Hermès 25cm Matte White Himalayan Nilo Crocodile Birkin Bag with Palladium Hardware

Hermès 25cm Matte White Himalayan Nilo Crocodile Birkin Bag with Palladium Hardware. Estimate: $70,000 - $90,000. Photo Heritage Auctions.

NEW YORK, NY.- There is little that can get the blood flowing in a lover of Haute Couture like a gorgeous designer handbag. Names like Hermès, Chanel and Louis Vuitton can induce fits of desire in even the most jaded fashionista. To the people that love them, the best handbags are singular works of art, painstakingly crafted by artists at the peak of their skill, and we couldn't agree more.

To that end, we present the 10 most drool-worthy luxury handbags in Heritage Auctions' upcoming May 5-6 Spring Luxury Accessories Signature® Auction at the Fletcher-Sinclair Mansion on Manhattan's Upper East Side — 2 East 79th Street (at 5th Ave.) to be exact. 

Hermès 25cm Matte White Himalayan Nilo Crocodile Birkin Bag with Palladium Hardware 2

Hermès 25cm Matte White Himalayan Nilo Crocodile Birkin Bag with Palladium Hardware 3

#1: Hermès 25cm Matte White Himalayan Nilo Crocodile Birkin Bag with Palladium Hardware. Estimate: $70,000 - $90,000. Photo Heritage Auctions.

Pristine Condition; 9.5" Width x 8" Height x 5" Depth: A classic that is every bit as timeless as it is gorgeous. It's estimated at $70,000+, and worth every bit of it! 

Hermès 35cm Matte Mykonos Alligator Retourne Kelly Bag with Palladium Hardware

Hermès 35cm Matte Mykonos Alligator Retourne Kelly Bag with Palladium Hardware2

#2: Hermès 35cm Matte Mykonos Alligator Retourne Kelly Bag with Palladium HardwareEstimate: $50,000 - $70,000. Photo Heritage Auctions.

Excellent to Pristine Condition; 14" Width x 10" Height x 5" Depth: Gorgeous blue coloring and unmatched quality would make this gorgeous Kelly handbag the envy of everyone you know. With a $50,000+ estimate, this bag is sure to make a statement. 

Hermès 25cm Ombre Ring Lizard Birkin Bag with Palladium Hardware1

Hermès 25cm Ombre Ring Lizard Birkin Bag with Palladium Hardware2

#3: Hermès 25cm Ombre Ring Lizard Birkin Bag with Palladium HardwareEstimate: $30,000 - $40,000. Photo Heritage Auctions.

Excellent Condition; 9.5" Width x 8" Height x 5" Depth: Birkin's really don't come in a more eye-catching style than this handbag – sure to be the talk of any party or event where you happen to find yourself. If you can spend upwards of $30,000+, this might just be the handbag for you! 

Chanel Shiny Green Crocodile Medium Double Flap Bag with Silver Hardware

Chanel Shiny Green Crocodile Medium Double Flap Bag with Silver Hardware 2

#4: Chanel Shiny Green Crocodile Medium Double Flap Bag with Silver HardwareEstimate: $15,000 - $25,000. Photo Heritage Auctions.

Excellent to Pristine Condition; 10" Width x 6" Height x 2.5" Depth: With this handbag, atelier Chanel proves that Hèrmes is not the only one who can produce a legendary handbag of unmatched flair. The estimate pegs it at $15,000+, though we won't be surprised if it climbs even higher!

 

Louis Vuitton by Christian Louboutin Celebrating Monogram Collection Classic Monogram Canvas & Red Calf Hair Shopping Bag

Louis Vuitton by Christian Louboutin Celebrating Monogram Collection Classic Monogram Canvas & Red Calf Hair Shopping Bag 2

#5: Louis Vuitton by Christian Louboutin "Celebrating Monogram Collection," Classic Monogram Canvas & Red Calf Hair Shopping BagEstimate: $4,000 - $6,000. Photo Heritage Auctions.

Excellent to Pristine Condition; 12" Width x 12" Height x 4.5" Depth: For the Celebrating Monogram Collection the Louis Vuitton house called upon iconoclastic creators to work with the brand's iconic monogram canvas. Shoe designer Christian Louboutin has certainly done his part with this amazing handbag. With an estimate set at $4,000+, expect serious competition to take this beauty home 

Judith Leiber Full Bead Silver Crystal Puppy Minaudiere Evening Bag

#6: Judith Leiber Full Bead Silver Crystal Puppy Minaudiere Evening BagEstimate: $1,500 - $2,500. Photo Heritage Auctions.

Excellent Condition;3.5" Width x 6" Height x 3" Depth: What an adorable evening bag from Judith Leiber, whose artfully conceived and brilliantly crafted evening bags successfully blend art and utility. Her bags are included in the permanent collections of prestigious institutions such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, The Victoria and Albert Museum in London, and the Houston Museum of Fine Arts. This particular minaudiere is shaped like a puppy done in silver and gold crystals. This little doggy should be in everyone's sites with an estimate of $1,500+.  

Hermes Special Order Horseshoe 35cm Tosca & Black Togo Leather Birkin Bag with Gold Hardware

Hermes Special Order Horseshoe 35cm Tosca & Black Togo Leather Birkin Bag with Gold Hardware 2

#7: Hermès Special Order Horseshoe 35cm Tosca & Black Togo Leather Birkin Bag with Gold HardwareEstimate: $15,000 - $20,000. Photo Heritage Auctions.

Excellent to Pristine Condition;14" Width x 10" Height x 7" Depth: This one-of-a-kind Birkin is an Hermès collector's dream. Subtle black and vibrant Tosca colors combine into one fabulous bag. The estimate on this beauty is $15,000+. 

Hermes 35cm 5P Pink Togo Leather Birkin Bag with Palladium Hardware

Hermes 35cm 5P Pink Togo Leather Birkin Bag with Palladium Hardware 2

#8: Hermès 35cm 5P Pink Togo Leather Birkin Bag with Palladium HardwareEstimate: $15,000 - $20,000. Photo Heritage Auctions.

Excellent Condition; 14" Width x 10" Height x 7" Depth: In case you were wondering, 5P Pink is an incredibly rare color, sought after by collectors and Hermès lovers alike for it's pretty, feminine look. The estimate here is $15,000+. Expect fierce competition, but well worth it!  

Hermes Shiny Rose Scheherazade Porosus Crocodile Kelly Cut Clutch Bag with Palladium Hardware

Hermes Shiny Rose Scheherazade Porosus Crocodile Kelly Cut Clutch Bag with Palladium Hardware 2

#9: Hermès 35cm Shiny Rose Scheherazade Porosus Crocodile Sellier Kelly Bag with Palladium HardwareEstimate: $20,000 - $30,000. Photo Heritage Auctions.

Excellent to Pristine Condition; 12" Width x 5" Height x 1" Depth: A striking color in a striking skin make for a doubly striking bag. This handbag is not meant for those who want to blend in. Or those who are not willing to go all in to get, as the estimate is $35,000+.  

Chanel Metallic Black Quilted Leather Wallet on Chain Bag with Gunmetal Hardware

Chanel Metallic Black Quilted Leather Wallet on Chain Bag with Gunmetal Hardware 2

#10: Chanel Metallic Black Quilted Leather Wallet on Chain Bag with Gunmetal HardwareEstimate: $20,000 - $30,000. Photo Heritage Auctions.

Pristine Condition;7.5" Width x 5" Height x 2" Depth: Chanel's wallet on chain offers a stylish and convenient way to carry around your essentials, accented with gunmetal hardware. With an estimate of $1,500+, this is a bag that is accessible to all level of collector.