Having something named after you is one definite sign you’re an icon – especially in the world of fashion. One of the most prevalent items named for style setters is the handbag. There have been a number of namesake bags down the years and the list is still being added to. Let’s lust after some iconic handbags.
1. Hermés Birkin Bag – Jane Birkin
Perhaps the most iconic of all iconic bags named after women, the Birkin bag by Hermés was inspired by the British actress and singer who was the lover of famed French musician Serge Gainsbourg. The bag was created for her after chief executive Jean-Louis Dumas encountered her on a plain bemoaning the difficulty of finding a good quality leather weekend bag.