30 Jul '15, 11am

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

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

Some style elites just got bad news: The iconic Birkin bag – which can cost hundreds of thousands of dollars and commands wait times up to six years – may have to find another name, if the woman whose name adorns the Hermès handbag gets her way. Jane Birkin is seen at the Usher Hall in Edinburgh. Photo by Ross Gilmore/Redferns/Getty More than thirty years ago, the French fashion house introduced its line of handmade Birkin bags. The bags have since become status symbols for celebrities and the super rich. But their namesake – British model and singer Jane Birkin – wants her name removed from the Birkin Croco after an animal rights group released a video showing how crocodile skin is allegedly produced by farms associated with Hermès. In the video exposé, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) claims to show how alligators and crocodiles are farmed and slaughter...

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