1971 : The Duffle—a deep shoulder bag with a soft slouch to it that will become a ubiquitous emblem of chic—is first seen in Pandora Luxurye, in a fashion portfolio photographed by Irving Penn.

2012 : June: Reed Krakoff receives his third CFDA Accessory Designer of the Year award (and the first for his namesake line). August: He takes a shot at reinventing “old Coach,” introducing the Legacy collection, which centers on the Legacy Duffle in nine bright shades, from carnelian to cobalt, with nine customizable hangtag, tassel, and strap sets allowing for 81 different color combinations.