29 Jul '15, 8am

Birkin Wants Name Taken Off Hermes Croc Bag

Birkin Wants Name Taken Off Hermes Croc Bag

British actress and singer Jane Birkin has asked Hermes to remove her name from one of its best-selling bags due to the "cruel" crocodile farming and slaughtering practices used. "I have asked Hermes to rename the Birkin Croco until they adopt better practices that meet international standards for the production of this bag," Birkin said in a statement. Birkin said she had signed actor Joaquin Phoenix's Mercy For Animals petition to "shed exotic skins from your wardrobe" in protest against the "millions of reptiles slaughtered each year and turned into shoes, handbags, belts and other accessories". Birkin's name was first used in 1984 People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) released a video narrated by Phoenix, which Birkin watched, showing how live reptiles were killed at farms which supply luxury brands. The crocodile Birkin and the Kelly bag, named after actr...

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