It’s no secret that stylish women around the world can, at times, be slaves to fashion. Many are obsessed with shoes, but it takes an especially sophisticated woman to dedicate her discerning eye to handbags. With so many fakes out there, collecting designer bags is not only a privilege, but also a challenge. And not to mention the thrill of finding rare vintage bags. While shoes could be considered the punctuation to any outfit, handbags are the accents that really pronounce ones personal style. From a Milanese model with a family history of handbag collecting, to a Dubai designer who is truly passionate about the hunt for her most coveted bags, 6 women around the world share their luxurious collections.