22 everyday objects that designers sell for hundreds and even thousands of dollars

Louis Vuitton/Dolce & Gabbana/Tiffany & Co.These everyday items were created by famous luxury designers.

When it comes to shopping for everyday household items, people tend to stick to department stores and online sites in order to find the lowest prices.

Target, for example, recently launched a private-label toiletries brand with items under $US2, and Walmart is now offering free two-day shipping on millions of necessities.

But for those looking to splurge, many of these same everyday items can be purchased from some of fashion’s biggest names. Brands like Gucci, Louis Vuitton, and Tiffany & Co. sell a variety of household goods in addition to clothes and accessories.

Below, we’ve rounded up 22 expensive everyday items sold by high-end designers.

This Alexander McQueen umbrella features a unique skull handle.

Alexander McQueenYou can purchase the umbrella with a gold or silver handle.

Considering the price tag on this umbrella, it’d be smart not to use it on windy days.

Cost: $US495

Find out more about Alexander McQueen’s Black Skull Umbrella here >

You’ll need to store your own supplies in this Tiffany & Co. first aid box.

Tiffany & Co.The inside features Tiffany & Co.’s signature shade of robin-egg blue.

This box may not contain any Band-Aids, but it is made out of sterling silver.

Cost: $US600

Find out more about Tiffany & Co.’s Sterling Silver First Aid Box here >

This nylon pouch from Prada is available in both blue and red.

PradaThe backpack features two pockets.

Drawstring backpacks are often given away as promotional freebies. Prada’s take on the simple style, however, is made from a high-quality nylon and will set you back over $US300.

Cost: $US310

Find out more about Prada’s Nylon Pouch here >

This paper clip from Tiffany & Co. is designed to be used as a bookmark.

Tiffany & Co.A much cheaper version of the paper clip is also available in silver.

Not only is this paper clip made of 18-karat gold, but it’s also oversized and measures 2.5 inches long.

Cost: $US1,500

Find out more about Tiffany & Co.’s 18K Gold Paper Clip Bookmark here >

Tiffany & Co. also sells a sterling silver clothespin.

Tiffany & Co.The brand’s website recommends using it to ‘display photos and mementos.’

You won’t have to worry about confusing this clothespin with others you already own, as a Tiffany-Blue stripe is painted at the very top.

Cost: $US500

Find out more about Tiffany & Co.’s Sterling Silver Clothespin here >

You’ll be the most stylish person at the gym with this Louis Vuitton jump rope.

Louis VuittonThe jump rope also comes with a carrying case.

Unlike generic jump ropes, this one features Louis Vuitton-monogrammed handles and a leather strand.

Cost: $US545

Find out more about Louis Vuitton’s Christopher Jump Rope here >

Vivienne Westwood currently sells cushions in three different styles.

Vivienne WestwoodThe Rose Dust Cushion is filled with goose down.

The design pictured above was inspired by Westwood’s “love for nature with delicate, oversized blooms.”

Cost: $US995

Find out more about Vivienne Westwood’s Rose Dust Cushion here >

Few candles are as luxurious as this one from Versace.

VersaceYou’ll want to light all five wicks to burn the candle evenly.

This candle is amber-scented, packaged in a transparent glass container, and features Versace’s signature Medusa symbol on the lid.

Cost: $US590

Find out more about Versace’s Large Medusa Amber Scented Candle here >

You won’t find a yoga mat in this Vivienne Westwood yoga bag.

Vivienne WestwoodThe bag features a striking design.

Each bag is produced in Kenya as part of Vivienne Westwood’s Ethical Fashion Initiative.

Cost: $US215

Find out more about Vivienne Westwood’s Yoga Carrier Bag here >

Pet owners can also walk their dogs in style with this leash from Prada.

PradaIt’s made of leather and steel-finish metal.

Available in three colours, there’s an option for everyone.

Cost: $US390

Find out more about Prada’s Saffiano Leather Leash here >

Versace sells luxurious beds for pets.

VersaceThe bed features Versace’s signature baroque-style print.

Technically this bed is made for dogs, but cat lovers can rest assured knowing that it works perfectly for felines, too.

Cost: $US1,425

Find out more about Versace’s Barocco Print Dog Bed here >

A side table from Gucci will embellish any home.

GucciThe table folds for easy storage.

Printed on the table is the French phrase “Maison De L’Amour,” which translates to “House of Love.”

Cost: $US3,500

Find out more about Gucci’s Maison De L’Amour Print Metal Folding Table here >

This Burberry notebook case doesn’t come with a notebook.

BurberryYou can choose between black and dusty teal blue.

Each notebook cover is made in Italy out of grainy leather.

Cost: $US490

Find out more about Burberry’s Embossed Grainy Leather Ziparound A4 Notebook Case here >

Athletes passionate about ping-pong might want to invest in this Louis Vuitton paddle set.

Louis VuittonWhen uncased, the paddles are red.

Even the ping-pong balls in this set are marked with Louis Vuitton’s monogram.

Cost: $US2,210

Find out more about Louis Vuitton’s Ping-Pong Set here >

This lantern from Hermes actually features four lamps in one device.

HermesYou can buy the lantern in a variety of colours.

The Hermes website describes each lantern as a “lighting tool that exudes poetry and fantasy” meant for indoor or outdoor use.

Cost: $US19,100

Find out more about Hermes’ Lanterne d’Hermes Lantern here >

Cat lovers will love this metal tray from Gucci.

GucciIt comes in a bright pink colour.

The tray features metal handles on both sides, making it ideal for both serving and displaying.

Cost: $US1,150

Find out more about Gucci’s Cat Oval Metal Tray here >

These Victoria Beckham key rings are made from blonde gold and green agate stones.

Victoria BeckhamThe rock in every key varies slightly in colour and finish.

These key rings were designed to honour Victoria Beckham’s first store in London.

Cost: $US325

Find out more about Victoria Beckham’s Key Keyring here >

This pack of playing cards from Hermes is not like your average deck.

HermesHermes also sells cards intended for playing poker.

This set from Hermes comes with two 54-card decks and a camel-coloured carrying case.

Cost: $US120

Find out more about Hermes’ Couvertures Nouvelles Bridge Playing Cards here >

Leather boxes from Loewe will cost you a minimum of $US450.

LoeweLoewe also sells boxes without a jewel mouse on top.

Loewe crafts each box without stitches or inserts and hand-paints every inch.

Cost: $US490

Find out more about Loewe’s Box Mouse Small here >

Louis Vuitton designed expensive candles that look like handbags.

Courtesy of Louis VuittonThe candle straps are made from the same leather used in classic Louis Vuitton bags.

Each candle is said to smell like a scent from a different aspect of nature.

Cost: $US185

Find out more about Louis Vuitton’s Candle Set here >

You’d have to be extra careful not to lose this Burberry bookmark.

BurberryThere are four colours to choose from, including chalk white and pale ash rose.

This high-end bookmark is made of leather.

Cost: $US125

Find out more about Burberry’s Embossed Leather Bookmark here >

Dolce & Gabbana’s blender is dishwasher-safe.

Bergdorf GoodmanThe base features a colourful design.

You can also buy toasters, refrigerators, and tea kettles from the brand.

Cost: $US850

Find out more about Dolce & Gabbana’s X Smeg Blender here >


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