Why do we love handbags so much?
These days many of us are prepared to spend more on a handbag than a holiday or even a car - and we want the rest of the world to know it. If you ate beans on toast for a month, could you stretch to Saint Laurent Monogram Satin Small Wallet-On-Chain Bag, Black $1,394.00 So what makes us love handbags so much?
A handbag is a better investment than the stockmarket...
So what is it about this handbag that makes it worth as much as the average family home? Last month a Birkin bag broke records and became the most expensive handbag in the world. The rare Himalayan crocodile Birkin with white gold detailing and 245 diamonds was bought for an estimated $415,000 by an anonymous buyer at a Christie's auction in Hong Kong.