Handbags, much like clothes, go in and out of trend in a matter of seasons. But some classic ones remain that gain the iconic status and owning one of them is the proof of ultimate good taste. SC lists down 10 such iconic bags that are not even remotely affected in their popularity by the ever-changing trends.
Hermes Birkin – Named after iconic model Jane Birkin, this Hermes bag has the longest wait list and a super hefty price tag. But as Samantha says in Sex and The City, “It’s not a handbag, it’s a Birkin!”
Hermes Kelly – This iconic bag, named after Grace Kelly, was the “Bagwati” in Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara!
Lady Dior Bag – Originally called the Constance Bag, it was renamed after Lady Diana when she was seen carrying it.
Fendi Baguette – Made famous by Carrie Bradshaw, this mini bag remains a worldwide favorite.
Louis Vuitton Speedy – The most popular perhaps is the Speedy with the LV logo all over, but this versatile bag comes in various different styles.
Balenciaga Motorcycle Bag – This a modern classic, created by Nicholas Ghesquiere in 2003.
Mulberry Alexa – Named after the queen among style icons, Alexa Chung, this bag remains one of Mulberry’s most iconic creations.
Bottega Veneta Intrecciato Bag – Bottega Veneta is one brand that’s not recognised by its logo, but it’s woven handbags!
Prada Saffiano – Prada’s bag that holds superstar status in accessories was created by Miuccia Prada.
Chanel 2.55 – Released in the year 1955 (by Madame Chanel herself), this one is perhaps the most widely recreated design in the handbag universe.