Bag a bargain at Christie’s sale

Anyone for a classic Birkin bag in a discreet shade of graphite?

21st May, 2011

Anyone for a classic Birkin bag in a discreet shade of graphite?

And yes, if you need to ask the price, you can’t afford it. A phenomenon of the second half of the 20th century was the rise of the handbag as a status symbol.

In 2000, a Ferragamo bag owned by Margaret Thatcher sold at a charity auction for £100,000, and the Asprey bag she carried to summit meetings as British prime...

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