Bags have always been a part of a woman’s outfit. They either make or break a look. Most women are willing to splurge on a good bag, but just how expensive can they get? Let’s list down the ten most expensive bag brands in the world.
10. Lana Marks
Lana Marks is best known for designing leather bags. With over 150 designs in 100 colors, the brand has been known to be highly popular with Hollywood celebrities. Charlize Theron once walked the red carpet toting a $100,000 Lana Marks Cleopatra clutch embellished with 1500 black and white diamonds.
9. Hide Palladino
A Norwegian designer Hide Palladino debuted in 2001 and has been a favorite among A-listers since then. Her signature design, the Gadino, is a white crocodile skin bag with 39 diamonds in its clasp. You can find her designs in the world’s most expensive stores like Harvey Nichols.
Since its establishment in 1913, Prada has continually produced some of the world’s most expensive bags. With its name highly praised in the fashion world, Prada can put any price on a bag and sell it.
7. Judith Leiber
Bags from Hungarian designer Judith Leiber have been known to reach sky-high price. The Precious Rose bag, its signature design, reached a peak price of $90,000. Judith Leiber products are available at posh shops like Neiman Marcus and Bergdorf Goodman.
This Italian fashion house established in 1925 has been a fashion staple since the release of the Pergamena in 1933. It is best known for its baguettes or B bags. With the design available in different shades, Fendi B bags have been known to be sold for $28,000 a piece.
5. Marc Jacobs
After working for Louis Vuitton, Jacobs made a name for himself by launching the Carolyn Crocodile bag. This purple crocodile skin bag costs $50,000 and still sells like hotcakes years after it was first released.
The staple companion of Hollywood stars since 1909, Chanel is one of the world’s most luxurious bag brands. Its Diamonds Forever line changed the public perception on tote bags. Previously meant to be inexpensive, the Diamonds Forever made the tote bag more luxurious by claiming a price of $261,000 for it.
Hermes symbolizes luxury and wealth, as all its bags have a price tag with five digits on it. The most popular one, the Matte Crocodile Biking Bag, is sold for $120,000 each.
Although more popular for crafting jewelry and fashion accessories, Mouawad holds the 2010 record for the most expensive handbag in the Guinness Book of World Records. Its 1001 Nights Diamond Purse sold for $3.8 million.
1. Louis Vuitton
The brand itself equates to luxury. This French fashion house has been the symbol of wealth for over two centuries and is currently pegged to have a market value of $25.9 billion. With bag prices ranging from $2,000 to $150,000, LV is a staple among A-listers. No matter what material they use for bags, it seems to sell like magic.