If classic designer style is a savvy investment, then handbags are your open-ended hedge fund. Especially this season.
While Raf Simons and Hedi Slimane designed their first bag collections for Dior and Saint Laurent respectively, Karl Lagerfeld made hula hoop statements at Chanel, and Mulberry launched the lauded Willow.
To say Spring/Summer 2013 has been a season of classics to come would be rather more than fair, so if you've ever wanted to invest in a designer bag, now is a fantastic time.
Need a few hints on where to start? Here's our top 15 investment handbags...
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