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Top 21 Most Expensive and Exclusive Designer Handbags in the World

Top 21 Most Expensive and Exclusive Designer Handbags in the World

Everyone knows the best friends of women are diamonds... And handbags! From classic to extravagant, small and large, all of them are made to add to your outfit chic and elegance. Some handbags are so expensive you can easily buy a house with this money! You decide what is better for you.

Which handbag has the Guinness World Record as the most expensive one?

Here is a list of 20 most expensive and exclusive women’s handbags in the world of 2024.


21. Chanel Pearl Lego Brick Clutch - $15,000

This stunning Chanel clutch is from the Spring Summer 2014 Collection is crafted with black plexiglass and decorative blocks. The main feature of this designer bag is pearl embellishments. Furthermore, the Chanel Pearl Lego Brick Clutch has a long and amazing pearl shoulder strap. All these elements make the clutch look very luxurious. That is why the Chanel Pearl Clutch is retailing for a darn $15,000.


20. Tom Ford Tara Small T Clasp Alligator Shoulder Bag - $15,500

Tom Ford is one of America's most influential designers and his luxurious handbags have generated a cult following at speed. The Tom Ford Tara Small T Clasp Alligator Shoulder Bag completely redefines luxury for the 21st century. Its beauty lies in the material used which is made from alligator skin that will delight any lover of exotic leather bags. With its silhouette the handbag harmoniously suitable for any outfit. This designer shoulder bag costs $15,500.

19. Chanel Alligator Classic Jumbo Double Flap Bag - $16,195

This rare orange stunning flap bag is superbly crafted of matte luxurious exotic "alligator mississippiensis" leather. Gold-toned chain shoulder strap beautifully contrasts with the orange leather. This luxurious and iconic Chanel Alligator Jumbo Double Flap Bag is suitable for day and a sensation for the evening and it is available at a price of $16,195.


18. Bottega Veneta Soft Crocodile Loop Hobo Bag - $23,500

This Bottega Veneta Soft Crocodile Loop Hobo Bag is special because it is made from a luxury delicate crocodile skin and features a sophisticated flat top handle that resembles a crocodile skin pattern. The price of Loop Hobo Bag is $23,500. It is not so cheap but high quality justifies this price.

17. Gucci Zumi Crocodile Medium Top Handle Bag - $32,564

The bold-looked bag was introduced in the evocative theater setting. The Gucci Zumi line takes its name from actress and musician Zumi Rosow, who walked the Spring Summer 2019 runway carrying the bag. The hardware is presented in a shiny mix of silver and gold tones on a noble dark green crocodile leather. The Gucci Zumi handbag is made in Italy and costs $32,564.

16. Gadino Bag By Hilde Palladino - $38,470

Hilde Palladino – a Norwegian little known designer, presented this bag in one of his collections. Upon first glance, the Gadino Bag does not appear to be anything special, besides that it is made of exotic crocodile skin. But if you attentively look at its clasps, you can see 39 white diamonds made of selected white gold. The price of such a “brilliant bag” is $38,470.

15. Louis Vuitton Crocodile Capucines BB TIE & DYE Bag - $44,000

This absolutely fascinating Louis Vuitton bag will conquer you! Made from alligator skin with shiny gold-colored hardware, it is considered one of the rarest handbags of Louis Vuitton. You still have an opportunity to buy this amazing colorful bag but it priced at $44,000.

14. Moreau Paris Diligence Crocodile Satchel - $44,000

Crafted in France of grey crocodile, Moreau Paris Diligence Satchel Bag has a complicated and intricate design that makes this bag look extravagant but at the same time it will perfectly complete almost any outfit! Now the price of the handbag is $44,000 and if you want to have this one in your collection, you will have to work hard to find it, as it is sold out in many stores.


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13. Leiber Precious Rose - $92,000

A very romantic handbag was made in 2007 in the shape of a rose flower, handcrafted with 1,016-diamond, 1,169-pink sapphire and 800-tourmaline. The bag is a total of 42.56 karats and is lined with 18 karat white gold in metallic kidskin. Leiber Precious Rose Bag is considered the most expensive rose accessory out there and it exists in one single copy on the planet. Unfortunately, the mysterious flower was sold much before it was even launched by a rich anonymous person and it was valued at $92,000.


12. Blue Crocodile Hermès Birkin Bag - $113,525

Hermès introduced Birkins in the 1980s. This line quickly became a symbol of prestige and exclusivity due to its high price and long waiting lists. The bag was created for Jane Birkin when Hermès saw her bag spilled out on an aircraft, proving she needed something of bigger size for all of her stuff. Hermès Birkin bags are really valuable, that's why handbag collectors want to own at least one of these bags. This blue crocodile Hermès bag is really exotic. The color of the blue looks perfect for this handbag! Unlike the other Birkin bags in this list, this one is not crafted with diamonds but this Hermès Birkin bag is almost in the top 10 most expensive and luxury handbags in the world of 2020, auctioned off for $113,525 in 2011.

