It’s like any girl’s dream come true: to own the most expensive handbag in the world! Hermes’, as it is, offers one of the most noticable handbags on the marketplace: The Birkin Bag.
“The Birkin is a handbag by Hermes, handmade in leather and named after the famous actress and singer Jane Birkin. The bag is a symbol of wealth due to its high price and elusiveness to the public.”
The newest members of the Birkin Bag family are bringing a much higher price and sense of elusiveness to the table. The original Birkin retails for anywhere from $9,000 to $150,000 based on the type of materials used to make the bag. Drench the Birkin Bag in diamonds and gold and it now costs $1.9 Million.
“For those [women] who take pride in owning a whole collection of these very expensive Birkin bags, including the Rouge Crocodile skin and also the Hermès Diamond Birkin, the French luxury brand has introduced four new Hermes Birkin bags crafted from gold and studded with precious gems, which will perhaps be a piece of jewelry and not just a handbag alone. Each of the four bags adorn a $1.9 million price tag.”
At least someone considered that these new Birkin Bags are more of a prized possession and accessory for the most top-rated purse collectors. Apparently, Pierre Hardy spent two years recreating the intricate designs of the purses without leaving any room to carry things in.
“You may want to know that the bags weren’t created for carrying things in them at all, as they have in fact been designed as bracelets! Apparently, the bag section of the bag isn’t even big enough to fit a pair of sunglasses in!”
“In what is looking like a leather based body, there seems to armor of rose gold on the body, and thousands of individually crafted diamonds around the bracelet strapping, which are of course what will grab the eye balls. “
It shall be interesting to see the type of person who splurges on a $1.9 million purse!
Alexandra H for Sell Your Handbag, luxury purse boutique and buyer.