At the Summit Of The 7 Industrialized Powers at Versailles in 1982, Thatcher confidently greets the then-president of France, François Mitterrand. It's hard to tell which she grips firmer: his hand or that bag. Click through to shop the bag now.
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Envelope mini textured-leather shoulder bag, $415, Sophie Hulme, my.luckymag.com
The Iron Lady makes an important announcement during a 1987 campaign photocall, trademark satchel in tow. Click through to shop the bag now.
Beverly Bowler Bag, $179.99, Guess by Marciano, guess.com
To watch the Founders Day Parade at Chelsea Royal Hospital on June 5, 2008 in London, the former PM picks a festive purple ensemble. Her handbag, however, is strictly about business. Click through to shop the bag now.
Imitation Reptile Handbag, $1,413.48, Dries Van Noten, ln-cc.com
Arriving at a UK Commemorative Service for Northern Ireland Operations at St. Paul's Cathedral in 2008, the Baroness wields her iconic accessory with pride. Click through to shop the bag now.
In 2010, the current British Prime Minister David Cameron greets one of his predecessors on the steps of Number 10 Downing Street in London. He's probably a little intimated by that intense reptile skin bag. Click through to shop the bag now.
Morgan Day Bag in Sapphire Crocodile, $21,200, asprey.com