Thursday, September 30, 2010

Birkin in Paris
Humour | Bag First, Friendship Second

My Birkin Blog Spots | Courtney Love

Making for quite the interesting project, Courtney Love is featured in a new six-minute animated short created by Michael Mouris called "The Dark Night of the Soul." Of course with her recent favourite accessory- the gold color Birkin bag.

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

My Birkin Blog Spots | 2010.09.26

Willow Smith shows off some fresh new looks during Italy’s Milan Fashion Week earlier this week. My Birkin Blog spots a blue jean Birkin.
Who Carries Birkin Bags? | Anna Kournikova | Tennis Player

Monday, September 27, 2010

Lady Gaga's Bad Romance

The bag like this when it was received.

It looked like this when Lady Gaga arrived in Tokyo.

It looked like this before Lady Gaga left Tokyo.
A Very Stylish Girl

25 CM HERMES Birkin in black crocodile with HERMES chain
Who Carries Birkin Bags? | Marc Jacobs | Fashion Designer

Friday, September 24, 2010

Have a Good Weekend
A Very Stylish Girl

My Birkin Blog Spots | 2010.09.23

Finished up with her Euro press tour, Kim Kardashian was spotted getting a smile out of security as she prepped to fly out of Heathrow Airport in London on Thursday (September 23). Bound for Los Angeles, the E! reality beauty was joined by her mom, Kris Jenner, and a gal pal as they ladies trekked towards their gate ahead of the long flight back to the States.

My Birkin Blog Notes: The orange bag is not a Birkin Bag. It is a giant Kelly Bag. The black Birkin belongs to Kris.
Can you guess who she is?

Tip: This blog won't even exist without her.

Tuesday, September 21, 2010


Article | Celebrities Make Hermes Handbags Famous | | 2010.09.18

A Hermes obsession takes a lot of work. The prestige and appeal that comes with owning one of their timeless bags is not easily acquired. The most famous Hermes handbag, the Kelly Bag, is among those most coveted by “bag snobs”. Coming in at a close second is the Birkin, one of the most popular of all Hermes purses. These two bags are in hot demand by celebrities far and wide.

Dozens of show business personalities are often seen sporting Hermes handbags in airports, on the streets of New York, and on the West Coast. Some of the most notable figures include:

• Kelly Osborne: The queen of darkness, Kelly was spotted working a crocodile Birkin with her signature look of black on black. The bag was accented by a black dress, a cocky hat, and Kelly’s “black as night” lined eyes.

• Katie Holmes & Suri: Spotted on Madison Avenue of New York, little Suri had her own pint-sized version of Mom’s orange Hermes shopping bag. Later on, Katie was seen with a rare burgundy Garden Party Handbag that looked more like a boarding bag. The Hermes handbag offset her black pencil skirt and red heels. With all the goodies that could be stuffed into that spacious bag, Holmes was ready for anything.

• Nicole Ritchie: Rocking a bag the way only Nicole can, the star ducked under the radar with her orange Birkin at a defensive driving course. She paired the classic bag with up black leggings and boots.

• Britney Spears: The young mother was seen sporting a classic Kelly Bag, complete with her little doggy! On a shopping trip, the singer paired her black crocodile bag with a sheer, purple dress. Even after a little fender bender, all that was noticeable was Spears’ Hermes handbag in the center of the paparazzi’s shots.

• Victoria Beckham: Nobody “bends is like” Vicky when it comes to Hermes purses. Easily voted the most avid collector among celebrities, Beckham is rumored to own close to fifty of the handbags. It seems that the white Birkin is among her favorites; she’s paired it with white capris and a blue and white nautical mini hoodie, as well as jeans, a poet top, and her caramel boots. The former Spice Girl kicked it up a notch when she was noticed carrying a Himalayan Croc Birkin decked out with diamonds. Her classic black dress and broach paled in comparison to the rare Hermes handbag on her arm.

• Grace Kelly: The woman who started the revolution! Then former starlet and new Princess of Monaco was spotted in New York in 1956 carrying a black crocodile Hermes handbag to cover her pregnant tummy. (Inside was the future Princess Caroline, also a future Hermes owner.) The bag was known forever afterward as the “Kelly bag”, and is ranked in the top five classic bags by BagSnob.

• Jane Birkin: The woman for whom the Birkin was created, Jane had a chance encounter with Dumas-Hermes on a plane when she dropped her date book. Some time later, Dumas-Hermes designed a bag for her that is now the commonly recognized Birkin bag.

• Carolyn Bessette Kennedy: With John Junior on her arm, and dressed down in a simple but elegant black dress, her Kelly bag almost went unnoticed—but not quite. The graceful woman carried the bag in gloved hands, reminding the world that above all else, she was still a lady.

• Kelly Klein: The former Mrs. Klein seems to have switched teams and is now batting for Hermes. She was seen sporting a powder blue Birkin to complement her casual uniform of jeans (Calvin Kleins?), black riding boots and jacket, and a black turtleneck.

The differences between the Kelly and Birkin bags are not always easily spotted. Similar in size and textiles, their most notable differences are not always detected by the naked eye.

• Each Kelly bag takes an average of 18 hours for production, with the entire construction tackled by a single craftsman.

• The Hermes house turns out 5 Birkins each weekly.

• The Kelly is closed at the top, while the Birkin is open, making it the less formal of the two.

• The Birkin has two handles, while the more formal Kelly has only one.

3 Color Birkin
Who Carries Birkin Bags? | Tina Craig | Blogger

Monday, September 20, 2010

Article | Kim Kardashian spends $30,000 on ostrich bag in Paris: Orange Hermes Birkin Bag comes home | examiner |2010 09.17

September 17, 2010 -- Kim Kardashian of 'Keeping up with the Kardashians' reported dropped $100,000 at the Hermes boutique in Paris buying items for herself and her fashion. One of the items was the Orange Hermes Birkin Bag supposely worth $30,000 and seen on her arm this morning when she left the Ritz Carlton Hotel.

The press has been having a field day with Kim Kardashian in France. Her picture for the perfect pose is worth lots of money. So much so that the press have rented scooters and follow her entourage around day and night to see what she does and get the perfect shot. As she has left the country, she definitely had made her mark by sightseeing with 6 inch heels.

Who Carries Birkin Bags? | Kanye West | Rapper

My Birkin Sopts Continues | 2010.09.18

Currently in the midst of a trek through Europe, Kim Kardashian and Kris Jenner were spotted keeping busy in Capri, Italy on Saturday (September 18). Kris carries a Birkin in black with gold hardware.