Auction house Christie's auctioned a designer handbag by Hermès $ 221.846, a record that became the most expensive piece in the bag ever sold at auction.

Made alligator, fuchsia pink, this model Birkin bag from Hermès has inlaid in 18K gold and diamonds.

The previous record was recorded in New York in 2011 by another red Birkin bag, alligator, sold for $ 203.150 USD.