Hermes Purple 35cm Cassis Fjord Birkin
The Birkin, created for Jane Birkin in 1984 after a chance meeting on a flight with Jean-Louis Dumas (Hermès former chairman), is arguably the most famous of all Hermès bags. Now available in a myriad sizes, leathers and with a range of hardware options, this bag is just as popular with the Hollywood set as it is with European Royalty.Each Hermès bag is hand made by a single craftsman to ensure consistency, which of course also safeguards its exclusivity and desirability. Size: 35cm Colour: Cassis Leather: Fjord Hardware: Palladium If you don’t see your desired Birkin here, just email or call us to let us know your exact specifications.
In 1981, Hermès chief executive Jean-Louis Dumas was seated next to Jane Birkin on a flight from Paris to London. She had just placed her straw bag in the overhead compartment of her seat, but the contents fell to the ground, leaving her to scramble to replace the contents. Birkin explained to Dumas that it had been difficult to find a leather weekend bag she liked. In 1984, he created a black supple leather bag for her,based on an 1892 design. She used the bag for herself then later changed her mind. Nevertheless, the bag has since become an icon.
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