Some people spend $185,000 on a house. But one ambitious bidder shelled out the same amount for an Hermès Birkin.
Sold through Heritage Auction in Los Angeles, this particular bag puts ordinary $7,000 Birkins to shame. Made of matte Himalayan Nilo Crocodile – meant to evoke images of the Himalayan mountains – the bag features 18-karat white gold hardware and 245 diamonds (a whopping 9.84 carats total).
The only bag to top this one’s price on the auction block was a red crocodile Birkin that went for $203,150 in 2011.
Looks like I should start saving for that dream home – er, I mean bag.
By Brianna Lapolla, Staff Writer
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