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Did You Know? Definition of an It Bag

By Jennifer

November 19, 2007

Did you Know? Definition of an “It Bag”
Designer handbag fact of the day… ever wonder what the definition of an “It Bag” is? Wiki says the common term was coined in the 1990s with the explosive growth of the handbag market in fashion. Designers vied to produce one bag that would sell hundreds of thousands of units by becoming the bag “of the moment” — a single handbag style that would spread like wildfire in popularity through the intertwined worlds of fashion and celebrity, aided by clever or just plain lucky marketing.

A small handful of designer handbags and purses that have been ranked “It Bag”:
The Hermes Birkin Bag
The Hermes Kelly Purse
The Balenciaga City Bag
The Botkier Bianca Satchel
The Chloe Edith Handbag
The Chloe Paddington Bag
The Fendi B Bag
The Fendi Spy Bag
The Louis Vuitton Speedy Bag
The Marc Jacobs Stam Bag
The Rebecca Minkoff Morning After Bag
The YSL Muse Purse
The YSL Downtown Tote

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