The Hermes Birkin bag is considered to be one of the most elusive handbags in the world.  The way this French Company keeps its brand high is essential though solemn secrecy. This included everything from the way a person would get on in a particular color and leather to what particular size or hardware types are used at a given period of time.  The most mystifying thing about the Hermes Birkin is it pricing structure.

Overall we have found that many things contribute to Birkin prices.  First of all, we have found that Hermes Birkin bags pricing varies amongst the leather offerings, even before the company looks at exotics types.

There is also a lot of variation in the international markets of the Birkins.  Currency and locations are factors that greatly affect what you pay, it is extremely important to take note of especially for the brand’s super high-end clientele.

 
 
 

The Hermes company frequently update their pricing, making it especially important to know that last year’s pricing may not be what the bags are priced today.

Pop culture plays its part in the inflation of the Hermes Birkin bags.  With A-list celebrities and media outlets boasting about how much this elite status handbag cost, largely to draw attention and readership looking to discover some insight into the wealthy lifestyle.  The bag is perceived to have an extreme price tag but it is somewhat realistic pricing.

For example, I recently came across an article from Fortune that claimed a Hermes Birkin bag which is priced of $223,000 was a good investment.  I’m still trying to figure out who this would be a great investment for at any time.

If you are looking for a small bag? The Hermes Constance bags is likely a better choice.  This bag comes in five different styles and and a host of colors.  It is substantially cheaper then the Birken 25 but is somewhat comparable in size.  I think most people would love the Constance at an additional style in the Hermes collection.

United States Hermes Birkin Bag Prices

 
Size Clemence Togo Epsom
25cm 9,400 9,400 9,250
30cm 10,900 10,900 10,800
35cm 11,900 11,900
40cm 13,200 13,200 12,900
 

Hermes Birkin Bag Price List

Handbag Style

New Price

Old Price

Increased By

Hermes Epsom Sellier Kelly 28 Bag $10,700.00 $10,400.00 2.9%
Hermes Togo Retourne Kelly 25 Bag $9,350.00 $8,400.00 11.3%
Hermes Togo Birkin 25 Bag $9,850.00 $9,400.00 4.80%
Hermes Epsom Constance 24 Bag $10,300.00 $9,650.00 6.7%
Hermes Alligator Medor 23 Clutch Bag $22,900.00 $20,600.00 11.2%
Hermes Taurillon Clemence Evelyne III GM Bag $3,825.00 $3,750.00 2%
Hermes Taurillon Clemence Lindy 30 Bag $8,200.00 $7,800.00 5.1%
Hermes Taurillon Clemence Lindy 34 Bag $8,700.00 $8,250.00 5.5%
Hermes Negonda Calfskin Garden Party 36 Bag $3,750.00 $3,675.00 2%
Hermes Halzan Mini Bag $4,825.00 $4,600.00 4.9%
Hermes Toolbox 26 Bag $8,800.00 $8,650.00 1.7%
 

Hermès Birkin Bag Sizes

The Hermès Birkins bags include the size in its name.  By remembering its name, you will always know which size is which.  Side note, the size is in centimeters and refers to the length of the bag.  We have converted to inches below.

Birkin Size Dimensions (CM) Dimensions (IN)
Birkin 25 25 cm x 20 cm x 13 cm 9.8in X 7.8in X 5.11in
Birkin 30 30 cm x 22 cm x 16 cm 11.8in X 8.6in X 6.3in
Birkin 35 35 cm x 25 cm x 18 cm 13.7in X 9.8in X 7in
Birkin 40 40 cm x 30 cm x 21 cm 15.7in X 11.8in X 8.26in

As a mission to Foxytotes, we set out to create an accurate Hermes Birkin price list for three of the most common leather Clemence, Togo, and Epsom in the United States.  Just a side notes,  we will be updating this post regularly to add addition markets such as Eurozone Europe, the United Kingdom, Japan, and a few others.

HERMES KELLY BAG Current Price
Hermes Togo Kelly 32 Bag TBD
Hermes Epsom Sellier Kelly 28 Bag $10,700.00 (USD)
Hermes Box Sellier Kelly 28 Bag $12,500.00 (USD)
Hermes Togo Retourne Kelly 25 Bag $9,350.00 (USD)
Hermes Epsom Kelly Mini Bag TBD
Hermes Kelly Epsom Long Wallet $3,650.00 (USD)
Hermes So Kelly 22 Bag TBD
HERMES GARDEN PARTY BAG Current Price
Hermes Leather Garden Party Medium Bag $3,750
Hermes Canvas Garden Party Small Bag $3,550
HERMES LINDY BAG Current Price
Hermes Taurillon Clemence Lindy 30 Bag $8,200
Hermes Taurillon Clemence Lindy 34 Bag $8,700

If you are looking for more Hermes Birkin bags for sale, we have a lot of new and used bags from various trusted sites around the internet. Get the Hermes Birkin handbag you have always dreamed of. Compare and shop right here at foxytotes.

