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Most iconic it bags

The It bag, or an iconic, classic handbag has never gone out of style. From Audrey Hepburn toting her Speedy en route to the airport or Grace Kelly and her namesake Hermes bag, women have always lusted about beautiful bags, elevated to star status by their famous owners. The It bag phenomena of the late 1990s and early 2000s saw us lust after a crop of eye-wateringly expensive bags known only by name - the Paddington, Baguette, the Roxanne (RIP) - and after this, some critics decreed the it bag was over.

But the last decade has proved our appeal for an iconic handbag will never wane, with Fendi re-issuing their Baguette and a book about the bag, Prada re-releasing some of their most famous bag designs, and brands like Mulberry proving there's still an appetite for a must-have accessory. So in honour of the It bag and its reign, we've picked our favourite iconic designs from fashion history, some still available to invest in - or dream about, at least.

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