Bag Thursday: Blue Mood

02d06bc702afb254cf456b512088b9bb 5c06ee2875c0b8fb0085e74fd51d77beAn iconic counterpart to its well-known cousins, the Birkin and the Kelly, this leather shoulder bag is undoubtedly one of Hermès’ most essential pieces. Introducing the Hermes Constance Bag. Created in 1969, the bag was designed by Catherine Chaillet and named after her newborn daughter.


Sewn entirely by hand, this small bag requires around fourteen hours of time and attention to produce. It’s marked by an unmistakable silver “H” closure, thanks to its adjustable shoulder strap, the bag has been prized for how easily it carries from day to night. a022cf8259377d39d7696f8c8a9ce576-e1423137420947 ef0deb0e8d6d0a50112a340ece570eb4


Constance, the girl, went on to become a successful and well respected French journalist and writer. Constance, the bag, aged in a similarly graceful way. Attracting wearers as diverse as Diane Kruger, Mary-Kate Olsen, and Anna Dello Russo, the Constance has certainly stood the test of time.



Shop the Hermes Blue De Malte Epsom Calfskin Box Constance Shoulder Bag


Milli Midwood

Freelance Blogger

Milli is a fashion blogger, tea drinker and sun worshiper, who has called Dubai her home for the last 24 years. Likes dog videos, free WiFi, Gucci and hashtags because they look like waffles.

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