Hermès: the holy grail

Hermès the fashion house that designes the most iconic bags. If you're lucky maybe one day you will own a Birkin or a Kelly bag. Unfortunately the procedures to get one are getting more and more difficult. But hey that doesn't stop us from dreaming about it. 


Birkinbag:
Named after the English actrice Jane Birkin. The legend says Jane Birkin sat next to the Hermès chief executive on a flight while struggling with her bag. He offered to design a Hermès leather weekendbag for her and an icon was born.

Kelly bag:
The bag was first introduced in the '30s. In 1956 the pregnant Grace Kelly was photographed holding a Hermès bag to cover her growing belly. This photograph was featured in Life magazine which achieved great populatity for the handbag.

Carré:
This silk scarf was introduced in 1937 and has been worn by ladies like: Elizabeth Taylor and Jackie Kennedy. They made the carré a true fashion icon. Nowadays the scarfs are also the perfect accessories to style your Hermès bag.

Evelyne bag:
The Evelyne bag was named after Evelyne Bertrand when she was the head of Hermès riding department. It was designed in 1978 to carry grooming equipment for horses. 

Herbag:
This bag is popular for its similarity with the famous Kelly bag. The Herbag is also available as a handbag and a backpack. The backpack is great for travelling or work. The bag is made from canvas and available in the sizes: 31, 39 and 52.

Source: For the love of bags and hermes.com