The results are in! If you follow us on Instagram, you know we were taking votes on the top timeless bags within the handbag history, and most importantly, the ones to carry into 2019 with you and all your new resolutions. They’re the bags that keep on giving (no matter the season)!
Without further ado, here are your top timeless picks:
A bag that you can carry forever is the Gucci Soho Disco, the perfect accessory for on-the-go moments and hand-free bliss. This timeless style is roomy enough to hold all of your day-to-day essentials but small enough to wear as a crossbody. The Soho Disco, also known as the “2014 Star of Instagram,” will take you from day to evening with ease in 2019 and for many years to come.
In 2018, the Fendi Peekaboo celebrated its 10 year anniversary and is still going strong. When the Peekaboo first hit the runway in the Fendi Spring 2009 season, it immediately became the “It Bag” of the era and fast forward to now, the bag has became a staple piece within many collector’s closets. With four different sizes (micro, mini, regular, and large) and thousands of materials and color combinations, collectors and handbag lovers can have their pick and cherish it for years to come.
The Louis Vuitton Neverfull is the iconic tote for all of your everyday essentials with the luxury and style of Louis Vuitton. Rumored to carry up to 200 pounds, the Neverfull is the perfect cohesion of functionality and high fashion. And with its shape, design, and numerous style options, the Neverfull is indeed a timeless piece and a solid foundation for your bag closet that could be resold to a new owner at any point.
From Bella Hadid to Nicole Richie, it-girls and influencers everywhere have been seen with the Sac de Jour in hand. This Saint Laurent handbag is a signature piece for the brand and remains one of the most in-demand bags to this day, a key staple piece for your closet. In Fall 2013, Hedi Slimane, creative director of Saint Laurent at the time, released the Sac de Jour which was greatly inspired by the classic Birkin shape with a modern twist that perfectly suits the Saint Laurent chic aesthetic.
This Chanel Wallet on Chain, AKA “WOC”, features the timeless “Double C” logo which will always remain a symbol of high fashion and luxury. The WOC is a highly versatile bag which can be worn as a crossbody, a shoulder bag, a clutch, or used as a wallet. Add this piece to your closet and you’ll always have a go-to accessory for every look and fit.
The timeless beauty known as the Louis Vuitton Alma was believed to be originally made as a custom order for Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel, herself. The Alma is one of the most structured handbags to ever come out of the LV house. It was initially designed by Gaston Vuitton in the 1930s and has maintained its unique shape and structured presence throughout the years. The handbag is available in six unique sizes: Nano, BB, PM, MM, and GM; each size effortlessly remaining a sophisticated fashion piece, no matter the occasion or time period.
The Celine Box Bag has been worn on the shoulders of women for decades since its original design in the 1970s. Phoebe Philo released a re-design of the old Celine bag in 2011 known as the “Box Bag” and has been a favorite amongst fashion editors and celebrities since. With its highly structured silhouette and iconic shape, the Box Bag lives up to its name while maintaining a retro charm that makes this handbag a true treasure.
When someone says “timeless handbag” the first thought that comes to mind is always “Chanel Classic Double Flap”, the handbag that is perhaps the most sought after bag in history, the bag on every girl’s wish list. With a continually increasing value year by year (an average of 15% increase each year), the Chanel Classic Flap also makes for a great investment piece. Crafted with intricate details, quality materials and the brand’s signature quilting, these timeless accessories that will always be treasured.
Originally designed for travellers in 1930, the Louis Vuitton Speedy 30 has broken into the fashion world and is today’s perfect city bag; supple, lightweight and forever in style. The Speedy holds the most affordable price tag within the Louis Vuitton family which has made this bag a popular favorite. With this bag’s classic and iconic Louis Vuitton monogram canvas print, you know this handbag will always maintain its value.
The Birkin may be one of the most sought after bags in handbag history but the Kelly has been voted the more timeless option for years to come. The initial design of the Kelly was created in 1892 and was meant to hold a saddle and horse riding boots. With time, the design has transformed into high fashion couture while holding its original design and unique structure. 25 hours and 2,600 hand stitches later, you have the Hermes Kelly, a quality handbag that will always be highly coveted and admired.