Scroll down to see the classic bags that will see you through any situation.
1.Christian Dior Lady Dior
An iconic bag from the House of Dior, the Lady Dior features the woven ‘cannage’ design found on the Napoleon III chairs that Christian Dior loved so dearly. A timeless and unique work of art, the “Lady Dior” bag is imbued with the Couture spirit of Dior. Meticulously crafted by hand, this black lambskin bag is enhanced by iconic Dior ‘Cannage’ stitching. It can be carried by hand or worn on the shoulder for unrivalled elegance. The bag’s price starts at $1,900.
2.Hermès Grace Kelly Bag
The Hermès Kelly ranks as one of the most desired handbags in the world. Inspired by an icon, Princess Grace Kelly of Monaco, the Kelly bag itself is now an iconic fixture in the Hermès Handbag line-up. Much like the Hermès Birkin, it is stitched by hand and crafted by a highly trained single artisan in Paris with incredible precision. Every aspect of the bag from leather to hardware is cautiously inspected to ensure absolute perfection. Owing to this practice, you will never see an imperfect stitch, even in the lining when looking at an authentic Kelly Hermès bag. The cost of new Hermès Grace Kelly Bag range from $12,000 to more than $200,000, and they regularly sell on the secondary market for more than their original sales price. The bags are repairable for life, and because of their quality, could likely be passed down as an heirloom.
3.Cèline Classic Box Bag
The Classic Box Bag was introduced in 2010. The neat interior organization is a perfect fit for a person who has a precise number of small, chic things to put in her bag every day. This python version of the bag can be yours for $5,600 via Céline boutiques and department stores, while the basic leather version starts at $3,900.
4.Chanel Classic Bag
Whether you’re a young celeb looking to carry a flashy mini bag in front of the paparazzi or a corporate maven looking for a roomy day bag that announces that you’ve arrived, the many sizes, colors and variations on the Classic Flap mean that there’s likely a version that will suit your purposes. Karl Lagerfeld who took over Chanel in 1983 reissued the 2.55 in February 2005. His version is the exactly the one designed by Coco Chanel back in 1955. The Reissue was made in commemoration to the 50th anniversary of the original 2.55 and the name “Reissue 2.55” should apply only to those commemorative handbags. Instead, it’s commonly used now as a name for all the handbags resembling the original 2.55.
5. Prada Galleria Bag
Two of the most recognizable Prada bags are the Prada Double Cuir Bag and the Prada Galleria Bag. Both are well-loved by shoppers and come in a variety of colors and combinations. Prada recently launched a new rendition of one of them, Prada Galleria Bag in City Calf. The Prada Galleria bag is named after the brand’s first-ever store in Milan. It’s a bag that is very Prada: easy to mark as a brand staple and impeccably made. Prada imagines beautiful color combinations, and this bag shows that with a rainbow of exterior colors contrasted with offsetting interiors. The bag is priced at $2,390
6. Fendi Peekaboo Bag
After its debut in 2009, it experienced the normal rise and fall of popularity that almost all bags have. The handbag has two compartments divided by a stiff partition. Galvanised grommets and bar, gold-finish twist lock closure and metalware with a single handle and adjustable, detachable shoulder strap. The interior is with contrasting nappa lining and zipped pocket. This bag is an absolute must have in any Ultimate Bag Guide. The price varies around $3,350.
7. Louis Vuitton Neverfull bag
Louis Vuitton celebrates the Neverfull with a new version of this iconic bag. Look inside to discover a host of refinements. The redesigned interior features a fresh textile lining and heritage details inspired by House archives. Best of all, the removable zippered clutch can be carried separately as a chic pochette or serve as an extra pocket. Linings in a selection of bright shades lend a pop of vivid color to the timeless Monogram canvas. Louis Vuitton does periodic price increases and regularly adds new options to its Neverfull lineup, and with that in mind, we’ll update this guide each time a new bag becomes available, an old bag gets discontinued or prices change.