Bada bling! Did someone say we were in a recession? You'd never guess it by these blinged out ridiculously overpriced accessories.
On a recent visit to Miami to celebrate Thanksgivikah with my family, my boyfriend & I ran into 'Miami Housewife' Lisa Hochstein & her husband, plastic surgeon, Lenny Hochstein. They could not have been any nicer & granted my request for a photo. I wish I had been more prepared and not look so touristy. All that aside, one thing that stands out in the photo (attached) is Lisa's matching pink Hermes Birkin bag. We may not all be able to afford a Birkin or any of the below outrageously priced items like any of the 'Housewives' can, but hey it is a New Year, anything can happen & a girl can dream...
1. Hublot Black Caviar Bang Watch
Price tag: $1 million
The Hublot black caviar bang is a showstopper. It took 2000 hours to create this masterpiece. The case is made of 18 carat white gold combined with 322 grains of black gems included in the belt section, that makes a total of 25 carat gold.
2. Hermes Chaine d’ Ancre Bag
Price Tag: $1.4 million
The Hermes Chaine d’ Ancre bag features several white gold studs all over the bag. It also contains 1,160 pieces of diamonds that have a combined weight of 33.94 carats! Designer Pierre Hardy, created the design this bag, which took a years to produce. Only 3 of these were manufactured.
3. I Love Dog's Amour Amour Dog Collars
Price Tag: $1.8 million
What dog owner wouldn't love to adorn their pooch with I Love Dog's Amour Amour's awesome diamond collar. The collar boasts 52-carat diamonds. The collar’s centerpiece is a 7-carat diamond, while the setting is made of platinum and 18-karat white gold. Crocodile leather makes up the rest of the lovely collar.
4. Hermes Rose Gold & Diamond Crocodile Birkin Bags
Price tag: $1.9 million
The Hermes Rose Gold and Diamond Crocodile Birkin bag can be carried conventionally or worn with the handles around the wrist as a sort of a bangle. Only three pieces of this model were made. Designer Pierre Hardy molded the rose gold to look like crocodile leather, and the flap closure actually works, although the bag is too small to hold even a pair of sunglasses. Total manufacturing time on the pieces was two years. The bag has an intertwining chain made up of more than 11,000 diamonds.
5. Hermes Birkin Ginza Tanaka Bag
Price tag: $1.9 million
The Hermes Birkin Ginza Tanaka bag is a platinum bag set with more than 2,000 diamonds. It features a diamond strap that can also be used as a necklace or bracelet. It also has an eight-carat pear shaped diamond that can be used separately.
6. Harry Winston Ruby Slippers
Price tag: $3 million
What girl doesn't wish they could easily afford Manolo Blahniks, Jimmy Choos, Christian Louboutin and Chanels? However, they don't seem like such a splurge when you compare those brands to the most expensive pair of shoes to this date is the Harry Winston Ruby Slippers. It contains 1,350 carats in 4,600 rubies as well as 50 carats of diamonds, you can bet your life this pair of shoes is expensive. The Ruby Slipper was created in 1989 to celebrate the 50 year anniversary of The Wizard of Oz, where Judy Garland wore ruby slippers that were made with sequins.
7. Rita Hayworth Heels from Stuart Weitzman
Price tag: $3 million
These Rita Hayworth Heels by Stuart Weitzman were created by inspiring from a pair of favorite earrings of a late actress. It has open –toed heels made up of rust colored fabric and are embellished with diamonds, rubies and sapphires. They're not for sale however. They're actually owned by Princess Yasmin Agha Khan who is daughter of Rita Hayworth.
8. Mouawad’s 1001 Nights Diamond Purse
Price tag: $3.8 million
Mouawad's 1001 Nights Diamond handbag has been recorded in the Guinness Book of World Records as its most expensive handbag. It carries 4,517 diamonds and 18-carat of gold in its skin.
9. iPhone 4S Elite Gold
Price tag: $9.4 million
The iPhone's retail price of $600+ already makes it one of the priciest phones on the market. However, I couldn't live without mine. In case you want to take yours to another level, the one of a kind beauty, iPhone 4S Elite Gold has no rival. This phone is made by Stuart Hughes and is designed with 500 internally flawless diamonds that total over 100 carats. The Apple logo itself has over 50 diamonds. The navigation has a 7.4 carat single-cut internally flawless natural pink diamond (extremely rare). The chest is made with solid platinum with original pieces of bones from the T-Rex!
10. Victoria Secret Fantasy Bra
Price tag: $10 million
Each year Victoria's Secret manages to top Fantasy bra of the year before. This year is no different. It recently unveiled its latest ridiculously expensive Fantasy Royal Bra. Model Candice Swanepoel had the honors this year of adorning this beyond beautiful bra which contains a 52-carat pear-shaped ruby, hanging from the middle of the bra.
The 18-karat gold bra is made with more than 4,200 precious stone. The bra also comes with two bodyguards!
Which of these items are on your wish list?