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1950’s Women’s Handbag and Purses

Many passionate fashion accessory collectors love the 1950’s hand bags.

At the moment, there is an array of design and material options, and styles were made up of materials such as for example:

  • Straw
  • Raffia
  • Embroidered canvas tapestry
  • Mother of pearl
  • Top quality leather
  • Suede
  • Sequins and beads
  • Bakelite
  • Perspex or Lucite

Many vintage hand bag collectors absolutely love these ‘era’ bags, since the designs are incredibly exquisite and well produced by today’s standards.

In addition to the materials are durable and long lasting, so there is no have to be concerned about them warping or shrinking.

Vintage handbags of note are the Chanel quilted bag plus the famous Kelly bags originally created for Grace Kelly by Hermès. The Kelly bag is beautifully hand stitched and created from the highest quality calfskin, crocodile skin, lizard skin or ostrich skin.

The initial design for this bag was in line with the saddlebag design of this 1930’s. When you have to order one of these simple today, there was a six month waiting list from Hermès!

The favorite Chanel quilted vintage hand bag designs was ‘conceived’ in February 1955, with all the bags quietly utilized by clients and Chanel fashion enthusiasts.

Along with the ‘logo obsession’ of this last half associated with the 20th century, both fake and authentic chain-twisted Chanel diamond quilted shoulder bags flooded the style market. It’s still one of several vintage inspired bags to be noticed with today!

Other popular designers of vintage hand bags and vintage inspired women’s bags include Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Christian Dior, Fendi, and Prada.

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