24 Jun '15, 9pm

Hermes Birkin croc horror: Is this the true cost of the £25k handbag?

On the arms of celebrities including Kim Kardashian, Beyonce and Tamara Ecclestone, the Hermes Birkin bag is the ultimate style accessory. Victoria Beckham boasts a 100-strong collection in different fabrics. The ones made from crocodile retail for up to £25,000 or more. At a recent auction, a bag from last year sold for a record £146,000. Never have these items been in higher demand. But tonight US animal rights activists claimed the thousands of alligators and crocodiles bred to provide the French firm’s skins for the bags are subjected at times to dreadful mistreatment before seemingly being slaughtered inhumanely. Undercover filming by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (Peta) appears to show a world away from the glamour and luxury of A-lister fashion. The reptiles are seen in cramped concrete pits – in some cases surrounded by faeces in brown water – in foot...

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mirror.co.uk 24 Jun '15, 10pm

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news.com.au 25 Jun '15, 8am

While celebrities like Miranda Kerr, Beyonce, Kim Kardashian and Victoria Beckham love the Hermes Birkin bag — Beckham has...

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dailymail.co.uk 24 Jun '15, 7pm

English actress and singer Jane Birkin was sat next to Hermès chief executive Jean-Louis Dumas on a flight from Paris to L...

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fortune.com 24 Jun '15, 1am

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fortune.com 23 Jun '15, 5pm

Earlier this month, a single handbag sold at a Christie’s auction in Hong Kong for $223,000, breaking a world record for h...

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africageographic.com 27 Jun '15, 11am

EXRACT FROM THE FOLLOWING THIRD PARTY SOURCE: News24 Disturbing footage has emerged of crocodiles being slaughtered for th...

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express.co.uk 24 Jun '15, 7pm

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PETA tells you how crocodiles die for $150,000 Hermes Birkin bags.

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sg.news.yahoo.com 26 Jun '15, 3am

PETA , or the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, just posted a video to their website that goes deep on the prov...

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ecouterre.com 24 Jun '15, 10pm

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals exposed the horrific conditions maintained by some of the French luxury house’...

SHOCKING: Reptiles slaughtered with box cutters...

action.peta.org.uk 24 Jun '15, 10am

Dear Sir, I just watched PETA US' exposé of your exotic-skin suppliers and discovered that alligators and crocodiles whose...

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complex.com 26 Jun '15, 5pm

The Hermés Birkin bag is one of the most coveted purses in existence. Women are known to sit on a waiting list for the exc...