Elizabeth Taylor's vintage fashion collection sold for a record high at Christie's - which we all fully expected, but an Hermès bag?!
Spice Girl Posh is reported to have more than 100 Birkins in her collection, worth well over $1.5M USD.
Until 2010, there was a very long and impressive waiting list as the bag is not produced on a certain time schedule nor in quantity. I suppose that with certain things in life, being barely out of grasp - unattainable, is in itself the biggest appeal. Why do we always want what we can't have?!
Dumas saw the actress struggling with her many smaller bags in the airplane which made him want to design a handbag large enough yet stylish enough for just such an occasion. This coveted product has no label or branding of any sort, yet it is arguably the most recognized woman's bag in the world.