A good statement bag can transform an ensemble from zero to ten. Classic designer handbags are always a worthy investment; they never go out of style and never lose their value or charm. Some of these iconic handbags have been around for decades and are still loved universally. These timeless pieces have been always remembered, adored and considered amongst the most sought after fashion items. Here is a list of 10 iconic handbags that will always be on every woman’s favourites list be it a celebrity or one of us.
1) Chanel 2.55, Quilted Flap Bag
A true classic, Chanel’s quilted flap bags are almost every fashionista’s favourite. First introduced in February 1955 by Coco Chanel herself and slightly redesigned in 1983 by Karl Lagerfeld, Chanel’s 2.55 is the epitome of chicness and the queen of designer iconic handbags.
2) Hermes Birkin Bag
As seen on almost every celebrity, this iconic handbag was named after 80’s super-model Jane Birkin and is an ideal handbag for every sophisticated woman. Sadly this bag is almost impossible to buy as Hermes produces only b Birkin Bags in a week followed by a huge waiting list.
3) Fendi Baguette
Designed in 1977, this classic iconic handbag is crafted in everything from florals to exquisite leather to sheared mink. It got its fame from Sarah Jessica Parker when ‘Sex and The City’ ruled the world of sitcoms. Small in size but massive on the trend scale this ‘It’ bag is guaranteed to up your style quotient.
4) Prada Saffiano Bag
The Saffiano bag is an absolute must-have and is one of the most prized masterpieces from Prada. This minimal elegant creation is available in different sizes and is perfect for every modern working woman.
5) Christian Dior’s Lady Dior Bag
Yet another timeless classic, Christian Dior’s Lady Dior Bag is inspired from none other than Lady Diana. This charming arm candy can dress up any outfit and is perfect for the inner princess in you.
6) Louis Vuitton’s Speedy
First available in 1930’s this classic LV bag was the holy grail of bags for over 50 years now. The size of the bags varies from Speedy 25 to Speedy 40 and is great for travel and for everyday use.
7) Gucci Jackie Bag
Gucci Jackie Bag is another stunner that never goes out of style. Created in the late 1950’s, this bag took inspiration from Jackie Kennedy Onassis and has remained a testament to the enduring allure of sophistication.
8) Celine Sling Bag
Elegant style for the day or night, this bag is perfect for every girl on the go. The excellent craftsmanship and design make it everyone’s favourite. From Taylor Swift to Blake Lively everyone’s been spotted flaunting this sleek beauty.
9) YSL’s Muse
First introduced in 2005, the Yves Saint Laurent Muse bag was an instant hit with celebrities and fashion lovers all around the world. This structured bag has become one of the most iconic bags in YSL history and a must have for every woman.
10) Celine’s Phantom Luggage Tote
This fabulous functional bag is a splash of femininity and style, perfect for every city girl. The Celine Phantom Luggage tote is one of the most sought after bags with a casual yet unique luxurious style statement.