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Guest Blog by Liza Powel O’Brien

The world is full of different types–from the woman who’s got a closet full of Birkins and Chanel to the girl who’s more monogamous and single-minded, picking only one special bag at a time to lavish her attention on. Bagsnob wants to know: What type are you?

How often do you buy bags?

How Often Do You Buy Bags?(opinion)

1. What is the average amount you spend on a bag?  (Leave your answers in comments please!  To make it fun, we are going to randomly select 5 commenters to give shirts or bag hooks to.  There are 5 questions total, please answer all to qualify to win!)

$250

$500

$1000

$5000

$10,000

2. What is the most you have ever spent on a bag?

$500

$1000

$5000

$10000

$50000+

3. What is the bag you use most often?

4. What is your most treasured bag?

5. How many bags do you own?

1-5

5-20

20-50

50+

108 thoughts on “Bag Snob Quiz – Getting To Know You”

  1. 1. What is the average amount you spend on a bag?

    Answer: $1000

    2. What is the most you have ever spent on a bag?

    Answer: $1000

    3. What is the bag you use most often?

    Answer: LV Damier Neverfull MM

    4. What is your most treasured bag?

    Answer: LV Damier Neverfull MM

    5. How many bags do you own?

    Answer:1-5

  2. 1. $1,200.00

    2. $2,300.00

    3. Louis Vuitton speedy, I own several and change out depending on the season.

    4. Louis Vuitton Eclipse Speedy

    5. 50+

  3. 1. $1000

    2. $1000

    3. Don’t laugh – a nylon Kate Spade tote – I use it as my camera bag that I take to sporting events. I switch out too often to say one bag is used more than the other.

    4. Mombasa

    5. 20-50

  4. 1. What is the average amount you spend on a bag?

    Answer: $250 (I buy most of my bags on consignment)

    2. What is the most you have ever spent on a bag?

    Answer: $700

    3. What is the bag you use most often?

    Answer: Marc Jacobs Whiskey Satchel

    4. What is your most treasured bag?

    Answer: Marc Jacobs Whiskey Satchel

    5. How many bags do you own?

    Answer:1-5

  5. 1. What is the average amount you spend on a bag?

    Answer: $1000

    2. What is the most you have ever spent on a bag?

    Answer: $1000 (most of my bags were gifts)

    3. What is the bag you use most often?

    Answer: Hermes saddle bag

    4. What is your most treasured bag?

    Answer: My great grandmother’s croc clutch

    5. How many bags do you own?

    Answer:50+

  6. College student here so I can’t afford those classics yet. But I will in the future! :]

    1. 400

    2. 498

    3. Coach Soho Leather Pocket Flap in Black

    4. Coach Legacy Leather Medium Flap Shoulder Bag in Gray

    3. 5-20

  7. 1. $250 Some of my bags only cost me $100!!

    2. $5,000

    3. LV neverfull

    4. Chanel classic flap in taupe- I’ve had it since I was 16.

    5. 5-20

  8. 1. Between $500 and $1000

    2. About $750 but I’d go up to about $1500 if I was convinced it was the right one, whatever the “right one” is. I tend to buy in sales to get more bang for my buck.

    3. It varies. I do try to rotate them and of course it depends what I’m doing but at the moment, it’s a toss-up between an Anya Lautner and a Jennifer Alfano tote.

    4. It’s a toss-up between my first Mulberry and my Tod’s black Besonville.

    5. Handbags: 20+. I do not count travel bags.

    May I add a sixth question? “What would be my dream purchase?”

    6. I have toyed with getting myself a 2.55 or Chanel classic flap for my 40th birthday, which is at the end of this year. I can afford it and I rather like the idea of being old enough to carry it without irony. Should I? If not that, then what?

  9. 1. What is the average amount you spend on a bag?

    $250

    2. What is the most you have ever spent on a bag?

    $1200

    3. What is the bag you use most often?

    Coach Messenger for school :)

    4. What is your most treasured bag?

    Gucci handbag from last season

    5. How many bags do you own?

    1-5

    Yay hope I win something :)

  10. 1. $250

    2. $500

    3. I change go to bags seasonally — this summer it was a Pucci printed hobo

    4. Vintage croc satchel

    5. 5-20

  11. 1.)$2000

    2.)$3500

    3.)very large black hobo by dautore – least expensive of all my bags but highly functional

    4.)chanel coco cabas

    5.)40 – 50

  12. 1. $2000

    2. $3500

    3. very large black hobo by Dautore – highly functional and least expensive of all my bags ($600)

    4. Chanel Coco Cabas

    5. 40 – 50

  13. 1. What is the average amount you spend on a bag?

