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In the market for the Hermes Crocodile Birkin Bag Replica? Our team has researched and reviewed these products to help you come up with a better decision. We’ve also put up a shopping guide with the features you can consider when buying the hermes inspired bag models.

All Hermes replica Birkin Bags are within the realms of most coveted luxury bag, but this particular size, the 30cm Hermes Birkin replica bags, has proved to be the most popular during its long and popular history. There are few who have the time, patience and to wait for a Birkin replica and even fewer who have the money. The client list of this desirable bag reads like an Oscar’s award ceremony, Juliann Moore, Sophie Vergara and Catherine Zeta Jones to name just a few. With its simple lines and clean tailoring the faux Birkin has remained a firm favourite for those who prefer style and craftsmanship over obvious branding.

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    • Hermes Birkin 30cm Clemence Rouge Vif With Golden Hardware
      Price: $378
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    • Hermes Birkin 30cm Togo Clemence Bleu Nuit
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    • Hermes Birkin 30cm Togo Clemence Gris Clair
      Price: $378
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    • Hermes Birkin 30cm Togo Clemence Raisin
      Price: $378
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    • Hermes Birkin 30cm Togo Clemence White
      Price: $378
      Deal Price: $198
    • Hermes Birkin 30cm Togo Leather Chocolate With Silver Hardware
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    • Hermes Birkin 30cm Togo Leather Tan With Silver Hardware
      Price: $378
      Deal Price: $198
    • Hermes Birkin 30cm Togo Leather Pink
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      Deal Price: $198
    • Hermes Birkin 30cm Togo Leather Light Pink
      Price: $378
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    • Hermes Birkin 30cm Togo Leather Bleu Thalassa
      Price: $378
      Deal Price: $198
    • Hermes Birkin 30cm Togo Leather Brown Gold
      Price: $378
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    • Hermes Birkin 30 Togo Leather Orange
      Price: $378
      Deal Price: $198
    • Hermes Birkin 30 Togo Leather Chocolate
      Price: $378
      Deal Price: $198
    • Hermes Birkin 30 Cm Ostrich Black
      Price: $408
      Deal Price: $218
    • Hermes Birkin 30 Togo Leather Tan
      Price: $378
      Deal Price: $198
    • Hermes Birkin 30 Togo Leather Grey
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  • Hermes Birkin 30 Togo Leather Black
    Price: $378
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Why are Hermès bags so special?

Hermès has been creating beautiful leather pieces, renowned for their exquisite craftsmanship, since 1837. First established by Thierry Hermès as a harness workshop in the Grands Boulevards quarter of Paris, the atelier quickly became dedicated to serving European noblemen – even Napoleon Bonaparte was a client – and in 1922, the first Hermès handbag was created.

Émile-Maurice was head of the firm and when his wife complained there were no bags on the market to her liking, he designed a line of bags himself. The Sac à Dépêches was introduced in 1935 – later to be renamed the Kelly bag after Grace Kelly, the Princess of Monaco, in 1977. The iconic saddle-bag style Hermès Constance was designed in 1969, and perhaps the most famous Hermès bag, the Birkin, was introduced in 1986 after a chance encounter on a flight with Jane Birkin, who after announcing she could not find a bag to suit her needs, compelled Hermès Chief Executive Jean-Louis Dumas to design her a soft, supple everyday bag. The rest is handbag history.

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“It’s really a combination of the craftsmanship and the quality of Hermès bags that make them so coveted,” explains Sophie Hersan, co-founder of Vestiaire Collective. “Each bag is made by one person and the leathers are selected very carefully to ensure that only the best pieces are used. The attention to detail is exceptional and only adds to the desirability of the bags.”

“In restaurants in Monaco, and fine restaurants worldwide, [Hermès bags] get their own seat!” says Sharon Wolter-Ferguson, CEO and Founder of HEWI London. “A number of more practical factors contribute to the enduring desirability of an Hermès bag. The craftsmanship, each stamped code represents which artisan created that particular bag, superior materials used and exclusivity – to buy one directly from an Hermès store is not always possible, with elusive sales staff and limited stock available, one usually leaves empty handed. This makes for an interesting resale market – they are the ultimate fashion investment.”

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What is the most expensive Hermès bag ever sold?

