Louis Vuitton is one of the most recognized luxury names in fashion. The company was founded in 1854 by Louis Vuitton Malletier, and today, it is a multi-billion dollar fashion house that sells luxury products, from leather goods, shoes, ready-to-wear clothing items, jewelry, accessories, sunglasses, watches, handbags and much more. Most products port the name Louis Vuitton, or LV, for short, on them. Ladies handbags are one of the most popular products the retailer sells and they range in price from several hundred, to multiple thousands of dollars. The options in handbags seem to be limitless and they are common to be seen being carried by celebrities and the wealthy. If you like keeping up with the latest handbags and what they are going for, then get ready to see the most expensive Louis Vuitton handbags for 2017.
The perfect small bag that will take you from day to evening, the Petite Malle handbag is 7.1 x 4.7 x 1.6 inches in size and is designed with a calfskin exterior and sheepskin interior. It comes in an array of colors, including red or black, but all have the gold and silver metallic pieces, and bicolor metallic studs and embellishments. Carry it as a shoulder bag, or remove the adjustable leather strap and carry it as a handbag. There is an elegant, cyber-look to the bag that makes it the perfect bag for multiple dress occasions. This handbag sells for $8,850 and is in the lineup for one of the most expensive LV bags this year.
9. Chain Louis GM- $15,800
This is a feminine clutch or shoulder handbag that transitions from day use, to evening due to the versatile look. The outer shell is made of patent calfskin with a glossy finish and golden chain with the LV initials right on the clasp. The cotton lining inside is roomy enough to carry all your essentials and has an added pouch that zippers shut, along with a flat pocket and credit card slots for adding organization. You can purchase this bag for $15,800.
8. Go-14 Mini – $17,000
If you love the look of crocodile leather, the Go-14 Mini is one of the LV bags that will give it to you. The bag goes with virtually any look and comes with the LV signature, extra-long sliding chain strap to let you adjust the length to suit any look you want. The front of the bag has a twist LV lock for closure, while on the inside, you have plenty of room with the large flat pocket along with a small pocket for smaller necessities you want to carry. Choose from a range of colors to fit your style and look when you pay $17,000 for this bag.
7. SC Bag BB Crocodile – $29,500
The SC Bag BB Crocodile bag is one that hails from the Sofia Coppola-Louis Vuitton collaboration line. It is extremely stylish with the gold metallic pieces, yet it is not overstated. The bag is considered a smaller sized bag compared to other much large LV bags and is a very durable yet supple material, making it a very comfortable bag to carry with you anywhere. The outer, crocodile leather is complimented with a lambskin lining inside and is a zipper closed bag. You can either adjust or remove the shoulder strap on this crocodile bag that also sports protective studs for the bottom to prevent injury to the leather on surfaces. If you want this LV bag, you will have to pay $29,500 to carry it.
6. Capucines BB – $30,500
Another popular material used to design LV bags, is alligator. The Capucines BB is one of LV’s alligator handbags and is a mini-size of the Capucines BB brand. This version gives you a burst of color to fit wardrobes from classic to bold and spicy. This bag was designed with a semi-rigid handle that was fastened to the bag using jewel-like rings that allow it to be very functional in movement. You can also either use the shoulder strap, or remove it for hand carry. The outer material is of alligator skin and is donned with golden colored metallic pieces, while inside, you’ll fine soft goatskin and two interior compartments, a zippered pocket, as well as a flat pocket for credit cards business cards or anything you need. The handbag also has protective studs on the bottom for protection against surface wear. If you can afford $30,500, this bag could be yours.
5. Twist MM – $34,000
Small, feminine, and quite roomy on the inside. The handbag is designed with what is known as a “wave” base that allows for more room to carry more than it looks like it would. The metal closure was made to appear as a 3D effect, using the traditional LV initials and it twists to lock – twisting the “L” to fit into the “V”. The chain was made to wear in two fashions, cross-body or the simple shoulder look. For this elegant little handbag, only pay $34,000 and you will own a LV handbag.
4. Capucines PM – $35,000
These colors really pop and are perfect for those who want a bold sense of color. The bag is alligator skin and has a shiny finish to the variety of color accents. This bag does have a removable shoulder strap, or while using it, you can choose to wear it cross-body or shoulder carried. You also have a handle if you chose to arm carry, plus a snap hook-type closure for easy access to the inside and easy lock. Inside, you’ll love the double large compartments, 1 flat pocket and 1 zipped pocket for important necessities you want kept enclosed inside. You will be able to keep the bottom of your handbag free from surface damage with the protective bottom studs and all these features on the handbag will only cost you $35,000.
3. Volta – $47,000
This is a unique bag in that it is luxurious, but also sporty, semi-resembling that of an old messenger bag. It’s a light bag, not big or bulky and is constructed of crocodile leather with two carrying options; handles or removable shoulder strap. Inside, all the room you need for your necessities is there: 2 large compartments, 1 flat pocket, a centralized zipped pocket and an outside zip pocket. You’ll feel confident your belongings are secure and safe with the Louis Vuitton signature LV metal and leather clasp that is sturdy and durable. One of the most expensive handbags this season is this Volta, selling for $47,000.
2. Capucines MM – $52, 500
If you have $52,500 to spend on a LV bag, here is one of the most exquisite this y ear. This alligator skin bag is made by superior craftsmen and each is individually shaded by hand for the most perfect coloring which only adds more character to each bag. This bag boasts of traditional house details, like the LV closure, along with metal rings and monogram flower. Inside with the goatskin lining, you’ll find 2 large compartments for your belongings along with a zipped inside pocket and flat inside pocket. Keep your handbag safe on surfaces with the 4 bottom studs. At $52,500, this handbag is at the top of the list for one of the most expensive LV bags this year.
1. City Steamer
To-date, this is the most expensive Louis Vuitton handbag and it sells for $55,500. This bag is being called “brilliant,” and is only available to order by calling Louis Vuitton. This particular handbag is a version of their City Steamer, only in crocodile skin and it was designed rely, to steal shoppers away from other big names like Hermes. The bag is extraordinarily roomy inside with compartments for all your needs and features a name tag with the infamous LV signature, an engraved padlock, removable leather shoulder strap, and is lined inside with cowhide.