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Several hotels (and one very special fine jewelry flagship) pay tribute to Grace Kelly through their gorgeous interiors .

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How four face masks are providing support—and jobs—to out-of-work theater artists.

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The Monégasque specialty you'll want to introduce to your dinner party repertoire. 

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Meet the Princess Grace Award winning designers in this new edition of our "Sunday Spotlight."

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Our series explores the most meaningful relationships Grace Kelly formed throughout her life.

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Princess Grace's Philanthropic legacy and the origins of The Princess Grace Foundation - USA.

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Princess Grace definitely knew how to throw a legendary fête.

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Patron of the arts, prominent figure of Parisian salons, literary muse, American. The life of Alice, Princess of Monaco, is gilded with legend.

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Discover Hermès' most elusive variations--and the lucky individuals who own them.

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Our roundup will have you rethinking the classic stone.

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It's still a few months away, but the theme--sustainability, without sacrificing an ounce of style--has been established.

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Influential Conversations: Why the Hermès Kelly Bag Remains One of the World’s Most Exclusive Bags

We asked a Christie’s handbag expert what makes the Hermès Kelly so special. Here’s what she said.



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When Grace Kelly appeared on the cover of Life magazine in 1956 with a chic oversized Hermès bag and a fur coat draped over her shoulders, she wasn’t just debuting an instantly iconic outfit—she was creating the first viral accessory moment in fashion history.


“People were calling the magazine and saying, ‘What bag is that?’ and calling Hermès saying, ‘I want the bag Princess Grace is carrying,” says Caitlin Donovan, Head of Sales for Christie's Handbags & Accessories Department.


The story goes that the princess may have been using the oversized bag to hide early signs of her first pregnancy, but in the process a status symbol was born. And in the 60-plus years since, the Hermès Kelly bag—originally named the Sac à Dépêches—has become one of the luxury fashion world’s most coveted pieces, on the wishlist of