Mama's Top Brand New Bags

Forbes picks its favorite luxury purses of the year
By Michael O'Connor,  Newser User
Posted Mar 7, 2008 5:54 PM CST
Grace Kelly carrying the famous French-made handbag by Hermes, which was called "the Kelly bag" after her love of it.    (Magnum Photos)
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(Newser) – After spending thousands of dollars on a handbag, you might not be able to afford anything to put inside it—so choose wisely. Forbes outlines the best in "it" bags:

  1. Hermes Kelly Bag, $5,000 and up: Embrace your inner Grace Kelly with the original "it" bag, made famous by the actress in 1956.

  1. Louis Vuitton Motarde Frame Bags: $4,080: Artist Richard Prince's limited-edition collection includes pony-skin bowler bags.
  2. Kate Spade Orchard Street Rae Tote, $625: Named after NYC's bustling outdoor market, this is one pricey produce carrier.
  3. Marc Jacobs Robert Bag on Bag, $2,100: This tote with actual clutch attached to the front has garnered plenty of love-it-or-hate-it buzz.
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