11. Hermès Quelle Idole - $116,549

The Hermès Kelly Quelle Idole bag, more widely known as the "Kelly Doll", debuted in 2000 and has since been discontinued. This pink bag is one of the rarest items ever produced by Hermes, the limited edition piece was personally designed by the house's art director, making it an even more valuable find. The Kelly Doll is made from Bubblegum Pink Swift Leather and is adorned with a smiling face, arms and feet, that will make the owner of the handbag happy. The price of the cutie is $116,549.

10. Urban Satchel Louis Vuitton Bag - $150,000

Let’s take a look at a very extravagant bag made by one of the most famous fashion houses in the world – Louis Vuitton Urban Satchel Bag. Upon first glance, it really has an unusual form for a bag because it is created not from luxury leather as other Louis Vuitton bags but from all kinds of junk including bottles, cigarette packets, tea bags, band-aid, and others. This work of art was designed to attract more attention to environmental problems. This eco handbag costs $150,000.

9. Fuchsia Diamond Studded Hermès Birkin - $222,000

This beautiful and rare Hermès Birkin handbag has set a record for the most expensive bag ever sold at auction. The Hermès Birkin bag bought a mystery anonymous phone bidder at Christie’s Hong Kong auction in 2014 and it was sold for $222,000. What is so special about this Hermès Birkin bag? It is not just made from luxury crocodile leather, but it also comes in very bright and eye-catching fuchsia color with diamonds and 18K white gold embellishments. The bold color and radiance of diamonds just make you pay attention to it! Getting this purse is heaven!

8. Hermès Niloticus Crocodile Himalaya Birkin - $250,000

The exclusive white matte Hermès Himalaya Birkin bag is crafted from Nile crocodile skin with more than 240 diamonds on its 18-karat-gold hardware. The noble smoky grey fades into a pearly white, like the dazzling, snow-capped Himalayas. This coloring makes the process of producing of the handmade very painstaking. The rare and desired Hermès Himalayan Birkin is the most sought after handbag in the world. In June 2018, a Himalaya Birkin was sold for $209,870 at Christie’s London auction, now it at a cost of $250,000. Only the chosen ones can get this luxurious handbag.

7. Hermes Faubourg Birkin Bag White - $250,000+

hermes white birkin faubourg 

Another reinvention of the classic luxury purse, this time displaying its historical storefront. Crafted in 5 leathers, this Faubourg Birkin bag is available in 4 colorways, out of which the white one, called Neige, is the most coveted. While it usually sells in the $200,000 range at auctions, it once topped a lot of the handbags from the list with whopping $400,000 thousand paid in private sale.

6. Chanel Diamond Forever Handbag - $261,000

Chanel's top-rated and most ravishing line of fashion articles will make you fall in love with this brand. Chanel shook all the world in 2008 when the fashion house announced that they would be releasing a limited edition of luxury bags, called the Diamond Forever Handbags. In December 2016 this handbag attracted most collectors around all the world and the bag was considered as highly desired. Let’s see why everyone seems to want the Chanel Diamond Forever Handbag.

It is gilded with 334 diamonds that make up 3.56 carats, they are located on the pure matte white alligator leather that is treated to present a lustrous look. It carries an 18K white gold hardware frame that makes the handbag look more elegant. For adding more sophistication to this styled handbag, an 18K gold chain is accompanied to this Chanel bag. In the world there are only 13 of these luxury bags and 5 of them are sold in the United States. So if you like this Chanel bag and you are ready to pay $261,000, you only can buy it through special order.

5. Lana Marks Cleopatra Clutch - $400,000

The Lana Marks Cleopatra Clutch was originally designed for very special celebrities attending the Academy Awards and is handcrafted in northern Italy by highly skilled artistans, as said Lana Marks – the designer, in an interview. The main secrets of these bags is in rare coloured diamonds, emeralds and rubies. The stones that she uses come from all over the world and are of the very best quality and cut. That is why the price for such quality comes to $400,000.

4. Hermès Birkin Ginza Tanaka Bag - $1,900,000

This Hermès Birkin bag is special because it was created by Hermès together with a famous Japanese designer Ginza Tanaka. The bag is made out of platinum, which is one of the most expensive materials, and it also has 2000 diamonds that you can see shining outside the bag. Another chic is into a diamond sling because it can be removed and the bag can become a clutch. Furthermore, you can use a centerpiece pear-shaped stone of 8 karats like a brooch. In 2020 Hermès Birkin Ginza Tanka bag is the fourth most expensive handbags at a cost of $1,9 million.

