Handbags are one of the most used fashion accessories because of their beauty and usefulness. Fashion and functionality have never gone hand in hand, except for handbags. Luxury handbag production is a billion-dollar industry and is ever-growing, but a few have acquired an iconic status. We have curated a list of the 5 most iconic bags ever made.
1. Hermes Birkin
Jane Birkin helped Hermès CEO Jean-Louis Dumas to create this iconic bag. Jane was seated next to Jean-Louis on an airplane and sought the help of his co-passenger to create a better carry-on bag for ladies like her. The muse and the created thus created one of the most iconic bags ever made. These bags are still wanted by all who fancy class and elegance. Celebrities like Kylie Jenner, and Cardi B are fans of this bag.
2. Lady Dior
France’s First Lady Bernadette Chirac gave a bespoke gift to Princess Diana. The gift was a one-of-a-kind Dior bag. The bag had stitched leather with a quilted leather pattern and letter charms dangling from it. The bag celebrated its 25th anniversary recently. The Royal took a liking to this square-shaped bag, and it was named after the Princess in 1996. This bag has reportedly sold around 200,000 in the first two years of its official launch.
3. Chanel 2.55 Flap Bag
Coco Chanel created Chanel 2.55 in the year 1955 and is named after the year was created. She was a fashion inventor because it was the first time an innovative shoulder strap was used. We have to thank Mademoiselle Gabrielle Coco Chanel for it. This bag is classic as well as elegant and even today women of all ages want this beauty of a bag in their possession.
4. Louis Vuitton Speedy
At the request of Audrey Hepburn, Louis Vuitton Speedy was created. She wanted a bag similar to Louis Vuitton’s Keepall travel bag that can be carried easily as a handbag and thus Speedy was created. This bag is one of the most iconic bags in the world today. Many celebrities and actors have been flaunting this beauty ever since its launch.
5. Céline Luggage Tote Bag
We have to thank the Olsen twins for this one. Céline Luggage bag was not very popular when it was introduced, but when the Olsen twins started carrying them around it became so popular that the bag had a six-month waiting list in many stores. The black Luggage Tote was famous at the beginning, but newer colors have been introduced and many have become fan favorites ever since.