The Hermès Kelly bag is a true status symbol. A classic fashion design that never goes out of style. The value of this iconic Hermès bag keeps rising and rising.
The Hermès Kelly bag has a long history. It took about 50 years before it was officially named Kelly. It all started in 1892 when Hermès designed the first prototype of the bag, a bag designed to hold a horse saddle. In 1935, Robert Dumas redesigned the 1923 bag and created the glamorous and elegant bag "Sac à dépêches," which is the original name of the Kelly.
The Kelly became famous by accident in 1956. Grace Kelly, known as a famous actress and fashion icon, received the bag as a gift in 1954 to use in the film 'To Catch a Thief'. The picture landed on the front pages of magazines around the world, and that's when people started calling the Hermes bag "The Kelly bag.
The Kelly has gone through several reinventions: multiple colors, materials and different details. However, the Kelly can always be recognized by its trapezoid shape, the two triangular gussets and the sculpted flap. In addition, there are also mini and petite wallet versions, these are known as Kelly Pochette and Kelly Cut, and you will even be able to find a Kelly shoulder bag or a Kelly travel bag.
The Hermès Kelly bag comes in sizes: 20: 20 x 16 x 10 centimeters 25: 25 x 19 x 9 centimeters 28: 28 x 22 x 10 centimeters 32: 32 x 23 x 10,5 centimeters 35: 35 x 24 x 13 centimeters 40: 40 x 28 x 16 centimeters 50: 50 x 34 x 25 centimeters.