J. Crew has slowly but surely been moving into the high-end market, with a showing at New York Fashion Week, the pricey "Collection" pieces and even a Manolo Blahnik collaboration that never really took off.
The retailer's latest move into luxury comes in the form of an accessory -- a very expensive accessory. This month J.Crew introduced an alligator version of their signature Edie purse, a small boxy bag with a long, thin strap. The pricey piece, which arrived "just in time for the holidays," clocks in at $1,500 and is being sold exclusively at J. Crew's Madison Avenue location.
While you're at it, you can snag the matching python pencil skirt for a cool $1,800.
The J. Crew Tumblr calls the alligator Edie bag "the perfect 'I was very good this year' gift." We're calling it ridiculously extravagant, especially for something with a J. Crew tag. What do you think?
A $1,500 bag is nothing compared to these babies: