Classic pieces are always favoured as they work well on any kind of attire. LuxeBook lists some of the best statement bags that will make heads turn.
A leather handbag designed by the oldest Paris designer house Hermès, Kelly is made up of three layers of leather. It was earlier named the Sac à Dépêche and renamed after Hollywood actress Grace Kelly. Its classic trapezoid shape, a sculpted flap, gold hardware and four balanced metallic legs make it a stylish bag.
LOUIS VUITTON Speedy
Coming from the Trunk masters design house, the Louis Vuitton Speedy features the well-known LV monogram canvas and is one of the most practical bags available since 1933. It was designed for Audrey Hepburn when she asked for a practical alternative to the Louis Vuitton trunk. It is a zip lock bag with golden hardware and arched handles for sturdiness.
Earlier named the Fifties Constance, the Jackie bag gained its popularity and a new name when Jacqueline Kennedy tried hiding behind one. Originally designed as a unisex bag, this statement piece was redesigned and launched again by Tom Ford in 1999 and in 2009 by the creative director Frida Gianni. With an easy to carry shoulder belt, it is a favourable choice for the women who like to walk through the city.
CHANEL 2.55 CHANEL 2.55
Gabriel Coco Chanel had a futuristic vision, which has benefited women across the globe. This rectangular Chanel 2.55 is a hands-free iconic piece installed with thin straps for carrying it on the shoulders. The straps were an inspiration from the chains that the nuns would wear at the convent. To give the bag a voluminous look, the quilt stitch was added and is being used till date. With the freedom of movement, the Mademoiselle turn lock was also installed to give it a personal touch. It was redesigned in 2005 by the famous Karl Lagerfield. It can be used as a shoulder bag, a cross-body sling or a hand clutch.
CHRISTIAN DIOR Lady Dior
A testament to Christian Dior’s legacy, the Lady Dior bag is a classic handbag for the modern you. Handcrafted in 1994 and originally named Chouchu, which means favourite, it was renamed in 1995 after Lady Diana as a tribute to her. It is made from soft lambskin and has the Cannage motif stitched all over the surface.
Designed to sit comfortably under the arm, the Fendi Baguette became a must-have for every fashion lover after 1997. It gained popularity after being featured in HBO’s show Sex and the City, in which it was clearly defined as a Baguette by Carrie Bradshaw (played by Sarah Jessica Parker). Often cited as the ‘It’ bag, this iconic rectangular bag was designed by Silvia Venturini Fendi.
Known for its sophisticated elegant design aesthetic, Riccardo Tisci designed the iconic Antigona bag in 2011 for the millennial women. It is named after Antigone of Greek mythology, whose name means unbending. Made in Italy, Antigona has a graphic look with a zipper and two short and rigid handles and a removable shoulder strap. This bag is known for its sturdy canvas, which gives it a long life cycle. It is a perfect buy for the women who like to have one go-to bag or who want to own only one bag at a time.