Handbags can be considered as women’s best friend. Women usually can’t go out without toting a bag. Indeed bags are among women’s personal needs, not only because bags hold all your essentials but they can go along with your fashion. Bags go along with beautiful clothes, jewelries, signature shoes, and even cosmetics.
Some 22% of women would splurge on a handbag if they only to chose one designer item. And proving that women love to shop, one out of 10 women is willing to spend $150 or more on a handbag. Now, even though these bags cost hundreds and thousands of dollars, women still go gaga for them, especially for those who have too much money to burn.
Here are some of the most expensive handbags girls would die for.
1001 Nights Diamond Purse
It is the most expensive handbag ever made and costs $3.8 million. This handbag was designed by The House of Mouawad that is based in Dubai. It is covered with 4,500 diamonds — 105 yellow, 56 pink and 4,356 colorless — with a total carat weight of 381. This was named by the Guinness World of Records as the most expensive handbag today. Some 10 artisans dedicated 4 months of work time just to produce this very elegant and beautiful handbag, that’s one of the most expensive handbags today. If you think this extraordinary handbag is worth every penny, then get this beautiful bag. That is, if you can afford it.
Hermes Birkin by Ginza Tanaka
This ravishing Hermes Birkin bag was designed by Japanese designer Ginza Tanaka. It is made out of platinum and has over 2000 diamonds around it. The center diamond is pear-shaped with 8-carats and can be used separately. The strap of the bag can also be worn as a bracelet or a necklace. This beautiful purse costs $1.9 million and was sold a few years back, another one of the most expensive handbags in the world today.
Chanel Diamond Forever Classic
The third most expensive handbag ever made is the the Chanel Diamond Forever Classic with a price tag of $261,000. This Chanel hand bag is overflowing with extravagance, because of its classic alligator skin combined with diamonds. This handbag contains 334 diamonds with 3.56 carats, 18 carat white gold hardware and offers long shoulder chain straps made of 18-carat gold. There are only 13 Chanel Diamond Forever Classic bags created. Owning one can be luxurious, but these bags are works of art.
Marks “Queen” Cleopatra
A limited Cleopatra Clutch by Lana Marks. And they only made one bag every year. It is made out of white alligator skin and encrusted with diamonds. This little baby has a staggering price of $250,000. This kind of purse is quite popular among Hollywood stars because of its class and elegance.
Louis Vuitton Urban Satchel
Maybe most of you are thinking, why is this bag included in the list of the most expensive handbags in the world?Well, it was basically made out of junk–from water bottles, cigarette packets, candy wrappers and band aid. But this creation came from the mind of young Louis Vuitton. The Urban Satchel handbag costs $150,000 and considered as the most expensive bag of the LV line. There are only 12 LV Urban Satchel handbags that were made and surprisingly every one of them has been booked and reserved by celebrities.
Hermes Matte Crocodile Birkin Bag
How can you not fall in love with Hermes? Named after actress/singer Jane Birkin, this Hermes Matte Crocodile Birkin Bag is made out of crocodile skin and features 14 carat diamonds on its lock and clasp which is about 30 centimeters long. This elegant bag was sold for $120,000 at Doyle Auction House in New York.
Lieber Precious Rose Bag
This beautiful handmade bag was created by Judith Lieber. This perfect rose-shaped handbag holds 1,016 diamonds totaling 42.56 carats, 1,169 pink sapphires and 800 tourmalines. Precious stones and crystals in this bag explain its extravagant price of $92,000. There is only one such handbag available in the world.
LV Tribute Patchwork
This lovely Louis Vuitton handbag was inspired by 15 different samples from other LV bags from their spring/summer cruise line and the chain strap was made out of gold. A Louis Vuitton spokesperson said that these fug bags “take all the best parts of the season’s creations and roll them into one. We are confident that the bag is utterly exclusive and that it will remain so.” All 24 handbags were sold for $42,000 each and are owned by top celebrities.
Gadino Bag by Hilde Palladino
Hilde Palladino, the Norwegian designer who created this bag wants to make the general public interested in the skills and creativity of Italian bag-makers. Only good quality leather, white gold, 39 diamonds on the clasps and precious stones were used to make this very classy and elegant white leather handbag. Its price of $38,470 is much cheaper compared to other expensive handbags in this list.
This Fendi Selleria tote bag costs $38,000. It was made from top leather that comes from chinchilla and sable — one of the rarest and most expensive leather kinds today — it is also covered with silver-colored metal hardware. Its very classy design fits any occasion, from everyday use to partying at night. Its simplicity makes this bag very chic.