Every year sees its share of jaw-droppingly expensive items, but 2011 yielded some seriously high-end offerings. While we wish we were toting the alligator backpack Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen created for The Row, we can't imagine ever dropping five figures on one. And though 24-karat-gold shoelaces would surely add panache to our favorite kicks, we'd rather spend $19,000 on, you know, around 27 pairs of Louboutins.
We've rounded up some of the priciest purchases of the past 12 months. Which do you think is the most outrageous?