8 Of The Most Iconic Designer Bags Of All Time
Find out which of these bags are making a huge comeback in our arms!
We all have our preferences when it comes to purchasing designer bags but a wise fashion girl would always prioritize timelessness over trendy pieces that may come and go. Although it is not necessarily sinful to surrender over the bag of the hour, one must really consider if it will really stand the test of time. In case you need a crash course on the most popular and investment-worthy bags of all time, you've come to the right place.
We give you 10 designer bags that haven't lost their momentum since they were first created 10 years ago or more! From the most besotted Chanel Flap Bags, the revolutionary Dior Saddle Bags, to the iconic Hermès Birkins, we made sure to get entries from each of our favorite brands and houses to complete this designer bag bible. Read up down below and let us know which of these bags are worthy enough to make a huge comeback in your arms!
The Louis Vuitton Speedy dates back as early as the 1930s when it was first introduced as a traveling express bag. With sizes that range from 25, 30, 35, and 40, you can literally keep your life and essentials in these bags, depending on how much you need to fit in it. Apart from the classic LV monogram and iconic damier, we’re absolutely obsessed again with it starting when Marc Jacobs introduced a lot of graffiti all over the classic LV Speedy.
The Chanel Flap Bags are unmistakably a fashion girl’s staple. No matter which generation you came from, it won’t be a surprise if you would want to cop a classic Chanel Flap Bag in your arms. As one of the few bags that appreciates over time, these pieces are always coveted no matter how tiny or big they get. If you want to see the tiniest Chanel Flap Bag to ever grace the runway then best read our top 10 designer bags from the S/S 2021 Fashion Week!
We know it would be impossible to fit John Galliano’s genius into just one fashion piece he created for Dior but if we at least try, it would definitely be the Dior Saddle Bag. We are impressed by how much this bag has made history in the arms of some of the 2000s fashion icons and today's internet-breaking personalities. Its different iterations, themes, and colors still makes our hearts swoon. It now has a men's take, too! Do tell us what’s not to love with these because we honestly can’t point one flaw!
It’s no question why the Hermès Birkin is still the most valuable bag to date. The tote-like structure is familiar to many and it will keep its iconic status for many years to come. The luxurious leather and saddle stitching is adorned, worn, and bought by many. Deemed as a better investment than gold, the Hermès Birkins are said to also appreciate. If you’re curious on what’s the most expensive Birkin ever, do yourself a favor and look up the Birkin ‘Himalayan’ bag and see for yourself its glorious 18-karat gold hardware and diamond studded body.
The devil still wears Prada for a reason and it won't be a surprise if it has dozens of these Prada Re-Edition nylon bags in its wardrobe. Aligned with the most recognizable logos in history and the first of its kind Pocono fabric used in almost the entirety of Prada's It bags, the Re-Edition Nylon 2000 and 2005 has lasted all-throughout the 2000s and has officially made its comeback in early 2018. Praised for its sporty-casual vibe and its neutral and bright colors, this bag will remain in our top 10 until the end of time.
The very bag that reformed and re-energized Loewe is none other than the Loewe Puzzle Bag. It continuously celebrates Jonathan Anderson’s ideas, modernity, and courage since it was first introduced in 2014, a more recent release compared to those on this list. The contrasting hues and unique leather innovation prove that desirability is very much inclined with design. In a slew of re-imagined classics and trendy pieces, the Loewe Puzzle Bag sits comfortably between the two polarizing forces.
Designed by Nicholas Ghesquière the then-Creative Director of Balenciaga, the Balenciaga Classic City Bag was and still is loved by many fashion girls whose style identity is a strong balance between feminine and motor-chic. You can go for small, medium or big in size or opt for its adorned, distressed, and vandalized iterations. This bag has literally been through it all yet it will stay iconic.
Introduced by Silvia Venturini Fendi in the 1990s, the Fendi Baguette has already appeared onTV screens, big screens, and has now reached the digital era where it unapologetically conquers screentime on our phones. It's almost rare to cop your own Baguette, let alone the limited edition ones! You would be extremely lucky if you can get ahold of this treasured fashion mainstay.