True, all Saint Laurent bags are equally coveted. But how did each get its name? We have the stories. Read up.

YSL Clutches

1. Cassandre
Named For: Adolphe Mouron Cassandre, the typeface designer who created the interlocking YSL logo in 1961.

2. Y Clutch
Named For: The classic gold-tone Y buckle at the center of the snap closure.

3. Cassandre Tassel
Named For: See number one. Plus an ode to the 1970s glamour and opulence Yves Saint Laurent was known for.

4. Letters
Named For: The letters that spell out the brand’s revamped name, “Saint Laurent.” 

5. Courtney
Named For: Current creative director Hedi Slimane’s BFF and rock ‘n’ roll queen, Courtney Love.

Our Saint Laurent Boutique opens Thursday, November 28, at 11AM ET.

By Brianna Lapolla, Staff Writer

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November 28, 2013