A model carries a Himalaya Niloticus Crocodile Diamond Birkin with 18 carat gold and diamond accessories – one of the most expensive handbags in the world – during a preview at Christie’s in Hong Kong in 2016. Photo: AFP

When a handbag costs more than a house, is it vanity taken too far?

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A model carries a Himalaya Niloticus Crocodile Diamond Birkin with 18 carat gold and diamond accessories – one of the most expensive handbags in the world – during a preview at Christie’s in Hong Kong in 2016. Photo: AFP
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