28 Jul '15, 7pm

Jane Birkin orders Hermes to rename 'Birkin bag'

Jane Birkin orders Hermes to rename 'Birkin bag'

In a statement issued on Tuesday evening Birkin said, "Having been alerted to the cruel practices endured by crocodiles during their slaughter for the production of Hermès bags carrying my name. “I have asked Hermès Group to rename the Birkin until better practices responding to international norms can be implemented for the production of this bag". The bag was created after Hermes chief executive Jean-Louis Dumas was seated next to Birkin on a flight from Paris to London in 1981. After the contents of her straw bag fell from the overhead compartment, Birkin complained to Dumas that she had been unable to find a leather weekend bag. Three years later he created a black bag just for her. Birkin with ex-husband, the French singer Serge Gainsbourg PETA founder Ingrid Newkirk said, "PETA, on behalf of all kind souls in the world, thanks Ms Birkin for ending her association wit...

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peta.org.uk 28 Jul '15, 7pm

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Jane Birkin asks Hermès to rename ‘Birkin bags’

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tribune.com.pk 29 Jul '15, 9am

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