The Birkin Bag (If You Don’t Know, Now You Know)

The Birkin Bag is without a doubt the most sought after handbag in the world. Often seen dangling on the arms of celebrities, this it bag is also a top item on every fashionista’s wish list. Named after actress and singer Jane Birkin, the bag is handmade in leather and are sold in a range of sizes. Prices depend on the color, hardware fixtures, and skin and range from £6,000 to £100,000 ($9,000 to $150,000). Costs escalate according to the type of materials or fabrics used.

If the price didn’t scare you, the waiting list sure will. This coveted item has a famous waiting list of more than two years to purchase one from Hermes. Yes you heard right, two years! “The average fashionista has a better chance of climbing Mount Everest in Prada pumps than of possessing one of these coveted carryalls.”

This coveted item can easily be a lifetime of savings for the average fashionista, but a girl can dream right!

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