Congolese megastar Fally Ipupa shocked an entire host of African artistes when he turned up for the Afrimma Awards in a USD 12,258 jacket! The brown Louis Vuitton jacket essentially translates to 1.3 million Kenya shillings!


This raises the question for us just how much your most expensive fashion accessories and name brand clothing items are and whether you would be willing to spend 1.3 million shillings on a jacket.

Louis Vuitton Malletier, commonly referred to as¬†Louis Vuitton¬†or shortened to¬†LV, is a French fashion house and luxury retail company founded in 1854 by¬†Louis Vuitton. The label’s LV¬†monogram¬†appears on most of its products, ranging from¬†luxury¬†trunks and leather goods to ready-to-wear, shoes, watches, jewelry, accessories, sunglasses and books. Louis Vuitton is one of the world’s leading international fashion houses; it sells its products through standalone¬†boutiques, lease departments in high-end¬†department stores, and through the¬†e-commerce¬†section of its website.¬†For six consecutive years (2006‚Äď2012), Louis Vuitton was named the world’s most valuable luxury¬†brand. Its 2012 valuation was US$25.9 billion.¬†The 2013 valuation of the brand was US$28.4 billion with¬†revenue¬†of US$9.4 billion.¬†The company operates in 50 countries with more than 460 stores worldwide. – Wikipedia