The world record price for an Hermès bag was a very rare Crocodile Himalaya Birkin 30 with 18k white gold and diamond hardware, sold at auction for an eye-watering £208,175 at Christie’s, Hong Kong in 2017. According the Rachel Koffsky, Handbags & Accessories specialist at Christie’s, it is unsurprising the bag reached such a high price. “The reason that the piece was so special, and so valuable, is because of the delicate gradation of the exterior – it is called the Himalaya as it is said to resemble the snow-topped mountain range. This subtle hue is only achieved by the most expert craftsmen, in a process that takes years to master.”

Is an Hermès bag an investment?

The continued world-record breaking prices of the bags selling at auction prove that the secondary market is speeding up rather than slowing down. A study released by BagHunter in 2017 showed that the value of the Hermès Birkin has increased 500% in the last 35 years – an increase of 14% each year. Investing in a Birkin or Kelly bag is now historically safer investment than the stock market – while share regularly fluctuate depending on the economic climate, the Hermès bag has never lost its value, instead continuing to rise steadily year on year.

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A carefully used Hermès bag can reach 80% to 120% of its original price at resale and compared to a new car or the majority of designer clothing and accessories – whose value decreases as soon as they leave the showroom – an Hermès bag increases in value overtime.

According to Sharon Wolter-Ferguson, CEO and Founder of HEWI London it is imperative an Hermès bag is kept in good condition if it’s being bought as an investment. “A few golden rules apply. Always store it in its original dust bag, stuffed with light paper to keep its shape, protect it from the elements and keep all original documentation from CITES to the store receipt,” she says. “If the bag is less than perfect after years of loving use, it can go the Hermès spa where it will spend a few weeks being brought back to its best, having its hardware and leather restored and polished.”

Rachel Koffsky, Handbags & Accessories specialist at Christie’s, agrees. “A vintage Birkin or Kelly in great condition will maintain its value if you use it gently and take good care of it,” she says. “It does pay to invest in your handbag collection as you would fine jewellery, art or antiques.”

How much is an Hermès bag?

Brand new Hermès bags, purchased directly from an Hermès store, vary considerably depending on the rarity of their leather and hardware, but general consensus states the price for a new Kelly bag starts at £6,000 and for a new Birkin starts at £7,000. However as many customers know, it can be very hard to get hold of an Hermès bag directly from the brand, so many look to second-hand dealers, where prices can start at as little as £2,000 for a Birkin to over £100,000 depending on its rarity and condition.

Buying a bag at a reputable auction house can bring about a bargain. According to Forbes.com the same 2006 style of tan Hermès Birkin bag worn by Cate Blanchett in Blue Jasmine had a starting bid of £2,700 at auction, but to buy a 2013 version of the bag in an Hermès store would have cost £8,500.

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Jerôme Lalande from Collector Square explains you can still purchase an Hermes bag despite a smaller capital. “With a budget of £2,000-£3,000 for a Kelly, I would recommend a buyer to go for a 1970s vintage canvas and leather Kelly, that can be in very good condition,” he says. “For the basic box leather vintage Kelly bags, the price differences are mainly because of the condition – and therefore the year of production – and the missing original pieces, like padlock and keys.”

Which Hermès bag should you buy?

Experts suggest that when buying an Hermès Birkin or Kelly bag to be use regularly – but also as an investment – that neutral colours and popular sizes are key.

“When it comes to acquiring an Hermès Kelly or Birkin,” says HEWI’s Walter-Ferguson, “it really is a matter of personal taste. Classic colours are a safe trans-seasonal option and don’t date and can pass down from generation to generation, and are always in high demand.”

“I would definitely recommend a 32cm Kelly bag in black box leather and golden hardware,” says Lalande, Hermes expert at second-hand luxury goods specialists Collector Square, who himself has personally collaborated with Hermès for over twenty years in search of ancient pieces for the house. “Black and 32cm because it is the most timeless colour and size; box leather because it is among the most resistant leathers and no longer produced so rare.

“Regarding a Birkin bag, I would recommend a 35cm Birkin bag – the most classic and convenient size – in Etoupe Togo leather with palladium hardware,” he adds. “Etoupe is a very specific and iconic Hermès colour – between grey and taupe – and always goes with the palladium hardware. Togo leather gives a more flexible shape and feel to the Birkin bag.”

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Sophie Hersan, Co-Founder of Vestiaire Collective, recommends forward-thinking styles as a good juxtaposition between traditional styling and modern wearability. “I would suggest a classic Kelly 25cm or 28cm,” she says. “Both designs are crossbody and very on-trend.”

