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Top 10 Most Expensive Purses in the World

Sunday, May 29th 2011. | Other

Historically, woman’s handbag has become part of woman outfit in the early 19th century or around 1920. One of the most renowned pioneers in this industry is Louis Vuitton. Louis Vuitton is one of the oldest designer bags in the world. Louis vuitton pioneers the era of expensive handbags and they have spread their influence worldwide. Here, we are going to talk some of the best purses from Louis Vuitton and other bag designers such as Chanel and Fendi. This is top 10 most expensive purses in the world.
1. The Hermes Birkin bag created by Japanese designer Ginza Tanaka – $1.9 million

Hermez Birkin Ginza Tanaka Bag


Ginza Tanaka made the handbag and she does turn the bag to be the priciest purse in the world. She embellished the bag with 2,000 diamonds, the main material of the bag is platinum, and she finished the bag with 8-karat pear shaped diamond. The cool thing about the bag is all those diamonds are detachable and user can wear those separately as necklace or bracelet.

2. The Chanel “Diamond Forever” Classic Handbag – $261,000

The Diamond Forever from Chanel is a classic theme handbag that carries more than 333 diamonds totaling 3.56karat. All those diamonds are attached onto 18-karat white gold and the bag itself is strapped with a white gold belt. Chanel only made 13 pieces of bag like this and only delivered 5 to US.
3. Lana Marks Cleopatra Bag – $250,000
The Cleopatra bag is only available 1 every year. Lana marks made the bag from metallic silver genuine alligator skin. The clasp is made of 18-karat white gold that is enriched with 1,500 white and black diamond. In 2007, Lana loan the bag to Helen Mirren and carry it during 2007 Academy award event. Every year, only 1 Hollywood actress that is chosen to carry latest Lana marks Cleopatra bag.
4. Urban Satchel Louie Vuitton Bag – $150,000
The Urban Satchel is the most unique handbag on the list. It is not made of gold or diamonds but It is made of combination of Idea, plastic water bottle, tea paper bags and band aid. The designer bag is called him/herself 14.
5. Hermes Matte Crocodile Birkin Bag – $120,000

Hermes Matte Crocodile Birkin Bag


The bag is dedicated to British actress and singer Jane Birkin. Hermes Matte enriches the bag with a original alligator skin and a clasp made that fetched 10-karat white diamonds. The less expensive version, which comes without diamonds, is sold at around $5000
6. Leiber Precious Rose Bag – $92,000
Same as the name, The Leiber precious Rose bag is flower bag with loads of precious things. The bag carries more than a thousands diamonds weighting 42,56 karats, more than 1,660 pink sapphires and more than 790 tourmalines. It is one of a kind and one and only
7. LV Tribute Patchwork Bag – $42,000
The $42,000 purse is an exclusive Louis Vuitton product that is available in Louis Vuitton branches in Asia and Europe. LV only made 20 of this and so far 4 have been purchased.
8. Gadino Bag by Hilde Palladino – $38,470
Gadino bag is coming from Hilde palladino, a bag designer from Norway. He enriches the bag with 39 white diamonds that can be found in the bag’s clasps that are made of white gold.
9. Marc Jacobs Carolyn Crocodile Handbag – $30,000
Although the bag has no white gold diamonds on the clasps, the bag carries unique genuine purple-colored crocodile skin that can be found on the bag separator and internal pockets.
10. Fendi Selleria Bag – $38,000

Fendi Selleria Bag


Fendi Selleria bag is an exclusive bag from Fendi that is made of two of most expensive and rarest species in the world Sable and Chinchilla. Fendi is unable to make the bag on mass production and that is one of the main reasons Fendi sales one of the most expensive purse on their top list.



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