We generally allocution about ‘investment pieces’, the things that will allegedly see you through a lifetime of apparel crises.
Nowhere is this added accurate than if it comes to a handbag. A acceptable one absolutely can endure you forever, and even become a admired antique afterwards you’re gone (sorry, bit morbid).
Here, we annular up the accoutrements that are absolutely account pumping your hard-earned, hard-saved money into…
Ever back Phoebe Philo took the reigns at French appearance abode Celine in 2008, the cast has become a adage for what’s hot now.
Philo and Celine’s above arch of accessories Johnny Coca – now artistic administrator at Mulberry – created a deluge of burning ‘it bags’, but none added so than the beautifully minimalistic Box Bag.
It debuted in 2011 and is an amend on a much-loved bag from the Celine archives. The a lot of notable changes from the aboriginal are the clasp, a simple ellipsoidal gold brooch replaces the horse-and-carriage metal brooch that represented the brand’s above logo, and the accessory has been lengthened.
The absolute admeasurement for an accustomed bag, it fits all your essentials and can be beat cross-body, as a clamp or as a accept bag.
CHANEL CLASSIC FLAP BAG
Meet the ultimate investment bag.
Not to be abashed with the brand’s 2.55 bag, the iconic bag advised by Coco Chanel in February 1955 (the after name denotes the ages and year of its creation). In fact, the Classic Accessory is Chanel’s accepted Artistic Administrator Karl Lagefeld’s abreast yield on Coco’s aboriginal 2.55, but has become just as, if not more, iconic as its predecessor.
What are the differences? The Classic Accessory has the iconic alternation CCs brooch and alternation band abstruse with leather, while the 2.55 has a ellipsoidal ‘Mademoiselle’ brooch and all metal strap.
Available in four sizes – small, medium/large, colossal and best – affairs the Classic Accessory is one of the a lot of reliable investments you could make. Proof? letters that back 2010 the amount of the bag has added by an absurd 70 per cent.