Style: Must-have post-divorce "it" Bags

Advanced post-divorce life-style maintenance strategies to make ’em eat crowe lesson # 1: The Divorce Handbag

Post divorce, you may feel the need to do some collateral shopping with a little bit of your ex’s money just to cheer yourself up. Here are a few ideas curated

by our contributing editor Z. Guest:


1. The Fendi Peekaboo

Fendi peekaboo bag
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The Fendi Peekaboo comes in three sizes and is described as “sensual”, “playful” “seductive” and “expensive.” It can run from $2750 to $19000. This is a revenge buy for sure. Available here.

2. The Hermes Birkin

Hermes 35cm Bougainvillea Porosus Crocodile Birkin
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According to Deborah Jacobs in her article for Forbes How to Buy Your First Hermes Birkin, “few handbags rival Hermes Birkin.” Apparently it is due to the craftsmanship that these bags are the “most sought afer in the world.” Be the most sought after ex wife in the world with one of these puppies. Available here.
3. The Hermes Berline
4. The Bulgari Serpenti

5. The Givenchy Antigona Clutch

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This classy evening clutch by Givenchy is just a little bit over $1500. It comes in various colors and you can use it not only to cheer yourself up but to doll yourself up for your after 6pm soirées. Be the epitome of class at the party and snag your next billionaire hubby at the snap of the clasp. And just think you did not have to spend all your alimony on it. Available here

6. The Louis Vuitton Papillon

Louis Vuitton Papillon 26
Reconnect with your inner young diva with a Louis Vuitton Papillon shoulder bag. Be Young, sexy and daring – like a butterfly. Revamp your entire wardrobe one bag at a time. Go girl! Available here
7. The Chanel Executive Tote
8. Dior Addict

9. Chanel Boy

Chanel small metallic lambskin Boy Flap bag
We are totally not fashionistas and so this concept of a “boy” bag by Chanel has us a teensy bit confused. Are these bags for boys? Or just girls who like androgynous things? Or what? But they have been the rage since last year it seems and, yes, we have even seen the odd guy on the street with the so it could be a good revenge purchase for the Johnny Weir types or for girls too who like all things Chanel. And the price is not bad. A little bit less than $6000.

10. Louis Vuitton W Bag

Louis Vuitton W Bag
This one is the latest release for Spring/Summer and runs about $5000. They come in vibrant colors to cheer you up and put a bounce in your steps as you walk down the avenues. Who needs your ex anyways? Life never looked or smelled so good!