An under-the-radar design that often gets overlooked is the Hermès Herbag design. Instantly recognisable as an Hermès style, and regularly referred to as ‘The Kelly Bag’s little sister’, the Herbag – made from durable, modern canvas and trimmed in cowhide leather – is a great starting point for a classic Hermès bag and can be picked up for as little as £600 on the second-hand market.

Senior Vice President of Moda Operandi, Jodi Kaplan, gets to the root of what purchasing a bag is really all about, following your heart: “My personal advice is to buy what you love and what speaks to you best.”

Where do you buy an Hermès bag?

While Hermès have a huge variety of bags available to buy online, due to the rarity and difficulty many customers face in purchasing an Hermès Birkin or Kelly bag from store direct, many consumers look to second-hand luxury dealers and consignment stores that offer authenticated bags in excellent condition. ‘Waiting lists’ no longer exist at Hermès stores, and it’s the limited availability of the bags that is just one of the aspects of why demand has risen so much in recent years.

Luxury Handbags In The World

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Luxury handbags have a way of sprucing up a lady’s elegance. But instead of waltzing with a one-season wonder, why not add an excellent collection of handbags that will stand the test of time? Below is a list of top luxury handbags that renowned fashion brands have to offer you.

1. THE LOUIS VUITTON SPEEDY

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Coming at number one in our list of top luxury handbags: the LV Speedy. There’s a style that’s stayed fashionable for 90 years. Debuting in 1930 as the Express, a name meant to convey convenience, this bag represented a radical departure for a company then best-known for steamer trunks and hard-sided suitcases. Made of LV monogram canvas, what’s now known as the Speedy was a soft-sided, 30-centimetre satchel with a silhouette that looked like a cross between a doctor’s bag and a duffle.

Then and now, it sported a top zip closure, two rolled handles, piping, and a zipper pull made from vachetta, the untreated Italian leather that’s an LV design signature. Variations came later, as women looked for excuses to own more than one Speedy or to have their favourite style personalized. Add a three-piece, adjustable, detachable strap to the Speedy, something that LV has been doing since 2011, and it becomes a Speedy Bandoulière that can be worn as a crossbody or shoulder bag.

2. THE HERMÈS KELLY

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Long before there was the Hermès Birkin (see below), there was the Hermès Kelly. Designed in 1935 by Robert Dumas, a member of the family that still owns Hermès, the bag was based on the Sac à Courroies, which Hermès sold to carry saddles.  Transforming it into a proper purse, Dumas used a trapezoid shape, added a rigid handle, kept the flap with pull straps, and closed it with a turn-lock that came with a tiny padlock and key.

In 1954, movie star Grace Kelly picked up one while filming To Catch a Thief. In 1956, when she’d become Princess Grace of Monaco, she began using it to hide her baby bump from the paparazzi, leading women to call Hermès requesting the much-photographed “Kelly bag.” Today, the Kelly remains Hermès’ most complex model and is produced only in France, where each is made by a single artisan who spends between 20 and 25 hours hand-sewing, clamping, glueing, gumming, and buff its 36 pieces of leather.

3. THE CHANEL CLASSIC FLAP

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Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel designed this handbag to be hands-free—an idea that was revolutionary when the Classic Flap debuted in February of 1955. Using the quilted leather that would become a design signature, she suspended the bag from a long metal chain so it could be worn either over a woman’s shoulder or, with the chain doubled, in the crook of her arm.

Then and now, its other elements included an open pocket on the back, a turn-lock closure, a burgundy lining, and a zippered inside pocket—although it wasn’t until the 1980s that Karl Lagerfeld had the inspiration to turn that turnlock into a branding opportunity by adding Chanel’s double-C logo. (The name 2.55, an allusion to the style’s debut date, refers to a Classic Flap without that double-C turn-lock.)

4. THE HERMÈS BIRKIN

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Once upon a time, English actress Jane Birkin, famed in France for her years with musician and writer Serge Gainsbourg, happened to be sitting next to Hermès owner Jean-Louis Dumas on a flight from Paris to London.

At the time, Birkin lugged a wicker basket everywhere, claiming she couldn’t find a weekend bag she liked. When her wicker wouldn’t fit in an overhead bin and its contents spilt, she and her seatmate spent the rest of the flight discussing purses and sketching their ideas on the back of an airsick bag.

