An Honest Look at the Top 10 Most Expensive Items by Louis Vuitton
By now you might have already heard of the ten most expensive items by French fashion house Louis Vuitton. Some of them probably made you drool while others made your eyes pop out in disbelief. For those of you who are not familiar with the list, here’s the honest version of its which practically sums up the netizens’ reaction to the luxury items.
Top 10: Louis Vuitton Tambour Bijou Secret Pink Gold Women’s Watch
Everything about the Louis Vuitton Tambour Bijou Secret Pink Gold Watch for Women screams LV– from its lustrous brown dial to the flawless saddle-stitching of its strap to the engraved Monogram motif. This watch is adorned with hundreds of diamonds(183 diamonds), mother-of-pearl, and rose gold. It’s worth getting one because it’s the epitome of pizzazz. It looks really elegant and would surely look great on any woman’s wrist. And since it’s a Louis Vuitton watch, you’re sure that you’ll get what you paid for, which we are looking at a sum of $26, 700. It is durable and would definitely last for years.
Top 9: Louis Vuitton Tribute Patchwork Bag
Worth a staggering $45,000, the Louis Vuitton Tribute Patchwork Bag is a designer collection bag creatively designed by Marc Jacobs. It’s made by cutting up 15 pieces of LV bags that were later on sewn together. Sure it looks weird for a bag but you should know that Rihanna and Beyonce own one. Notably, it was disparaged from blog to blog and dubbed as “ridiculously hideous”, “an atrocity”, and the “ugliest bag ever” when it was launched.
Top 8: Louis Vuitton Campana’s Maracatu Furniture
Ever heard of the Louis Vuitton Campana’s Maracatu Furniture? It’s a folding travel cabinet made out of leather off cuts from Louis Vuitton workshops. The Campana Brothers, Humberto Campana and Fernando, from Brazil, came up with $51,500 idea.This item is like art and luxury combined to form a utilitarian item… so it’s perfect for someone who is artsy, likes to indulge in luxury travels, has style and a ton of extra money to spend.
Top 7: Louis Vuitton Leather Luggage Set
Dubbed as the “most expensive” and “best designer luggage set” in the world, the Louis Vuitton Leather Luggage Set is worth a stunning $60,000. The entire set includes a wardrobe, an armoire, and steamer trunks, a jewelry case, a cruiser bag, four matching suitcases, and a hat bag. This set is all about excellent quality and style. Definitely, a must-have for anyone living large!
Top 6: Louis Vuitton Tambour Spin Time Regatta White Gold
A watch specially made for the gentlemen; Louis Vuitton Tambour Spin Time Regatta White Gold is worth $70,000. Louis Vuitton came up with an innovative and playful way of reading the time by using 5 rotating cubes. It’s worth getting one because this is an investment, an heirloom, and it makes men look cool. Admit it. Real men who look at their awesome branded watches to tell time look way cooler than usual. As an object that you get to use, wear, and let other people see most of the time, this is a status symbol, a sign of prestige.
Top 5: Louis Vuitton Coquille d’Oeuf Minaudiere Bag
The Louis Vuitton Coquille d’Oeuf Minaudiere Bag, though small, is worth a staggering $101,000. Launched in 2012, this designer collection item honors the partnership between Louis Vuitton and Marc Jacobs.
Top 4: Louis Vuitton Kusama Pumpkin Minaudiere Jewel bag
Another designer collection item created by Yayoi Kusama, the Louis Vuitton Kusama Pumpkin Minaudiere Jewel bag, is worth a whopping $133, 400. Only 5 pieces of this bag (made out of black resin, pure gold, and fine metal were made).If you really have a lot of money to spend and only a handful of stuff to put in your bag, there’s nothing wrong with these two. You can also visit Yayoi Kusama’s Artsy page to see more of her designs!
Top 3: Louis Vuitton Urban Satchel bag
And just when you thought the Patchwork Bag is weird, wait until you see the Urban Satchel Louis Vuitton Bag. If Patchwork was made out of cut up Louis Vuitton bags, this one is literally made out of junk materials – band-aids, water bottles, etc. But hey, it’s Louis Vuitton, so it’s worth $150,000. Honestly, without the Louis Vuitton logo this bag is just hideous.
Top 2: Louis Vuitton Michael Clarke Luxury Trunk
The Louis Vuitton Michael Clarke Luxury Trunk is specially made for the popular and multi-awarded Australian cricketer (and hunk) Michael Clarke. The trunk costs $170,000, and though it’s expensive, it is safe to say that this trunk might as well be any girl’s dream… including Michael Clarke of course. It provides more than enough space for all of your girly stuff.
Top 1: Louis Vuitton Steiff Teddy Bear
Finally, who doesn’t love teddy bears? The Steiff Louis Vuitton Teddy Bear is probably one of the most expensive toys out there worth $2.1 million. Its fur has real gold and eyes that are made out of diamonds and sapphires. Moreover, the bear is dressed in Louis Vuitton travel gear and has a gold mouth. Definitely not made for snuggling (*sniff*).
We have you have enjoyed the article about the top 10 most expensive items by Louis Vuitton. However, be mindful that fashionable things do not necessarily come from spending tens of thousands. There are plenty of affordable yet trendy brands out there.