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The Evolution Of The It Bag

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18 April 2019

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Dior saddle bag

Few things can gain a cult-like following better than a bag. Far from a humble accessory just used to hold your purse and keys, over the decades it’s become a status symbol and a sign of conspicuous consumption.

An It bag isn’t something anyone can have – they tend to be expensive and are highly covetable. Sure, a lot of them are replicated via cheap knock-offs, but it’s all in an attempt to at least look like the real deal.

The Fashion World Remembers Designer Kate Spade

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6 June 2018

Remembering fashion designer Kate Spade

Fashion designer Kate Spade was driven by her own desire for a well-made, classic handbag which served a purpose and wasn’t overpriced –as for many women, a Kate Spade handbag was an investment in a timeless, simple and practical accessory. Spade built a global empire on this need for an unfussy bag, with a legacy of over 140 retail shops and more than 175 stores internationally.

This Birkin Bag Sold For $380,000

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5 June 2017

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This Birkin Bag Sold For $380,000

In 2016, an Hermes Birkin became the most expensive bag bought at an auction for $300,000. In 2017, another Hermes Birkin bag has smashed that record.

At an auction recently held by Christie's in Hong Kong, a buyer who chose to remain anonymous bought the Himalaya Birkin bag for a whopping $380,000. Created in 2014, the bag is made of matte crocodile skin, with handles encrusted with 205 diamonds and 18-karat gold buckles.