By Monica Botkier
Award-winning designer Monica Botkier celebrates seventy of the most coveted bags of the past seventy-five years from Chanel, Dior, Gucci, Hermès, Yves Saint Laurent, and many more international couture houses. Top bag designers Anya Hindmarch and Nancy Gonzalez also make an appearance. Luxury handbags with exquisite craftsmanship have a worldwide cult following. Botkier pays homage to these gorgeous objects of desire and the top couture houses and artists that have designed and produced them from the end of World War II to today. A story told in 200 stunning photographs, illustrations and advertisements, it also features an array of quotes, anecdotes, and interviews.