29 Jul '15, 10am

Jane Birkin Asks Hermès to Remove Her Name from Bag via @BoF

Jane Birkin Asks Hermès to Remove Her Name from Bag via @BoF

PARIS, France — Actress and singer Jane Birkin has asked Hermès to remove her name from one of the luxury goods maker's best-selling bags due to what she called "cruelusli" crocodile farming and slaughtering practices. "I have asked Hermès 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 from her agent. 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". Nobody at Hermès was immediately available for comment. Birkin agreed to lend her name to the bag after sharing a flight with the charismatic late head of Hermès, Jean-Louis Dumas, in the 1980s. The crocodile Birkin and the ...

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