The Birkin bag is a handbag by Hermès, handmade in leather and named after actress and singer Jane Birkin. The bag is a symbol of wealth due to its high price and elusiveness to the public. Although the Birkin bag is free of logos, it is one of the most recognized bags in the fashion industry and by the public.
Originally designed in 1930’s by Robert Dumas, the Kelly bag wasn’t a hit until Grace Kelly, the Princess of Monaco, was photographed wearing the satchel in Cannes in 1956. Since then, the singular bag has enjoyed outstanding success and, despite its high price tag, has fashionistas placing themselves on 3-month waiting lists to get their hands on it.
The brand founded in 1876 confirms that the B.B bag allows “every woman to have a bit of Bardot in them”, as the bag reflects “the profile, fashion and lifestyle” of the actress. This bag “which respects nature and animals” targets an eclectic female clientele.
The Sofia by Salvatore Ferragamo, which was inspired by the icon Sophia Loren, is another classic, sleek and sophisticated leather bag. This bag is a fine example of chic elegance and timeless style, just like Sofia herself.
Mulberry's long-awaited yellow buffalo-leather Alexa bag is a preppy investment piece that's at the top of every fashionista's wishlist. Inspired by the poster girl for London chic, Alexa Chung, this satchel-style carryall epitomizes the capital's understated cool.
Mulberry’s Creative Director Emma Hill explains, ‘I love Lana’s nostalgic references to bygone glamour and the fact that her look is retrospective yet so modern. This inspired us to create a bag that was timeless, refined and elegant, yet with a beautiful practicality that would suit any woman.’
If you want a bag with a rich sense of history, the Lady Dior Bag, is your must-have. This bag first made waves when it was seen on the Princess Diana’s arm on various occasions. A timeless and unique work of art, that you can carry by hand, on the wrist or arm for unbeatable elegance.
America's most-beloved first lady, Jackie Kennedy Onassis, did her part for Gucci by being photographed with the Gucci shoulder bag she fell in love with in the old days. Afterward this handbag was renamed the "Jackie O". The classic Jackie O. shoulder bag is made of top quality leather and denim with jacquard double G pattern and a unique metal push/slide closure.