29 Jul '15, 1pm

This Hermès bag is so cruel, iconic actress Jane Birkin wants nothing to do with it

This Hermès bag is so cruel, iconic actress Jane Birkin wants nothing to do with it

Animals deserve so much better, and a famous fashion icon is stylish enough to say it. Actress and singer Jane Birkin, the Hermès Birkin bag's namesake, asked the company to remove her name from a product that involves skinning crocodiles and alligators alive . "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," Birkin said in a statement on Tuesday. Denis Makarenko/Shutterstock The classy move comes after a gruesome exposé revealed the seedy underbelly of what it really takes to bring a Birkin bag into existence, so that it can be sold for $40,000. There's nothing stylish about that brand of cruelty, which was uncovered and made p...

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