29 Jul '15, 9pm

Jane Birkin Wants Her Name Removed from the Bestselling Hermès Bag

Jane Birkin Wants Her Name Removed from the Bestselling Hermès Bag

The only problem is this tannery many not actually be connected to the luxury brand at all. “Hermès respects and shares [Birkin’s] emotions and was also shocked by the images recently broadcast,” the brand said in a statement. “An investigation is underway at the Texas farm which was implicated in the video. Hermès specifies that this farm does not belong to them and that the crocodile skins supplied are not used for the fabrication of Birkin bags.” Considering the ridiculously high standards of quality the brand places on their leather we’re actually inclined to believe Hermès on this one. As the unethical treatment would directly result in poor quality hides, it’s unlikely the brand has any connections to the farm. We’ll have to reserve judgement until the investigations are complete, but in the meantime it doesn’t look like Hermès will remove the Birkin name from th...

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