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like a far-removed concept for Hermes this morning
« on: Mar 08, 2011, 06:12 AM »
The singer/actress/designer - and wife of soccer legend David Beckham - owns 100 Hermes Birkin bags,Victoria Beckham owns about 100 hermes birkin bags worth more than $2 million,the Daily Mail reports.They're worth more than $2 million altogether.The Birkin bag, named after actress Jane Birkin and designed by French fashion house Hermes, hiqopghla  usually starts around $7,500. However, the prices can sometimes hit six figures when the bag is made from more exotic materials. hiqop2ghla

And Ms. Beckham appears to like those exotic bags. She has been seen carrying the pink ostrich skin and black crocodile versions. She also owns the Silver Himalayan style, which comes with a three carat diamond and is worth about $120,000,THE recession seemed like a far-removed concept for hermes bags this morning, as the luxury retailer announced it is breeding its own crocodiles to keep up with the demand for its iconic buy hermes birkin.The Hermes chief executive, Patrick Thomas, told the Reuters Global Luxury Summit in Paris that - despite nurturing other areas of the business, such as fashion and textiles, to prevent the label being so reliant on leather bags - this area continues to be its fastest growing product line.

Customers currently join waiting lists which are often several years long for the classic Birkin and Kelly hermes belts. After a lengthy wait, the bags can cost in excess of €35,000 each - owing in part to the extensive and expensive process of its production.
"We cannot face demand. We have massive over-demand. We are limited by our ability to train new craftsmen," Thomas explained, whilst confirming that the company currently produces 3,000 crocodile bags a year."The world is not full of crocodiles," he quipped, "except the stock exchange!"