Whenever we think of a classic designer pure, the first thing that comes to mind apart from its aesthetic beauty is the brand. Purses by Chanel, Kate Spade, Prada, Chloe, Versace are pure investment pieces that are bound to dress up any wardrobe, and may be even passed on as heirlooms due to their cost and classic elegance.
These top three classic handbag designs never go out of fashion, and are totally worth investing in…without a second thought:
1. Chanel Classic Flap bag
This is an iconic bag that was designed by Coco Chanel in 1955 and has been well known for its simple yet elegant looks alongside being a masterpiece recreation of the original 2.55 version. However, this model has surpassed its predecessor and has become a go-to Chanel bag for those who enjoy the classic retro looks in a simple modular design. This is one of the Chanel bags that has the CCs clasp along with a chain strap that is interwoven with leather, and the predecessor model has a simple rectangular mademoiselle kind of clap that only had a metal strap. This model is available in four sizes including small, medium/large, jumbo, and maxi. This Chanel bag is a total worth of your investment and there are fashion world reports that state that the value of this model has gone up by almost 70% since 2010. The current price of this bag is based around $4000 and can go a little lower or higher based on the size that you pick.
2. Prada Galleria Bag
Though Prada officially calls this model as Galleria, it is better known as the Saffiano Lux bag in the fashion circles as it is named after the leather that it is cast of, which was first created and patented by Mario Prada, founder of the brand and grandfather of its current Creative Director Miuccia Prada. The leather in this bag is heat treated and then embossed with a pattern like crosshatch which ensures that there is durability for the bag as well as acts as both scratches resistant and water resistant. This is a highly functional bag that not only has a more than enough roomy interior and is proven to be a true classic as a result of its efficient design for all occasions. This model is available in a variety of sizes and the pricing range is around $3000.
3. Christian Dior Lady Dior Bag
The bag by Lady Dior was initially created in 1994 with the solitary drive of becoming a classic and Princess Diana’s use of the bag rendered it its classic status across the globe. Its key attributes are its ‘cannage’ topstitching, described by Dior as ‘a network of lines stitched vertically and diagonally create a precise harmony from which cushions of quilted leather emerge like a scattering of shimmering, faceted diamonds’, and it’s D, I, O, R charms, which hang from the top handle.