The model is a classic, with quality materials, made of Hermes Birkin handbag Become one fashion icon. Not surprisingly, both among socialites and celebrities hunt Often these bags, roomates cost from tens to Hundreds of millions of dollars. In fact, a collection of Birkin bags Victoria Beckham number has owned dozens.
However, recent reports from Forbes’s make-hunters may Birkin little restraint. Birkin bag is slowly starting to lose its status as the “it” bag, the most wanted bag, or whatever term is used fashionistas. Why?
Analysis of Forbes describes, how expensive handbags has Become a “bag of a million people” in China, Singapore, and Hong Kong. There, people dressed Birkin bags in a variety of models, from the original edition of the special colors, from crocodile to ostrich skin, until decorated with crystals.
If Birkin is so expensive, how can so many people wearing this bag in Asia?
In its search in Hong Kong, Forbes, Blue Carreon, visiting Milan Station, a former handbag store in Central, Hong Kong, which was also sells Birkin bags and Kelly’s latest edition. The bags are completely new, never been worn, was bought by clients shop at Hermes boutiques, and sell them again in Milan Station with 50-100 percent more expensive than the retail price at Hermes boutiques. They do not want a bargain price for sure there are many people willing to buy it appropriate asking price.
With a stock of more than their own Hermes boutiques, Milan Station and several other stores and then create a waiting list for prospective buyers, at an additional cost. Bags are available for anyone who has the money to buy it, and it turns out a lot of Hong Kong people who can afford it.
Forbes discovered how legendary bag is not a luxury for the rich there, but rather as a natural thing to help socialize in the community.
“Too many people do not actually have it so fashionable but., And they Carried it. In Asia, I’ve seen women carrying large Birkin bag to a dinner party,” said Masako Kumakura, a communications practitioner who recently moved to China. According to him, the way is not very chic, and made Birkin bag is not exclusive anymore.
Exclusivity is supposed to be a major attraction of the Birkin bag. Specially designed bag by Hermes official, Jean-Louis Dumas, to actress Jane Birkin in 1984 has Become a symbol of success and social status.
“This bag is still a major status symbol, for beginners who have to save up for months to buy a Birkin bag her first, to the collector who had to have (Birkin bag) in each new color or any size for their clothes. Due not just bags Birkin, Birkin is a lifestyle, “said a fashion blogger who use Bagaholicboy name.
However, lifestyle brought by Birkin Began to lose its charm Become Because now too easy to OBTAIN. Too many people in Hong Kong or Singapore who can afford it. Want to have lunch with their neighbors appointments only carrying Birkin bags, as these analysts said.
However, waning exclusivity Birkin in Southeast Asia apparently not so Affect Hollywood celebrities. Victoria Beckham, Katie Holmes, Naomi Campbell, Lady Gaga, celebrity stylist Rachel Zoe, even American designer, Marc Jacobs, still diligently use it.