30 Jul '15, 8am

Hermès responds to Birkin’s request to remove her name from iconic bag

An official statement claimed that Hermès practices the highest standard in the ethical treatment of crocodiles. PHOTO: BUSINESSINSIDER The luxury fashion house Hermès has responded to Jane Birkin’s request to rename Birkin after she expressed her concerns over the cruel treatment of crocodiles for the production of their famous bag. According to Vogue , Hermès denied all the allegations of the farms — exposed in an undercover video by PETA– belonging to them or the crocodile skin from these farms being used in the production of their bags. “Jane Birkin has expressed her concerns regarding practices for slaughtering crocodiles. Her comments do not in any way influence the friendship and confidence that we have shared for many years,” said a statement from the brand. Read: Jane Birkin asks Hermès to rename ‘Birkin bags’ “Hermès respects and shares her emotions and was also ...

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