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A brand new car or a handbag?

SS Member Image By drodriguez 09.14.08
A brand new car or a handbag?
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You may be shaking your head in disbelief, but the latest "it" bag called Louis Vuitton Tribute Patchwork Bag retails for $45, 352. Why is this bag as expensive as a new car? It does feature a gold chain handle, but the real reason for the high price is that it's made up of samples of 15 different Louis Vuitton Handbags from the LV spring/summer and cruise lines. If you want one of these bags, you have to get in line?. There will only be a limited number being made and the fashionista's tell us there's already a long waiting list!

A more affordable and equally sought after “it” bag is the enviro-stylish re-usable shopping bag by top UK designer Anya Hindmarch. It sold out in the UK in minutes. The tote officially named “I’m Not A Plastic Bag” is made from cotton, not plastic and so far only sold in the UK. The company promises to have more in stock in mid- April and they will also be sold, again in limited quantities and colors, in other countries this summer.

If you had the money would you prefer the environmentally friendly and inexpensive bag or the Louis Vuitton?

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  • alioopsidaisy By alioopsidaisy
    04.11.07  

    I'd rather fix up my house with that kind of money, or donate to a worthy cause...I'll stick to my cheaper little cute purses.

  • CaliJulz By CaliJulz
    04.11.07  

    while I probally won't ever be able to afford this, I think that LV can do whatever they want & sell their bag for how ever much they can get for it....I love america!

  • Plucki By Plucki
    04.11.07  

    Hello.  Actually,knowing that there is a method to everyone's madness,my first thought was,why,is Louis Vitton charging so high a price?Is it their ultimate intention to raise funds for a charity of some kind?Are they (secretly)going bankrupt,and truly need an outrageous amount of money to come back out of the red?Has there been a coorparate takeover,so they need the money to fight?What,are we consumers supposed to think of such a simply ludicrous request?Such rediculous requests have been known to be the iminent ruination of companies past,and so very long forgotten.Such a company does not speak to,or for me,or my family.Bon voy-ahh-gee,baby!I'm ALL for the environment!

  • violetb By violetb
    04.11.07  

    I could never pay this much for a bag even if it were pure gold.  It is ridiculous to waste money just because of a name....Some people just have way to much money and time.

  • Destiny19692006 By Destiny19692006
    04.11.07  

    Oh My, you know this brought up memories for me, remember the Hurrican Katrina Victims who spent her money from the redcross on a Gucchi Bag, Talk about irrate people here who lost homes and struggled to get help and are still living in tents.  I would never spend that kind of money when I know there is too much good you could do with it elsewhere!

  • darkfairy25 By darkfairy25
    04.11.07  

    Oh My goodness!  That much money for such an unattractive bag is ridiculous!  I think I could find better places for my money. 

  • ctmeds By ctmeds
    04.11.07  

    Very unique looking. Too steep for my pocketbook

  • SATINANDSILK By SATINANDSILK
    04.11.07  

    IT SICKENS ME ANYONE WOULD PAY THAT FOR A PURSE WHEN THERE IS PEOPLE IN THE WORLD THAT ARE SO NEEDY.

     

    I'LL STICK WITH THE 30 DOLLAR ONES THANKS!

  • ravenwytch By ravenwytch
    04.11.07  

    I would have a lot better things to do with $45,000. Things like pay off my car and a huge chunk of the house. A handbag wouldn't even make the list.

  • shellchris By shellchris
    04.11.07  

    this is just dumb

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