are POSING with the bags...

    -EVERYONE is making sure to have the emblem viewable and prominently displayed

    -NONE of them are "models" but are rappers/athletes so there is no reason for a photographer to say "Hey, what designer bag is that?" to take the photo of them posing.

    -CAN DRAKE EVEN AFFORD ONE OF THESE PURSES...BAGS?????

    I hope they are being compensated for these advertisments. Sadly, I doubt it.

  • ShoYaRight

    The bags are cute...but I feel some type of way with them being called "LOUIS". If I'm gonna rock Louis anything, it's gonna be followed by Vuitton. Ya HEAAAAARD me!

  • Cinderella

    I did my research and Louis Stewart is a Black man. I really like the bags.

  • Shauny

    #53 you do know that Drake was an actor on a VERY popular Canadian show before he started rapping AND is still acting (I saw him on my how Being Erica)? Ummm, I'm sure he can afford a few grand on a couple of bags.

    Dude designed LV bags for the last 4 years so I'm guessing he'll be just fine in getting clientele (as we can see from above). With the exception of the people who wanted those funky color combinations, those bags are tight. Why the football player have the best looking bags..lol (I like Drakes too though)

    He Melo again *wink* :hump:

  • speakinmymind

    eastpointvet Says:

    ¿¿¿¿ enable your international keyboard people or just simply copy and paste them
    ------------------------------
    and how, pray tell, do i "enable my international keyboard"??

  • Man, I just don’t care™

    @SHAUNY
    "you do know that Drake was an actor on a VERY popular Canadian show before he started rapping AND is still acting (I saw him on my how Being Erica)? Ummm, I’m sure he can afford a few grand on a couple of bags."
    _____________________________________________________________________

    Good point. I did know that about Drake but I completely forgot. I guess he can afford them.

    Anyway, Carmello is one of my favorite basketball players. Actually he's my fourth favorite and I think the most underrated basketball player in the league. (just throwing that out there)

    These are still purses tho.

  • chase

    Dang Chris Paul come holla at your girl!!!!

    The bags are cute, would love to get one for hubby...

  • va_shawty

    Nice bags! SR - How about a say something nice challenge where we could win a bag as opposed to attending salon openings and parties. Just saying....

  • Krysi J

    @Speakinmymind

    I forgot to sing at your funeral yesterday....SMH...next time you flatline I got you!! :grin:

  • BROWNSUGAPOET

    @eastpoint

    I just wanted to know how to enable my international keyboard!

  • Shauny

    Aw, Man I Just Don't Care....you just became my bestest e-friend on SR...lol

    He is my #1 fav NBA player. I think he is SO underrated in the NBA. They don't give him his due. I know he isn't the best (I can't stand Kobe but he's the best over LeBron IMO) but damnit my baby is right up there. He's doing better on defense too. He's slimmed down some more this year....o.k let me stop, I'm getting excited.

  • BROWNSUGAPOET

    Krysi when I die again I want you to sing "Queen Of The Night" a la Whitney Houston in The Bodyguard!

  • speakinmymind

    @ KrysiJ

    no problem. there's nothin' like havin' an original KrysiJ rendition of any song sung at your e-funeral!! ;)

  • Krysi J

    Krysi when I die again I want you to sing “Queen Of The Night” a la Whitney Houston in The Bodyguard!
    -------------------------------------------------------

    that ain not damn CHURCH SONG!!! :rofl: (in BROKEN ENGLISH)

  • OutsidetheBox

    DID ANYONE READ THIS MAN USED TO WORK FOR LV?!?!!? THE LV LUGGAGE YOU COVET?????? HIM!!!!

    :coffee:

  • Krysi J

    *no*

  • http://dahoneyhive.blogspot.com ryand91

    They are nice bags, but they look like knock-off Louis Vuitton because of their shapes.

  • Man, I just don’t care™

    @SHAUNY
    "Aw, Man I Just Don’t Care….you just became my bestest e-friend on SR…lol

    He is my #1 fav NBA player. I think he is SO underrated in the NBA. They don’t give him his due. I know he isn’t the best (I can’t stand Kobe but he’s the best over LeBron IMO) but damnit my baby is right up there. He’s doing better on defense too. He’s slimmed down some more this year….o.k let me stop, I’m getting excited."
    __________________________________________________________________

    Don't even get me started on basketball! I have a life long love affair with the sport and can talk about it for days on end.

