Handbags have been around for the last 150 years. Women started using handbags in the late nineteenth century. Louis Vuitton was the first to enter the world of handbags and then later onwards others brand entered the business. And today there a number of high end luxury fashion brands offering the most exquisite handbags. Handbags were initially just utilitarian but now this has changed to an important fashion accessory.
Women of all ages and income use handbags to stuff their assets like money, make-up kit, car keys, cell phone, credit card and much more. There are many branded handbags but the most luxurious come with an expensive price tag. Check out to find the most expensive and luxurious handbags in the world.
Mouawad’s 1001 Night’s Diamond Purse
This diamond purse has been certified as the most expensive purse by the Guinness Book of World Records. This designer bag is priced at $3.8 million.
This diamond shaped purse is fully diamond studded and has got 4,517 diamonds out of which 4,355 were colourless, 105 were yellow and 56 were pink. This was made by 10 skillful artists.
The Hermes Birkin Bag
This expensive bag cum jewellery accessory is made by Japanese designer Tanaka. It is priced at a whopping $1.9 million. The bag is made up of platinum and about 2,000 diamonds have been used to cover it.
The diamond strap adds versatility to the bag, because if removed it can be used as a diamond necklace as well.
The Chanel “ Diamond Forever”
The Chanel “Diamond Forever” is a classic handbag with a retro touch. It is embedded with 335 diamonds of about 3.56 carats. The shoulder strap is also elegantly made of white gold.
This exclusive piece has a limited edition with only 13 available worldwide. Many famous female celebrities and Hollywood stars own it. It is priced at $261,000.
Cleopatra Bag, is produced only once every year. Lana Marks allows only one star to carry her creation every year. The clasp is embedded with 1,500 black and white diamonds.
Hollywood actress Helen Mirren had the honour of carrying the bag in the year 2007 at the Academy Awards. It costs around $250,000.
Hermes Matte Crocodile Birkin Bag
Just like the name suggests, the material used to make the bag is crocodile skin. 10 white diamonds of a total 10 carats are used to make the clasp of the bag.
The bag is priced at $120,000. The look of the bag is really simple but the material and the making used is of very high quality.
Leiber Precious Rose Bag
The look of this bag is really classy and unique, it looks more of a showpiece than a handbag. The shape and design of the flower has been perfectly made.
The bag is embedded with 1,016 diamonds of 42.5 carats. Also 1,169 pink sapphires have been used to design it along with 800 tourmalines. There is only one such bag available in the world which costs around $92,000.
Louis Vuitton Tribute Patchwork Bag
This bag is the first of its kind. Marc Jacobs, the designer of the bag used pieces cut from 15 other Louis Vuitton bags to make this one.
Critics were not very impressed with the design of the bag but it had quick sales as soon as it hit the market. There are 24 such pieces in the world with 4 already sold in the U.S. This patchwork is priced around $42,000.
Gadino Bag by Hilde Palladino
Again this one is made up of crocodile skin by Norweign designr Hilde Palladino. 39 white diamond chips are used to decorate it along with white gold which has been used at the clasp of the bag.
This bag is priced at $ 38,470.
Marc Jacobs Carolyn Crocodile Handbag
Another beautiful creation by Marc Jacob’s, this one is really popular throughout the world. He formerly worked with Louis Vuitton. It is made up of purple crocodile skin.
The design and the looks are quite impressive. Inside the bag there are inner pockets and separators. This one is priced around $38,000.
Selleria Bag By Fendi
This is one of the most rarest and expensive animal skin bags in the world. It is quite large enough and can accommodate a number of things like cellphones, keys, wallet, make-up kit and so on. This bag is priced around $38,000.
So these bags are beautiful, classic, rare but also expensive. Very few buy these. So, if you are one of those who wish to buy these then all the best to you!