When it comes to handbags, nothing is really more luxurious than exotic leather. There's ostrich, python, shagreen, and lizard but, for many,
Small Coco Handle Bag, $5900 (approximately P318,541), CHANEL, chanel.com
This year, Chanel's Coco bag appeared in pink made out of python and lambskin with gold metal hardware. Out of all the house's exotic leather bags, this one takes the cake for its ladylike yet edgy feel.
Verrou Mini Chain Bag, $20,400 (approximately P1,101,396), HERMÈS, hermès.com
The Verrou is by no means a brand new design. The design was first released in 1938 and hidden away until 2010. This year, the bag appeared numerous times during
Capucines PM, LOUIS VUITTON, louisvuitton.com
Louis Vuitton makes a bunch of its current classic styles in precious leather. The Capucines, available in three sizes, is made in both high shine and matte crocodile leather. This exact one is available in over 26 jaw-dropping shades.
Kan I, $5400 (approximately P291,546), FENDI, fendi.com
It's no surprise that Fendi—a brand that began as a fur atelier—currently makes some of the most exceptional exotic leather bags. For 2018, the brand presented a bunch of precious leather bags in its iconic designs. This, Kan I, in baby blue ostrich, however, deserves to be singled out.
Crocodile Top Handle Bag, $36,000 (approximately P1,943,640), GUCCI, gucci.com
Gucci made a crocodile bag that's perfect for the eclectic. Accented with a bamboo handle, the bag has a scalloped flap, chain shoulder strap, leather lining, and the house's iconic Animalia head with crystals.
Large GV3 Bag, P218,500, GIVENCHY, givenchy.com
If you don't want to fully commit to delicate python, Givenchy's GV3 bag comes in leather, suede, and python. Designed by Clare Waight Keller, the GV3 takes its name from the initials of the Maison's flagship on 3 Avenue George V.
Twist MM, LOUIS VUITTON, louisvuitton.com
The Twist in Crocodilien Mat is a sight to behold. It's currently available in three colors: fuschia, blue, and pink. But don't fret if you're not a fan of the aforementioned colors, because Louis Vuitton offers a bespoke exotic leather service that allows you to customize your bag according to your wishes.
Puzzle, P230,336, LOEWE, loewe.com
Loewe stunningly mixed both calfskin and python together to create this stunning Puzzle bag. The end result is a chic and luxurious bag that pairs perfectly with a casual outfit.
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