Few pieces in fashion cause more chatter or stronger feelings than the iconic Hermes Birkin. The look, the price, the exclusivity – love it or hate it, the bag is an attention-grabber, not to mention a beautiful piece of handbag lore. The smell coming off of a brand new leather Birkin is...

wealthy bought a handbag for over $200,000 at an auction in Dallas, breaking the world record for the highest amount of money ever bid on a purse. While the person who bought the handbag chose to remain anonymous, the bag itself is known all over the world. The pricey purse was an Hermes...

A SECOND-HAND Hermès Birkin has smashed records at a sale at Christie's in London, becoming the priciest hand- bag ever sold by the famous auction house. The hammer fell on the 1998 Rouge Moyen alligator Birkin for an eye-watering £49,000 ($78,500) according to reports. The iconic Hermès...

This creation was made available as part of the Finest and Rarest Wines and The Macallan auction by Sotheby's in Hong Kong on Saturday, 18 January 2014. David Cox of The Macallan commented: "We are absolutely delighted at the generosity of the successful bidder of the 'M' 6L decanter...

Bonhams to Hold Auction in Hong Kong for Rare Leica Cameras Famed auction house Bonhams is set to hold a fairly sizable auction containing some of the most prestigious and rare Leica cameras to date. The collection contains more than 250 piece of Leica cameras and accessories from a group of...

. On top of that, pop culture media loves to inflate the Birkins price tag to bring in readers looking to gawk at the wealthy–$30,000 is often the fake price tag used, and even Fortune claims the bags start at $12,000, which is patently false. What we've set out to do is create an Hermès...

Or maybe there's just an heiress out there who couldn't restrain herself from this particular shade of red? Also a part of the auction: a 35cm Matte Brighton Blue Porosus Crocodile Birkin with Palladium hardware, which sold for $113,525 (strikes me as a bit high for no diamonds!), a 35cm...

It was just last June that we reported to you about a new high in handbag resale prices: Christie's Hong Kong had just sold a pink crocodile Hermès Birkin for a record high of $221,000. That record didn't even make its first anniversary; earlier this week, Privé Porter announced it had broken...

A maximum price that collectors are willing to pay for a rare Hermès Birkin surely exists, but based on a Christie's auction in Hong Kong on Monday, we have yet to find it. One bidder is now the proud owner of the pink crocodile Birkin you see above, to the tune of $221,844. According to the...

If it seems like it was very recently that we brought you news of a brand new world record Hermès Birkin sale, that's because it was. In April, Privé Porter sold a Birkin in braise red crocodile for $298,000 to a collector in California, but now, according to CNN, that figure has been eclipsed...

 

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