Look back on 100 years of purses

From the colorful mesh bags of the 1920s and the iconic Hermes Kelly bag of the 1950s to Gucci's Jackie O shoulder bag of the 1970s and the Mansur Gavriel bucket bag of the 2010s, watch the video above to see how the style of handbags has evolved over the last century.

Have a trip coming up? Shop 9 of the best travel bags:

10 PHOTOS
The 10 best travel bags
See Gallery
The 10 best travel bags
Caraa Sport Tote
Thanks to this stylish tote's sleek compartments, you'll never have to worry about having space for that extra pair of shoes or cozy sweater. And did we mention that the bag has a phone charger? Consider us sold.
BUY IT
Everlane The Twill Weekender
This simplistic bag is the ultimate companion for a weekend away. With no frills to get in the way, traveling will be a breeze with this chic weekender.
BUY IT
Bric's 'X-Bag' Carry-On Rolling Duffel Bag
If you're traveling far enough that you have to get on a plane, than this rolling duffel is for you -- with wheels for seamless travel and several zippered compartments for easy packing, it does all the work for you.
BUY IT
Longchamp 'Le Pliage' Expandable Travel Bag
We are obsessed with this versatile weekend bag! Unzip the middle section to expand the bag or convert it into a backpack in a snap -- literally.
BUY IT
Frye 'Logan' Leather Overnight Bag
Even if you're traveling for a whole week, this sleek bag can handle it all. Plus, the leather looks better the more you use it making it a piece you will want to hold onto for years.
BUY IT
Cathy's Concepts Monogram Faux Leather Tote
This tote is ideal for the spontaneous travelers that just like to throw everything into a bag and go. With a cute design and room to spare, this bag is a luggage staple.
BUY IT
HERSCHEL SUPPLY CO. 'Novel' Duffel Bag
With a shoe compartment on the side and a zippered pocket on the back, there is no shortage of space in this duffel. Plus, its light weight material keeps it from weighing you down.
BUY IT
Ted Baker Womens Albany Softside Large Wheeled Trolley Duffel
This is another great rolling bag that makes a terrific carry-on option for when you don't want to risk losing your bag or waiting hours at baggage claim for a suitcase.
BUY IT
BRIGGS & RILEY Baseline Suiter Duffel Bag
With a "shoe garage" and a slip to slide over your rolling luggage, this duffel bag is perfect for both weekend and week long trips.
BUY IT
Scout Duffy Duffle Bag
The adjustable straps and ample pocket room will help you travel smarter without breaking the bank -- plus, you can personalize your bag with a fun monogram.
BUY IT
HIDE CAPTION
SHOW CAPTION
of
SEE ALL
BACK TO SLIDE

More on AOL Lifestyle:
Beija Flor jeans supposedly reduce cellulite
Beloved designer Stuart Weitzman set to retire in May
Street style tip of the day: Spring brights

Read Full Story
JOIN THE CONVERSATION
Like AOL Lifestyle on Facebook