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Tools of Attraction: Expensive handbags
Five New York women on the most absurdly pricey accessory.
By Danielle Gibson
Kara, 27, assistant producer
Where did you get that bag?
I got it second-hand at Boys and Girls Club fair.
Nice. How much did you pay for it?
I only paid $150 and then I went home and looked up the brand online and the bag is $1,000.
What? That is insane. You must have felt proud of yourself. How much would you pay for a bag?
Depends on who makes it, how nice it is, and how nice the material is.
What's the dream bag for you?
Prada. I love Prada. But I already have a few.
So you're living the dream. How many Pradas do you have?
Four. A collection. The most expensive one cost $2,000. I wouldn't pay any more than that. But I like to mix it up — I also have bags from Target that are like, $20.
Women in the city keep their lives in their bags, pretty much. What's in yours?
I have my lunch, my hair straightener, my clothes for the night, and my shoes for the night.
I want to hear more about your "clothes for the night."
Well, I have a date tonight. It's important to have a bag big enough for your second outfit.
Dress: Lily Pulitzer, sunglasses: Ray-Ban, shoes: Sam Edelman, bag: Kotur