3. Hermès Chaine d’Ancre Bag - $2,000,000

This is probably the most extraordinary bag you have ever seen that costs $2,000,000. Pierre Hardy is the designer who together with Hermès created this fancy bag. It took them some years to produce the handbag because it was really difficult to turn Hardy’s ideas into reality due to the elaborate and intricate style of the bag. It has several white gold studs placed all over the bag and it was encrusted with 1,160 pieces of diamonds. The Hermès Chaine d’Ancre Bag is collectible because there are only three unique bags made in the whole world.

2. Hermès Kelly Rose Gold - $2,000,000

This Hermès bag rightfully takes the 2nd place in the ranking of the most expensive handbags in the world. It is one of the most luxurious jewelry because the size is very small and using this bag as a real handbag will be uncomfortable. The Hermès Kelly is made out of solid rose gold, that mimics crocodile leather, dotted with a total of 1160 diamonds. Actually it reached two years to finish this craft. In the world exist only 12 Kelly Rose bags and the net worth of such designer handbag is $2,000,000. 

1. Mouawad 1001 Nights Diamond Bag - $3,800,000

Valued at $3.8 million, the Mouawad 1001 Nights Diamond Purse has been crowned the globe's most expensive handbag ever by The Guinness Book of World Records in 2011. This romantic heart-shaped bag has been created using 18k gold but what makes it so expensive is the presence of so many diamonds. In total, it has 4,517 diamonds, 4,356 of them are colorless diamonds, 56 pink diamonds, and 105 yellow diamonds. This purse is really a masterpiece of art!


Most Expensive Backpacks in the World

Not only women want to look elegant in their everyday life but also teenagers wish to be attractive at school or at university. Here are the 2 most expensive backpacks in the world.

2. Chanel Graffiti Art School Small Multicolor Canvas Backpack -  $15,050

The second most expensive backpack is a Chanel Graffiti Art School Small Multicolor Canvas Backpack. All children of celebrities dream about this backpack because the school bag has a very stylish multi beige graffiti color and is made of delicate Canvas leather decorated with shiny silver hardware and with lots of modern pockets. The price of Chanel Graffiti Backpack is $15,050.


1. Louis Vuitton Crocodilian Leather Backpack - $79,000

The most expensive backpack in 2020 becomes a Louis Vuitton Crocodilian Leather Backpack. First demonstrated at the Louis Vuitton Men’s Fall-Winter 2018 show, it is an exquisite accessory for both men and women. The outstanding LV leather backpack is crafted from rare crocodilian leather in Titanium grey, the most fashionable color of the season. This backpack is also unique because it combines a sporty style with elegant luxury and costs $79,000.

 Most Expensive Weekend Bags for Men in the World

Everyone knows women have a passion for fashionable designer bags, but the opposite sex also likes to show off the latest newfangled luxury designer briefcases to friends or colleagues.

Let’s see 2 most expensive weekend bags for men in the world of 2020.

2. Louis Cartier Messenger Bag - $46,300

The 2014 year brings to the public new items from Cartier’s new collection with astonishing prices. One of them is this Messenger Bag at a cost of $46,300. This is a classic styled black matte crocodile skin messenger bag has a palladium finish for the metal parts and the diamond-shaped famous Cartier logo. The bag was made in a limited edition and if you want it but can’t afford, you can buy the calfskin version who is sold at $2780.



1. Domenico Vacca Alligator Skin Travel Bag - $48,000

This bag is made of genuine alligator leather and you can’t just go in a store and buy it, because it is only available through an order. It is produced in noble shades like dark brown, ocher and maroon which makes this bag more luxurious and the holder more prestigious. The price of your prestige is $48,000.


Celebrities Carrying the Most Expensive Bags in the World

Celebrities, of course, not only love luxurious designer handbags but also can afford them. Victoria Beckham has a huge collection of Hermès Birkin bags. In 2008 her husband bought her an albino Nilo crocodile Himalayan Birkin for a reported $100,000.

The owner of this personalized Lana Marks Cleopatra clutch is a Chinese actress Li Bingbing where pink diamonds and pink gold were used to write down her name.

Kim Kardashian is not inferior to Victoria Beckham in collecting new Birkin handbags. She is an absolute fan of the Himalayan bag as she has also been spotted with it.

Now you know all the wonders of the world of luxury bags. I hope reading this article was interesting for you!

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  • Posted by keea on

    the 16th handbag, my tia has one but in a different color. that was my titos gift on their anniversary. i guess rich people doesn’t have any clue where they will spend their money from lol.

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  • Posted by Miranda on

    OH MY GOD! These celebrities don’t support the animal abuse act. Taking from a poor animal. You should be ashamed!! 😡

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