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Has Sarah, Duchess of York come up with the ultimate tribute to her daughters?

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Wherever she goes, the Duchess of York is never too far from her daughters Princess Beatrice and Princess Eugenie. The doting mum has a constant reminder of her children in the form of a bespoke handbag, which bears the photographs of the two royals.

Sarah, 56, was pictured touching down in Sydney where she was met by her sister Jane Ferguson. The Duchess had no less than ten suitcases with her but her most eye-catching piece of luggage was her handbag.

Prince Andrew's ex-wife proudly toted the Anya Hindmarch accessory, which had a beautiful black-and-white photo of a young Beatrice and Eugenie emblazoned across it.


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Sarah, 56, was pictured with her eye-catching handbag in Sydney

This is not the first time that Sarah has been spotted with a custom-made bag. The public speaker, who was in Sydney to deliver a speech at the Macquarie Graduate School of Management, has at least three custom-made pieces by the English designer.

She has another black-and-white version bearing the same snap of her daughters, as well as a beige handbag that features another childhood photo of her youngsters.

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The Duchess is a fan of the personalised Anya Hindmarch bags

It's not known whether the Duchess purchased the bags herself or whether her daughters gave them to her, perhaps as a birthday or Christmas gift. Nonetheless, the high-end accessories don't come cheap. A normal Anya Hindmarch handbag is priced anywhere between £495 and £2,500, while a bespoke small washbag costs from £175.

During her stay in Australia, where her sister Jane lives, Sarah has been keeping a busy schedule. She has hosted a high tea at the Intercontinental Hotel with radio star Alan Jones. She is also set to speak at the Macquarie Graduate School of Management on Thursday, and the following day will visit St Vincent's Hospital in Darlinghurst suburb.

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Sarah also has a bag featuring her very young daughters

It appears that the Duchess is travelling alone, without her close friend Manuel Fernandez, her rumoured Spanish boyfriend. Sarah has recently set the record straight, explaining that she and Manuel are "just friends".

"Manuel is a wonderful person, but we are just friends – friends and business partners," she told the Daily Mail. "I'm the ambassador for his new lifestyle app, vVoosh, which is launching this year."

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