    $1000

    2. What is the most you have ever spent on a bag?

    $ 1.499

    3. What is the bag you use most often?

    Balenciaga Day in Black

    4. What is your most treasured bag?

    Balenciaga City in Galet

    5. How many bags do you own?

    1-5

  14. 1. $500

    2. $2,500

    3. Marc Jacobs “The Kid”

    4. See above!

    5. 10-15 (I usually give away 5-10 each year since I have limited storage space)

  15. 1. $500

    2. $1500

    3. Marc Jacobs quilt Dr. Bag in Grey

    4. Jimmy Choo Simone bag

    5. Own about 6 bags and tend to rotate two for everyday use.

  16. 1. What is the average amount you spend on a bag?

    $1500

    2. What is the most you have ever spent on a bag?

    $3000

    3. What is the bag you use most often?

    YSL large dark blue patent downtown

    4. What is your most treasured bag?

    YSL Large black ponyhair downtown

    5. How many bags do you own?

    10

  17. 1. Average amount spent on bag

    1500

    2. Most spent on bag

    3500

    3. Bag used most often?

    Difficult to narrow but my Bottega Venetta Bags and my YSL bags

    4. Most treasured bag?

    Chanel

    5. How many bags do you own?

    10 and counting…

  18. 1.

    $500

    2. What is the most you have ever spent on a bag?

    $1000

    3. What is the bag you use most often?

    Matt and Nat Hamburg

    4. What is your most treasured bag?

    Stella McCartney east west tote

    5. How many bags do you own?

    20-50

  19. 1. What is the average amount you spend on a bag?

    $250

    2. What is the most you have ever spent on a bag?

    $500

    3. What is the bag you use most often?

    Burberry Pink Satchel

    4. What is your most treasured bag?

    Christian Dior Pink Saddle

    5. How many bags do you own?

    1-5

  20. 1. What is the average amount you spend on a bag?

    $1000

    2. What is the most you have ever spent on a bag?

    $1000

    3. What is the bag you use most often?

    The Balenciaga day bag in pebble

    4. What is your most treasured bag?

    A vintage lizard purse that my mom used to wear in her youth

    5. How many bags do you own?

    50+

  21. 1. What is the average amount you spend on a bag?

    Answer: $1500

    2. What is the most you have ever spent on a bag?

    Answer: $3500

    3. What is the bag you use most often?

    Answer: Chanel Classic Flap

    4. What is your most treasured bag?

    Answer: Chanel Classic Flap

    5. How many bags do you own?

    Answer: 50+

  22. 1. What is the average amount you spend on a bag? $1200

    2. What is the most you have ever spent on a bag? $3200

    3. What is the bag you use most often? Chanel Maxi Caviar

    4. Louis Vuitton Mizi Vienna

    5. 5-25

  23. 1. $250

    2. $500

    3. Vintage Doctor Bag

    4. LV Sunset Boulevard (’twas a gift!)

    5. 5-20 (will increase once I graduate college and get a REAL job)

  24. 1. What is the average amount you spend on a bag? $500

    2. What is the most you have ever spent on a bag? $1000

    3. What is the bag you use most often? Chloe Bay

    4. What is your most treasured bag? The Coach my Dad bought for me in 7th grade (1985!) when they were all about brass hardware and heavy leathers!

    5. How many bags do you own? 5-20

  25. 1. What is the average amount you spend on a bag? $500

    2. What is the most you have ever spent on a bag? $3000

    3. What is the bag you use most often? Tie: Chanel Jumbo 2.55 Starry Evening & a Gold Gucci Jackie Hobo

    4. What is your most treasured bag? Too many, maybe my black 2.55 Chanel as it was my frist one after longing for one of my own so many years

    5. How many bags do you own? 20-50

  26. It depends on the bag i’m going to get.. it’s something between $3000-$10000+

    the most i spent on a bag was on my hermes bags i have 2 say and they are the most used and treasured.

    Birkins are so practical that’s y i use them the most.. i treasure all my bags but i take more care of my hermes bags and exotic leathers such as asprey and lana marks bags.

    i have to say i have 20+ bags and i love them all..

