5-time influencers have helped make yesterday's luxury brands chic again
As early as 1955, the legendary costume designer at Paramount Studios, Edith Head, had made a young actress named Grace Kelly big and presented her with a sack à dépêches, a simple leather handbag from Hermès in Paris. Because she worked for Alfred Hitchcock, Head could pretty much buy what she wanted. And for Head's infallible eye, 26-year-old Kelly, who starred alongside Cary Grant in "To Catch a Thief," needed a simple, stylish wallet. The look of the bag in the film was unforgettable, but a year later – and shortly after Kelly married Prince Rainier of Monaco – she used the bag to cleverly hide her apparent pregnancy from the paparazzi. While the photographers popped their lightbulbs, their eyes looked over the beautiful leather accessory, and Hermès & # 39; Sack à Dépêches simply became a Kelly bag.
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