"Whether it is a behind-the-scenes look at how these classic styles came to be or taking a front-seat look at how iconic women taught us how what it means to accessorize, this is a must-have for fashion lovers." - BELLA magazine
Women love handbags because they are a perfect vehicle - not just for keys, credit cards, and lipstick, but also their dreams and desires. Luxury labels made the humble bag into a billion-dollar business in the 20th century, but the bag is more than just a status symbol. Because it is constantly being reinvented, it wields a greater influence on everyday fashion than any hemline or silhouette.
For the Love of Bags is a homage to the power of the handbag: from icons like the Kelly Bag, the first "must-have" item ever, to popular Paris fashion house labels and the latest Instagram stars, this book details the history of the "it" bag and decodes the messages handbags communicate.
Text in English, German and French.
Publisher: teNeues Publishing UK Ltd
Number of pages: 224
Weight: 1539 g
Dimensions: 235 x 300 mm
"An analysis of the social symbology of this accessory, so often more important than the clothing itself." - Mujer Hoy
"For The Love Of Bags is a coffee table book every girl should own, including your bestie. If she's a lover of accessories, she needs this." - Glamour UK
"Hermes Birkin. Lady Dior. Chanel 2.55. Fendi Baguette. Handbags and how they became a fashion icon, carried by celebrities from Princess Diana to Sarah Jessica Parker." - South China Morning Post
"Whether it is a behind-the-scenes look at how these classic styles came to be or taking a front-seat look at how iconic women taught us how what it means to accessorize, this is a must-have for fashion lovers." - Bella magazine
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