  27. 1. $400

    2. $1100

    3. Fall/winter – LV damier musette. Spring/summer – LV damier azur saleya pm.

    4. LV damier azur saleya and naviglio.

    5. Around 20.

  28. 1. What is the average amount you spend on a bag? (Leave your answers in comments please! To make it fun, we are going to randomly select 5 commenters to give shirts or bag hooks to. There are 5 questions total, please answer all to qualify to win!)

    $50

    2. What is the most you have ever spent on a bag?

    $50

    3. What is the bag you use most often?

    Reusable grocery bags. Or my white The Sak tote.

    4. What is your most treasured bag?

    A lime green satchel from Payless Shoes.

    5. How many bags do you own?

    5-20

  29. 1. What is the average amount you spend on a bag?

    $250

    2. What is the most you have ever spent on a bag?

    $1000

    3. What is the bag you use most often? LV Cerises Speedy 25

    4. What is your most treasured bag? Either above, or LV PM Theda monogram

    5. How many bags do you own?

    5-20

  30. 1. What is the average amount you spend on a bag? (Leave your answers in comments please! To make it fun, we are going to randomly select 5 commenters to give shirts or bag hooks to. There are 5 questions total, please answer all to qualify to win!)

    $250

    2. What is the most you have ever spent on a bag?

    $1000

    3. What is the bag you use most often? LV cerises speedy 25

    4. What is your most treasured bag? either the speedy above, or LV monogram Theda PM

    5. How many bags do you own?

    5-20

  31. 1. What is the average amount you spend on a bag?

    $1000

    2. What is the most you have ever spent on a bag?

    $3,000

    3. What is the bag you use most often?

    Black Chanel Tote

    4. What is your most treasured bag?

    My first Gucci bag that my parents bought for me at Gucci store in Rome (I was in high school) it’s sitting in my closet – I no longer use it…

    5. How many bags do you own?

    9

  32. 1. $500

    2. $1000

    3. Varies.I change pabs maybe twice a month. Lately it’s been Rebecca Minkoff’s MAB

    4. Can’t choose….love them all!

    5. 20-50

  33. 1. What is the average amount you spend on a bag?

    $750.00

    2. What is the most you have ever spent on a bag?

    $1,000

    3. What is the bag you use most often?

    Black nylon Prada

    4. What is your most treasured bag?

    Louis Vuitton backpack I bought in Paris

    5. How many bags do you own?

    10+

  34. 1. $250

    2. Less than $500. I’m too poor atm. :(

    3. Coach crossbody I got. Don’t remember the actual name.

    4. Marc by Marc Jacobs Electric Violet Turnlock clutch?

    5. 1-5~

  35. 1.) What is the average amount you spend on a bag?

    $1,500.00

    2.) What is the most you have ever spent on a bag?

    $3,500.00

    3.) What is the bag you use most often?

    LV Suhali L’ingenieux PM

    4.) What is your most treasured bag?

    Hermes Kelly 28cm in taupe (goes with everything)

    5. How many bags do you own?

    50+

    Additional question: What is the most recent bag you have purchased?

    Valentino Ever Bow Frame Bag in black patent – a classic beauty!

  36. 1. What is the average amount you spend on a bag?

    Answer: $1000

    2. What is the most you have ever spent on a bag?

    Answer: $1500

    3. What is the bag you use most often?

    Answer: LV MOnogram Batignolles horizontal

    4. What is your most treasured bag?

    Answer: Prada Glace Mordore

    5. How many bags do you own?

    Answer:5-10

  37. 1. What is the average amount you spend on a bag?

    $9,000

    2. What is the most you have ever spent on a bag?

    $17,000

    3. What is the bag you use most often?

    I rotate my birkins

    4. What is your most treasured bag?

    The Fuchsia Ostrich and Violine Ostrich 30cm Birkins, for now

    5. How many bags do you own?

    16

  38. 1. $1,000

    2. $3,000

    3. YSL Totem in black leather

    4. Black Chanel classic

    5. 6 and steadily growing (I’ve only started working over a year ago!!)

  39. 1. $1000

    2. $5000

    3. Ferragamo Marisa in the original blue/green color

    4. Ferragamo Marisa in the original blue/green color

    5. Less than 10

  40. 1. What is the average amount you spend on a bag?

