29 Jul '15, 5pm

Jane Birkin handbags Hermès, but can she get her name back?

Jane Birkin handbags Hermès, but can she get her name back?

Like all truly desirable designer handbags, the Hermès Birkin comes not only with a dust bag and a certificate of authenticity but with a creation myth. In 1981, the legend goes, Jane Birkin was on a flight from Paris to London when the contents of her handbag spilled over the aisle. The man sitting next to her commented that she could do with a tote with pockets. He happened to be the CEO of Hermès – such things can occur in first class – and the pair started brainstorming ideas on the back of a sick bag . The holdall they created has become fashion’s ultimate status symbol. Demand is kept high with exorbitant costs (£146,000 if you want yours diamond-studded ), long waiting lists and obsessive fans (Tamara Ecclestone keeps her 30-strong collection in a glass case; Kate Moss used hers as a nappy bag ). Facebook Twitter Pinterest A crocodile-skin Birkin bag. Photograph: Ti...

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wsj.com 29 Jul '15, 9pm

PARIS—Jane Birkin wants to put some distance between herself and the world’s most coveted handbag. The British actress has...

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wsj.com 29 Jul '15, 10pm

PARIS—Jane Birkin wants to put some distance between herself and one of the world’s most coveted handbag. The British actr...

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theguardian.com 28 Jul '15, 10pm

British singer Jane Birkin has asked luxury manufacturer Hermès to remove her name from its crocodile-skin handbag after l...

Jane Birkin asks Hermès to remove her name from...

theguardian.com 28 Jul '15, 9pm

British singer Jane Birkin has asked luxury manufacturer Hermès to remove her name from its crocodile-skin handbag after l...

Jane Birkin asks Hermès to remove her name from...

theguardian.com 28 Jul '15, 9pm

British singer Jane Birkin has asked luxury manufacturer Hermès to remove her name from its crocodile-skin handbag after l...

Jane Birkin asks Hermès to remove her name from iconic handbag: (Getty)

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msnbc.com 30 Jul '15, 11am

Some style elites just got bad news: The iconic Birkin bag – which can cost hundreds of thousands of dollars and commands ...

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news.nationalpost.com 29 Jul '15, 4pm

PARIS — British singer Jane Birkin has asked Hermès to take her name off the crocodile-skin versions of the iconic Birkin ...

Hermès has responded to Jane Birkin:

Hermès has responded to Jane Birkin:

wwd.com 29 Jul '15, 11am

HERMÈS RIPOSTE: Hermès has extended an olive branch to Jane Birkin , the muse behind one of its most successful handbag st...

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nymag.com 28 Jul '15, 8pm

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nymag.com 28 Jul '15, 8pm

Jane Birkin has expressed her concerns regarding practices for slaughtering crocodiles. Her comments do not in any way inf...

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time.com 29 Jul '15, 6am

Francois Guillot—AFP/Getty Images Jane Birkin poses at the Tuileries gardens in Paris on June 4, 2015 Birkin bags — with t...

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time.com 29 Jul '15, 8am

Francois Guillot—AFP/Getty Images Jane Birkin poses at the Tuileries gardens in Paris on June 4, 2015 Birkin bags — with t...

Jane Birkin asks Hermès to remove her name from iconic handbag

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today.com 29 Jul '15, 1pm

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

Model and singer Jane Birkin, the inspiration behind Hermès’ Birkin bag, has just publically asked that the “luxury” bag b...

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france24.com 29 Jul '15, 9am

Actress and singer Jane Birkin has asked Hermes to remove her name from one of the luxury goods maker’s best-selling bags ...