Remember Louis Vuitton’s Patchwork Tribute bag? Yes, that hideous $42,000 bag that even if I had the money to buy, would still never be caught dead carrying? Despite being so ugly, the reason is got so much press was because there were only four made. Exclusivity and rarity are equal to a bag’s worth and are the driving elements behind today’s luxury market. The Patchwork bag was just the first of many — or shall I say few — bags to top the price-tag charts.
If you asked me how much I thought that bag was worth before hearing all the hype, I would have said $30. So much for my fashion IQ. How’s yours? See if you can correctly choose the most expensive handbag in the world from the selection below. You’ll know if you’re right when you click and find the $148,000 bag. These are just some from Forbes’ guide to The World’s Most Extravagant Handbags that shows us just what the possibilities are in case any of us ever wins the lottery.
C. Lana Marks Cleopatra Bag is encrusted with 1,500 black and white round diamonds and is the only one in existence.