I recently gotten into more of a higher end bag habit, and this was after I've been with my bf for over 1 yr. We had a conversation last night, and I hypothetically brought up, for example, getting a Hermes bag in the future. He said he would consider LEAVING if that were the case given the outrageous cost. Granted, I would feel guilty spending several thousands of dollars and I'm not sure if I would necessarily want a Hermes in the future. If I ever bought the bag it would be with my own money. He said spending that kind of money on a purse is materalistic and better used on retirement/ charity/college fund for kids. I agree that I wouldn't spend a lot on a purse unless I comfortably put enough money for those kinds of things. Plus, I probably would not get more than 2-3 expensive bags per year. Did any of you have a SO/PHH who felt this way initially and then got more tolerant with time? Is there hope?