In 1986, Dumas presented her with the results of their collaboration, but it wasn’t until the 1990s that Birkin fever began to rage, leading to five-year waiting lists, countless counterfeits, and a secondary market where Birkins appreciate more than blue-chip stocks. Today, when phones and inboxes are flooded with special offers and influencer images, Hermès manages to maintain its mystique and remains one of the top luxury handbags with zero promotion.

5. THE LOUIS VUITTON NEVERFULL

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When the tote Luxury Handbags debuted in 2007, it already looked like they had been around forever. Larger and lighter than the Speedy, the Neverfull used a classic trapezoid shape and was made in the monogram canvas that LV had been using since 1896.

Aptly named, the Neverfull GM size (which has a 15.7-inch opening) is popular as both gym tote and diaper bag, but to cultivate the collecting impulse, LV currently offers dozens of Neverfull options including personalization with Goyard-style stripes and monograms, stickers, and coloured canvas or leather.

6. THE PRADA NYLON RE-EDITION – Luxury Handbags

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Call it part of the Nineties comeback. Bella Hadid and Kendall Jenner, who have both been photographed with a Re-Edition on their arm, weren’t even born when Prada’s Saffiano-trimmed nylon became the stuff of chic. Now that sturdy luggage-grade nylon is back in this “It Bag,” which looks so much like earlier Prada styles that it’s impossible to tell old from new—even in a side by side comparison. Luxury Handbags.

That means that if you’ve got one of the Prada originals hiding under a dust bag in the back of your closet, you’re already good to go. And if you missed out the first time around, you can catch up with either a vintage model bought on the secondary market or one directly from Prada, which is making them in enough colours to inspire match-my-outfit collecting sprees—all priced under $800.

7. THE DIOR BOOK TOTE

Another trend that shows no signs of slowing: the tote with a designer name spelt out in big capital letters, as seen at Celine, Chanel, Givenchy, Saint Laurent, and practically everyplace else that puts out an accessories collection.

Currently, though, Dior’s Book Tote heads the list because of a range that includes animal prints, exotics, camouflage, and logo fabrics—plus patterns that are witty references to the house’s heritage, like cannage (a version of quilting that looks like chair caning) and houndstooth (the favourite of founder Christian Dior).

8. THE BOTTEGA VENETA POUCH – Luxury Handbags

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Think of this luxury handbag as a drawstring bag without the drawstring. Or a clutch that’s oversized, floppy, and hard to hold. No one picks up the Pouch for practical reasons, yet its puckery, soft shape is seen everywhere on social media and is de rigueur gear for fashion editors.

The first big hit from Bottega Veneta’s British-born design director Daniel Lee, the Pouch was introduced in the spring of 2019 and is 40 centimetres wide, has a single-compartment interior, a top that snaps shut with a magnetic closure, and no handle or strap—which turns finding anything in your purse into a two-handed operation. (Cue to Coco Chanel spinning in her grave.)

Still, the Pouch is utterly irresistible, particularly since Bottega Veneta makes it in so many colours, including a wacky blue metallic and something called Sponge, a loopy, hand-knit Nappa that produces a purse that looks like a lap dog.

9. THE DIOR SADDLE BAG – Luxury Handbags

Dior Saddle Bag

Proving that a great handbag doesn’t seem to stay out of fashion for very long, the Saddle Bag is back—bigger than ever—after becoming a cult favourite in the early 2000s when Sarah Jessica Parker carried one as Carrie Bradshaw during Season Three of Sex and the City. Then, no longer available from Dior, it languished in obscurity for a decade or so—until Beyoncé pulled one out of her closet and started carrying it everywhere.

Cut to the second half of 2018, when Dior was officially re-introduced the style with loans to influencers and celebs backed up by a huge push on social media.

10. THE LOUIS VUITTON POCHETTE METIS – Luxury Handbags

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Don’t even think about trying to buy these luxury handbags on the website, where you’ll read: “This highly-coveted style has very limited availability. Please check back at a later time.” Yet everyone who’s anyone somehow seems to own a Pochette Metis, a 10-inch wide flap bag with three interior pockets and a gold-tone lock that looks like the locks on classic LV steamer trunks.

Usually done in LV monogram canvas with vachetta trim and gold-tone hardware, the Pochette Metis has an optional strap that allows it to be worn as a shoulder or crossbody bag.

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