Handbags: A Peek Inside A Woman's Most Trusted Accessory

Here's an affectionate look at the accessory beloved by so many women. More than 60 full-color photographs of purses both vintage and contemporary -- from Louis Vuitton classics to sparkling evening bags -- are accompanied by observations from dozens of women on what their pocketbooks mean to them. Handbags celebrates the significance women have always attached to this most personal item, which both contains the minutiae of their lives and lets the world know how they define their personal style.