Celebrities and handbags are like flip sides of the same coin! For the longest time, designer handbags have been named after style influencers and forces of fashion. The most recent one to join the list was Selena Gomez with her new collection for Coach. We decided to have a quick look at fashion history and listed out the iconic ones - who wouldn’t LOVE to own one of these? *Wink*
One of the most legendary bags known after a celebrity is the Birkin. Jane Birkin met the Hermès chief executive Jean-Louis Dumas on a flight. The conversation they had was about how Jane Birkin didn’t have a bag that was spacious enough. A couple of years later she was found carrying a designer bag, designed especially for her!
Price: Rs 8 Lacs Approx
The famous model, Jessica Stam played muse for a Marc Jacobs bag which became one of the most popular bags of the 2000s. It has a quilted grained leather, detachable chunky antiqued brass shoulder strap and oversized Marc Jacobs-inscribed kiss-lock clasp. The Stam has a urban modern look with a vintage Marc Jacobs twist.
Price: Rs 40,000 Approx
Another signature bag by Hermes - the Kelly was named after the fashion icon Grace Kelly. An interesting thing to know about this bag is that she carried it to hide her pregnancy from the paparazzi. The bag got its name when she was spotted carrying it multiple times at various occasions!
Price: Rs 7.5 Lacs Approx
Being one of the most recent additions to the list, Selena Gomez and the creative director of Coach designed the Selena Grace bag. Selena’s handwritten message, “Love yourself first” is embroidered on the base, making it personalized and marking it special in the history of collaborations the brand has had.
Price: The line starts at Rs 24,300 approx
Price: Rs 82,000 Approx
Sophia Loren was a loyal and long time customer of the designer. She was also a close friend of the designer, thus she got a bag named after!
Price : Rs 1.3 Lacs Approx for the large
Image : Salvatore Ferragamo
Although made in 1994, the Dior bag was Princess Diana’s favourite and was given the name in her honour.
Price: Approx Rs 2 Lacs for the medium size
Which one is your favourite?