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Old Aug 9th 2013, 4:33 pm
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Default How does such an ugly handbag cost $38,000!

Oprah asked to see a handbag at a high end Swiss boutique; the sales assistant refused to retrieve it from the locked shelf saying she (Oprah) could not afford it . Obviously assistant did not know who she was.


Anywho, I made the thread because I can't fathom how anyone could attach a $38k pricetag to such an ugly bag.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...expensive.html
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Old Aug 10th 2013, 8:36 am
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If you kiss enough ass to be a celebrity fashion designer, you can sell pretty much anything for 38000.
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Old Aug 10th 2013, 11:30 am
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How can any handbag be worth $38k? Thankfully Bahtatgirl--who does have a couple of LV pieces to her name, all bar one bought by her before we got hitched--wouldn't dream of spending £380 on a handbag. And I defy anyone to spot any difference in quality between one costing 1,000's and something from Osprey costing £150 (admittedly in York Outlet). Bloody cheapskate, I am.
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That's crazy money for a handbag, but if you have the cash you can spend it on whatever you like. *shrugs*
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That's crazy money for a handbag, but if you have the cash you can spend it on whatever you like. *shrugs*
Sometimes I think that a product's selling point is its high price.
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They really picked the wrong woman to say no to didn't they.
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That's crazy money for a handbag, but if you have the cash you can spend it on whatever you like. *shrugs*
Exactly Meow...we have talked of this before. If you spend 15% of your monthly income on leisure (fashion/shoes/restaurants etc) it is all relative.

Some people think that spending 600dhs on a night out is outrageous..others may think that is a really good deal... as I said relative...
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Default Re: How does such an ugly handbag cost $38,000!

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Exactly Meow...we have talked of this before. If you spend 15% of your monthly income on leisure (fashion/shoes/restaurants etc) it is all relative.

Some people think that spending 600dhs on a night out is outrageous..others may think that is a really good deal... as I said relative...
I bought my wife something I'd always promised her (Chanel handbag)since we got together..... And I was nearly physically sick, but it got me in the good books anyway. The problem is, now she's relating everything to the price of the bag "oooh look at these Chanel sunglasses, they're only 400 quid!!" I argue there's no chance in a million years I'd spend that on glasses, only to be told that it is good value when you look at how expensive the bags are.

Moral of the story? Stick to River Island....
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I bought my wife something I'd always promised her (Chanel handbag)since we got together..... And I was nearly physically sick, but it got me in the good books anyway. The problem is, now she's relating everything to the price of the bag "oooh look at these Chanel sunglasses, they're only 400 quid!!" I argue there's no chance in a million years I'd spend that on glasses, only to be told that it is good value when you look at how expensive the bags are.

Moral of the story? Stick to River Island....
Tell her to be grateful for the bag..if she wants designer sunglasses tell her to get a job and buy them herself!
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Tell her to be grateful for the bag..if she wants designer sunglasses tell her to get a job and buy them herself!
400 quid for sunglasses you wear every day itsn't so bad. Better than a bag that is used once or twice a year.
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Default Re: How does such an ugly handbag cost $38,000!

Originally Posted by Patsy Stoned View Post
Exactly Meow...we have talked of this before. If you spend 15% of your monthly income on leisure (fashion/shoes/restaurants etc) it is all relative.

Some people think that spending 600dhs on a night out is outrageous..others may think that is a really good deal... as I said relative...
Indeed it is relative. Some know the cost of everything and the value of nothing.

Especially here.

Credit card maxed? Get another one. Need that new car you can't afford? Get it on tick. Need a $38,000 handbag? Get a new platitaniumuranium card.

Sorted.

Not aimed at you Patsy, not at all.
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400 quid for sunglasses you wear every day itsn't so bad. Better than a bag that is used once or twice a year.
Darling..if you have a Chanel bag then you use it everyday..no point having nice things and not using them...same with wine glasses..what is the point of having lovely, crystal glasses stuck on a shelf..use them!!
I don't keep my Louboutins in their dust bag in the wardrobe..what is the point? I wear them
If I want to buy something then I save up and pay cash...that way I really appreciate the value of something.
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If I want to buy something then I save up and pay cash...that way I really appreciate the value of something.
Lol. Told you it admit aimed at you.
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Darling..if you have a Chanel bag then you use it everyday..no point having nice things and not using them...same with wine glasses..what is the point of having lovely, crystal glasses stuck on a shelf..use them!!
I don't keep my Louboutins in their dust bag in the wardrobe..what is the point? I wear them
If I want to buy something then I save up and pay cash...that way I really appreciate the value of something.
I 100% agree with you - but my point is that most people with expensive bags/ shoes use them for special occasions. Sunnies tend to get worn.
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I 100% agree with you - but my point is that most people with expensive bags/ shoes use them for special occasions. Sunnies tend to get worn.
It does always make me laugh when I see women with "Karama specials" treating them as though they are the real thing!! Lol
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