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Hermes Kelly Bag

Hermes Kelly Bag
The Kelly Bag was named after
Grace Kelly, Princess of Monaco.

Princess Grace of Monaco with Hermes Kelly Bag
1956: A picture will make the Hermes Bag become
a worldwide fashion symbol.
It is the one showing Grace Kelly with her Fiancée,
Prince Rainier of Monaco.

She uses the bag to cover the fact that she was pregnant.
The picture published by Life magazine
is reproduced on hundreds of magazine covers worldwide.
Women are pooring into the Hermes Boutiques asking for a "Kelly Bag".