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Which Five-Figure Handbag Does Your Inner Whale Own?

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Here at Racked, we're dedicating this week to the kind of fantastical shopping that most of us only get to experience in dreams (or at 80%-off sample sales). Taking a page from casino parlance, we'll be talking a lot about "whales," those big spenders who feel perfectly comfortable dropping tens of thousands of dollars every night on roulette, or, in our case, on Cartier. Welcome to Whale Week 2013.

Any decent whale has her money invested where she can see it: hanging on her arm. And when it comes to fancy handbags, which material reigns supreme in the rarefied world of five-figure purses? Crocodile, darling. Click through our gallery above for nine five-figure bags, from The Row's $19,000 tote to Tiffany & Co's $13,500 lunch box. And why let the real whales have all the fun? Let your inner whale be heard and cast your vote for the one you'd snag if money were no object after the jump.—Nicola Fumo
Poll results

· All Whale Week 2013 coverage [Racked]
· Olsen Sighting! Inside The Row & Damien Hirst's Bag Launch [Racked LA]