How much money are you willing to spend on a handbag? $100? $200? And how much money do you think a rich person is willing to spend? The answer is not just thousands, but hundreds of thousands of dollars just for one bag. You don’t believe me? Here is out list of the top 5 most expensive bags in the world to see for yourself…
Lana Marks Cleopatra Bag – $250,000
In №5 we have the Lana Marks Cleopatra Bag for the “small” price of $250,000. Because it’s almost like a jewel, only one bag is produced each year. It’s made of silver metallic alligator skin, 18k white gold and it’s incrusted with 1,500 black and white diamonds. You can see celebrities like ChloëSevignyand Hellen Mirren wear it.
The Chanel “Diamond Forever” Classic Handbag – $261,000
Next on our list is the The Chanel “Diamond Forever” Classic Handbag for a little more than a quarter of a million. It’s limited edition and it’s incrusted with 334 diamonds, white gold hardware and white alligator skin. And that’s only №4!
Pierre Hardy’s Kelly Hermes Birkin – $1.9 million
Welcome to the big league! Here we are talking just about thousands, but millions of dollars. The first million dollar bag is the Pierre Hardy’s Kelly Hermes Birkin and it’s made from gold, crocodile leather and thousands of precious stones. It’s to say the least extravagant! It’s made by the famous jewelry designer Pierre Hardy and it took him two years to make each one!
The Hermes Birkin bag created by Japanese designer Ginza Tanaka – $1.9 million
Another Hermes bag for over a million. This Hermes Birkin is made in 2008 by the Japanese designer Ginza Tanaka. It’s made out of 2,000 diamons, platinum and 8k pearl diamond in the front. The pearl diamond and the strap are removable and you can wear them on their own as jewels.
The Mouawad’s 1001 Nights Diamond Purse – $3.8 million
And the Most expensive handbag in the world award goes to…The Mouawad’s 1001 Nights Diamond Purse for almost $4 million! The purse is incrusted with 4,356 colorless, 105 yellow and 56 pink diamonds and it took 10 people and over 8,000 working hours to make. In 2011 it received official certification from the Guinness World Records as the most expensive handbag in the world.