Hermes handbags: Author Barbara Taylor Bradford has 24 of them

Hooked on Herms handbags! They’re the most sought after bags in the world and author Barbara Taylor Bradford has 24 of them, thanks to a very generous hubby

2:03 AM on 22nd September 2011

Lucky lady: British-born author Barbara Taylor Bradford

Lucky lady: British-born author Barbara Taylor Bradford

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Handbag addict: Barbara first fell in love with Herms bags when she was a young journalist and saw photographs of Grace Kelly with hers

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Grand gesture: Each bag was bought for Barbara by her husband Bob, a television producer, to celebrate a special moment in their lives

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Growing trend: Barbara says that inthe Nineties everyone seemed to be discovering Herms bags and asa result, they became increasingly difficult to get hold of