The Lyst Index stated in its 2019 report that Gucci is the most popular luxury brand in the world. The fact that over 6 million consumers searched for Gucci products alone between October to December 2018 clearly manifests the label’s domination over luxury fashion.
From the conspicuous interlocking G logo to the subtle Supreme canvas, iconic signatures of Gucci are well-known to all of us. It is a brand with a history of era-defining creations like the Jackie and Bamboo handle bag, and now under the supervision of Alessandro Michele is curating designs that blend classic with contemporary in the most beautiful way.
Below we have 7 investment-worthy women handbags which include both archival and modern pieces from Gucci’s storied repository.
1. Queen Margaret
Inspired by modern Romanticism, the Queen Margaret bag is a fine amalgamation of Gucci’s historical details and modern aesthetics. Where the bamboo handle and the embellished bee motif at the front makes the bag instantly recognisable, the interesting play of colors and the structured shape makes it a wardrobe essential that you can return to season after season.
This iconic bag was introduced in the Fall-Winter 2015 collection of the label. It is defined by an enchanting metal clasp at the front tipped with two tiger heads, a homage to the Greek God Dionysus. This red bag is designed gorgeously with intriguing floral embroidery all over the front which makes it an ideal accessory.
3. GG Marmont
Having received much love from the It-girls and celebrities, GG Marmont is undoubtedly one of the most popular styles from the house. Subtle and elegant, this black version will make a classic closet addition. The shiny gold-tone GG logo at the front really stands out against the solid base and the robust leather construction enhances its chic silhouette.
Sylvie was a part of Gucci’s Spring-Summer 2016 collection. The bag is fashioned with the hallmark Web stripes and chunky hardware details that lend it a creative character. From the structure to the design, Sylvie elegantly expresses Alessandro Michele’s flair for presenting old styles with a new twist. Read more about this beautiful creation here.
5. Broadway Pearly bee bag
Gucci’s Broadway was reintroduced in the Fall-Winter 2015 collection with amazing feminine details which made this timeless style even more coveted. Accented with an embellished bee detailing on the flap and elegant pearls decked all over the exterior, this bag is a charmer you certainly would want to invest in.
6. Bamboo handle bag
Who isn’t aware of Gucci’s inspirational story of post-war rationing and the novel idea of using bamboo as an alternative to restricted materials? The Bamboo handle bag is certainly one of the most iconic styles in the history of fashion. An instant hit, this bag is loved for its saddle shape and minimalist aesthetics.
7. Gucci Duffle bag
Gucci’s collection of heritage-inspired duffle bags were curated especially for modern women who have an on-the-go lifestyle. This understated black bag is characterised by the signature Web stripes and has a smooth suede body reinforced with leather. The functional design of the bag makes it ideal for overnight trips and weekend getaways.
Gucci’s popularity is not limited to just handbags. The sought-after Princetown loafers, Web sneakers and cult accessories like the logo belt are a few other products from the brand that derives equal love from fashion connoisseurs. Check out our trove of statement Gucci creations here.