They say that a woman’s handbag holds her world. Just by looking at the size, brand, and practicality of the bag clutching onto her arms, you’ll have a glimpse of her sense of style and her way of life. As a matter of fact, it’s fairly common for women to acquire expensive bags. For many women, owning a collection of designer handbags, especially Hermes Birkin bags, is more than just a statement that spices up one’s personal taste. It is also a symbol of social status and a representation of dedication, hard work, and business goal fulfillment.
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For instance, the high-end brand from France called Hermès is known for being the embodiment of luxury and world-class. From their silk pieces, make-up line down to their Birkin and Kelly bags, the fashion house is not one of the world’s luxurious brands for nothing. As a matter of fact, these expensive bags are some of the most common and coveted handbags in the market today. They come in various sizes and colors which makes them popular as they are perfect fashion pieces you can wear for any occasion.
Over time, Hermès has become well-known for its luxurious leather goods which are now sought after by celebrities and fashion icons across the world. The said French fashion house was founded by Thierry Hermès in 1837. Their first product was a harness for horses, which later on, evolved into leather luggages and bags. And up to this day, Hermès is committed to producing their bags using the highest quality leathers. This is why maintaining them in their best condition is a necessity. Purchasing expensive bags like Hermès Birkin bags must be taken care of in the best way possible.
What is the Hermès Birkin Bag?
For starters, it is the most popular type of Hermès bag. It is originally named after British singer Jane Birkin after Jean-Louis Dumas, former Executive Chairman of the said fashion house, sketched a supple and spacious rectangular handbag that would be suitable for Jane’s daily activities with her infant daughter. Since then, it has become a popular fashion piece especially among celebrities.
Read on to know the most expensive editions of the Birkin:
Hermès Picnic Sellier Birkin 25 Framboise Swift Palladium Hardware
This Birkin bag is a recreation of the iconic Kelly design in delicate Osier Wicker Picnic which debuted at Jean-Paul Gaultier’s final show in the spring of 2011. Ten years later, Hermès released their most anticipated Picnic bag to date: Birkin 25 Framboise Swift Palladium Hardware. Rendered first in 25cm size, this stellar piece of craftsmanship is made with Framboise swift leather Osier wicker with palladium plated hardware.
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Hermes Picnic Sellier Birkin 25 Framboise Swift Palladium Hardware – P 8, 970, 150.00 ($ 175,000.00)
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Hermès HAC Birkin 40 Black Matte Porosus Crocodile Palladium Hardware
Made with Porosus crocodile known for being the most luxurious exotic skin from Hermès, this Hermès Birkin bag has an interior lined with tonal chèvre leather and one zip pocket with an Hermès engraved zipper pull and an open pocket on the opposite side. This Birkin includes the signature double rolled handles, a clochette with lock and two keys, and a front toggle closure.
Hermes HAC Birkin 40 Black Matte Porosus Crocodile Palladium Hardware – P6,919,830.00 ($135, 000.)
Fashioned in lizard leather, this luxury bag is a globally adored accessory and considered to be a rare Hermès piece. Like Himalayans, this Hermès Birkin bag is well defined with unique coloration of natural black and white ombre pattern.
This subtle shade of white Hermès birkin bag is accentuated with the signature palladium hardware, and is made from Gris Perle Doblis suede. With its exquisite look and immense rarity, this expensive bag is considered to be extremely sought-after. As a matter of fact, suede is the type of leather that Hermès rarely uses in their bags. This fuzzy material comes from the underside of the skin, and is softer than the outer layer.
Considered to be the holy grail in Hermès handbag collection, this Himalayan Birkin bag is crafted from Niloticus crocodile hide. The designation Himalaya comes from the delicate gradation of its color. The immaculate pearly white and the gradation to rocky gray resembles the dreamy landscape of snow-capped Himalayas, making it the most desirable handbag in existence.
It is undeniably true that splurging on highly-coveted handbags like Hermès Birkin bags is worth investing in. And if the aforementioned high-quality designer bags are tempting you to shop, go to Evia Mall and cope your next luxury and world-class items!
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