    $ 750

    2. What is the most you have ever spent on a bag?

    $ 1,900

    3. What is the bag you use most often?

    Bottega Veneta Cobat

    4. What is your most treasured bag?

    Witchery- dream weaver cluch vintage rose

    5. How many bags do you own?

    25

  41. 1) $1,000

    2) $1,800

    3) Sluchy Ferragamo Metallic Shoulder Bag

    4)Devi Kroell Explosion Clutch

    5) Around 20 or so – have a colection of victorian vintage.

  42. 1. What is the average amount you spend on a bag?

    Answer: 3,000

    2. What is the most you have ever spent on a bag?

    Answer: 5,000

    3. What is the bag you use most often?

    Answer: Aubergine Napa Maxi Bottega Veneta Hobo with braiding detail in the center

    4. What is your most treasured bag?

    Answer: This is a hard question! It’s a toss between my hand-me-down Blue Jean 35cm Birkin and the first bag I bought on my own, a Metallic Navy Blue Chanel 2.55 Jumbo

    5. How many bags do you own?

    Answer: 30

  43. 1. What is the average amount you spend on a bag?

    Answer: $2,000

    2. What is the most you have ever spent on a bag?

    Answer: $3,000

    3. What is the bag you use most often?

    Answer: Aubergine Nappa Maxi Bottega Veneta Hobo with braiding detail down the middle

    4. What is your most treasured bag?

    Answer: That’s a tough one! Either the treasure from my mom, a Blue Jean 35cm Birkin or the first bag I bought on my own, a Jumbo Chanel 2.55 in Metallic Navy Blue with Mademoiselle clasp.

    5. How many bags do you own?

    Answer: 20-50

  44. 1. $1000

    2. $1000

    3. YSL Patent Red Leather Large Downtown Tote

    4. Marc Jacobs Quilted Leather bag in a Net-A-Porter-exclusive beautiful blue/grey color

    5. 5-20

  45. 1. What is the average amount you spend on a bag?

    Answer: $2000

    2. What is the most you have ever spent on a bag?

    Answer: $8000

    3. What is the bag you use most often?

    Answer: Jimmy Choo Exotic Ramona

    4. What is your most treasured bag?

    Answer: I have to say a Gucci Horsebit Clutch since it was my first designer splurge.

    5. How many bags do you own?

    50+

  46. 1. $2000

    2. $5000

    3. Sang A river in python/ Mulberry Bayswater Rio

    4. YSL small capri/ Nancy Gonzalez glazed crocodile in purple (my dream colour)

    5. 13 bags

    What do i want next?

    Chanel 2.55, Birkin, Sang A river in ostrich

  47. 1. $2000

    2. $5000

    3. Sang A river in python/ Mulberry Bayswater Rio

    4. YSL small capri/ Nancy Gonzalez glazed crocodile in purple (my dream colour)

    5. 13 bags

    What do i want next?

    Chanel 2.55, Birkin, Sang A river in ostrich

  48. I buy about 7 bags per year.

    The most I ever spent on a bag is $4,500.00 – a Gucci in Python.

    Average price is around $2000.00

    I try to rotate my bags every few days. My husband gets berserk when he sees a new bag, so I need to be careful about usage.

    My most treasured bag – a purple crocodile shoulder bag I designed for myself and had made when I was in Bangkok, Thailand last year. The place that made it was very well known.

    I have about 50 bags

  49. 1. 500$

    2. 600$

    3. Black Patent Leather MK satchel

    4. Grey Tristan bag by Treesje

    5. 18

    What do I want next? A vintage 28′ Kelly

  50. 1. $2000

    2. $2800

    3. I go through phases – recently my most frequently used bag is a Ferragamo metallic blue Virna satchel

    4. LV white Suhali Lock-it

    5. 20+

  51. Well this is from a College Student Perspective, so mind my rather lack there of of FABULOUSNESS!!!!

    1.)300, I am a High Fashion Virgin, so I have yet to hold the Hermes, Chanel, YSL, Marc Jacobs, & Mulberry. And I can’t wait for that either!!!

    2.) Well so far the most I have spent is $130, I know that is like nothing! It was my first really expensive purse that I bought on my own. It also is the only bag that I could afford to meet my requirements ie must be able to carry a Baby or a Litter of Puppies!! If the occasion arises!!!

    3.) I only carry one bag at a time, rigth now it is an IMAN GLOBLA CHIC TOTE in Blue!!! Though I have change it up once in awhile foe special occasion when my Vintage YSL Clutch that I got for $60 @ an Antique Gallery!!

