In a recent YouTube video, Carmina Villarroel-Legaspi showed us her top 10 favorite bags. The celebrity mom says that she’s been collecting these designer bags over the years as a reward for her hard work. She says “Everytime I buy a bag, I make sure na classic yung style niya.”
From what she said, we can tell that she loves a spacious bag in a timeless silhouette, and preferrably one that keeps her hands free. Scroll down to see the most expensive bags Carmina loves to carry around
These are the 10 most expensive bags in Carmina Villaroel’s collection
1. Gucci Print Leather Belt Bag
Price: Starts at P62,021
Carmina loves a bag that doesn’t restrict her movements. This Gucci belt bag is her perfect hands-free option that provides enough room to carry her essentials while she roams around.
2. Louis Vuitton Palm Springs Mini
Price: Around P102,898
Another compact bag Carmina enjoys travelling with is this Louis Vuitton Palm Springs Mini. The bag has the iconic LV monogram in its signature brown color; keeping things simple yet chic. The best part: You can wear it as a backpack or crossbody bag.
3. Gucci Marmont Top Handle
Price: Around P100,975
The Gucci Marmont Top Handle is a sling-type bag that Carmina got in a beige colorway. She shares that the bag usually comes in black, so when she saw its beige iteration she thought, “Bongga, why not?”
4. Hermès Jypsiere
Price: Starts at around P403,901
If you can’t tell already, Carmina loves a trusty sling bag. Her go-to when travelling is the etoupe colored Hermès Jypsiere—either worn as is or with a Twilly attatched to add a bit of playfulness to her look.
5. Hermès Lindy
Price: Around P439,973
This bag’s handles are placed on the smaller sides of the bag, thus making the Lindy's soft leather material fall into its unique shape. The celebrity dubs this as her “airport bag” because of its size and pockets— allowing her to carry travel essentials like her family’s passports and tickets.
6. Dior Book Tote
Price: Around P139,445
The Dior Book Tote is one of Carmina’s top choices of arm candy because of its no-fuss design. It’s light to carry around, fits a lot of things, and she got it comes in the embroidered blue Dior Oblique motif— her favorite color!
7. Hermès Evelyn
Price: Starts at around P86,552
Cute and casual is what this Hermès tote is all about. Carmina purchased this bag “a long, long time ago,” and loves the bag not only for its accessibility, but for the fun red color it comes in; which she shares is her second favorite color.
8. Chanel French Riviera
Price: Starts at around P139,445
The deep navy color of the Chanel French Riviera is what drew Carmina to this tote. Many would opt for Chanel’s classic flap bags, but the prices have been hiking up. Luckily, the French Riviera is still as stylish at a lower price point.
9. Chanel Quilted Urban Companion Shopping Tote
Price: Starts at around P212,000
While travelling in Singapore, Carmina tells the story of how she entered the Chanel store and immediately was attracted to this tote. As a fan of spacious bags, the Chanel Urban Companion Shopping Tote checks all the boxes for her needs.
10. Chanel Business Affinity
Price: Starts at aroundP177,888
Last on her list is the Chanel Business Affinity. The bag is small enough to take along during trips, but don’t let the size fool you, though! Carmina reveals that when you open the bag there’s a generous amount of space to fit things in.
Watch her full vlog below!