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10 of the Most Expensive Bags in the World

Check out which ones made the cut.
10 of the Most Expensive Bags in the World Check out which ones made the cut.

Have you ever considered your bag as a piece of jewelry? Probably not, but perhaps that's because you've never seen these designer purses before! Can you imagine lugging around bags with diamond-encrusted flaps and gold-plated hardware? Behold, 10 of the world's most expensive pieces ever made:

1. Hermès Rose Gold Kelly (P103,823,000)

This has got to be one of the best Birkin bags Hermès has ever made. With a nine-digit price, this valuable purse is made with solid rose gold paneled with 1,160 diamonds and a handle peppered with 11,000 diamonds. With not less than two years put into this design, it's considered as one of the most valuable bags in the world.

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2. Hermès Himalayan Crocodile Birkin  (P22,425,768)

This diamond Himalayan Birkin is perhaps the rarest handbag in the world. It is made with Nilo crocodile, 18-karat gold hardware, and white diamonds amounting to 8.62 carats. Behind its Himalayan color comes a painstaking dyeing process, which requires hours to complete the desired color. The lighter the color, the longer the hours. 

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3. Louis Vuitton Pumpkin Minaudière (P6,926,551)

A collaboration between luxury house Louis Vuitton and Japanese designer Yayoi Kasuma, the Pumpkin Minaudière is definitely one unique piece. Shaped like a pumpkin as the name suggests, this bag is made of pure gold with polka dots lined vertically on its sides. It comes with a golden chain, adding the perfect touch to the hefty priced purse.

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4. Hermès Matte Crocodile Birkin (P6,229,380)

This Birkin is anything but ordinary. This lavishly priced handbag was inspired by the French actress Jane Birkin, features exotic crocodile skin and 10 karats of white diamond. Valued at over six million pesos, this was the first Hermès Birkin bag introduced on the market. 

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5. Judith Leiber Precious Rose Bag ($92,000)

Designed by the American-Hungarian designer Judith Leiber, this precious rose bag is encrusted with 1,016 diamonds with a total of 42.56 carats, 1,196 sapphires, and 800 tourmalines combined under 18-carat white gold. Valued at $92,000, this handcrafted handbag is so precious that only one was ever made and released. 


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6. Hermès Double Sens 36 Bag (P1,578,109) 

First released in the fall of 2010, this reversible tote is a lightweight bag supported by a double-strap handle and a narrow base. It comes in Chiffon Mississippiensis alligator leather, which reverses to Sikkim calfskin—of course, etched with the Hermès logo. It's the perfect bag for simple everyday elegance.

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7. Louis Vuitton Volta (P2,068,413)

The Volta features a sporty and casual style without sacrificing its luxurious aspects. Made from either crocodile leather or snakeskin, it carries the classic LV clasp as well as a highly functional, well-organized interior that provides convenient access to your belongings inside.

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8. Gucci Women's Black GG Marmont Top Handle Bag (P1,367,297)

Another Gucci classic, the GG Marmont Top Handle Bag has a crocodile exterior that instantly gives off a luxurious aesthetic. It features round top handles, a hanging leather tag, and gold hardware all housed under the iconic Gucci logo plaque. 


9. Louis Vuitton Crocodile Skin City Steamer (P2,881,088) 

The City Steamer took flight in the year 2015. It features alligator skin lined with cowhide and is stamped with the LV signature on its back body. It is unquestionably a stylish and unique choice for the girl who's always on the go. 

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10. Hermès Poussiere Porosus Birkin (P3,374,247)

The Poussiere Birkin is definitely a captivating bag. A combination of matte leather and gold hardware, this timeless purse will no doubt turn heads in any room.

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