Bagging It for Mother’s Day

Most women consider a great handbag an investment purchase. But heirloom worthy? With Mother’s Day approaching, WWD talked to fashion-industry moms about every woman’s favorite accessory, and which bag they deem worthy of passing down to their daughters and perhaps, as Shoshanna Gruss mused, to a son. (Spoiler alert: Chanel fares well). Jessica Sailer Van Lith, creative director, Maisonette: “I would love to own a bag like this [Hermès’ Birken bag] to pass down to my kids. Sadly, it recently sold, so I won’t get my hands on it. We are an equestrian family and I love that it has that sensibility, but is the most timeless shape.” Jodie Snyder Morel, cofounder, Dannijo: “I have an obsession with Chanel denim bags and have been collecting them. I hope one day Margaux will think they’re as great as I do.” Dana Avidan Cohn, executive style director, Popsugar: “I have always loved handbags. I definitely developed the habit from my mother and grandmother. They invested in a beautiful bag each season, and I love to do the same. Most of my bags I really wear, but some I am more precious about. Now that I have a little girl I can’t wait to save these

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