The Perfect History of Must-Have Handbags (according to Vogue Magazine)
A great handbag is like a best friend – always there beside you on your best and worst days.
As we kick off the New Year, Vogue Magazine has again launched the ‘It Bag of the Year’ promotion – casting a critical eye over the most beautiful offerings that will be swinging by our sides in the months to come.
Meanwhile, as a tribute to the best of bags across the ages, the style bible has taken a look at some of the best for the last 80 years.
DOB: circa 1935, renamed circa 1956
Photo: Howard Sochurek/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images
Photo: David McGough/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images
NAME: Lady Dior, a.k.a. the Princess Bag
Photo: Tim Graham/Getty Images
Photo: REX USA
Photo: Foc Kan/WireImage
NAME: Luggage Tote
Photo: REX/Beverly News
Has this got you dreaming of more? Check out the entire gallery via the link below.