    Now see, you ALMOST got me started by you hating on Kobe. He is my #1 FAVORITE player and I have been a fan since '96. Actually he AND Iverson are my favorite players. I realize Iverson's situation but I NEVER give up on my players.

    I have it like this as far as favorite players:

    Kobe
    Iverson (I know I know, that's still my nicca tho)
    Chris Paul
    Carmello

    As far as best players in the league I have it like this:

    Kobe
    LeBron
    D. Wade
    Carmello
    Kevin Durant

    Ok, that's all I say on basketball. Oh yeah, Kobe is "misunderstood" is all. Just give the brother a chance...

  • http://facebook.com/Im2thick4u 2thick4u

    Nice bags...congrats on making HAWT bags and getting paper :) !!!

    I want a bag...when will he start selling to the public!!!

  • Al-Ameera

    I don't think I like them...just my opinion tho

  • DivaPT

    everyone posing with these bags look stupid and rick ross can afford the whole collection but not child support

  • Shauny

    @Man....now you know what, you getting me fired up now!! Anyone who knows me knows that Melo and AI are my 2 fav NBA PLAYERS!!! We are SO >>>>here<<<<< well except I'll take Deron Williams over Chris Paul (I'm from the Chi and I've been watching him since he played for Illinois). Deron is very underrated as well.

    My fav players are

    MELO
    AI
    Deron Williams
    Paul Pierce ( I like a shyt talking hustler type player)
    Ray Allen (old school hustler)

  • SoulWithSass

    So nobody's going to comment on Michael Beasley's "one eye HERE, the other eye over >>>>>>> THERE" thing he has going on? Nobody? So I gotta point it out AGAIN?

  • GirlBlue

    I'm sorry, but the all look stupid posing with bags that cost enough to supply food and medicine to villages. The insanity....

  • Man, I just don’t care™

    @SHAUNY
    "now you know what, you getting me fired up now!! Anyone who knows me knows that Melo and AI are my 2 fav NBA PLAYERS!!! We are SO >>>>here<<<<< well except I’ll take Deron Williams over Chris Paul (I’m from the Chi and I’ve been watching him since he played for Illinois). Deron is very underrated as well.

    My fav players are

    MELO
    AI
    Deron Williams
    Paul Pierce ( I like a shyt talking hustler type player)
    Ray Allen (old school hustler)"
    __________________________________________________________________

    WUT? You like "The Answer" too? GTFOH! To this DAY Allen Iverson is STILL the ONLY player I watched in college (I don't really follow college ball). I remember seeing Iverson ball in JAIL before he went to college and seeing him straight CLOWN this dude. I remember them saying he was going to Georgetown and I have been a fan ever since.

    Not too keen on the rest of your list. I like Deron Williams but I think he is a notch below Chris Paul. Just a notch...

    Paul Pierce is ok but I can only like him soooo much since he beat my Kobe in the Finals. I STILL get angry at the thought of that. Grrrrrr.

    Now, I SHOULD dislike Ray Allen because he beat my boy Iverson in College and then beat Kobe in the Finals. Plus, he and Kobe have had a long running feud ever since he was in Seattle... BUT my brother is a HUGE Ray Allen fan so I have gained respect for him over the years.

    I love a chick that is down with basketball!

  • free

    SangriaSugar Says: I bet those bags have matching wallets inside the.

    **************************************

    :rofl: or the little cellphone holder that's connected to it. i'm trying to think of what can i make a duffle and booksack out of....

  • free

    Those are nice bags IMO and since it looks like quite a few of them are actually in airports, hotels (my man Melo is in a locker room), I’m guessing they actually own those bags and it’s not a photo op.

    ******************************************

    nah, if they were walking through the airport with the booksack on their back/shoulder and the duffle in their hand but they all have the same product, same pose, like somebody said, "hey bruh, take a picture with these for me. i'm trying to build my business."

