The most charming women have always inspired fashion designers who have idealized them as muse full of style and charm. Actresses, singers, models, beautiful women and timeless icons, capable of launching fashion trends and impose their style in the whole world. And to these fabulous women, the greatest fashion designers have dedicated accessories that quickly have made history.
The French fashion house Hermès has launched the phenomenon, giving the name of Kelly to one of the most famous and iconic bags in the world. The bag, inspired by the equestrian world, appeared in 1958 on the cover of Life magazine worn by the beautiful Grace Kelly who was trying to hide her pregnant belly behind an elegant and refined handbag, the Kelly.
A shoulder bag with golden belt and rounded shapes in true 60s style, the Jackie O Gucci had already been launched on the market for some time when Jackie Kennedy fell in love. At that time Jackie was followed by the media for her love affair with Aristotle Onassis and ended up on different magazine covers carrying under her arm what became the legendary Jackie O Bag.
After the success of the Kelly Bag, Hermès devotes another bag to a great and unforgettable actress Jane Birkin. Around the birth of this bag was born a true legend that see, in a plane journey between Paris and London, Jane Birkin traveling sitting next to the president of Hermès, Jean-Louis Dumas. On that occasion, she complained about not having a large enough bag to contain everything you need for a weekend away, but refined and elegant at the same time, and so Dumas granted the wish of the actress. The Birkin bag is now one of the most desired handbags by women around the world, a symbol of luxury and good taste.
The beautiful Lady Dior was commissioned by the First Lady of France, Bernadette Chirac, in 1995 to the Maison Dior, when, during a visit of Princess Diana in Paris, wanted to give her a purse as present. The fashion house designed the square-shaped bag, rigid handles and with a surface decorated with a motif cannage. But the Lady D was not the only bag dedicated to the beautiful Diana, in fact, the Italian brand Tod’s created the D Bag, which continues to be one of the most popular handbags of the brand.
Ralph Lauren has devoted Ricky Bag bag to his wife Ricky Lauren. A bag which is made in Italy using fifty different pieces of skin and nine components. It has a production time ranging from ten to twelve hours.
In 2007, the fashion designer Marc Jacobs decided to pay tribute to a dear friend, the movie director Sofia Coppola, dedicating the SC bag by Louis Vuitton, the fashion house for which he was the creative director. A trunk with elegant, clean and essential lines: practical and unique at the same time.
Bruno Frisoni, fashion designer of Roger Vivier, has designed a bag dedicated to the first lady of France: Carla Bruni. It’s a bag in black crocodile with a short handle and flap closure embellished with a silver ring that is part of the Roger Vivier haute couture collection.
In 2009, the English fashion house Mulberry dedicated to the icon of style Alexa Chung a bag named Alexa, available in different sizes and features two front straps.
What happens when two great figures of the fashion world unite their taste and creativity to design a bag? Comes a unique and wonderful model: the Carine Bag by Tom Ford. It’s an accessory designed by Tom Ford in collaboration with the Editor in Chief of French Vogue that stands out for its elegance and details.
A best seller that recorded a quick sold out was the Del Rey bag thrown by Mulberry and devoted to the fascinating and sensual singer Lana Del Rey.
The British brand Modalu, after its grab bag has become famous because views on the arm of her sister of the Duchess of Cambridge, Pippa Middleton, has renamed Pippa Grab Bag. Kate’s sister has a real collection, of every color and size. A sober and clean bag, perfect for different occasions.
The british model and actress Cara Delevigne is the muse of the hit-bag dedicated by the fashion house Mulberry.
“I’ve always found the effortless sense of style of Diane a great source of inspiration, for me, the bag Diane is refined, feminine and timeless, the words that I would also use to define Diane.” Jason Wu said in relation to the bag which he dedicated to his muse Diane Kruger. A bag in soft leather and gold details, embodying, with its flowing lines and clean, modern femininity.
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