Hermès Birkin Prices 2019: USA vs. Europe

hermes prices 2019 USA birkin

 

@oh_chick

Dear Birkin Fanatics,

We never tire of comparing colors, sizes, hardware, and leather, but sometimes when it comes to the big H, we have to get down to the nitty gritty of pricing. It’s certainly no secret that Birkins, as the most exclusive bags in the world, are expensive. But just how expensive? And how much, exactly, does a Birkin cost after the (somewhat discreet, little-discussed) price hikes earlier this year? Is it still less expensive to buy a Birkin in Paris than in NYC? With price changes and different currencies, comparative Birkin prices can be hard to wrap your head (or wallet) around. Here, we’ve done the math for you, including the full range of U.S. ($) vs European (€) vs U.K. (£) pricing.

With summer just around the corner and its companions holidays and travel—we hope this serves as a helpful guide for those of you who are hoping to “score” a B on your next trip to London, Paris, Milan… the list goes on and on. Because traveling, as we know, isn’t just for sunshine, relaxation and fine dining (at least not in cities that happen to have an Hermès boutique!).

hermes prices 2019 USA birkin

 

@pretty_purses

The Prices

 
Region Birkin 25 (Togo) Birkin 30 (Togo) Birkin 35 (Togo)
USA $9,850 $10,900 $12,100
Continental Europe €6,600 €7,550 €8,600
USD Equivalent ($) $7,392 $8,456 $9,632
Savings ($) $2,458 $2,444 $2,468

€1.00 EUR = ~$1.12 USD

Exchange rates refer to May 28th, 2019. Given the changing nature of currency, values are subject to change. All prices are for togo leather as individual leathers vary in price. 

Region Birkin 25 (Togo) Birkin 30 (Togo) Birkin 35 (Togo)
USA $9,850 $10,900 $12,100
UK £6570 £7,510 £8300
USD Equivalent ($) $8,344 $9,538 $10,541
Savings ($) $1,506 $1,362 $1,559

£1.00 GBP = ~$1.27 USD

Exchange rates refer to May 28th, 2019. Given the changing nature of currency, values are subject to change. All prices are for togo leather as individual leathers vary in price. 

 
hermes prices 2019 USA birkin

 

@ratijujub

hermes prices 2019 birkin Barenia gris tourterelle birkin 25 black b25 swift

 

Birkins front to back: Birkin 25 in black swift leatherBirkin 25 in Gris Tourterelle togo with rose gold hardware, Birkin 30 Barenia. Click each to access reveal articles @pursebop

The Analysis

First, let’s address the surge in price. We published a guide like this last August, and let’s just say things have changed a bit since then: Birkin prices have gone up in all three currencies. This is slightly unusual, since the prices for all three currencies rarely change around the same time. The hike occurred quietly, without much press attention, throughout the month of February. Almost all Birkin sizes have increased by a few hundred dollars/euros/pounds. The Birkin 30, however, has remained at $10,900 (though it has increased across the other currencies).

The price increase, though slight, is a big deal for the U.S., which hasn’t seen a bag price increase since 2015. The B25 has gone up 4.6%, while the B35 has gone up 1.65%.

But what about the comparison between the currencies? In short, it’s still cheaper to buy a Birkin abroad in continental Europe or England than in the U.S. As the above charts show, the savings are greater by about $1,000 when purchasing in euros than in pounds, but the savings are substantial in both currencies. For example, the Birkin 25 is 24.95% less expensive in euros than in dollars, and 15.29% less expensive in pounds.

However, as you probably know, these aren’t the final prices, so to speak. Yes, they’re the “sticker price,” but when shopping abroad it’s always important to take into account the VAT refund and Custom Duties, which can change your total cost—not usually significantly, but it depends on the country. (For more information, read our guides on navigating these issues: Travel Guide: The Do’s and Don’ts and How It Works – VAT Refund and Custom Duties)

What do you think of the recent changes in Birkin prices, and the relationship between the prices in different currencies? We’ve heard a lot about global price harmonization over the past couple years, but it’s worth noting that Birkin prices—at least this year—don’t seem to be moving any closer to that model, where Birkins would essentially be about the same price anywhere in the world. Ultimately, it’s good news for American buyers abroad!