The “It” Bag Craze is Hot

Still trying to impress with your Chloe Paddington for $2,100? That’s nothing these days. How about a Chloe Paddington bag for $3,300? That’s chump change.

For the ultra-serious shopper, seeking the ultimate status symbol, nothing compares to the white alligator and diamond Chanel. Price is a staggering $260,150. If you want to save a few bucks, then try the $42,500 Louis Vuitton Tribute Patchwork tote. Don’t you feel better now?

Barbara Atkins, who’s the fashion director of Holt Renfrew Canada, says the “it” bag craze started when Hermes designed the “Kelly bag” for Grace Kelly. It became quite famous in 1956, when the princess appeared in Life magazine, hanging from her arm.  Full article


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