Hermes Birkin Bag: Still The Most Fashion Priority! – This large, expensive tote of iconic status was created for and named after the haute-hip celebrity Jane Birkin, English born but a long-term resident of France.
Over thirty years have passed since Hermès first created Jane Birkin’s namesake bag, and the signature style has remained a permanent icon ever since. Immune to economic slumps and fashion’s ever-changing trends, the Birkin has proven its staying power unlike any other bag.
Each bag is handmade in France and takes around 48 hours, spread out over many weeks. The prices differ depending on the size (between 25-55cm), colour (pink, red, brown, baby blue, navy blue, olive green, orange, white, black and tan) and materials used as each bag is customised.
Locks and keys are number-coded, and the craftsman’s marks and letter year of manufacture are stamped in a square underside of right belt. It does not have a logo.