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Quvenzhané Wallis' red carpet charm? A furry purse

You gotta hand it to Quvenzhané Wallis – the youngest Oscar nominee isn't carrying Chanel or Dior at Sunday night's Oscars, but rather, a stuffed animal.The 9-year-old star of the nominated fantasy drama "Beasts of the Southern Wild" hit the red carpet carrying a plush pooch purse decked out in a tiara, the latest in a long series of stuffed animal bags she's been spotted with throughout this a
Wallis arrives at the 65th annual Directors Guild Of America Awards held on Feb. 2 in Hollywood, California.
Wallis arrives at the 65th annual Directors Guild Of America Awards held on Feb. 2 in Hollywood, California.Robyn Beck / AFP - Getty Images / Today
Too cute? Best Actress nominee Quvenzhané Wallis arrives on the red carpet for the 85th Annual Academy Awards on Feb. 24.
Too cute? Best Actress nominee Quvenzhané Wallis arrives on the red carpet for the 85th Annual Academy Awards on Feb. 24.Frederic J. Brown / AFP - Getty Images / Today

You gotta hand it to Quvenzhané Wallis – the youngest Oscar nominee isn't carrying Chanel or Dior at Sunday night's Oscars, but rather, a stuffed animal.

The 9-year-old star of the nominated fantasy drama "Beasts of the Southern Wild" hit the red carpet carrying a plush pooch purse decked out in a tiara, the latest in a long series of stuffed animal bags she's been spotted with throughout this awards season. And they're not just for show: the actress told Ellen Degeneres she carries the puppy purses for good luck (a little more animal-friendly than a rabbit's foot). Take a look at the budding fashionista's playful accessories:

Quvenzhané Wallis attends the 2013 Film Independent Spirit Awards at Santa Monica Beach on Feb.  23.
Quvenzhané Wallis attends the 2013 Film Independent Spirit Awards at Santa Monica Beach on Feb. 23.Frazer Harrison / Getty Images / Today
Wallis attends the 85th Academy Awards Nominations Luncheon on Feb. 4.
Wallis attends the 85th Academy Awards Nominations Luncheon on Feb. 4.Kevin Winter / Getty Images / Today
Wallis arrives at the 65th annual Directors Guild Of America Awards held on Feb. 2 in Hollywood, California.
Wallis arrives at the 65th annual Directors Guild Of America Awards held on Feb. 2 in Hollywood, California.Robyn Beck / AFP - Getty Images / Today

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