An Italian luxury leather house - Bottega Veneta's timeless style has earned the company a loyal and fashionably discerning following. Renowned for its signature intrecciato woven leather, the supremely well-crafted bags have long been considered must-buys for any self-respecting style addict.
In 2001, German designer Tomas Maier took over as head designer and he has brought a modern feel to the house's classically chic appeal.
The Balenciaga bag is very popular with celebrities, and thus there is a huge demand and a long waiting list.
Balenciaga handbags come in a wide range of colors like sky blue, bubblegum pink, navy, pewter, apple green and magenta. They also come in various styles and sizes to meet any need.
There is something about the chunky hardware, the thick leather, and that extremely heavy lock that makes all the world want this handbag. Fact is, this is a very successful bag, not just a seasonal trend.
If you ask anyone in the fashion industry they will let you know that the Chloe Paddington became a staple in the handbag world, bringing in millions of followers world wide.
Hermes bags are among the most sought after, most exclusive handbags in the world. The Birkin by Hermes is a brand synonymous with luxury. This bag was inspired by French actress Jane Birkin. With the price tag of a Birkin starting around $7,000 now, many people may wonder why the large price tag. The artisans meticulously work on each Birkin, spending between 18 to 25 hours creating it. The Paris workrooms produce only five Birkins per week, which then are supplied world wide. It now makes sense why the wait lists are so long.
"It's not a bag: it's a f***ing Birkin!" shrieks Samantha, in Sex and the City, when she attempts to use Lucy Liu's name to move up the legendary Hermes Birkin waiting list.
The Fendi Spy Bag is a classic bag that will always be recognizable and always be something a little different from the mainstream. The look of the bag is not similar to any other. The handles set it apart with the knot detailing.
The shape has become household; we all know it. The Fendi Spy has been re-invented hundreds of times, in different colors, leathers, and materials.
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Chanel flap bag, Karl Lagerfeld revived the original design of the Chanel classic flap bag in 2005. The Chanel Classic Flap bag has become synonymous and iconic to Chanel, and it is absolutely a classic and popular bag. Chanel bags can be worn for evenings or even daytime paired up with jeans, skirt and so on.
The Stam bag has been hailed as an ‘it’ bag and is seen on many celebrities worldwide. You want a big bag? Do you want an instantly recognisable bag? So soft and squishy - it could double up as a pillow. Plus do you want the option of a shoulder strap and hand straps, a few pockets, clasps, all the usual gubbins? The appeal of this bag manifests in its quilted leather, frame structure, and detachable chain strap.
Fans of the Stam bag see it as the best thing since sliced bread. This bag was named after successful but lesser known Canadian supermodel, Jessica Stam, Marc's girlfriend at the time, who needed a big bag for her portfolio.
With their high end fashion and exquisite taste the Louis Vuitton fashion line would make any girl or guy envious. When you think of LV, you think of the classic monogram canvas, the dark brown leather background with the LV gold print. I doubt there is any other company with as many shapes and variations of their own signature canvas as Louis Vuitton.
Jimmy Choo is known as a modern designer with an eye for the classics.
Sometimes it's hard to pull off the oversized bag trend without looking sloppy, but bags like Jimmy Choo's Ramona simplify the size by keeping it structured and interesting.
One of his signature bags - the Ramona. The soft and slouchy leather shoulder bag features iconic hardware, a pleated double drawstring top and flap tab closure. The Ramona is available in a variety of finishes such as leather, metallic and crocodile.
The YSL Muse ticks all the boxes of a bonafide ‘it' bag. It's pretty much always sold out and has been sighted slung over the shoulder of Naomi Watts, Jennifer Lopez, Kate Moss and Jessica Alba. The roomy oval design with it's double zip and big straps is perfectly proportioned and gives the wearer instant class. Launched in 2006 it virtually became an icon overnight and is still popular despite competition from the Muse II.