Python, which mostly comes from Southeast Asia is known for variations in color, scale sizes and supple feel. Anaconda, on the other hand -- which is native to South America -- has more regular-sized scales and a plastic-y texture. Either way, they both make fabulous handbags. Suck it, PETA.
Chloé silk blouse $1,475 and skirt $895 both available at Neiman Marcus. Valentino bag $3,845 available at Valentino 212.772.6969