Handbags and purses for women are accessories vital in every woman’s dressing. They are either carried for functional purposes (i.e. meant for carrying personal belongings), aesthetics purposes (i.e. used to complement an outfit) or for both reasons. Some designer handbags, however, have become luxury pieces women use for making a style statement, inferring their social status or simply adhering to latest fashion trends.
These five most expensive bags are rare, unconventionally made intricately from lux commodities which make them limited in retail circulation and high in prices. Meet the top five starting from number five:
- Lana Marks Cleopatra Clutch –$100,000- $400,000 (approx.. cost in Naira N36,000,000- N144,000,000)
A favorite among Hollywood celebrities at red carpet events. It comes in different colors and designs but only one piece of Lana Marks Cleopatra Clutch is seen and made in a year.
- Hermes Chained Ancre Bag $1.4 Million (approx.. cost in Naira N504,000,000)
A Pierre Hardy designed collectible with only three ever made. The Chained Ancre Bag has a chainlike design encrusted with 1,160 pieces of diamonds!
- Hermes Birkin Bag by Ginza Tanaka – $1.4 Million (approx.. cost in Naira N504,000,000)
Made of Platinum, 8 karats pear-shaped centerpiece and 2000 diamonds! This Hermes Birkin bag designed by Ginza Tanaka, Japanese designer is a showstopper. Having detachable parts that can serve as statement jewelry like brooch, necklace, and bracelet; makes this bag unique for versatile purposes
- Hermes Kelly Rose Gold – $2 Million (approx.. cost in Naira N720,000,000 )
When renowned luxurious bag designer, Hermes, and virtuosic Jeweller, Pierre Hardy collaborate nothing short of the Hermes Kelly Rose Gold bag should be expected. Consists of pure rose gold and designed like crocodile skin leather, this accessory has 1,160 diamond studs all over it! 12 of this bag were made within the period of two years with 3 variants of it ever created. It’s quite small in size but absolutely lux!
- Mouawad 1001 Nights Diamond Purse – $3.8 Million (approx.. cost in Naira N1,224,000,000 )
The Mouawad 1001 Nights diamond Purse, crested with 4,517 diamonds; which comprises of 4,356 colorless diamonds, 105 yellow diamonds, and 56 pink diamonds. This stunning piece accessory is an undeniably miniature treasure box. It has been the most expensive purses and one of the most expensive items in the world according to Guinness Book of records since 2011.