Why everyone is talking about Solange Knowles's Met Gala bag

Solange Knowles is no stranger to a Met Gala. From her iconic yellow moment in 2016 to last year's Thom Browne jacket we never knew we needed, it's safe to say we can always expect something out of the ordinary from Ms. Knowles.

So when she showed up on this year's carpet in a look inspired by the "Black Madonna and Saint Heron," all eyes were on Solange. While the songstress undoubtedly made a statement in her durag halo and vinyl dress by Iris Van Herpen, it was actually her handbag and what was in it that had everyone talking. 

While we'd like to think most stars carry lipstick and a pack of gum in their handbags, Solange's Swarovski crystal-netted bag was designed for carrying a single bottle of 'Florida Water'. 

The purse took more than 10 hours to craft by hand. Florida Water is a 'spiritual' liquid known to protect against negative spirits and is said to give the skin a refreshing glow, containing notes of lavender and citrus. It's safe to say Solange did not stray away from the theme, even when it comes to her choice of drink.

See all of the Met Gala 2018 after party looks below! 

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NEW YORK, NY - MAY 07: Ashley Graham is seen on May 07, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Clickpix/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 08: Bella Hadid is seen on May 08, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Clickpix/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 08: Bella Hadid is seen on May 08, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Clickpix/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
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NEW YORK, NY - MAY 07: Paris Jackson is seen on May 07, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Clickpix/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 07: Jared Leto is seen arriving at the Balmain after party at Boom Boom Room on May 07, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Clickpix/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 07: Lily Collins attends the Balmain after party at Boom Boom Room at the Standard Hotel at on May 7, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by TheStewartofNY/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 07: Gabrielle Union attends the Balmain after party at Boom Boom Room at the Standard Hotel at on May 7, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by TheStewartofNY/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 07: Laura Harrier attends the Balmain after party at Boom Boom Room at the Standard Hotel at on May 7, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by TheStewartofNY/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 07: Janelle Monae attends the Balmain after party at Boom Boom Room at the Standard Hotel at on May 7, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by TheStewartofNY/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 07: Michael B. Jordan attends the Balmain after party at Boom Boom Room at the Standard Hotel at on May 7, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by TheStewartofNY/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 07: Shailene Woodley (L) and Emma Stone attend the Balmain after party at Boom Boom Room at the Standard Hotel at on May 7, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by TheStewartofNY/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 07: Alex Rodriguez (L) and Jennifer Lopez are seen at the Balmain after party at Boom Boom Room at the Standard Hotel at on May 7, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by TheStewartofNY/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 07: Yara Shahidi attends the Balmain after party at Boom Boom Room at the Standard Hotel at on May 7, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by TheStewartofNY/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 07: Tessa Thompson (L) and Janelle Monae attend the Balmain after party at Boom Boom Room at the Standard Hotel at on May 7, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by TheStewartofNY/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 07: Alicia Vikander attends the Balmain after party at Boom Boom Room at the Standard Hotel at on May 7, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by TheStewartofNY/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 07: Priyanka Chopra attends the Balmain after party at Boom Boom Room at the Standard Hotel at on May 7, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by TheStewartofNY/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 07: Michael B. Jordan attends the Balmain after party at Boom Boom Room at the Standard Hotel at on May 7, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by TheStewartofNY/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 07: Paris Jackson attends the Balmain after party at Boom Boom Room at the Standard Hotel at on May 7, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by TheStewartofNY/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 07: Janelle Monae attends the Balmain after party at Boom Boom Room at the Standard Hotel at on May 7, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by TheStewartofNY/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 07: Darren Criss attends the Balmain after party at Boom Boom Room at the Standard Hotel at on May 7, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by TheStewartofNY/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 07: Natasha Poly attends the Balmain after party at Boom Boom Room at the Standard Hotel at on May 7, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by TheStewartofNY/GC Images)
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