  • ajonesy

    @ Man, I just don't care™ - i agree completely.

    look out for these bags to be at your local marshall's in 5 ... 4... 3....2.....1

    You can't make a name for yourself IN HIGH FASHION by making knock-off looking stuff. I dont care if he worked for LV. They look like LV so why not just get the real thing?

    And since when are we checking for any of these losers to do anything fashionable? None of these guys are fly.

    This dude looks like stalker and a poser. He broke into the denver nuggets locker room and forced carmelo to pose with them sh*ts. I'm convinced.

    The others were obviously loured to a hotel room or caught off guard in the lobby in order to get these photos.

  • Krysi J

    I mean honestly it looks to me like the dude asks them to take PICTURES with the shyt they brought, FOR business and marketing purposes...if you have celebrity clientel why wouldn't you use them to attract more exclusive buyers...Im sure this dude is all about real paper, not a few sales here and there and he wants people who can actually BUY the shyt not perpetrate...until he can get a few boutiques on board. Sandra gave him some good exposure.

  • ajonesy

    actually it looks like he gave them away for FREE then asked for them to takes pic with the bags. that's what REAL designers do. trust me. these people have a little money, so why would they pay a small grip for some no name gay azz bags?

    what straight man would really carry around these flamboyant azz bags?

    lil wayne doesn't even look coherent.

  • free

    i can't knock a brotha for trying to get his hustle on though.

  • ajonesy

    @ free. good point. i probably would chosen girls to pose instead of dudes ....

    if he wants more exclusive buyers and people that can afford his stuff, then why is asking people like wacka flocka to pose with these sh*ts?

    so wacka's demographic is who he is selling to?

  • Lady_L

    @ebony, your comment was hilarious!! i'm dying lauging!!

  • DivineLavender

    I am all for heterosexual men to be fashionable...

    BUT... These dudes are posing with their PURSES just like Tiny does! Oh my god. Just come out the closet all freakin' ready, stop playing. Don't they see they are taking pictures just like MALIK SO CHIC?

    At least we can't call these dudes downlow, they are putting out there for the bi guys to holla. This stuff makes me sick. No man of mine is walking around with a designer purse! The following are acceptable: a briefcase-yes, diaper bag-yes, laptop bag-yes, garbage bag-yes, our child's bookbag-yes,....come on fellas. Stop the coonin'.

  • Krysi J

    Its a backpack (like Kanye wears) and a duffle bag...(something the men can use as a carry on, on the jet) They don't look like purses to me?? Only purses look like purses...and he probably wanted Waka Flocka to give him exposure in the rap game...though he chose the WRONG bag to do it with....people in Waka's demographic can't afford the bag, but they'll want it, however Waka's peers and celebrities on a bigger scale that enjoy his song with look into them if they like what the see.

  • OutsidetheBox

    Really? This is so immature. A purse? Just cause it has handles? LOL Seriously.

    Duffle bags are all the rage...especially for ppl who travel a lot...duh.

  • OutsidetheBox

    See I know y'all think ppl dont make money in the dope game but it happens all the time.

    Waka's demo can afford it; they aint paying no taxes on their salary!

  • aqtpie

    Damn I want one of those bags!

  • Grad09

    Sad ..Colored folks stay giving out free marketing ..sheesh

  • Sincere

    I LOVE the bags...

  • Anna

    Grad09 Says:

    Sad ..Colored folks stay giving out free marketing ..sheesh
    ~~~~~
    Now you know most of that ghetto so called fab stuff followers would not be buying if a rapper or a celeb does not own it, that's why they give it away. Ray Ray and Janiquia will buy way more than they have given away. :lol:

  • ajonesy

    @ OutsidetheBox

    hence the reason i said HIGH FASHION. ok dope boys make money. but since when do any HIGH FASHION brands (louis vuitton and gucci) actually market to them?

    if he wants his market to be murders, dope boys and felons. then he's on the right track.

    *** i wonder if wacka took his to jail with him? ***

  • winenroses

    Rick Ross shoulda caught up on his child support before he went bag shopping.

  • lala

    Thoes bags are hawt. My fav is the Caramel suede backpack and duffle bag set

  • smiley321

    I'm jealous... I want one too!!!