The 10 Most Expensive Handbag Brands in the World
22% of women said if they could only splurge on one designed item, it would be a handbag. Handbags, clutches, purses, totes or what ever you call them ,these are the most essential fashion items for every single women out there. They come in various different styles, colors, sizes and shapes and there are many brands all over the world.
Whether it's a High street or Designer Labels it’s incredibly hard to pick just one favorite. It is said that the average woman owns 6 handbags. (Yay or Nay). Some hand bags are designed for high-end fashion for special occasions, so here take a look at some of the world’s most expensive handbag brands.
10. Judith Leiber
Judith Leiber (since 1963), became well known for her minaudieres, lovely little handbags, with innovative shapes, decorated with more precious gems than you can count.
Prada (since 1913), has always been one of the most sought after luxury labels, not only for their handbags, but also for the stylish clothes, wonderful perfumes and apparel they launch.
Mouawad (since 1890), holds several other entries into the Guinness Book of World Records. This 1001 Nights Diamond Purse before you is made of 18 carat gold and encrusted with no less than 4,500 diamonds, this staggering handbag entered the Guinness Book of World Records in 2010 for being the world’s most valuable purse, at the price of $3.8 million.
7. Marc Jacobs
Marc Jacobs has been the creative director at Louis Vuitton for almost 17 years, before starting his own line of accessories. He’s now considered one of the most important fashion designers in the entire world, with over 200 retail stores in more than 80 countries, opened for this bespoke creations.
6. Louis Vuitton
Louis Vuitton (since 1854), always reinvents itself, with innovative designs such as the New Age Traveller handbags, which combines phone cables with leather and sells at the price of $26,000.
The most expensive handbag created by them is entitled the LV Tribute Patchwork Bag, released in 2007 and produced in a limited run of just 24 pieces.
5. Lana Marks
Lana Marks precious handbags are often seen on the red carpet of the Academy Awards and one of the most impressive items is the Lana Marks Cleopatra Clutch, which was inspired by the actress Elizabeth Taylor and it’s now worth over $100,000.
4. Hilde Palladino
Palladino (since 2001), from her long list of items, the Gadino Limited Edition Bag is one of her most impressive bags, made of white crocodile skin and adorned with 39 diamonds on the clasps with white gold. It costs $38,000 and it’s among the most expensive bags in the world, but Hilde Palladino stated that the edition is limited and will not be produced again, so it’s going to become a true collector’s item.
Hermes (since 1837), has been one of the world’s most famous luxury goods company, specializing in leather goodies, breathtaking perfumes, jewellery, watches and even home furnishings right now. The handbags designed by Hermes are made in a whole day, using only premium leathers, taken from all over the globe.
Fendi (since 1925), incredible “baguette” handbags are just perfect if you want to stand out in any occasion. They come in a variety of designs and sizes, and they’re made of bespoke materials like white lambskin or black crocodile leather, which makes them quite exclusive at a price ranging around $28,000.
Chanel (since 1909), is the world’s most expensive handbag brand right now. The handbags from Chanel are usually higher priced than anything else, but they’re extremely popular among celebrities, due to their chic and classic aesthetic, that’s subtle and simply beautiful.