    4.) My YSL Vintage Clutch that I got for $60 @ a

    Consignment Store!!! But, if I had to choose my most treasured bag it would probably be the Hermes Birkin!! I cannot wait for the day when I can hold it and call it mine!!!

    5.) I have 6, but that intends on growing!!!

    THANKS!!!!

  52. I love handbags but can’t afford a $1000 bag but I do invest in good leather bags at deep discount prices:

    1. What is the average amount you spend on a bag? $115

    2. What is the most you have ever spent on a bag? $125

    3. What is the bag you use most often? This is hard because I rotate my bags. But I will say my gray Abro

    4. What is your most treasured bag? My new grey TreVero

    5. How many bags do you own? If we are including clutches I think around 15 =)

  53. 1. What is the average amount you spend on a bag?

    Answer: $1000

    2. What is the most you have ever spent on a bag?

    Answer: $1950

    3. What is the bag you use most often?

    Answer: Bottega Veneta large in black

    4. What is your most treasured bag?

    Answer: Cartier beige frame bag from my beloved daughter

    5. How many bags do you own?

    Answer:over 50

  54. 1.

    $250

    I live in a rather small town, so it’s not important for me to be au courant, but instead have a beautiful, timeless bag. And I love to find incredible bags on consignment!

    2. What is the most you have ever spent on a bag?

    Less than $500 for my treasured YSL Mombasa from a consignment shop!

    3. What is the bag you use most often?

    A Gucci/Tom Ford Fall 2002 bamboo-handled nylon tote with leather trim.

    4. What is your most treasured bag?

    The aforementioned mombasa.

    5. How many bags do you own?

    5-20

  55. 1. What is the average amount you spend on a bag?

    Answer: $700.00

    2. What is the most you have ever spent on a bag?

    Answer: $700.00

    3. What is the bag you use most often?

    Answer: LV Neverfull MM

    4. What is your most treasured bag?

    Answer: LV Neverfull MM

    5. How many bags do you own?

    Answer:3

  56. 1. What is the average amount you spend on a bag?

    $1000

    2. What is the most you have ever spent on a bag?

    $5000

    3. What is the bag you use most often?

    Loro Piana Icaro Hobo

    4. What is your most treasured bag?

    Bottega

    5. How many bags do you own?

    5-20

  57. 1. $400

    2. $1275 (or $1250? don’t remember exact amount) – it was for MJ stam

    3. Black leather hobo by Prada, get it 5 or 6 years ago from sale rack in Barneys. Don’t even know her name!! :)

    4. Alligator handbag from 50s, made by Deitsch Bros, for $300 from Ebay.

    5. Between 10 and 15, mostly american designers

  58. 1. $1000

    2. $3000

    3. Louis Vuitton Tivoli GM (for now)

    4. Chanel Classic Flap

    5. 5-20

    As much as I want a wardrobe full of Hermes and Chanels, I can only afford to buy 2 designers bag in a year. Can’t bear to spend more than half of my money salary on bags :(

  59. 1. $500

    2. $1,500

    3. Botkier Trigger in black

    4. Miu Miu black glazed leather hobo with pewter & stones on handle

    5. 5 – 20

  60. 1. what is the average you spend on a bag?

    $2000-3000

    2. what is the most you have ever spent on a bag?

    $30000+

    3. What is the bag you use most often?

    Tod nylon messenger bag or Hermes Vespa bag (both messenger styles when i’m with kids:)

    4. What is your most treasured bag?

    Hermes Croc Bleu Brighton Birkin and Raisin Kelly and Lizard Kelly

    5. how many bags do you own?

    100+ and counting:)

  61. 1. What is the average amount you spend on a bag?

    1600

    2. What is the most you have ever spent on a bag?

    3600

    3. What is the bag you use most often?

    S/S 2009 Balenciaga Black City

    4. What is your most treasured bag?

    2009 Limited Edition Balenciaga Lilac City Bag in RH

    5. How many bags do you own?

    20-50 Kind of lost count

  62. 1. Average spend? $2500-$4000

    2. Most I’ve spent? $4000

    3. Most used? YSL Muse

    4. Most Treasured? YSL Envelope Clutch in Black Patent

    5. How Many? 40+. But I have two daughters to hand all my lovlies down to. 😉

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