However, with all the options in the world, the 92-year-old monarch has had one black patent handbag that’s been making appearances since the seventies.
The bag in question is by British heritage brand Launer, and although Queen Liz’s exact model is no longer in circulation, she’s worn Launer’s many other designs since.
According to the Daily Mail, Queen Elizabeth II was initially given a Launer bag by the brand’s founder, Sam Launer, in 1968, and reportedly has over 200 of their bags in her collection. Launer was also issued a Royal Warrant in 1968, which means it has the royal family’s personal tick of approval.
Whether done in an effort to save some pennies in her wardrobe budget (highly unlikely), it’s clear she has her favourite design. HRH has been re-wearing her signature black tote since 1970 when she was seen carrying the bag during a meeting with then US President Richard Nixon and his wife, Pat.
She's also been seen with the bag on multiple other engagements since...