29 Jul '15, 9am

Jane Birkin asks Hermès to rename ‘Birkin bags’

Jane Birkin asks Hermès to rename ‘Birkin bags’

The ‘Birkin bag’ might be in serious trouble following Jane Birkin’s request to rename the bag over concerns of animal cruelty. The actor, singer and style icon publicly asked the luxury fashion brand to rename the ‘Birkin’ following her concerns over animal cruelty in producing the bags, according to The Independent . The undercover video by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (Peta) exposed the crocodile and alligator farms in Zimbabwe and Texas — that were allegedly supplying Hermès with the leather for their bags — prompted the 68-year-old actor to take the decision. PHOTO: FASHIONTIMES The video reveals cruel treatment to crocodiles and their poor living conditions. They are shown living in concrete ponds and being tortured in ice buckets after which metal rods are shoved down their spinal columns to kill them. The farm workers admitted to supplying leather to...

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