The Dream Bag

History of the Hermes Birkin bag

This large, expensive tote of iconic, embarked on the world because of English born and long-term resident of France haute-hip celebrity Jane Birkin

A bag with a prices tag ranging from £4,800 to £100,000 ($7,400 to $150,000) could only be collaborate by  John Barry (film composer, including the James Bond soundtracks), Serge Gainsbourg (singer, composer, artist, director) and Jacques Doillon (film director).

The Costs escalate according to the type of materials such as; calf leather, ostrich, crocodile, and lizard. One of the most expensive is saltwater crocodile skin. Bags with smaller scales cost more than those with larger scales. The bag is lined with goat-skin. The color of the interior matches the exterior. Prices for the Birkin bag depend on the colour, hardware fixtures, and skin. The bags are distributed to Hermès boutiques on unpredictable schedules and in limited quantities, creating scarcity and exclusivity.


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