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Jane Birkin Wants Her Name Off Hermes Bag

The crocodile version, specifically

(Newser) - The Birkin is a bag so longed after it had a whole Sex and the City plotline written about it. Now—drama!—the celeb whom the bag was named after wants that name off of one such bag in particular. In a statement to AFP , Jane Birkin explains that... More »

Kanye Gives Kim Hermes Bag Covered in Nude Ladies

She apparently likes it

(Newser) - It was a very designer Christmas for the Kardashian-West clan. Baby North West was gifted designer fashions from the likes of Stella McCartney and Hermes Paris (among others), reports People . Kim's designer gift, from fiance Kanye, wasn't quite so cute and bunny rabbit-covered . People reports that he gave... More »

Eastwood Kid Torches $100K Bag, Gets Death Threats

Francesca chainsaws, burns Hermes Birkin bag for art

(Newser) - The Hermes Birkin bag is so sought after, people sit on a waiting list for years to purchase one—but apparently, if you're the daughter of Clint Eastwood, you can afford to take a chainsaw to the $100,000 bag and then set it on fire. Francesca Eastwood, 19,... More »

$50K Hermes Bag Is Recession-Proof

In tough times, designer's bag sales are up

(Newser) - High-end designers everywhere are closing down storefronts, but somehow Hermes’ sales are up. The iconic brand has managed to beat the recession by ignoring it, continuing to sell $50,000 bags that require years on a waiting list to own. “Hermes’ position is unique; it is at the very... More »

10 Easy Breezy Summer Reads

Mostly light new literary fare from the Devil Wears Prada scribe and others

(Newser) - The perfect summer read is like a breathmint: light, refreshing, and available for purchase at the airport. Cosmopolitan book editor John Searles dishes his top 10 titles  of the season to MSNBC.
  1. The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein: a family tell-all—from the dog’s POV
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