The Perfect History of Must-Have Handbags (according to Vogue Magazine)

Anonymous
Thu 15 Jan

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.

 

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Hermès

NAME: Kelly
DOB: circa 1935, renamed circa 1956

 


Photo: Howard Sochurek/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images

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Gucci

NAME: Jackie
DOB: 1950s

 


Photo: David McGough/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images

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Christian Dior

NAME: Lady Dior, a.k.a. the Princess Bag
DOB: 1995

 


Photo:​ Tim Graham/Getty Images

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Fendi

NAME: Baguette
DOB: 1997

 


Photo:​ REX USA

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Marc Jacobs

NAME: Stam
DOB: 2005

 

Photo:​ Foc Kan/WireImage

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Céline

NAME: Luggage Tote
DOB: 2009

 

Photo:​ REX/Beverly News

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Has this got you dreaming of more? Check out the entire gallery via the link below.

(Vogue.com)